Officer Ferguson : “Accused Murderer Dominic De La O Faces Additional Charges in Officer Ferguson’s Case”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Alamogordo Shooting Suspect Dominic De La O Faces Additional Charges

Dominic De La O, the prime suspect in the murder of Officer Ferguson and his involvement in multiple other criminal cases, now faces even more charges. On January 11, 2022, the Alamogordo Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 1500 block of Pinon Avenue. One victim had been transported to Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds before being transferred to a hospital in El Paso, Texas. During the investigation, Matthew Vega and Dominic De La O emerged as potential suspects in the shooting.

In a separate incident on January 17, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Canal in response to reports of two armed males. Upon arrival, they apprehended Matthew Vega, but Dominic De La O was not present. However, during the investigation, officers managed to locate and seize a handgun.

The next day, on January 18, 2022, investigators located and arrested Dominic De La O at a residence on Bellamah Avenue. Following the execution of a search warrant, a handgun was seized as evidence.

After an extensive investigation and analysis of the crime laboratory testing, the authorities have officially charged Matthew Vega and Dominic De La O with a range of offenses. Matthew Vega, a 32-year-old resident of Alamogordo, New Mexico, faces charges that include shooting at or from a motor vehicle, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit aggravated battery, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Dominic De La O, a 26-year-old resident of Alamogordo, is charged with similar offenses, including shooting at or from a motor vehicle, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, tampering with evidence, receiving and retaining stolen property, and conspiracy to commit aggravated battery.

This complex case was investigated by the 12th Judicial Major Crimes Unit, which comprises investigators from various law enforcement agencies, including the 12th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Alamogordo Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Otero County Sheriff’s Office, and Ruidoso Police Department.

The charges against Dominic De La O add another layer to an already high-profile case, raising concerns about public safety and the need for justice to be served. As the legal proceedings continue, the community awaits answers and hopes for a resolution that will bring closure to the victims’ families and ensure the safety of the town of Alamogordo.

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