MAGISTRATE COURT News:
Damien Marquez, 24, was arrested June 13 on an outstanding warrant. He is charged with aggravated battery for the alleged beating of a local man May 18 outside the Veterans of Foreign War Post on Deacon Street, which left the victim with serious facial injuries requiring surgery at an Albuquerque hospital.
Los Alamos Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados signed the warrant requested May 24 by Los Alamos Police Det. Ryan Wolking and the warrant was returned June 13. Marquez is out of custody on conditions of release.
No date has been set for his preliminary hearing.