Community Prosecutor, Theresa Romero, discusses bystander awareness on KRQE.
DA Torrez proposes changes to reduce the number of times a child would have to be interviewed before testifying at a trial, and limit the harm inflicted by the system.
The Bernalillo County District Attorney Raul Torrez announces a new justice plan as the rape kit backlog testing is nearing completion.
Theresa Romero, Bernalillo County’s first community prosecutor, is part of a pilot program to bridge the gap between the community, police, and DA’s Office.
Cutting-edge technology and police work are helping law enforcement agencies solve a lot of crimes.
A new computer app is aiming to make it easier for police officers and sheriff’s deputies to find accused criminals who have warrants in and around Albuquerque.
The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Crime Strategies Unit is nearly finished developing the app, which will allow law enforcement officers to map out the last known locations of accused fugitives in their nearby range.
After four unanswered calls, Bernice decided to leave a voicemail. She thought she was calling a medical supply store but accidentally got the last digit wrong. She had actually called a special agent at the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s office. Link to article: https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/telephone-mix-up-leads-to-a-big-surprise-for-elderly-albuquerque-woman/?fbclid=IwAR1Ro3B_z2KOBeWFh0gdfUekns1Su-FvxAfk6McaZzr_BksJnbw8PtPp0Kc
The Hacienda del Rio restaurant in Old Town has been ordered to pay $149,693.83 in back pay, damages and interest to 51 employees who maintained they were shorted, not paid at all, were issued bad checks and that unauthorized payroll deductions were taken from their paychecks.
State District Judge Joshua A. Allison issued a default judgment against the restaurant earlier this month.
Read the full story at the Albuquerque Journal