Video shows Dollar General arrests in Pecos


PECOS, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s a silent police dashcam video but in post-arrest interviews, a woman has no problem telling officers how dumb she thinks are boyfriend behaved. Especially when he allegedly pointed a gun at a New Mexico State Police officer. In a tearful police station interview, the girlfriend of Isaac Valencia told officers exactly what happened leading up to his arrest.

“You woke up this morning and what did you do?” the officer asked. “Went to the Dollar Store to get food,” replied Valencia’s girlfriend Josephine Vigil.

When inside the Dollar General in Pecos, a store employee believed the couple was shoplifting so she called NMSP. “He approached us and Isaac, right away, started fighting with him,” Vigil can be heard saying in the video.

The officer forgot to turn his microphone on so you can’t hear anything but as Vigil later describes, Valencia got combative and tried to make a run for it….

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