Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Teen Has Prior Butt-Slapping Charge.

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

Boy Also Investigated For Drugs, Larceny

A 14-year-old Alcalde boy charged with criminal sexual contact for smacking a fellow Espanola Middle School eighth-grader on her bottom has another butt-slapping incident on his record.

Two months before Eric Martinez was suspended from school for slapping the buttocks of a 13-year-old girl on Dec. 14, he swatted the buttocks of a 14-year-old girl, also at the school, according to the state's Juvenile Probation and Parole Office.

"Mr. Martinez does have a history with us," said Romaine Serna of the Children, Youth and Families Department. "There was a similar incident in October, and of course, the most recent one. …

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