Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mountainair Gains Fourth Officer; Councilor Resigns.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The Mountainair Town Council appointed 23-year-old Evangel S. Maldonado as the town's fourth police officer at its regular meeting Sept. 12.

Maldonado was born in Mountainair and graduated from Socorro High School. He previously was an officer at the Valencia County Detention Center in Los Lunas and is moving to Mountainair from Veguita, just south of Belen. Maldonado is married and has a daughter.

During a previous town council meeting on Aug. 22, Walter Appel and Merle Jones volunteered to be the town representatives to the local group Las Humanas to help with projects such as distribution of firewood to the needy. …

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