Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Town, County Pay Couple Over Shooting.


The city of Moriarty and Torrance County will pay a county couple $300,000 to settle a federal suit stemming from a 1997 shooting incident.

Steven and Julie Craig, who live near Edgewood, filed suit last year in District Court claiming city and county law-enforcement officers violated their civil rights when the officers fired shots at Steven Craig's vehicle while he was in it.

The suit named the county, the sheriff's department, former Sheriff Don Lyles and deputies Alan Gallegos, Israel Barrera and Susan Encinias. …

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