Albuquerque, NM - Deputy United States
Marshals returned from Mexico City with Jesus Joaquin Arredondo-Soto a suspect
in the murder of a woman and her infant child, demonstrating that the long arm
of the United States Marshals Service Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team
(SWIFT) reaches to international hiding places.. He was retrieved by the United
States Marshals Service under a federal crime-fighting initiative.
Jesus Joaquin Arredondo-Soto is wanted for his alleged involvement in killing
21-year-old Yuriko Santana-Hernandez and her one-year-old son Julian before
lighting their home on fire in August of 2010. Through cooperation between The
Albuquerque police Department, United States Marshals Service SWIFT task Force,
the United States Marshals Service International Investigations Branch’s Attaché
in Mexico City and the Mexican Government, Arredondo-Soto was located and
detained in Mexico pending his extradition back to the United States.
United States Marshal Conrad Candelaria said “This extradition exemplifies the
true capabilities of the United States Marshals Service’s ability to transcend
even international boundaries in investigating and apprehending violent and
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