For Immediate Release
|October 14, 2011||
DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico
|Suspected Drive-By Shooter Arrested|
Albuquerque, NM - Deputy United States
Marshals in Albuquerque arrested Richard Otero on the 900 block of Valencia
Street in SE Albuquerque around 5:00pm Friday October 14, 2011. Otero is wanted
for allegedly being the shooter in a drive-by in Roswell, NM on October 5th,
2011. Otero is charged with; Shooting from a motor vehicle, Aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon, Aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, felon in
possession of a firearm, and Endangering a child. Itís alleged that Otero shot
his own cousin in the drive-by and received the child endangerment charge
because there were two children nearby at the time of the shooting. The victim
was recently released from the hospital.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
Americaís Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency