Former Clovis officer seeks charges dropped

Former Clovis officer seeks charges dropped

NewsChannel 10

Clovis, New Mexico - A Clovis police officer indicted for vehicular homicide has filed to have his charges dropped. 

Officer Stephen Gallegos was involved in a fatal vehicle accident resulting in the death of Mary Castillo in January of 2011.

Prosecutors say he ran a stop sign while on duty. Gallegos is no longer with the department.
  
A trial date has been set for August 20th.