- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) - A former Hobbs police officer accused of tampering with public records has been sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation.

Prosecutors say 37-year-old Arnulfo Rojas also lost his certification as a police officer in New Mexico.

Rojas entered a no contest plea to one count of tampering with public records, a fourth-degree felony.

He was alleged to have unlawfully changed a police report to show he was the arresting officer.

A judge accepted the conditional discharge agreement at Monday’s sentencing in Lovington District Court.

Rojas‘ 18 months of supervised probation may revert to unsupervised after nine months.


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