Los Alamos resident Mark Henins made his first appearance in Los Alamos Municipal Court Monday morning, where Judge Alan Kirk read to him the charges he’s accused of committing during an altercation with a neighbor Friday night.
Those charges were assault and damage to property.
On Friday night, at around 6 p.m.police responded to a disturbance call at the Caballo Peaks Apartments at, Canyon Road entrance to the apartments. When they arrived, they learned that Henins an alleged altercation with a neighbor and her daughter, where Henins allegedly made remarks of a sexual nature toward the daughter, then allegedly threw a rock through the daughter’s bedroom window.
When police arrived, they tried to talk with Henins through a window in his apartment, but were not very successful. Then, one of the officers, looking through Henin’s apartment window, saw Henins take a gun off a table and retreat into an interior room of his apartment. Police evacuated residents from the complex and closed off Canyon Road.
Eventually, they were able to convince Henins into giving himself up. Henins exited his apartment without the firearm and was taken to Los Alamos Medical Center for evaluation before being taken into custody.