Man arrested in mother's dragging death

Posted at: 03/28/2013 5:04 PM
Updated at: 03/28/2013 5:06 PM
By: staff

Photo: Rocky Dixon
Photo: Rocky Dixon

Rocky Dixon is in custody after three weeks on the run after allegedly running over his mother with his truck and dragging her - leading to her death.

He was arrested Wednesday night near a home in Hernandez. 

Rio Arriba Sheriff’s Office received a tip and moved in on the home he was in and he ran out the back. Deputies arrested Dixon a short time later in the Rio Grande bosque. 

He is being held in the Rio Arriba County County jail on vehicular homicide charges.