Local law enforcement personnel are now actively searching in southern Archuleta County for a man suspected of shooting at tribal police earlier this week.
Currently, a vehicle checkpoint is set up at the intersection of U.S. 160 and U.S. 84, according to Archuleta County Undersheriff Jim Saunders.
The suspect, Rex Michael Sherwood, 48, shot at Jicarilla Apache Nation Police and New Mexico State Police officers Wednesday following a traffic stop in Dulce. At the time of the incident, he was reported to be wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a blue jacket and a baseball cap. He is six feet tall, weighs 160 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about Sherwood’s whereabouts is asked to call the Jicarilla Apache Nation Police at (505) 759-3222 or the New Mexico State Police at (505) 753-2277.