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January 14, 2014
UPDATE: Man Wanted for Beating and Threatening to Kill Pregnant Wife

Francisco Jasso, 28, is now in custody.  Jasso was picked up by Santa Fe Police and neighboring agencies on the 11,000 block of Rio Puerco Trail SW in Albuquerque around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Investigators in SFPD’s Street Crimes Unit received intelligence Jasso was at the home and worked with investigators from the Albuquerque Police Department and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office to surround the residence. After about 10 minutes of announcements over the loud speaker, Jasso surrendered. He was unarmed and complied.

He will be interviewed and booked into the Santa Fe County Jail.

BELOW IS BACKGROUND AND POSSIBLE CHARGES:

Francisco Jasso, 28, is accused of beating and threatening to violently kill his pregnant wife and her unborn baby.

The incident happened Friday, January, 11th just after 5 p.m. at an undisclosed residence in Santa Fe. 

The victim a 26-year-old female reported her husband attacked her, hitting her multiple times in the face, held her against her will and even threatened her life and her unborn child’s life saying, “I’m going to make sure you have an abortion before I leave.”

After making the threat, the victim claims the suspect then went to the kitchen grabbed a large kitchen knife and when she tried to leave, threatened to stab her. She says he then dragged her outside by her hair and destroyed her cell phone before bringing her back inside the residence and beating her again. 

The victim says Jasso was enraged and accused her of having an affair.

The suspect faces a slew of charges related to the incident including, but not limited to:

Assault with the intent to commit murder

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Battery against a household member

Interference with communications

Francisco Jasso, 28

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