Delivery alert

There may be an issue with the delivery of your newspaper. This alert will expire at NaN. Click here for more info.

Recover password

Man Arrested for Alleged Horse Rustling

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — A case of horse rustling in northern New Mexico.

The Las Vegas Optic reports state livestock authorities arrested and charged a 41-year-old man with stealing 41 horses over the past year from people in the Mineral Hill area.

Court documents show Benny A. Padilla of Las Vegas faces 42 criminal charges. He was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center Jan. 13 and ordered released on Jan. 18.