Man allegedly throws kitchen knife at twin brother during argument

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:38pm

Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputies arrested Gerardo Luis Cruz, 25, of Anthony, New Mexico Monday night after Cruz allegedly threw a kitchen knife at his twin brother during an argument.

According to investigators, the brothers were drinking at a home in the 200 block of Merida in Anthony when they started arguing.  It was during that argument that Cruz allegedly threw the kitchen knife.

Cruz's brother tried to block the knife and suffered a cut on his hand.

Cruz is now charged with one count of aggravated battery against a household member with a deadly weapon.

He was taken to the Doña Ana County Detention Center with a $10,000 bond.


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