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For Immediate Release

July 26, 2016 USMS District of New Mexico 
Albuquerque Office (505) 346-6400;
Las Cruces Office (575) 527-6850
Deputy U.S. Marshals Locate and Arrest Sandoval County Fugitive
Charged With Sexual Penetration of a Minor
Albuquerque, NM - 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. Albuquerque U.S. Marshals coordinated with the District of Colorado Violent Offender Task Force in Pueblo Colorado who were able to confirm the location of Vallejos and arrest him. Vallejos had been a fugitive from the Sandoval County charges since January of 2016.

Vallejos is being held in Pueblo Colorado pending extradition to Sandoval County, NM.

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