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Supreme Court orders new trial for Hobbs man convicted of battering a police officer

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SANTA FE – The state Supreme Court today reversed a Hobbs man’s conviction for battery upon a peace officer and ordered a new trial. In a unanimous opinion, the Court concluded that the district court in Lea County erred in admitting evidence in Albert Fernandez’s trial about a conviction that occurred a year earlier for the same felony offense — battery upon a peace officer.

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