Setting the Record Straight

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide accurate information with proper context to the public imagesthrough the media on cases and issues of public interest.

Occasionally a story may misrepresent or misinterpret the facts. In those cases, we can “set the record straight” by making additional information available directly to the public.

 

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09/04/2013Farmington Daily TimesSex offender wanted on suspicion of rape in AztecPeter Andrew Ernst, 26, was drinking with a friend of his girlfriend at the Thriftway that day. He allegedly followed the woman into a room at the gas station and raped her, said sheriff's office Detective Sgt. Kyle Lincoln. Peter Andrew Ernst, 26, was drinking with a friend of his girlfriend at the Thriftway that day. He allegedly followed the woman FROM THE GAS STATION TO A DIFFERENT LOCATION. HE THEN FOLLOWED HER into a room and raped her, said sheriff's office Detective Sgt. Kyle Lincoln.

NOTE: This incident did NOT occur at the Giant Gas Station it occurred elsewhere.