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Man accused of battery caught after fleeing police custody

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Michael L. Perez
Michael L. Perez

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Michael L. Perez, 27, of Artesia was arrested Tuesday morning on charges of escaping from police custody, larceny, failure to appear in court, and aggravated battery against a household member. The charges all stem from an incident that took place last month.Artesia Police Department Officer Robert Smith arrived April 7 at an address on West Mann Avenue in reference to domestic battery. Smith interviewed the victim, who he observed to have sustained a bloody nose and multiple lacerations. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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