Cops: Woman bit off roommate’s lip
LAS CRUCES — A Las Cruces woman is facing an aggravated battery charge after police said she bit off the lip of a roommate during an argument.
Jajaira (ha-ha-EE’-dah) Alvarado was arrested Sunday for taking a chunk out of her roommate’s lip following a Saturday afternoon drinking binge.
According to Las Cruces police detectives, the 20-year-old Alvarado took a nap and told her 21-year-old roommate to wake her up later. But police said when the roommate went to wake Alvarado, Alvarado became upset and bit off a portion of her lip.
The victim was transported to Memorial Medical Center and later released.
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