Albuquerque, NM - On November 28, 2011 Deputy
United States Marshals from the District of New Mexico arrested Jason Mitchell
one of the Albuquerque Police Departments Most Wanted Property Crime Offenders.
Mitchell was first featured in December of 2009 after his arrest warrant for
failure to comply with conditions of release on charges of attempted burglary
and conspiracy to commit burglary was issued on 12/11/2006.
Mitchell’s arrest marks the third arrest by the United States Marshals Service
this month for individuals placed on the City of Albuquerque's Most Wanted
Property Crime Offenders list. United States Marshal for the District of New
Mexico, Conrad E. Candelaria said “the Marshals Service Task Force is founded on
the principle of collaboration and partnership for the sole purpose of pursuing
those fugitives that have caused immense pain and suffering with their criminal
behavior within our communities and this latest arrest is another example of the
effectiveness that can stem from the Marshals Service partnerships with local,
county, state and tribal law enforcement agencies”.
The United States Marshals Service works closely with the Albuquerque Police
Department who is a Member of the Marshals Service Southwest Fugitive
Investigative Team (SWIFT Task Force) to apprehend fugitives in Albuquerque and
those that flee the city limits to avoid apprehension. Also arrested this month
were Chris Cordova and Raymond Moya. Cordova was arrested in El Paso where he
was living attempting to hide form his charges in NM. Moya was arrested in
Albuquerque where he was found in possession of almost 55 grams of heroin. SWIFT
Investigators and the Albuquerque Gang Unit worked closely to apprehend Moya and
Cordova who are both gang members from the Albuquerque area.
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