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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:31 am 
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The Virginia Street siege began about 4 pm Friday, June 16 when SCPD attempted to serve a federal warrant on Antonio Hernandez at a house on the southeast corner of Virginia Street and Hill. While a woman and her 2 kids fled Antonio barricaded himself inside, Above, a State cop steadies his (her?) rifle on a SCPD car parked on Hill St with a view of the back of the house, a County cop took possion across Virginia St with a view of the front of the house and SCPD cop Click was parked directly in front of the house as if she had attempted to serve the warrant, see below.

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By 6:30 it is unclear whether this fits the criteria for the State SWAT team to be dispatched out of Las Cruces but by 7:30 the first swat member arrives from the local office and checks his assault rifle. The rest of SWAT team will be coming from various offices throughout southern NM. In the background is Click at her squad car.

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8 pm Click is still there pointing her service revolver at the house which is next door to the big apartment complex on Virginia St.

By 9:30 or so most of the SWAT team with their assault vehicle and canine units have arrived and staging begins. At 11:10 the assault begins with a siren and 2 loud and bright "Flash Bangs" soon followed by a number of gas canisters shot at the windows with some breaking through but still no response from Antonio as has been the case throughout the afternoon and night.

Just before 1 am the dogs, their handlers and some other SWAT members are sent in and Antonio is found hiding in the attic, or so the word went on the street. Around 2 am I hear Click still on scene and then the ambulances, parked in the parking lot on 180 and Virginia since about 5:30 released back to their station.

Still no word about the reason for the warrant; we'll see what the press releases say later today.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:19 pm 
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Mug Shot of Antonio Hernandez after he was arrested and held on local charges of fraud and receiving stolen property (misdemeanors, 4 counts) and two 4th degree felonies of forgery and theft of identity.


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Count Birds For Science This Weekend
Town Council Candidate ~ Eiline Kingsley "Meet-And-Greet"
Celebrate Silver City's Territorial Charter Day
Grant County Democratic Party Pre-Primary Convention
Permaculture Silver City - Monthly Meeting
STRONG by Zumba - HIIT Training
Community Drumming Circle Lotus Center 4:30pm
Folk Singer Slaid Cleaves in Silver City
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Count Birds For Science This Weekend
Town Council Candidate ~ Eiline Kingsley "Meet-and-Greet"
Ecstatic Dance
Agape Meal and Art Project
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Count Birds For Science This Weekend
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
Laughter Yoga at 1 p.m. at the Lotus Center
Silver Chorale rehearsals
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
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Hapkido Class
Zumba!!
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
21
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Tai Chi Chuan
Insight Buddhist Meditation
WILL Lunch & Learn
Gin Rummy
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
22
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Zumba!!
Blooming Lotus Meditation
STRONG by Zumba - HIIT Training
Pet Central Thrift Store
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
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Qi Gung for Health and Longevity
Zumba!!
GCCCA Concert: The Quebe Sisters
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
STRONG by Zumba - HIIT Training
GCCCA Concert - The Quebe Sisters
Hapkido Class
Pet Central Thrift Store
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
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