SUNLAND PARK, NM (KTSM) - A Sunland Park Police Officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
According to El Paso County jail records, Jose Luis Franco is charged with assault against a family member. He was booked on Wednesday and released the same day. Franco's bond was set at $1500.
The Sunland Park Police Department says that Franco is on administrative leave as a result of his arrest. We're told there will be an internal investigation.
Franco has been with the Department for nearly 15 years. He serves as a regular patrol officer.