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For Immediate Release

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January 14, 2014 DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2330
Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

Roswell, NM - On Wednesday, January 29 officers from the Roswell Police Department, and deputies from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Leroy Acosta. Acosta was added to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico, New Mexico’s Most Wanted program on January 14th 2014. Leroy Acosta was charged with attempting to commit premeditated murder, possession of cocaine, tampering with evidence, possession, delivery or manufacture of drug paraphernalia, and failure to appear. His charges stemmed from a November 2013 shooting in the 200 block of East Frazier Street in Roswell.

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

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