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District of New Mexico - News Releases


  • June 26, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service added John Sena to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted List earlier this morning. Sena was arrested this afternoon by the New Mexico Corrections Department Security Threat Investigations Unit and the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force Officers.
  • June 26, 2017 - On 6/23/2017 wanted Fugitive Hoyt Lynn Inman was spotted entering the Mesilla Mall. New Mexico State Police was notified and located Inman attempting to find a place to hide. Inman seemed to realize that there was nowhere to hide when he began running and was quickly surrounded by police. Inman gave up and was taken into custody without further incident. Inman was wanted by the NM Department of Corrections for a Probation Violation for Burglary of a Residence/Larceny.
  • June 16, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico has been conducting Operation “Alpha and Omega,” in New Mexico. The Operation runs from May 15, 2017 – December 31, 2017. Operation Alpha and Omega will partner the United States Marshals Service in NM with the New Mexico Department of Corrections and local law enforcement agencies across the state in conducting a statewide fugitive gang member operation.
  • June 10, 2017 - On June 09, 2017 Investigators with the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force and Detectives with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Eastman. Eastman was an escaped inmate from South Dakota and was also wanted for questioning in relation to a homicide that occurred in Rapid City South Dakota.
  • May 16, 2017 - Hoyt Lynn Inman is wanted by the NM Department of Corrections for a Probation Violation for Burglary of a Residence/Larceny. Due to his violent history, this fugitive should be considered dangerous, especially towards law enforcement. Inman has an extensive violent criminal history and has multiple convictions, including; Aggravated Assault upon Peace Officer with a Deadly Weapon Resulting in Great Bodily Harm or Death, Child Abuse, Burglary of a Vehicle, and Evading Arrest.
  • May 15, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico will be conducting Operation “Alpha and Omega,” within New Mexico from May 15, 2017 – December 31, 2017. Operation Alpha and Omega will partner the U.S. Marshals Service in NM with the New Mexico Department of Corrections and local law enforcement agencies across the state in conducting a statewide fugitive gang member operation.
  • May 06, 2017 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico, would like to announce that the U.S. Marshals Service will post a reward for up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of Paul Garcia who escaped from the Sandoval County Detention Center on May 05, 2017.
  • April 19, 2017 - Members assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team arrested Manuel Alarcon. Alarcon is a dangerous offender that was wanted for Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor, Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor, Bribery of a Witness, Interfering with Communications, and Child Abuse.
  • April 14, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for 3 violent offenders that are believed to be in the area. David Valverde is wanted for Failure to Appear, Kidnapping, Criminal Sexual Penetration, Criminal Sexual Contact and Tampering with Evidence. Frankie Rivera is wanted for Probation Violation and Trafficking Cocaine. Aaron Gonzalez is wanted for Probation Violation, Child Abuse and Aggravated Fleeing from Law Enforcement.
  • April 14, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, comprised of Deputy United States Marshals, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, the Farmington Police Department, and the New Mexico State Police, apprehended violent offender, Joshua Alcon.
  • April 12, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting your help in locating the following federal fugitives: Ricardo Tercero and Myron Lee. Tercero is wanted for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. Lee is wanted for Supervised Release Violations and Assault.
  • April 10, 2017 - One of New Mexico's most wanted violent fugitives, Angelique Valdez, was arrested today by the Aztec Police Department. Valdez had a 3rd degree felony warrant for 2 counts of Abuse of Child.
  • March 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, comprised of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico Department of Correction, and the New Mexico State Police, apprehended sex offender Joseph Franco.
  • March 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting your help in locating the following Federal Fugitives: Angelique Valdez and Charlene Munoz. Valdez has a state 3rd degree felony warrant for 2 counts of Abuse of Child. Munoz has two state felony warrants for failure to comply with probation with charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trafficking a Controlled Substance.
  • March 07, 2017 - On March 05, 2017, New Mexico State Police arrested Daniel Romero. Romero was on the U.S. Marshals Service’s New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Romero was wanted by the New Mexico State Police for failing to appear on charges that include Aggravated Assault, Resisting an Officer and Aggravated Assault Against a Family Member.
  • March 07, 2017 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico adds two new violent offenders to the District of New Mexico’s “Most Wanted Program.” Jermaine Garcia and Joshua Alcon are both violent offenders and are currently wanted by the Santa Fe Police Department and San Juan County Sheriff’s Office respectively.
  • February 27, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service in New Mexico added Jonathan Sanchez, and Nathaniel Watchman to the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.”
  • February 27, 2017 - On February 24, 2017, the U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, apprehended alleged homicide suspect Antoinette Martinez.
  • February 24, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico adds four violent offenders to the District of New Mexico’s “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Daniel Benally is wanted for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Stuart Notah is wanted for Failure to Comply with Probation for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Bobby Herbold is wanted for Violation of a Court Order, Aggravated Battery, Burglary and Larceny. Daniel Romero is wanted for failure to Appear on charges that include Aggravated Assault, Resisting Officer and Aggravated Assault-Family.
  • February 22, 2017 - The District of New Mexico held the New Mexico Tribal Outreach Meeting at the National Indian Programs Training Center (NIPTC) in Albuquerque, NM. The training brought together 18 federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.
  • February 21, 2017 - The United States Marshals Service is holding an auto auction online. The online bidding opened 2/8/2017 at 6:00pm ET. Online auction begins to soft close on 2/27/2017 at 12:00pm ET.
  • February 21, 2017 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested fugitive Emilio Mirabal. Mirabal was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department for an Open Count of Murder and Robbery.
  • February 17, 2017 - U.S. Marshals from California Inland Empire Team 8 and the Investigative Operations Division, working in conjunction with information received by the Las Cruces, NM Southwest Investigative Fugitive Task Force, were led to a motel in Riverside County, where New Mexico’s Most Wanted Fugitive Jose Alfredo Morales was laying low. Task Force officers observed Morales leave the hotel room with a small child and walk across the street to the Taco Bell. Task Force officers immediately approached him, quickly identified him and placed him under arrest for Probation Violation, Failure to Appear, and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
  • February 15, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Antoinette Martinez to the District of New Mexico's “Most Wanted Program.” Martinez is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Larry Sanchez in June of 2016.
  • February 14, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Hector Dominguez to the District of New Mexico “Most Wanted Program.” Dominguez is wanted by the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Murder and Tampering with Evidence.
  • February 14, 2017 - On February 02, 2017, the U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added Cesar Rascon-Sierra to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted as a Violent Offender. Rascon-Sierra was wanted on a number of felony warrants including: Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, Failure to Appear (Kidnapping). Today, Rascon-Sierra was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force.
  • February 10, 2017 - Yesterday the U.S. Marshals Service added violent offender Leroy Lucero to the District of New Mexico’s “Most Wanted Program.” Lucero was apprehended today in Las Vegas, NM. Lucero was wanted by the United States Marshals Service and United States Probation for violating terms of supervised release. Lucero was convicted of being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
  • February 09, 2017 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico adds two violent offenders to the District of New Mexico’s “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Leroy Lucero and Ervin Yazzie are both wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service and United States Probation for violating terms of supervised release.
  • February 08, 2017 - Today, a New Mexico’s Most Wanted Fugitive Richard Morales was located in the El Paso County Jail under the alias Johnny Morales. “Johnny Morales” was booked by the El Paso Police Department on 12/05/2016 and was charged with Resisting Arrest, Failure to Identify himself to police and Possession of a Controlled Substance (drugs).
  • February 07, 2017 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico added Omar Nolasco to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Nolasco is wanted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon resulting in great bodily harm and Abuse of a Child.
  • February 06, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico arrested Eugene Padilla in South East Albuquerque along with his wife Amanda Padilla. Padilla was added to the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program” in October of 2016. Padilla was wanted by the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Appear on a Grand Jury Indictment for Attempt to commit 1st Degree Murder, Attempt to Commit a Felony, Trafficking by Distribution, Abuse of a Child, Shooting at a Occupied Dwelling, Criminal Damage to Property, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.
  • February 03, 2017 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico apprehended alleged homicide suspect Shannon Patchell.
  • February 02, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico added Cesar Rascon-Sierra to the New Mexico’s "Most Wanted" as a Violent Offender. Rascon-Sierra is wanted on a number of felony warrants including: Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, Failure to Appear (Kidnapping).
  • February 02, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for 2 wanted fugitives; Jose Zapata and Jose Alfredo Morales. These New Mexico Most Wanted Fugitives are wanted on charges originating out of New Mexico for discharging their weapons in 2 separate incidents. Both fugitives are members of the Barrio Azteca Gang and have a violent criminal history.
  • February 02, 2017 - On February 01, 2017 the U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added Paul Anthony Garcia to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted as a Violent Offender. Today, Paul Anthony Garcia was apprehended at the Wal-Mart McDonalds in Edgewood New Mexico thanks to the watchful eye of an anonymous concerned citizen.
  • February 03, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico added Violent Offender, Silvino Bustillos, to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. The U.S. Marshals Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force is actively searching for violent offender Silvino Bustillos. Bustillos is wanted on Burglary charges (forced entry into a residence and aggravated burglary).
  • January 27, 2017 - U.S. Marshal Service, New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent Offender James Sandoval was apprehended. Sandoval was apprehended by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the San Felipe Pueblo. Sandoval was featured by on KOAT 7 as one of New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent Offenders.
  • January 27, 2017 - Yesterday, Customs and border protection arrested New Mexico Most Wanted Fugitive Margarito Ruiz while trying to cross into the United States at the Laredo port of entry. Ruiz was wanted by New Mexico ATF on federal charges stemming from the sale of firearms and distribution of illegal narcotics
  • January 27, 2017 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, comprised of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico Department of Corrections, and the New Mexico State Police, apprehended Juan Rivas Jr in Albuquerque, NM. Juan Rivas is wanted by ATF and USMS on federal charges stemming from allegedly selling and distributing illegal narcotics.
  • January 27, 2017 - The U.S. Marshals Service in the District New Mexico, with the assistance of the City of Albuquerque, will destroy a large quantity of forfeited drug paraphilia. The drug paraphernalia was seized from numerous “smoke shops” and “head shops” located in Albuquerque, Roswell, Hobbs, and west Texas.
  • January 24, 2017 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team arrested fugitive Damarco Neal. Neal was wanted by the State of Illinois, Madison County, Third Judicial Circuit for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Child.
  • January 23, 2017 - Fugitive Jeremy Lopez-Robledo is wanted for Probation Violation and has a history of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. This Fugitive has a violent history that includes Robbery, Battery Upon a Health Care Worker, Residential Burglary, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Battery Upon a Peace Officer and Assault on a Peace Officer.
  • January 19, 2017 - Members of the Southwest Investigative Fugitive Taskforce (SWIFT) received information that fugitive Estevan Banegas may be near Hatch, NM. SWIFT team member’s investigation revealed that Banegas may have been staying at his girlfriend’s house in Salem, NM.
  • January 17, 2017 - Michael Prudhomme turned himself into the Albuquerque Police Department. Due to the exposure of this case by the media, billboards, law enforcement, and the people of New Mexico Prudhomme found it hard to stay a fugitive from justice. Prudhomme was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department, for Cruelty Towards a Child-Great Bodily Harm and Battery Against a Household Member.
  • January 11, 2017 - In November of 2016 Kendell Selina was arrested by the Albuquerque Police Department. Selina was wanted by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department for Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor and the New Mexico Corrections Department of Probation & Parole for Violations of Probation and Parole.
  • December 28, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force arrested fugitives Damon Hatanaka and Kenneth Alcon. Both fugitives were featured on the U.S. Marshals New Mexico Most Wanted Program.
  • December 22, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting your help in locating federal fugitive Kenneth Alcon. Alcon is wanted on felony arrest warrants for the following charges: Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon (knife), Failure to Comply with Probation, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
  • December 21, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting your help in locating the following Federal Fugitives; Rodolfo Ruiz-Godinez, Michael Prudhomme, and Nick Armijo.
  • December 19, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico added Damon Hatanaka to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Hatanaka is wanted by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and the U.S. Marshals Service on a federal probation violation.
  • December 05, 2016 - On November 3rd, Guy Bell was apprehended and booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center in Nw Mexico. Bell had a probation warrant and a history of Unlawful Carrying of a Deadly Weapon, Dangerous Drugs, Battery, Larceny, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • December 02, 2016 - On 11/04/2016 a Parole Violation warrant was generated for the apprehension of Guy Russell Bell. Bell also has a probation warrant and a history of Unlawful Carrying of a Deadly Weapon, Dangerous Drugs, Battery, Larceny, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • November 17, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added Ramon A. Hernandez, Sex Offender, to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Hernandez was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault on 8/13/1998, for having sexual relations with a fifteen year old. Hernandez has been out of compliance with his sex offender registry since 4/24/2008.
  • November 16, 2016 - On Friday, November 18, 2016 the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico will be holding a live Vehicle Auction at Dugger’s Service, Inc. Fifteen forfeited vehicles will be auctioned along with three Government Owned Surplus Vehicles.
  • November 15, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico added James Sandoval, Violent Offender, to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Sandoval was convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the 2nd Degree. In January 2003, he was sentenced to 21 years of which 15 of those years were suspended. Sandoval served 6 years and was placed on probation.
  • November 10, 2016 - On November 07, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico auctioned off a forfeited 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder for a high bid amount of $95,200.00. The vehicle was seized by local and federal agencies and the proceeds will help support law enforcement activities in the Albuquerque area.
  • November 10, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested Suspected Child Abuser, Gregory Paul Pierce. Julia Kirsch was also arrested for Bribery or Intimidation of a Witness.
  • November 10, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force had requested the public’s help in locating violent fugitive Jesus Perez, who was wanted on a Probation Violation warrant and a Parole Violation warrant with a lengthy criminal history to include; Resisting/ Evading an Officer, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon Against a Family Member, Aggravated Burglary and Drug Trafficking Charges. Thanks to information provided by the public, Perez was arrested yesterday without incident.
  • November 08, 2016 - The Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force is requesting the public’s help in locating violent fugitive Jesus Perez, who resides in Las Cruces. Perez is wanted on a NM Probation Violation warrant and a Parole Violation warrant with a lengthy criminal history to include Resisting/ Evading an Officer, Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon Against a Family Member, Aggravated Burglary and Drug Trafficking Charges.
  • October 28, 2016 - Investigators with the United States Marshals Service and the New Mexico State Police arrested Felicia Gomez. Gomez is charged with two counts of 1st Degree Felony Child Abuse.
  • October 24, 2016 - Today, members of the United States Marshals Service and Task Force Officers arrested William Kammerer for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • October 20, 2016 - The Grant County Sherriff’s Office arrested Michael Sprouls in Silver City, NM and booked him into the Grant County Detention Center. Michael Sprouls was wanted by the New Mexico Departments of Corrections for Parole Violation with an underlying charge of Burglary with a Deadly Weapon and Larceny-Stolen Firearm.
  • October 13, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force arrested fugitive Edward Jacobs. Jacobs was wanted by the Clayton Police Department for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Aggravated Fleeing from Law Enforcement, Resisting and Trafficking Methamphetamine.
  • October 12, 2016 - An Albuquerque man charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon has been added to the U.S. Marshals New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. According to the August 8, 2016, warrant out of Bernalillo County, Joseph Saccoccia was involved in a physical altercation with two other subjects.
  • In September of 2016, the New Mexico State Police (NMSP) and the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) initiated an investigation after a citizen reported Felicia Gomez’s son, a three year old child, to be severely malnourished. Upon completing a Child Abuse Response Team (CART) review, the child was found to have five (5) broken bones in various stages of healing. NMSP conducted its investigation and charged Felicia Gomez with two counts of 1st Degree Felony Child Abuse.
  • October 11, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico added Kendell Selina to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Selina is wanted by the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Department for Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor.
  • October 11, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico added Eugene Padilla to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Padilla is wanted by the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Appear on a Grand Jury Indictment for Attempt to commit 1st Degree Murder, Attempt to Commit a Felony, Trafficking by Distribution, Abuse of a Child, Shooting at a Occupied Dwelling, Criminal Damage to Property, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.
  • October 06, 2016 - In August, our United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch sent out a challenge for all Federal and local law enforcement agencies to continue to establish new relationships between law enforcement and the community that we serve every day. Attorney General Lynch specifically requested more community policing and building trust and respect between local law enforcement and our area neighborhoods.
  • October 05, 2016 - The United States Marshals Service in New Mexico added Ruiz, Margarito to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Ruiz is wanted by ATF and the United States Marshal Service for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Distribution of Methamphetamine.
  • October 03, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico added Manuel Chavez to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” Chavez is wanted by the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Department for Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor.
  • September 30, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service is adding Edward Jacobs to its New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. Jacobs is wanted on state charges for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Aggravated Fleeing from Law Enforcement, Resisting and Trafficking Methamphetamine. The United States Marshals Service is offering up to a $1,000.00 dollar reward for information that leads to the apprehension of Jacobs.
  • September 06, 2016 - The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Double Homicide that occurred on August 15, 2016 in Albuquerque NM. The offender, Eric Ferrer, has an arrest warrant for 2 Counts of Homicide, Assault with Intent to Commit a Violent Felony, and Shooting at and from a Motor Vehicle.
  • September 02, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service wishes to express our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Clint Corvinus and to the Alamogordo Police Department. It is with great sadness, sympathy and grief, in which we learn about the passing of Officer Corvinus - a father, colleague and brother to so many.
  • August 29, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico is getting a new building in Farmington. Though the Marshals Service has had Deputies assigned permanently in Farmington for six years they will now have a building to call home.
  • August 29, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico conducted an operation with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registry Team last week. The operation was four days long and resulted in eight arrests and 9 warrants cleared. One of the arrests from the operation was for a man charged with rape who had been a fugitive for 10 years.
  • August 22, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshal Todd White and U.S. Marshal Service Explosives Detection Canine “Ave” graduated from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Canine Training Operations Center’s canine handler basic course in Front Royal, VA on August 12, 2016.
  • August 17, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team tracked down and arrested fugitive Emory Werito in the Farmington area near Nageezi. Werito was wanted by the San Juan County Sherriff’s Office for multiple felony warrants including; Battery Upon A Peace Officer, Aggravated Fleeing Law Enforcement, and Failure To Appear on Simple Assault.
  • August 13, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service wants to express our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Jose Chavez and to the Hatch Police Department. It is with great sadness, sympathy and grief, in which we learn about the passing of Officer Chavez a brother, friend, and family of the Law Enforcement community.
  • August 11, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service, District of New Mexico, arrested wanted fugitive Daniel Duran, who was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, for Failing to Appear on charges of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor, Kidnapping with Intent to Commit a Sex Crime, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
  • July 26, 2016 - On July 25, 2016, Deputy U.S. Marshals in Albuquerque, NM along with the Rio Rancho Police Department developed information that fugitive, Joseph Vallejos, who was wanted for Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor, had fled New Mexico and was evading capture in Pueblo Colorado.
  • July 19, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the District of New Mexico Albuquerque Office arrested fugitive Tommy Dale Sells Jr. Sells Jr. was wanted by the Potter County Sherriff’s Office, in Amarillo, TX for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under 14, and Indecency with a Child by Contact.
  • July 18, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested fugitive Rafael Gonzales. Gonzales was wanted by the Santa Fe County Sherriff’s Office for multiple felony warrants, including; Kidnapping, Criminal Sexual Penetration of Minor, and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor.
  • July 05, 2016 -  The United States Marshals Service is holding an auto auction online. The online bidding opens on June 20, 2016 at 12:00pm and closes on July 11, 2016 at 11:00am EST. The auction company is Apple Auctioneering Co. which bids can be placed at www.appleauctioneeringco.com. Bidders must register at this site in order to bid.
  • June 30, 2016 - On June 26, 2016, Justin French was added to the United States Marshal Service - District of New Mexico's "Most Wanted Program.” French was wanted by the Quay Count Sheriff’s Department for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender. On June 29, 2016, French was located in Tucumcari, NM by the South West Investigative Fugitive Team.
  • June 28, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico added Justin French to the United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program.” French is wanted by the Quay Count Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • June 27, 2016 - The United States Marshals Service is holding an auto auction online. The online bidding opens on June 26, 2016 at 12:00pm and closes on July 7, 2016 at noon. The auction company is Apple Auctioneering Co. which bids can be placed at www.appleauctioneeringco.com.
  • June 24, 2016 - On June 23, 2016 the Belen Police Department arrested Melvin Lopez in Belen, NM. Lopez was placed on the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s Most Wanted list June 10, 2016 and since that point the Marshals Service in New Mexico have been investigating Lopez’ whereabouts.
  • June 10, 2016 - The district of New Mexico has added Melvin Lopez to their most wanted fugitive list. Lopez is wanted for charges of Aggravated Burglary (Deadly Weapon) and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
  • June 01, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested four fugitives wanted for Murder. Shawna Cannon, William P. Alexander and Joshua Taramasco, were all wanted for open counts of Homicide, Conspiracy, Robbery, Kidnapping, and Tampering with Evidence by the Albuquerque Police Department. Mitch Lopez was wanted for 2nd Degree Murder by the Farmington Police Department.
  • May 10, 2016 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested fugitive Shane Garcia.  Garcia was wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department for multiple felony warrants to include; Aggravated Burglary with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Residential Burglary, Residential Burglary, Larceny, Tampering with Evidence, Receiving and Transferring Stolen Property, Resisting and Evading, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle and Conspiracy.
  • May 05, 2016 - The U.S Marshals Service, along with Task Force Officers from the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, added Shane Garcia to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted fugitive list. Garcia is wanted for Aggravated Residential Burglary with a Deadly Weapon. Garcia has a violent criminal history including charges of; Residential Burglary, Armed Robbery and Assault.
  • April 14, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico, Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team, brought three alleged killers in two days to justice. On April 13, 2016, Task Force Officers received a request from Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office for assistance in locating William York, Michelle Freer, and Steve Swayne who were suspects wanted for involvement in a Homicide that occurred in Albuquerque on April 01, 2016.
  • April 08, 2016 - On April 7, 2016, members of the South West Investigative Fugitive Task Force, along with members of the Las Cruces Gang Task Force located wanted subject, Julian Jesus Garcia. Garcia was in fugitive status since March and was wanted for a Parole Violation and for Failure to Comply with Conditions of Probation.
  • April 04, 2016 - The United States Marshals Service is alerting the public to the fact that someone in the Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Farmington areas is attempting to defraud the public by impersonating Deputy U.S. Marshals.
  • March 11, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service along with the New Mexico State Police and Task Force Officers from the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force added Lionel Clah and Joseph Cruz to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted.
  • March 04, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico and the Eastern District of Oklahomahoma worked together to bring the alleged killers and New Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, Matthew Chavez and Veronica Trimble to justice. Chavez and Trimble are wanted by the Albuquerque Police Department for Murder, Armed Robbery, Arson, Assault with the Intent to Commit a Violent Felony, Tampering with Evidence, Conspiracy to Commit a First Degree Felony, Aggravated Assault, Receiving and Transferring a Stolen Motor Vehicle.
  • February 26, 2016 - The U.S. Marshal Service, District of New Mexico, arrest wanted fugitive James Moquino, who was wanted for Escape and is alleged to be involved of fleeing the scene of a vehicle accident involving a three year old child.
  • February 19, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service in NM is asking for assistance in locating George Bond. Bond is wanted for failing to appear at arraignment for an open count of Homicide. Bond is currently attempting to avoid apprehension by Law Enforcement and is believed to be armed and dangerous.
  • February 16, 2016 - The United States Marshal Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force officers joined forces with Albuquerque Police Department Detectives and arrested fugitive Darrius Valles who is a suspect in the death of Jerry Jennings.
  • January 29, 2016 - The United States Marshals Service, working with detectives from the Albuquerque Police Department Homicide and Gang Units, the U.S. Marshals South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, has added Darrius Valles to its New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. Valles is wanted on an open count of Murder related to a homicide that occurred on January 16, 2015.
  • January 27, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 23 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00am on January 29, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • January 15, 2016 - Attempted murder suspect Rogelio Bejar is back on U.S. soil and in custody after he was removed from Mexico Friday. Bejar is wanted for his alleged involvement in the attempted murder of a man in August 2006.
  • January 14, 2016 - Yesterday, the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force arrested wanted fugitive Steven Malone, after developing leads that the fugitive was in Albuquerque. Steven Malone was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque on Probation and Parole violations with the original charges of Kidnapping, Aggravated Battery and Child Abuse.
  • December 01, 2015 - On September 27, 2015, the Taos Police Department arrested Jonathan Lopez in Taos, NM. Lopez was placed on the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s Most Wanted list in 2012, and since that point the Marshals Service in New Mexico has been investigating Lopez's whereabouts. Lopez is a convicted felon with an underlying offense of Armed Robbery.
  • October 27, 2015 - Since October of 2014 the United States Marshal Service in New Mexico, along with its’ South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force members, have made 52 arrests of Homicide or Attempted Homicide fugitives in New Mexico.
  • October 26, 2015 - Alleged murder suspect Pedro Duenas-Madruga is back on U.S. soil and in custody after he was removed from Mexico. Duenas-Madruga is wanted for his alleged involvement the murder of Kevin Swinehart in June 2013.
  • October 08, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque, NM auctioned off 37 seized vehicles that were seized by local and federal agencies. 100 private citizens registered for the auction and a total of $293,925.00 dollars was raised, which will help support law enforcement activities in the Albuquerque area.
  • October 06, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 42 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00am on October 9th, 2015 in Albuquerque. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • September 30, 2015 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Taskforce Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested fugitive Anthony Manuelito. Manuelito was wanted on a Federal Probation Violation, with an original charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • September 22, 2015 - The Southwest Investigative Fugitive Task Force (SWIFT) has been diligent in looking for criminals that think that they can find refuge in the Land of Enchantment. Within the past two months, the task force assisted in the apprehension of three Murder suspects in New Mexico.
  • September 04, 2015 - A cross country manhunt for a woman, who kidnapped her young son, has come to an end. Katrina Bryant, a fugitive wanted in New Mexico, was arrested at a Highland Street residence in Kennewick by members of the U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force on information developed and forwarded from the U.S. Marshals Service in NM. A four year old boy was safely recovered at the scene and taken into protective custody.
  • September 03, 2015 - A fugitive wanted in Mexico for murder is now in the hands of Mexican authorities after he was deported by U.S. Marshals Monday. Ironically, Marshals did not have to search long for murder suspect Isais Perez-Pineda. He was already in prison.
  • September 02, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico has added Steven Malone to its “New Mexico’s Most Wanted” list. Malone is being sought for multiple State and Local arrest warrants, including a Probation Violation with the original charge of Battery of a Household Member and Parole Violation with the original charge of Child Abuse.
  • August 25, 2015 - The Marshals Service has been diligently working with state and local law enforcement officers to arrest violent fugitives in all 33 counties in New Mexico. Operation Desert Snow has five phases which have been implemented throughout the entire state of New Mexico.
  • August 20, 2015 - The United States Marshal Service in Nevada arrested Howard Potter. Potter was wanted in New Mexico for failing to appear at his arraignment in May of 2015. Potter was charged in an indictment filed in April of 2015 that charges him with 1 count of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor under 13; 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor under 13 and 1 count of Bribery of a Witness.
  • August 06, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), along with HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), hosted the fourth Crisis Intervention Training certification course during the week of June 20-24, 2015. USMS and HIDTA are taking proactive steps to provide enhanced training when dealing with de-escalation, crisis intervention, and mental health awareness.
  • July 16, 2015 - Thomas Stevenson and O’Shay Toney are accused of shooting and killing Marvin Ellis on May 31, 2015. Detectives with the Albuquerque Police Department Homicide and Gang unit believed Stevenson and Toney fled the state of New Mexico shortly after the alleged murder and contacted the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force for assistance.
  • July 06, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 23 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00am on July 10, 2015 in Albuquerque. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • June 30, 2015 - The Marshals Service has been diligently working with state and local law enforcement officers to arrest violent fugitives in all 33 counties in New Mexico. Operation Desert Snow has five phases which have already been implemented throughout the entire state of New Mexico.
  • June 24, 2015 - Paul Sanchez was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service in El Paso, TX on June, 23, 2015. An arrest warrant was issued pursuant to an investigation by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, where it is alleged that Sanchez committed offenses including: First Degree Murder, 3 counts of Attempted Murder, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery, Bribery of a Witness, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • June 23, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team took custody of Andres Bermudez today. On December 28, 2011, Danny Herrera was allegedly murdered in his apartment by his friend Andres Bermudez. Albuquerque Police reported Herrera and Bermudez were having a pre-New Year’s Eve celebration when Bermudez stabbed Herrera then fled the scene.
  • June 12, 2015 - On June 8, 2015, the U.S. Marshals Service - District of New Mexico along with NM HIDTA (High Intensity Drug trafficking Area) continued with the third phase of training for the Crisis Intervention Training certification course, targeting Roswell, New Mexico and the surrounding area, offering law enforcement officers this innovative training.
  • June 09, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service, along with Task Force Officers from the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, added Raul Arreola to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Arreola is wanted federally for allegedly being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and is wanted by the state of New Mexico for warrants including Kidnapping, Aggravated Battery, and probation/parole violations.
  • June 08, 2015 - The United States Marshals Service has been diligently working with state and local law enforcement officers to arrest violent fugitives in all 33 counties in New Mexico. Operation Desert Snow has five phases which have already been implemented throughout the entire state of New Mexico.
  • May 18, 2015 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico along with Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force arrested Todd Craig and William Lynch over the weekend. Craig was arrested on an Armed Robbery warrant and Lynch was arrested on warrants out of California for Parole Violations and Rape.
  • May 07, 2015 - The Grants Police Department arrested Anthony Romero Jr. in Grants, NM. Romero was placed on the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico’s Most Wanted list and the Marshals Service in New Mexico has been investigating Romero’s whereabouts ever since. Romero was wanted for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.
  • May 04, 2015 - On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Marshals Service - District of New Mexico, along with NM HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), began the second wave of training for Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) certification course throughout New Mexico.
  • April 23, 2015 - In 2008, Anthony Romero Jr. was convicted in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico for Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Crime on Indian Country. Based on records from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department, Romero has failed to update his sex offender registration. Romero is now facing new charges for his failure to register as a sex offender, and is currently attempting to avoid apprehension by Law Enforcement.
  • March 17, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody of one of New Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, U.S. citizen Mario Jerardo Talavera, on Friday, March 13. In 2011, Talavera was featured on Fox’s America’s Most Wanted in connection with the gruesome 2008 murder of Albuquerque resident Danny Baca.
  • March 10, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 20 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00am on March 13th, 2015 in Albuquerque. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • February 25, 2015 - The Marshals Service has been diligently working with state and local law enforcement officers to arrest violent fugitives in all 33 counties in New Mexico. Operation Desert Snow has five phases which have already been implemented throughout the entire state of New Mexico. The operation is building partnerships between state, county, local and tribal agencies in order to develop an emergency response strategy throughout the entire state.
  • January 26, 2015 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico, Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, New Mexico State Police and Deputies with the Marshals Service in Arkansas and Missouri arrested Elisa Charlene Blair-Ward and returned her children to her estranged husband Friday evening. Blair-Ward is accused of kidnapping her two children from Taos after custody was granted to the children’s father.
  • January 22, 2015 - After nearly a decade on the run, murder suspect Eduardo Estrada-Garcia is finally back on U.S. soil to face his charges. The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody of Estrada-Garcia after he was extradited from Mexico.
  • January 12, 2015 - The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico, Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team, and Albuquerque Police Department Detectives arrested fugitive Alberto Martinez who is a suspect in the death of his brother.
  • January 05, 2015 - The U.S. Marshal Service in New Mexico, would like to announce that the United States Marshals Service will post a reward for up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect who shot the Albuquerque Police Officer in the early morning hours of January 3, 2015.
  • December 19, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody of Oscar Garcia today. Garcia fled New Mexico in 2010 after he was charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder; a charge stemming from his alleged attempted murder of his wife in February 2010.
  • December 17, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force took custody of Mario H. Cortez Del Cid yesterday. Cortez Del Cid fled New Mexico due to outstanding warrants for sexual offenses involving a minor under 13. The crimes allegedly occurred when he watched children for his family members while they worked.
  • December 15, 2014 - This past weekend, the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team conducted phase one of Operation Desert Snow. The Marshals Service and several of its law enforcement partners served warrants in the Four Corners region of New Mexico. Over the weekend, law enforcement officers endeavored to serve in excess of 60 warrants and were successful in arresting 22 fugitives.
  • December 11, 2014 - On December 8th, the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force in Las Cruces, NM, arrested murder suspect Mario Soto in El Paso, TX. Soto agreed to surrender to U.S. Marshals on First Degree Murder charges that were filed on April 29, 2014.
  • December 11, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service's South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force arrested Vincent Armijo in Albuquerque, NM. Armijo had an outstanding warrant from the state of Oklahomahoma for kidnapping. Armijo allegedly kidnapped two minor children and transported them from Oklahomahoma to New Mexico. The two young children were recovered safely and turned over to New Mexico’s Children, Youth, and Families Division pending their mother’s arrival from Oklahomahoma.
  • December 04, 2014 - United States Marshals in Albuquerque, NM, held the last auto auction of the year today. The Marshals Service offered over 30 seized vehicles for bid and the overall gross proceeds for the day were $277,125.00.
  • December 04, 2014 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Taskforce Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team arrested fugitive Louie Sanchez. Sanchez was wanted on a Federal Probation Violation, with an original charge of Bank Fraud. In addition, Deputy U.S. Marshals and Taskforce Officers, along with officers from the McKinley County Sheriff's Office, arrested Patrick Talk. Talk was wanted on a Federal Probation Violation, with an original charge of Homicide.
  • December 02, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 38 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00am on December 04, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • November 15, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico and Colorado worked together to bring alleged killer and New Mexico’s most wanted fugitive, Ricardo “Ricky” Martinez to justice. On November 7, 2014, Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Detectives identified Martinez as a murder suspect in the Santa Fe County murder of an 18 year old male and a 13 year old female in Santa Fe, NM.
  • November 14, 2014 - U.S. Marshals have added Ricardo “Ricky” Martinez to New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent fugitives. On November 7, 2014, Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Detectives identified Martinez as a suspect in the murder of an 18 year old male and a 13 year old female in Santa Fe, NM.
  • November 10, 2014 - On November 6th, the teamwork of multiple law enforcement agencies brought alleged killers and the U.S. Marshals District of New Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, Ignacio “Eddie” Gallegos and Danny Trujillo to justice. The U.S. Marshals Service, along with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, and the Las Vegas Police Department, arrested Danny Trujillo in Las Vegas, NM on an outstanding warrant for Homicide. On November 7th, Ignacio “Eddie” Gallegos was arrested in Lubbock, TX after attempting to flee New Mexico.
  • October 14, 2014 - United States Marshals have added Danny Trujillo and Ignacio Gallegos to New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent fugitives. On October 13, 2014, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Detectives identified Trujillo and Gallegos as murder suspects in this weekend’s East Mountain murder of Eloi Leyba.
  • October 10, 2014 - On October 9, 2014, the U.S. Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team violent task force arrested Angelo Deshannon Burdex in northwest Albuquerque, NM. The state of New Mexico issued a warrant for the arrest of Burdex charging him with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault on a Household Member, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
  • October 08, 2014 - On Saturday, October 11, 2014, law enforcement officers from across New Mexico are coming together for a 3-on-3 law enforcement basketball tournament to collect toys for tots. The event will be held at the Wells Park Community Center located at 5th street and Mountain in northwest Albuquerque, NM.
  • September 24, 2014 - Today the U.S. Marshals Service celebrates its 225th anniversary. As the nation’s oldest, most versatile federal law enforcement agency, it continues to build on its legacy of steadfast service and its unique position in the country’s federal justice system.
  • September 24, 2014 - United States Marshals arrested Marcus Cleveland Ballard in Cajon, CA. Ballard was wanted in Albuquerque, NM, for a 2009 home invasion robbery. New Mexico State District Court in Bernalillo County charged Marcus Ballard with Robbery, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Kidnapping, and Aggravated Burglary.
  • September 03, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico, Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team Task Force, and the Albuquerque Police Department Gang Unit arrested Homicide suspect Daryl Lee Martinez. Martinez was wanted for allegedly shooting James Lucero in NE Albuquerque early Saturday morning.
  • August 26, 2014 - On August 14, 2014, Daniel M. Romero was added to the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico's Most Wanted Violent Fugitive Offenders. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Romero charging him with Robbery, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Trafficking a Controlled Substance.
  • August 22, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service will be auctioning 25 vehicles which were seized due to illegal activities. The auction will begin promptly at 10:00 am August 29, 2014 in Albuquerque. Detailed photos of the vehicles are available at www.appletowing.com.
  • August 18, 2014 - U.S. Marshals add Daniel “Huero” Romero to the New Mexico’s Most Wanted. Romero is being added to the most wanted list of violent offenders due to his outstanding warrants charging him with Robbery and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
  • August 15, 2014 - U.S. Marshals arrested Michelle “Chella” Candelaria on a warrant charging Candelaria with Robbery with a Deadly Weapon and Conspiracy. The United States Marshals Service’s South West Investigative Fugitive Team found Candelaria hiding in a bedroom closet late Thursday night after developing leads she was staying with a friend in Albuquerque, NM.
  • July 24, 2014 - The United States Marshals Service is alerting the public to the fact that someone in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas is attempting to defraud the public by impersonating Deputy U.S. Marshals. U.S. Marshals in New Mexico were advised that calls are being made where the caller has identified himself as a U.S. Marshal and asks the public for money.
  • July 23, 2014 - The South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force for the U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico, has been working to capture murder suspect Raul Pena-Roque for several years. On July 10, 2013, Pena was located by agents of the Policial Federal Ministerial in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
  • July 14, 2014 - On July 11th, one of New Mexico’s Most Wanted sex offenders, Jose Gomez, turned himself into law enforcement authorities after learning that he was wanted by the U.S. Marshals. Gomez stopped registering as a dangerous sex offender in April of 2014 and had not been seen since.
  • July 14, 2014 - Deputy U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers assigned to the Marshals Service South West Investigative Fugitive Team, along with officers of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, arrested fugitive James Garcia. Garcia was wanted for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of Firearm or Destructive Device by a Felon, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • June 30, 2014 - U.S. Marshals are looking for convicted sex offender Jose A. Gomez of Valencia County, NM. Gomez has an outstanding warrant in the State of New Mexico for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Jose Gomez has a violent criminal history and is a long time resident of Los Lunas, NM, and he is believed to still be in New Mexico.
  • June 17, 2014 - On June 11, 2014, the District of New Mexico hosted a law camp at the Pete Domenici Federal Courthouse in Albuquerque, NM, for the University of New Mexico (UNM) Law School. UNM Law School conducted an application and interview process for 12 to 15 year old students to be selected in attending the law camp.
  • June 10, 2014 - On December 28, 2011, Danny Herrera was allegedly murdered in his apartment by his friend Andres Bermudez. Albuquerque Police reported Herrera and Bermudez were having a pre-New Year’s Eve celebration when Bermudez stabbed Herrera several times with a steak knife and then fled the scene. The U.S. Marshals Service is asking for your assistance in locating Bermudez.
  • May 24, 2014 - On March 14, 2012, Hugo Banda allegedly attempted to kill his estranged wife in Southwest Albuquerque. On May 23, 2014, Banda’s 26 months on the run came to an end when he came up against a Patrol Deputy who was also a determined and experienced fugitive investigator.
  • May 19, 2014 - The U.S. Marshal Service Deputies in New Mexico and Montana helped reunite a mother with her children. Crystal Jackson, a San Juan County Detention Officer, has been unable to see or speak with her two young children since January of 2014 when her former boyfriend moved to Montana and took her two children with him.
  • May 07, 2014 - Deputy United States Marshals and Albuquerque Police Officers arrested Adam Rico at the Hampton Inn Motel in Albuquerque, NM. Rico was wanted on Murder for Hire charges out of Lubbock, Texas.
  • May 02, 2014 -  The U.S. Marshals Service’s South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force arrested Derek Malkhassian in Northeast Albuquerque, NM. Malkhassian’s warrant stems from an incident that occurred 2 weeks ago in Bernalillo County District Court. Malkhassian was on trial for possessing a methamphetamine lab, harboring a fugitive, and being in possession of 3 ounces of meth.
  • April 24, 2014 - Deputy U.S Marshals, Albuquerque Police Detectives, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputies, Torrance County Sheriff’s Detectives, and New Mexico Department of Corrections STIU (Security Threat Intelligence Unit) Investigators, arrested Aggravated Assault suspect Rufus Phelps.
  • April 19, 2014 - The United States Marshals Service is asking for your assistance in locating Rufus Phelps, a wanted fugitive who is considered armed and dangerous. Rufus Phelps currently has a Bench Warrant issued for his arrest for Failure to Comply with Conditions of Pre-Trial on charges including Aggravated Assault.
  • April 18, 2014 - U.S. Marshals and the Roswell Police Department arrested Carl “Speedy” Burleson out of the Summit Apartments in Roswell, NM. Burleson was wanted on charges stemming from absconding from a re-entry facility and using methamphetamine. Burleson served a 40 month sentence in prison following a conviction for felon in possession of a Firearm.
  • April 17, 2014 - On April 1, 2014, an Amber Alert went out from Albuquerque, NM, in an attempt to locate Lacey Dewent, a 14 year old juvenile, who went missing March 31, 2014.  Law Enforcement immediately identified Robert Butler as a person of interest in Dewent’s disappearance. Butler had met and been contacting Dewent online. The initial investigation determined that Butler had taken Dewent out of state. The Albuquerque Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service began working jointly in locating Dewent and Butler.
  • April 02, 2014 - On March 31, 2014, the United States Marshals Service’s South West Investigative Fugitive Team fugitive task force arrested Maria Cathy Tercero on a warrant charging her with Attempted Homicide.
  • March 21, 2014 - The U.S. Marshal Service and the New Mexico Department of Corrections Probation and Parole division are requesting assistance in locating Carl "Speedy" Burleson. Burleson is wanted on charges stemming from absconding from a re-entry facility and using methamphetamine. Burleson served a 40 month sentence in prison following a conviction for felon in possession of a Firearm. Burleson has an extensive violent criminal history.
  • March 13, 2014 - In the last 48 hours, U.S. Marshals arrested two dangerous fugitives residing in Albuquerque, NM. On March 11, 2014, U.S. Marshals arrested Jason Medrano, who was wanted on Homicide charges. The next day, Frankie Trujillo was arrested by the U.S Marshal’s SWIFT task force. Trujillo is a convicted sex offender and was arrested on a probation violation for Failure to register as a Sex Offender.
  • March 12, 2014 - On March 7, 2014 the U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico auctioned off 31 seized vehicles. The vehicles were seized by local and federal agencies and the proceeds will help support law enforcement activities in the Albuquerque area. One hundred private citizens registered for the auction and a total of $128,200.00 dollars was raised.
  • March 06, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service, South West Investigative Fugitive Team task force arrested Jamaal Lee. Lee had an outstanding warrant for offenses including: Armed Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Aggravated Fleeing, Resisting Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence.
  • March 03, 2014 - This Friday, March 7, 2014, the U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico is holding an auto auction in Albuquerque. The Marshals have over 31 vehicles going up for auction and are highlighting: 2008 Dodge Ram Mega-Cab, 2006 Mercedes Benz, custom built motorcycle chopper, Hummers H2 and H3, and this auction will also be featuring a 2008 Bombardier jet ski and a 2001 Yamaha ATV.
  • February 27, 2014 - Deputies with the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Richard Gee, one of New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent Offenders, in Hobbs, NM. In July of 2013, Richard Gee fled from law enforcement in a vehicle stolen from a Hobbs, NM car dealership. During the chase, Gee took law enforcement through two different states before running out of gas. Gee was arrested and posted bond. After posting bond Gee went on the run.
  • February 20, 2014 - Suspected child predator Michael Perez was apprehended today in New Mexico. A warrant was issued for Perez on charges including: 6 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor, 3 counts of Kidnapping, 3 counts of Intimidation of a Witness, Tampering with Evidence, and 7 counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
  • February 14, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service in New Mexico arrested Gino Molina in Northwest Albuquerque, NM yesterday. Molina was wanted on charges of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Cibola County.
  • February 13, 2014 - Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Marshals from the Nevada Fugitive Investigative Strike Team task force arrested Gujuan Fusilier. Fusilier had active felony warrants for Parole and Probation Violations issued by the New Mexico Department of Corrections – Adult Probation and Parole. His underlying charges were aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and child abuse not resulting in great bodily harm or death.
  • February 05, 2014 - In July of 2013, Richard Gee fled from law enforcement in a vehicle stolen from a Hobbs, NM car dealership. During the chase, Gee took law enforcement through two different states to include New Mexico and Texas before running out of gas. Gee was arrested and posted bond. After posting bond Gee has since gone on the run.
  • January 31, 2014 - The U.S. Marshal Service in Southern Ohio arrested a Sex Offender who had been running from authorities in New Mexico for 7 years. Jeffery Powell was arrested by the United States Marshals service in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 22, 2014. Powell a convicted sex offender has been wanted by the Torrance county Sheriff's office for failing to register as a sex offender since March of 2007.
  • January 30, 2014 - On January 29th, officers from the Roswell Police Department, and deputies from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office apprehended attempted murder suspect, Leroy Acosta. Acosta was added to the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico, New Mexico’s Most Wanted program on January 14, 2014.
  • January 25, 2014 - U.S. Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted fugitive and convicted child killer Edward Salas was extradited today from Mexico. Salas was returned to Curry County, New Mexico to serve the remainder of a previously-imposed prison sentence for murder.
  • January 14, 2014 - On November 1st, police officers in Roswell responded to the 200 block of East Frazier Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers discovered a female victim with several gunshot wounds. Suspected shooter Leroy Acosta is currently attempting to avoid apprehension by Law Enforcement.
 

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