Former Sunland Park mayor-elect released from jail pending trial

Posted at: 02/12/2013 7:54 AM
By: The Associated Press

Photo: Daniel Salinas
Photo: Daniel Salinas

 LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A former Sunland Park mayor-elect has been released from jail pending trial after a judge erased most of his six-figure bond.

District Judge Darren Kugler on Monday granted a motion to reduce Daniel Salinas' bond. Salinas is accused of trying to blackmail a political opponent with a lap-dance video.

He's also accused of corruption charges.

According to television station KTSM , Salinas has been behind bars for the last 10 months.

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