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Angry woman wanted for domestic assault punches officer who found her hiding under bed

By Mason White 5:23 PM April 25, 2016
Desiree Garcia 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after punching a police officer in the face.

Police in New Mexico, released a video that shows their encounter with the woman.

Police in Santa Fe, went to the woman’s home to arrest her on a warrant.

Sheriff’s deputies said that while they were trying to serve the warrant at the home of 30-year-old Desiree Garcia, she punched a police officer.

Garcia was wanted for aggravated assault on a family member. The video shows deputies searching the home before locating Garcia. She was hiding under a wooden bed.

Deputies said that when Garcia finally listened to their commands, she threw a punch, hitting a deputy in the face.

This is not the first time that Garcia was in trouble with the law. Almost 10 years ago, she pleaded guilty to accidentally shooting and killing her cousin.