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Man Charged with Shooting Plot Targeting Multiple Elected Officials Makes First Court Appearance

Man Charged with Shooting Plot Targeting Multiple Elected Officials Makes First Court Appearance Albuquerque, NM – Solomon Peña made his first appearance in court today in connection with the case. He’s charged with Felon in…

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Former Political Candidate Charged in Connection With Shooting at Homes, Businesses of Elected Officials

Former Political Candidate Charged in Connection With Shooting at Homes, Businesses of Elected Officials Albuquerque, NM – Tonight, Albuquerque Police announced the arrest of Solomon Pena in connection with shooting at homes and offices of…

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Convicted: Mary Jane Luna-Ruybal Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter

Today, Mary Jane Luna-Ruybal pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. On April 11, 2021 she fatally stabbed Olivia Herrera. Sentencing for the crime is scheduled for a month from now.

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Convicted: Shawn Lee Hinkeldey Found Guilty of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Tuesday, a jury found Shawn Lee Hinkeldey guilty of failure to register as a sex offender. Hinkeldey was remanded to the Metropolitan Detention Center pending sentencing and could face up to 18 months behind bars….

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Governor Appoints Second Judicial District Attorney

Governor Appoints Second Judicial District Attorney Jan 3, 2023 | Press Releases/Office of the Governor SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday announced the appointment of Albuquerque litigator and former prosecutor Sam Bregman…

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Stephen Paschall Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Kidnapping and Death of Larry Phillips

Stephen Paschall Found Guilty of First Degree Murder for the Kidnapping and Death of Larry Phillips Albuquerque, NM – This morning a jury found Stephen Paschall guilty of first degree murder, conspiracy to commit first…

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Second Gun Buyback Event Returns to Albuquerque

Second Gun Buyback Event Returns to Albuquerque National Buyback Events will Happen Across the Country as we Come Together to Recognize the Sandy Hook Anniversary  Albuquerque, N.M. — Nearly 10 years after the Sandy Hook…

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Convicted Rapist Fernando Ramirez Cuts Off GPS Monitor While Awaiting Sentencing 

Convicted Rapist Fernando Ramirez Cuts Off GPS Monitor While Awaiting Sentencing  Albuquerque, NM – Fernando Ramirez was convicted of one count of criminal sexual penetration of a child under 13, and one count of criminal…

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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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