CLOVIS (KSMX)- On Monday, April 27, officers of the Clovis Police Department responded to the 1700 block of E. 7th Street for a report of a burglary in progress.
Officers arrived in the area and observed a male in a black sweatshirt running from the scene. The pursing officers observed a handgun in the right hand of the subject as he fled.
A short time later the suspect, identified as Gary Marez, 39 was taken into custody in the 400 block of Georgia Street.
Marez did have a handgun holster attached to his waist and a loaded pistol magazine on his person at the time he was taken into custody. Marez was also found to be a wanted absconder from the New Mexico Department of Corrections.
As a result of this investigation, Gary Marez was booked into the Curry County Adult Detention Center for; aggravated burglary, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, larceny of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, tampering with evidence, resisting, evading, obstructing an officer and conspiracy.
A second person, Martha Rodriguez, 32, was also arrested and charged with Aggravated Burglary, larceny of a firearm, resisting, evading obstructing and conspiracy.
Then, on Tuesday, at about 2:10 p.m., officers responded to a burglary in progress report in the 700 block of W. Manana Boulevard.
Upon arrival, officers saw two men at the backdoor of a residence who ran when officers attempted to make contact.
The suspects were found and taken into custody near the scene. They were identified as 18-year-old Isaiah Wilmot and 34-year-old Christopher Rodriguez.
Wilmot and Rodriguez were booked into the Curry County Adult Detention Center for aggravated burglary, larceny of a firearm, conspiracy and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.