Clovis NM – Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that Lily Gurrola, age 34, of Portales; was found guilty today by a Roosevelt County jury of two counts of Child Abuse, third degree felonies.
In January of 2016, a parent contacted Portales Police about her teenaged son having been tazed by another adult. After further investigation, it was discovered that Gurrola had used a stun gun or “Tazer”, on her teenaged daughter and her boyfriend. Gurrola was arrested a few days later on the child abuse charges.
The Honorable Donna J. Mowrer presided over the trial today and postponed sentencing so that a pre-sentence report could be prepared by the Adult Probation Office. Gurrola was taken into custody today and could face up to 6 years in prison.
Assistant District Attorney, Quentin Ray, prosecuted the case for the State of New Mexico.
Assistant Public Defender, Evan Arendell, of represented Gurrola.
For more information, please contact the District Attorney’s Office at 575-769-2246.