For Immediate Release
|February 06, 2017||
Ben Segotta, Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of New Mexico (505) 938-7553
|New Mexico’s Most Wanted Violent Offender Apprehended|
Albuquerque, NM - The
United States Marshals Service in New Mexico arrested Eugene Padilla
this afternoon in South East Albuquerque along with his wife Amanda
Padilla. Padilla was added to the United States Marshals Service
District of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Most Wanted Program” in October of
2016. Padilla was wanted by the Bernalillo Count Sheriff’s Department
for Failure to Appear on a Grand Jury Indictment for Attempt to commit
1st Degree Murder, Attempt to Commit a Felony, Trafficking by
Distribution, Abuse of a Child, Shooting at a Occupied Dwelling,
Criminal Damage to Property, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.
Amanda Padilla was arrested for felony warrants for Failure to appear on
Fraud and Forgery charges from Sandoval County and an arrest warrant for
failure to appear on a child support case in San Miguel County.
Task Force Investigators identified and located the Padilla’s in a vehicle near San Mateo and Gibson and they were both arrested. They will be booked in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center pending their appearance in Court.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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