Man Arrested After Vandalizing His Mom’s Home And Motel Rooms

A man faces charges after getting arrested for damaging his mother’s house and nearby motel rooms.  Yesterday afternoon, the SWAT team had to be called out to the scene at the Sandia Peak Inn near Central Avenue and 47th Street.  Harold Valdez was finally arrested there after a three-hour standoff.  He trashed and flooded a room at the motel causing damage to two other rooms in lower floors.  Investigators found out he also trashed his mother’s house near the motel earlier in the day.