Artesia NM police arrest man in security officer murder www.privateofficer.com
Artesia NM Feb 3 2012 Artesia police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a security guard.
Police said they were investigating 20-year-old Bobby Smith for other crimes when they found what appears to be evidence in the murder of Michael Evans.
Evans was shot and killed Sunday moments after he called 911 to report a suspicious man.
Police said a search of Smith’s apartment turned up a gun, bullets and clothing similar to what was seen in security footage of the murder.
Smith is being held on a gun charge while police continue their investigation.