NM State Police Respond to Wrong Way Driver on Hwy 404

New Mexico State Police respond to wrong way driver on Highway 404 Monday night. At approximately 1:00 AM, deputies stopped Angel Miguel Leyva for driving on the wrong side of the road. The incident occurred on Hwy 404 near Anthony.

The deputy decided to approach Leyva’s vehicle from the passenger side instead of the driver’s side of the vehicle. Leyva was observed holding a shotgun which was pointed out the driver’s side window. The deputy immediately took cover and a felony stop was conducted.

Leyva was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and negligent use of a firearm. He was booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center.

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