Moving Justice Forward

Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office

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Victims Services

Our services provide victims with the resources and support to navigate through the criminal justice system.

Justice Reform

Our Office continues to fight for transparency, accountability and
transformations within our criminal justice system.

Initiatives

Using data-driven strategies, our team implements cutting-edge
approaches to fight crime and keep our community safe.

Community Action

Our community based programs are designed to meet the specific needs
of Bernalillo County, promoting a stronger and safer society.

Latest News

The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Wins IPRA Lawsuit Ordering Production of GPS Data

Lawsuit filed in December of 2021 Sought to Compel the Second Judicial District Court to Produce GPS Data for Certain Dangerous, Repeat Defendants on GPS Monitors Albuquerque, N.M. – Monday, District Court Judge James A….

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Jeremiah Lopez Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Strangling Death of Krishauna Perez

Albuquerque, NM – Today, a jury found Jeremiah Lopez guilty of first degree murder, felony murder, false imprisonment and three counts of criminal sexual penetration. The trial lasted seven days and the jury deliberated for…

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We are excited to announce that #berncoda, Raúl Torrez, will be a panelist at the Keep New Mexico Alive Fentanyl Summit, hosted by Bernalillo County NM and the City of Albuquerque on Oct. 13th. This free event will provide educational and treatment resources, bring community members together to learn about the impacts of the fentanyl crisis facing our state, and explore ways we can work together to combat the opioid epidemic here in New Mexico.

Scan the QR code or visit www.bernco.gov/keepnmalive/ to register.
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We are excited to announce that #BernCoDA, Raúl Torrez, will be a panelist at the Keep New Mexico Alive Fentanyl Summit, hosted by Bernalillo County NM and the City of Albuquerque on Oct. 13th. This free event will provide educational and treatment resources, bring community members together to learn about the impacts of the fentanyl crisis facing our state, and explore ways we can work together to combat the opioid epidemic here in New Mexico. 

Scan the QR code or visit https://www.bernco.gov/keepnmalive/ to register.

Here at our office, we know Angelique Sanchez for her optimism, kindness and warmth. But she does much more than create a positive atmosphere in the office; as the Program Assistant for our Justice Reform team, she supports the attorneys on her team by taking charge of scheduling, organizing communications, and much more. She says that her dedication comes from the love and support she had growing up and the example set by her family, especially her grandparents. For #HispanicHeritageMonth, she shared how keeping the stories and memories of her grandparents alive has helped her achieve her goals and remember her roots. ... See MoreSee Less

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the United States Air Force. We thank all service members for their service to our country. Help us celebrate the #airforce on their 75th birthday! ... See MoreSee Less

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the United States Air Force. We thank all service members for their service to our country. Help us celebrate the #AirForce on their 75th birthday!

We are honored to be a part of the New Mexico Technology Council's Experience IT conference!
Join #berncoda's Chief of Policy and Planning, Adolfo Mendez, and RS21's Director of State + Local Services, Annemarie Henton, as they demonstrate how technology and data can be used to better understand the criminal justice system and positively impact community safety.
Learn more about the Experience IT conference here: experienceitnm.com/
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We are honored to be a part of the New Mexico Technology Councils  Experience IT conference! 
Join #BernCoDAs Chief of Policy and Planning, Adolfo Mendez, and RS21s Director of State + Local Services, Annemarie Henton, as they demonstrate how technology and data can be used to better understand the criminal justice system and positively impact community safety.  
Learn more about the Experience IT conference here: https://experienceitnm.com/

Today, Shawn Mortensen was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Mortensen pled guilty to mutliple counts of Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor, in the second and thrid degree, and Abuse of a Child.

We thank the survivor and their family for the tremendous courage they showed in telling their stories during today’s hearing.

“The family deserves to know there is some good, they deserve to know the justice system is there for them. They deserve hope.” – Prosecuting Attorney Savannah Brandenburg-Koch

#sentencing #justice #berncoda
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Today, Shawn Mortensen was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Mortensen pled guilty to mutliple counts of Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor, in the second and thrid degree, and Abuse of a Child. 

We thank the survivor and their family for the tremendous courage they showed in telling their stories during today’s hearing. 

“The family deserves to know there is some good, they deserve to know the justice system is there for them. They deserve hope.” – Prosecuting Attorney Savannah Brandenburg-Koch

#sentencing #justice #berncoda

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Great work prosecutor!

A relief!

Alright Savannah! Nice work!

Thank You

Today is the beginning of #NationalHispanicHeritageMonth, a time for us to recognize and celebrate the culture and achievements of Hispanic Americans across the country. Through October 15th, we’ll be sharing stories about members of the Hispanic community who have influenced and inspired us. ... See MoreSee Less

Today is the beginning of #NationalHispanicHeritageMonth, a time for us to recognize and celebrate the culture and achievements of Hispanic Americans across the country. Through October 15th, we’ll be sharing stories about members of the Hispanic community who have influenced and inspired us.

September is #NationalRecoveryMonth. We sat down with Deputy District Attorney Monica Casias and Senior Trial Attorney Elizabeth Bates to discuss the programs our office utilizes for those suffering from substance abuse disorders. ... See MoreSee Less

We echo Albuquerque Police Department and thank all of the women in law enforcement across the state and country. Thank you for your service #NationalPoliceWomanDay.To all the women of the Albuquerque Police Department, thank you for your dedicated service to our community. #NationalPoliceWomanDay #womeninpolice ... See MoreSee Less

We echo Albuquerque Police Department and thank all of the women in law enforcement across the state and country. Thank you for your service #NationalPoliceWomanDay.

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Thank you 🙏🏽 for your service and putting your life on the line for Justice

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