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Warren Rivera Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Attempted Criminal Sexual Penetration

Warren Rivera Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Attempted Criminal Sexual Penetration Albuquerque, NM – Today a jury found Warren Rivera guilty of criminal sexual penetration, and attempted criminal sexual penetration. Rivera and the…

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Fernando Ramirez Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor for the Rape of his Family Member

Fernando Ramirez Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor for the Rape of his Family Member Albuquerque, NM – Today a jury found Fernando Ramirez guilty…

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Craig Smith Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Death of His Elderly Aunt Josie Ortega

Craig Smith Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Death of His Elderly Aunt Josie Ortega Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a jury found Craig Smith guilty of first degree murder, felony murder, conspiracy…

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Steven Candelaria Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder for the 2020 Shooting Death of Luciano Montoya Jr.

Steven Candelaria Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder for the 2020 Shooting Death of Luciano Montoya Jr. Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a jury found Steven Candelaria guilty of second degree murder, aggravated battery against…

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District Attorney Raúl Torrez Obtains Injunction Against New Mexico Civil Guard

District Attorney Raúl Torrez Obtains Injunction Against New Mexico Civil Guard: Court orders unauthorized militia and its members to stop publicly operating as military unit or acting as law enforcement Albuquerque, NM – Second Judicial…

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Jerry Cordova Found Guilty of Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Criminal Sexual Contact

Jerry Cordova Found Guilty of Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Criminal Sexual Contact Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a jury found Jerry Cordova guilty of two counts of criminal sexual penetration and one…

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William Quintana-Doizaki Sentenced to 225 Years in Prison for Several Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration

William Quintana-Doizaki Sentenced to 225 Years in Prison for Several Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a judge sentenced William Quintana-Doizaki to 225 years in prison.  Quintana-Doizaki was convicted of seven…

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Patrick Romero Found Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Patrick Romero Found Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Albuquerque, NM – This morning, a jury found Patrick Romero guilty of voluntary manslaughter with a firearm enhancement and aggravated assault…

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Noah Duran Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Shooting Death of 22-Year-Old Elijah Mirabal

Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a jury found Noah Duran guilty of first degree murder, attempt to commit armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, aggravated battery and shooting at or from a motor vehicle….

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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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Scam Alert: Scammers Claiming to be District Attorney Investigators Demanding Money and Personal Information

Albuquerque, NM – The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office has received multiple reports from members of the public who have received phone calls from individuals claiming to be investigators with our office. The DA’s Office…

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National Gun Buyback Day Comes to Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, N.M. — Across the country, gun buybacks have become an effective tool to make our communities safer by removing unwanted guns. Now, for the first time, gun violence prevention organizations and faith-based groups are…

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National Safety Month Sparks Gun Safety Awareness Event on June 4

Free Gun Locks, Raffle for Biometric Gun Safes, Live Demonstration of Guns Forged into Garden Tools and a live performance by the La Mesa Elementary School Baile Folklórico Albuquerque, N.M. – Over the last decade,…

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The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Unveils New Referral Program, UP.L.I.F.T., to Combat Adverse Childhood Experiences

UP.L.I.F.T Stands for Upstream Life Investments for Tomorrow Albuquerque, N.M. – It’s not news to say that the State of New Mexico is struggling with turning the tide on criminal activity. The Bernalillo County District…

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David Sarver Found Guilty of Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Kidnapping 

David Sarver Found Guilty of Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration and Kidnapping  Albuquerque, NM – Today, a jury found David Sarver guilty of two counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Child Under 13,…

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The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Partners with International District Organizations to Kickoff Free Laundry Service Event, Amor y Lavado 

The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Partners with International District Organizations to Kickoff Free Laundry Service Event, Amor y Lavado  This Family Friendly Event Will Provide Free Laundry Services, Free Food, Games, and Live Music…

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Paul Sandoval Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor

Paul Sandoval Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor Albuquerque, NM – Today, a jury found Paul Sandoval guilty of all seven counts he was charged…

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