Socorro police chief Carlos Maldonado resigns

Socorro Police Chief Carlos Maldonado resigned Thursday, March 7, 2018.

The police chief for the city of Socorro resigned, according to the city spokesman.

Carlos Maldonado's resignation was confirmed to KFOX14 Thursday afternoon.

Maldonado was hired to head the police department in 2014.

In recent news, City Manager Adriana Rodarte, the city manager, has been accused of abusing her power.

Council members discussed treatment her son received during a traffic stop.

We are working to get more information about this developing story. We will continue to update this story and report more on this on KFOX14 News at Five and Nine.

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