For Immediate Release
|March 02, 2011||DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2344|
|Career Criminal is Back Behind Bars|
Albuquerque, NM - On March 1, 2011, U.S.
Marshals Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) task force members
arrested convicted felon and fugitive Michael Rupert Zamora (50), also known as
“Oso”, for parole violations. Zamora is a high ranking member and enforcer for
the Syndicato Nuevo Mexico (SNM) prison gang, as well as a member of the Barelas
neighborhood street gang. Zamora is on parole and has convictions for Robbery,
Residential Burglary (multiple counts), Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a
Prisoner, Aggravated Battery Resulting in Great Bodily Harm or Death, Forgery,
and Theft of Credit Cards. Zamora has a history of violence both inside and
outside of jail. While in the custody of the Department of Corrections, Zamora
stabbed two inmates and assaulted several Guards.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.