MAN WANTED IN MACHETE ASSAULT SURRENDERS TO INVESTIGATORS

MAN WANTED IN MACHETE ASSAULT SURRENDERS TO INVESTIGATORS

A Vado man wanted on charges following an alleged attack with a machete has turned himself in to Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators.

Jose Guadalupe Mendoza, 30, was taken to the Doña Ana County Detention Center Monday morning.

Investigators say Mendoza allegedly attacked two individuals with a machete on the afternoon of April 14, 2012, wounding one person. The victim was not seriously injured.

Mendoza is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He is being held on a $15,000 cash bond.
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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department Public Information Communication Specialist Kelly Jameson at (575) 386-4302.