Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Martinez Petitions to Keep Court Job.(Final)

Byline: Journal staff reports

AROUND ABQ

IN BRIEF

Fired Metropolitan Court administrator Toby Martinez is fighting to get his job back and is asking the state Supreme Court to help.

Martinez, 41, was indicted June 27 on a felony aggravated battery charge. The indictment alleges that Martinez punched and shoved his ex-wife, Annette Wihl, in June 2002.

Metro Court Presiding Judge Judith Nakamura had set a deadline that required Martinez to either resign or be terminated by Tuesday. Martinez did not resign and was subsequently fired that day. …

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