Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

National Guardsman Wanted in Sex Case.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Elaine D. Briseno Journal Staff Writer

State law enforcement officials are looking for a New Mexico National Guardsman accused of improper sexual contact with a 10-year-old.

Arturo Martinez disappeared in December after the 10-year-old's mother reported the alleged incidents to the Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety, according to the arrest warrant.

He is accused of five counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor and five counts of aggravated indecent exposure.

Martinez also allegedly had improper contact with the girl's 11-year-old sister, according to the arrest warrant. DPS spokesman John Francis said the investigation involving the 11-year-old is still pending and he expects charges to be filed in that case, too. …

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