Santa Fe – It is with great sadness and sorrow to announce the passing of Motor Transportation Officer Robert Potter (41) of Alamogordo. Officer Potter passed away last night at 9:50 p.m.at Memorial Medical Hospital after suffering a massive heart attack on Wednesday August 15, 2012.
Officer Potter suffered the heart attack following his response to a serious commercial motor vehicle accident and after rendering life saving actions to the occupants.
Officer Potter was a friend to all in MTDP and many throughout DPS and the State of New Mexico. As a proud veteran of the Armed Forces and a seven year veteran of MTDP he will be dearly missed.
Please keep the family of Officer Potter, his wife JoAnne and their son Matthew Duke in your thoughts and prayers. Further information on services will be announced when available.
Contact: Lieutenant Robert McDonald