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For Immediate Release

April 18, 2014 DUSM James Badway, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2333
U.S. Marshals Make "Speedy" Arrest

Roswell, NM – On Thursday, April 17, 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. Burleson has an extensive violent criminal history.

Burleson is a member of "Crazy Town Roswell" a New Mexico Department of Corrections prison gang made up of prisoners from the Roswell area. Burleson is also a member of the "Surenos" street gang and during his most recent term of confinement became a member of the SNM (Syndicato Nuevo Mexico) prison gang which is known for extreme violence.

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