Josh Ewing

Josh Ewing

Throughout his career, Josh has helped guide clients through the most difficult period of their lives: being charged with and/or investigated for a crime, or recovering from serious, physical injury. He has taken the skills and techniques gained from complex criminal and commercial litigation, class action lawsuits, and high-stakes civil litigation and used those skills […]

Man Wanted for Murder in New Mexico, Killed in Phoenix

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FBI officials informed the public about a shooting that involved members of the law enforcement in Tonopah and led to the murder of a man wanted for murder in New Mexico, on December 4. Members of the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force were performing a federal arrest warrant in a remote area near Southern Avenue […]

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

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Sometimes it takes a blink of an eye for a person to do something they would regret their entire life. The law is equal for everybody. Arrest, charges, risk of high fines, prison time, felony convictions are all part of the process. In such a case, it is essential to have access to a trained […]

Pedestrian Killed in Accident Near Roswell

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A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 185. New Mexico State Police responded to the accident near Roswell around 1:30 a.m. on December 2. Thirty-five-year-old John Chavez was walking on the southbound lanes of 285 when a 2019 Freightliner Commercial Motor Vehicle hit him. The driver of the commercial […]

What is Kidnapping and What Penalties May You Face?

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Kidnapping is the act of illegal taking, holding, transporting, or restraining a person, by force, intimidation, or deception, with intent to keep the person for a ransom. Kidnapping may also be committed with the intent that the victim is held as a hostage or shield and confined against their will or to inflict death, sexual […]

Man Charged with Murder over Albuquerque Deadly Shooting

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A twenty-six-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder as the result of the Albuquerque deadly shooting of thirty-six-year-old Elizabeth Martinez. On November 19, Bernalillo County Communications received a 911 call of a shooting that occurred at a residence on Franciscan Street in northern Albuquerque. When the police arrived at the address, they saw several bullet […]

What You Need to Know About a New Mexico Self-Defense Claim

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In the state of New Mexico, you have the right to defend yourself and your home against someone. Not all acts against a person pass as an act of self-defense. New Mexico’s General Jury Instructions, UHI 14-5190, states that a person doesn’t have to retreat in an attack. The attacked person has the right to […]

Suspect Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting in Los Lunas

Officer-Involved Shooting in Los Lunas

New Mexico State Police were involved in an officer-involved shooting in Los Lunas on the morning of November 19. Chief Robert Thorton said that New Mexico State Police were attempting to handle a traffic stop when suddenly the car took off and started to move in and out of traffic.  The police began a pursuit but […]

What You Need to Know About Attacking a Police Officer

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Attacking a police officer means causing injury to a law enforcement officer (in some states, battery or an attack is considered the attempt to or threatening to cause injury). This is a very serious crime and can bring you harsh penalties. If you were involved in such an act in New Mexico, make sure you […]

Man Who Livestreamed Shooting of His Girlfriend, Arrested

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New Mexico authorities have arrested a man who livestreamed shooting of two people, including his girlfriend, on Facebook. The police arrested twenty-three-year-old Alejandro Alirez from Las Vegas on November 8 on several charges (first-degree murder, aggravated assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, and shooting at an occupied building).  According to the New […]

Woman Found Dead, Man Severely Injured in a Shooting Incident in Albuquerque

Shooting Incident in Albuquerque

Albuquerque police officers found a woman dead and a man with severe injuries. The Police Department said they got a report of a shooting in progress. The shooting incident in Albuquerque happened on November 4. The woman was lying dead outside an apartment. The wounded man was inside the unit with a gunshot wound, according […]

Police Arrests a Shooting Suspect in Albuquerque

Shooting Suspect in Albuquerque

The police set a barricade and arrested a shooting suspect in Albuquerque on Sunday, October 11. According to the police, the officers responded to a shooting around 7 a.m. on Sunday.  The police arrived at the scene and found a man with a gunshot wound. They said the victim was taken to a hospital and […]