In the evening of Thursday (Sept. 8) officers with the Hobbs Police Department responded to the Zia Park and Casino in reference to a female subject who had been possibly kidnapped.
Officers learned a female subject was forced into a silver in color Chrysler 300, bearing temporary tag number 10377Z9 that expires on Oct 12, 2022.
The Hobbs Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance any information regarding the whereabouts of the people of interest involved in an investigation of a possible Kidnapping that occurred at the Zia Park Casino on September 8th.
The victim has been identified as 35 year old Erica Martinez. The suspect has been identified as Jonathan Zaragoza.
If the vehicle or any of the subjects are seen, notify police immediately.
Any non-emergent information can be reported to the Hobbs Police Department at (575) 397-9265 or by contacting Lea County Crime Stoppers at (575) 393-8005.
If you have any information, contact HPD at, 575-397-9265 or dial 911.