Montano Convicted for Battering her Grandmother

Clovis, NM – Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Quentin Ray, announced that on February 13, 2023, Montano, age 31, of Clovis, was found guilty by a jury, of Battery (Household Member), a misdemeanor.

On June 26, 2022, Officers with the Clovis Police Department responded to a domestic. Montano had been in an argument with her grandmother.  During the argument, Montano pulled her grandmother’s hair, scratched her face, neck and arms and ripped her shirt.  

The Honorable Judge Whittington presided over the trial and sentenced Montano to 364 days in the Curry County Adult Detention Center, all which was suspended in favor of 2 years of supervised probation. Montano is required to do 52 weeks of Anger Management.

The case was prosecuted by Senior Trial Attorney, Leah Hutchins, and Montano was represented by Taylor Larsen, criminal defense attorney, of Clovis.

For more information, please contact the Office of the District Attorney, at 575-769-2246.