November 16, 2020


Crime Strategies Unit Arrests Sex Offender

Albuquerque, NM – Based on an initial investigation from the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Crime Strategies Unit (CSU) arrested David Chavira, 48 years old, for 18 counts of Distribution of Sexual Exploitation of Children and Possession of Child Pornography.

Chavira pled guilty in 2017 to 2 counts of Distribution of Sexual Exploitation of Children and had just completed probation. He is currently registered as a sex offender in Albuquerque.

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office assisted in the arrest.  All 3 agencies are part of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in New Mexico.

About the Crime Strategies Unit

CSU was created by District Attorney, Raúl Torrez, to bring innovative ideas and modern tools to complex criminal investigations. CSU also investigates cold murder and sexual assault cases using genealogy, open murder cases in the Bernalillo County area, human trafficking and child exploitation, and many other crime types that assist the prosecutors in keeping the community safe.

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