Man accused in nose biting arrested

By Sharna Johnson, Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS – A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday, charged with biting another man’s nose when he crashed a barbecue last week.Joey Maes of Clovis is being held on $55,000 bond on aggravated burglary and three counts of aggravated battery, according to jail officials. Maes was attending a family barbecue […]

Police: Nose biting victim subdued partycrasher

Freedom New Mexico Police say it now appears a 34-year-old Curry County man whose nose was bitten off in a fight was actually trying to subdue a party crasher wielding a knife. Police originally had information that identified Gilbert Aburto as the person with the knife. They now say another man had the knife and […]

Knife-weilding partycrasher has nose bitten off

By Sharna Johnson, Freedom New Mexico Police say a 34-year-old Curry County man ejected from a party returned with a knife, only to have his nose bitten off in a struggle with other partygoers. But Gilbert Aburto says the police have the story all wrong. He says he’s the victim, that he was trying to […]