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For Immediate Release

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October 31, 2013 DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 938-7550
U.S. Marshals Patrol the Streets on Halloween

Albuquerque, NM – This Halloween, the United States Marshal Service - District of New Mexico, will be teaming up with State of New Mexico Probation and Parole Officers to conduct Registered Sex Offender address verification, house checks, and random patrol contacts. The Marshal’s Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) task force will be operating in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Farmington, Roswell, and Las Cruces. Law Enforcement Officers will be knocking on doors to make sure Registered Sex Offenders are in compliance with their probation. Halloween night has special requirements and restrictions Sex Offenders have to comply with. United States Marshal Conrad E. Candelaria said ”The Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico embraces and successfully achieves the mission of investigating and apprehending those sex offenders who violate their registration requirement and will charge those in non-compliance with violation of the Adam Walsh Act of 2006. Compliance is achieved with a cooperative and collaborative approach between local, county and state law enforcement agencies working together to ensure sex offenders remain compliant with their registration requirements and tonight’s operation is an example of law enforcement working together so that every child in New Mexico can live and play in a safer New Mexico”.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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