Farmington, NM - On May 31, 2012 a State of New Mexico
arrest warrant was issued for four subjects, Gabriel Alcon, Richard Winters,
Vincent Montoya, Sarah Martinez. All subjects were wanted for
Tampering/Destroying Evidence related to a Homicide and all were wanted for
questioning in the Homicide of victim Anthony Jacquez in San Juan County, NM.
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department Detective Division asked assistance
from the Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force in the
apprehension of these four subjects. SWIFT Task Force (Farmington Office)
conducted interviews for two straight weeks in the Four Corners area for these
four subjects and interviews continue for subject Winters who is still
Deputies and San Juan County Sheriff’s Department Detectives sent numerous
leads, to the SWIFT Task Force in the Albuquerque, believing at least three of
the subjects Martinez, Winters and Alcon were hiding in the Albuquerque area.
The SWIFT Task Force out of Albuquerque investigated the leads and forced the
suspects out of Albuquerque, which led to the apprehension of Alcon and
Alcon received word the Marshals were looking for him and he decided to run back
to San Juan County. On 06/13/2012 a call was received by 911 in San Juan county
that Alcon ran from a residence after an argument with a family member of the
victim. San Juan County Sheriff’s Department arrested him a short time later.
SWIFT Deputies and Task Force Officers conducted several interviews in
Albuquerque related to the whereabouts of Sarah Martinez. Martinez knowing the
Marshals were looking for her and it was only a matter of time before she would
be located fled New Mexico into Arizona. It was found through interviews
conducted by SWIFT in Albuquerque that Martinez was traveling with her
significant other Amelia Salazar. Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, in
Phoenix, Arizona called San Juan County Sheriff’s Department yesterday on
06/13/2012 stating they received information Martinez and Salazar were dropped
off at a Motel 6 located on 23rd Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix, Arizona.
Salazar was apprehended for Harboring a Fugitive when she was seen by Maricopa
County Deputies at the hotel. The hotel was locked down and Martinez was later
located after surrendering from one of the hotel rooms. Knowing that his arrest
would be short coming Vincent Montoya turned himself into Arizona authorities
Winters has still not been apprehended. Leads are still coming in about Winters
and are being investigated be the Marshals Service SWIFT Task Force.
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