Suspect Arrested in Connection with Shooting of Clovis Police Officer

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at about 5:10 p.m., Officers of the Clovis Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of Mitchell Street, Lindsey Law Office, in reference to Anthony Baca (34 years of age).  Anthony Baca was wanted on an outstanding felony arrest warrant of Assault with Intent to Commit a Violent Felony on a Peace Officer, for an incident that occurred in Clovis on August 29, 2016. Officers arrived on scene, made contact with Baca and took him into custody without incident.
The peaceful end to this search was only possible because of a coordinated effort involving multiple members of the community, the Baca family, the Lindsey Law Office, the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, the New Mexico State Police, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office, the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office, the Santa Rosa Police Department, the Portales Police Department, and the Clovis Police Department.
Anthony Baca was transported to the Curry County Adult Detention Center. Arrest warrants for Assault with Intent to Commit a Violent Felony on a Peace Officer ($75,000.00 cash), Failure to Appear ($40,000.00 cash), District Court Violation of
Conditions of Release (Hold Without Bond), and District Court Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial ($5,000.00 cash) were served on
him.