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Former Corrections worker files whistleblower suit

Catherine Johnson, a former New Mexico Department of Corrections employee, filed a lawsuit under the Whistleblower Protection Act, claiming she was fired in retaliation to asking why former Director of Recidivism Reduction David Huertas, hired the for profit educational firm, Pearson VUE. Read more via…

Prison educator’s suit alleges unjustified dismissal

A whistle blower lawsuit was filed today by attorney Kate Ferlic on behalf of former New Mexico Department of Corrections educator Catherine Johnson. Johnson was terminated in April 2013 after questioning the decision of hiring the education testing firm Pearson VUE in November 2012. Pearson…

Lab finds powder on slain deputy not illegal drug, but defense `skeptical’ | Albuquerque Journal News

“Frankly, I’m skeptical given how the evidence has been treated in this case,” said defense attorney John Day. The white powdery substance found on officer Jeremy Martin tested positive for aspirin but Tai Chan’s attorney wants to do more testing on the drug. Read more…

Slain deputy records decision delayed two weeks | New Mexico News – KOAT Home

In Las Cruces the judge delayed his decision to force the release of officer Jeremy Martin’s personal records including mental health, medical and performance records. Tai Chan defense attorney John Day and the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office have two more weeks to make their arguments.…

Attorney John Day states Tai Chan acted in self defense

Breaking news in the Tai Chan criminal case. Chan’s attorney John Day speaks to KOAT about Jeremy Miller’s autopsy report. Findings state there were bruises and skin under Miller’s fingernails suggesting the officers were in a physical altercation before gunshots were fired. Criminal defense attorney…

Santa Fe deputy Jeremy Martin was “violent” claims defense

Defense attorneys for Tai Chan have requested the medical, physical, behavioral and personal records of Santa Fe deputy Jeremy Martin.  Attorney John Day’s defense arguments state Jeremy Martin displayed “violent and aggressive behavior on the night of his death.”  With the release of Jeremy Martin’s…

Jason Wagner accused of fraud to remain on payroll

Santa Fe police lieutenant Jason Wagner will remain on “alternate duty status” after the DA filed four felony counts of fraud. Lt. Wagner’s attorney, John Day, said, “He’s a good cop and people who jumped to conclusions about this are going to be wrong,” he…

Santa Fe mayor still backing police chief in the Jason Wagner case

Santa Fe Police Chief Eric Garcia continues to have the support of Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales in the wake of criminal fraud charges filed against Lt. Jason Wagner, a high-ranking officer who Garcia brought back to the department despite allegations of possible time card…

DA charges Jason Wagner Santa Fe officer with fraud

The DA charged Jason Wagner Santa Fe police officer with four counts of attempted felony fraud. Wagner’s attorney John Day stated Lt. Wagner was a victim of “old-school city politics” and he looked forward to clearing the Santa Fe officer’s name in court. Lt. Jason…

Legal Tender eviction fight heads to district court

The fight over the Legal Tender Saloon and Restaurant is moving to court Click here to read the full article.

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