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Las Cruces man found guilty of kidnapping, carjacking

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A federal jury convicted Fernando Angel Puga of kidnapping and carjacking in a brutal attack against an off-duty border patrol agent. Officials say Puga, 36, and his co-defendant, Sergio Ivan Qui�onez-Venegas, 38, approached the agent working at a food truck on June 9, 2017. Puga struck and stabbed the victim multiple times, causing skull and arm fractures and severe puncture wounds.
1 month ago·El Paso, United States

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Las Cruces man that attacked off-duty border patrol agent with machete found guilty of kidnapping, carjacking

EL PASO, Texas – A federal jury Tuesday convicted Fernando Angel Puga of kidnapping and carjacking in a brutal attack against an off-duty border patrol agent, according to federal officials.Officials say Puga, 36, and his co-defendant, Sergio Ivan Quiñonez-Venegas, 38, approached the agent working at a food truck on June 9, 2017. According to ABC-7 archives, the agent was helping his mother at her tamales stand.Documents reveal how investigators…

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Las Cruces man found guilty of kidnapping, carjacking

A Las Cruces man was convicted of kidnapping and carjacking by a jury on Tuesday. The jury convicted 36-year-old Fernando Angel Puga aka Cholo from Las Cruces. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, on June 9, 2017, Puga and his co-defendant Sergio Ivan Quinonez-Venegas, 38, from Mexico, approached a man working at a food truck in El Paso. Puga and Quinonez told the victim their car had broken down and asked for a ride.

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