For Immediate Release
|April 02, 2014||DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2333|
|California Gang Violence Spills into Albuquerque|
Albuquerque, NM – On March 31, 2014,
the United States Marshals Service’s South West Investigative Fugitive Team
(SWIFT) fugitive task force arrested Maria Cathy Tercero on a warrant
charging her with Attempted Homicide. Tercero was charged on August 1, 2012,
in Victorville Superior Court in California. The attempted homicide occurred
during an incident between rival gangs. Allegedly, Tercero and three
additional gang members held down several victims from a rival gang and
stabbed them multiple times. Tercero’s three accomplices were apprehended
but Tercero fled California.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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