Woman Implicated In Deputy’s Shooting Now Officially Charged

The woman who was with the shooter of El Paso County Deputy Peter Herrera is being formally charged. Arlene Piña entered a not guilty plea to capital murder charges in court yesterday. She was in a car with Facundo Chávez in San Elizario on March 22nd when Deputy Herrera approached them during a traffic stop and Chávez shot him. Investigators claim Chávez told Piña he was going to shoot Deputy Herrera as he approached their vehicle.