Police: Man arrested after throwing beer can at woman

New Mexico

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing a battery charge after police say he threw a beer car at a woman.

The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports Ernesto Erives was arraigned last week on a charge of battery against a household member following his arrest in Artesia, New Mexico, on June 6.

According to a criminal complaint, the 30-year-old Erives picked up a beer can out of a cooler and threw it at a woman.

Police say officers reported seeing swelling on the woman’s forehead.

Ervies has pleaded not guilty. It was unknown if he had an attorney. 

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