Police: Northern New Mexico man arrested on 8th DWI
Sep. 21, 2017
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico man is facing his eighth drunken driving charge after police say he tried to avoid a sobriety checkpoint.
The Las Vegas Optic reports (https://goo.gl/RmzvB1 ) that Arsenio Anaya was arrested earlier this month while traveling on Highway 65 toward Montezuma, New Mexico.
According to New Mexico State Police, the 53-year-old Anaya made a U-turn on a blind curve to avoid the checkpoint and led police on a brief chase.
Police say he was arrested after turning into a driveway.
Records show Anaya had been driving on a suspended license and had a warrant out for his arrest.
It was not known if Anaya had an attorney.
Information from: Las Vegas Optic, http://www.lasvegasoptic.com