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									                  ALAMOGORDO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

                                                                                700 Virginia Avenue
                                                                           Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310
                                                                                  (505) 439-4300




                                     NEWS RELEASE
                                        Thursday, July 29, 2010

On July 24, 2010, The Alamogordo Department of Public Safety responded to Gerald Champion Regional
Medical Center in reference to a suspected Aggravated Battery on a 20 year old female victim. DPS Officers
and Detectives learned the female subject was severely beaten by a subject identified as Rumaldo Camacho, 26
years old.

During the course of the investigation DPS processed an Arrest Warrant for Mr. Camacho along with two
search warrants for addresses in the Alamogordo area where the alleged incidents occurred. With the assistance
of the DPS Emergency Response Team, DPS personnel executed the search warrants in the 900 block of
Mescalero and the 900 block of Post Avenue during the evening hours of July 24, 2010.

On July 26, 2010, The Alamogordo Department of Public Safety located Rumaldo Camacho at a residence in
the 900 block of Mescalero, and after a short foot pursuit took Camacho into custody without incident. Mr.
Camacho was subsequently charged with 1 Count of Kidnapping, 1 Count of False Imprisonment, 1 Count of
Interference with Communications, 2 Counts of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, 3 Counts of
Aggravated Battery Against a Household Member, 1 Count of Intimidation of a Witness, and 1 Count of
Tampering with Evidence. As a result of the foot pursuit Mr. Camacho was additionally charged with Battery
on a Police Officer, Resisting/Obstructing an Officer, and Breaking and Entering.

Mr. Camacho was incarcerated at the Otero County Detention Center in lieu of a $600,000.00 bond. .




Release prepared by Detective Roger Schoolcraft

Approved by:_________________________

								
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