Police: New Mexico man robbed mom, stole her car
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he robbed his mother for drug money then stole her car.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports 43-year-old Cecilio “Leon” Vigil was arrested Sunday following a high-speed chase in Espanola, New Mexico.
According to a criminal complaint, Vigil’s mother called police saying that her son had taken her purse and her white 2006 Hyundai Sonata.
Police say the suspect led police through a high-speed chase until he crashed his car.
Police say a sergeant used a stun gun to subdue Vigil.
Vigil was charged with robbery, aggravated fleeing of a law enforcement officer, motor vehicle theft and resisting officers.
It was not known if he had an attorney.
Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, http://www.santafenewmexican.com