Friday, February 26, 2016
Reward Offered in Horse Killings
Reward Offered in Horse Killings El Defensor Chieftain By John Larson Last week Socorro County rancher Jerry Armijo learned that three of his horses were found shot dead on his family’s ranch, located just south of Box Canyon. According to State Statute 30-18-1, “whoever commits extreme cruelty to animals is guilty of a fourth degree felony.” Anyone who has any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect, or suspects, should contact the Socorro County Sheriff’s office at 575-835-0941. A reward fund of $2,500 has been established.