A Santa Fe judge rules in favor of Officer Jason Wagner. District Judge Glenn Ellington said the statements Wagner made to former police chief Ray Rael in November 2013 cannot be used in court. Wagner’s attorney John Day filed a motion that states when the former police chief requested the November 2015 meeting Wagner was not given time to “get legal representation and was never read his rights.” During the November interview, Rael questioned the validity of Wagner’s time card and threatened to terminate the officer.
Officer Wagner’s four day preliminary trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 9th.
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