Eddy County Man Arrested on Several Charges

Eddy County Man Arrested on Several Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. - An Eddy County man with a long rap sheet was arrested on Wednesday.

The Eddy County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, they responded to the 5000 block of Jones Street on Sunday in reference to an armed subject.

That's where a woman complained that Jeremiah Looney brought her there to kill her.

Police searched the area but didn't find him.

But on Wednesday, they spotted looney in a car.

A short chase ensued before spike strips stopped his car.

He was arrested without incident while a woman inside the car was also arrested on drug charges.

Looney is facing several charges including parole violation on homicide charges, kidnapping, aggravated assault and false imprisonment.