NEWS

New Mexico Supreme Court Reverses Adrian Avila’s Pretrial Release

April 22, 2022

New Mexico Supreme Court Reverses Adrian Avila’s Pretrial Release Albuquerque, N.M. – Today the New Mexico Supreme Court granted an appeal filed by the Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office after a District Court in Albuquerque authorized the pretrial…

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Lucas Herron Sentenced to 19 and a Half Years in Prison For the Stabbing Death of Daniel Sandoval

April 19, 2022

Lucas Herron Sentenced to 19 and a Half Years in Prison For the Stabbing Death of Daniel Sandoval Albuquerque, NM – This morning, a judge sentenced Lucas Herron to 19 and a half years in prison for second…

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William Baca Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for the 2019 Death of Annette Armijo

April 14, 2022

William Baca Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for the 2019 Death of Annette Armijo Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, William Baca was sentenced to serve 12 years in the Department of Corrections for second degree murder.  On…

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Nicolaus Montoya Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for the 2020 Death of Taylor Stevens-Smith 

April 12, 2022

Nicolaus Montoya Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for the 2020 Death of Taylor Stevens-Smith  Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, Nicolaus Montoya was sentenced to serve 18 years in the Department of Corrections for second degree felony murder…

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District Attorney Asks for Default Judgment Against Extremist Group After Militia Leader Destroys Evidence 

April 12, 2022

District Attorney Asks for Default Judgment Against Extremist Group After Militia Leader Destroys Evidence  Albuquerque, NM – Bernalillo County District Attorney Raul Torrez filed a motion for default judgment against the extremist militia group known as the New…

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The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Files an Appeal to Reverse Adrian Avila’s Release from Custody on Multiple Charges of Murder

April 7, 2022

The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Files an Appeal to Reverse Adrian Avila’s Release from Custody on Multiple Charges of Murder Albuquerque, N.M. – Today the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office filed an appeal with the New Mexico…

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The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Partners with International District Organizations to Host Cuts for Communities 

March 30, 2022

The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Partners with International District Organizations to Host Cuts for Communities  Through a Federal Grant, This Event Will Provide Free Haircuts for Kids in the International District Albuquerque, N.M. – The Bernalillo County…

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Bernalillo County District Attorney Raul Torrez Joins More than 90 Criminal Justice Leaders to Urge Texas Court to Stop the State From Targeting Transgender Kids and Their Parents

March 10, 2022

Current and Former Elected Prosecutors, Attorneys General and Law Enforcement Leaders, and Former DOJ Officials and Judges File Amicus Brief Arguing that the Governor’s Anti-Trans Directive Threatens Lives and Undermines Public Safety   Austin, TX – Last night,…

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Tom Outler

Remembering Tom Outler

February 8, 2022

We are sad to share that our former colleague and friend, Chief Deputy District Attorney, Tom Outler passed away last weekend. Tom had a distinguished legal career in private practice and government employment before becoming a prosecutor. He…

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District Attorney Raúl Torrez Responds to Legislative Finance Committee Memo

January 25, 2022

Today Bernalillo County District Attorney RaúlTorrez sent a response letter to the Legislative Finance Committee and other public officials correcting a number of mistakes contained in a memo sent to lawmakers last Monday. “Over the past seven years,…

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