Rio Rancho Police Department, New Mexico –Â Officer Anthony Haase was killed in a single vehicle crash near the intersection of Idalia Road and State Road 528 while responding to a domestic violence call at approximately 3:00 am.
A female subject was being beaten by a male subject, who was also threatening other family members with a gun.
During the response Officer Haase’s vehicle left the roadway and struck a ditch.
Officer Haase was sworn in as police officer only five months earlier, but had worked for the Rio Rancho Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife, parents, and two siblings.