New Mexico News

New Mexico News: Artesia Man, Timothy Caleb Martinez Sentenced to 75 Months for Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Timothy Caleb Martinez, 28, of Artesia, N.M., was sentenced today in Las Cruces, N.M., to 75 months in prison for his conviction on methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges. Martinez will be on supervised release for five year after completing his prison sentence. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives charged Martinez … Continue reading New Mexico News: Artesia Man, Timothy Caleb Martinez Sentenced to 75 Months for Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

New Mexico News: Acoma Pueblo Woman, Shania Shroulote Sentenced for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Shania Shroulote, 25, an enrolled member of the Acoma Pueblo who resides in San Fidel, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to three years of probation for her conviction on a misdemeanor child abuse charge. On June 28, 2018, Shroulote pled guilty to an information charging her with … Continue reading New Mexico News: Acoma Pueblo Woman, Shania Shroulote Sentenced for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

New Mexico News: Albuquerque Man, Jason Blackwood Sentenced to Seven Years for Violating Federal Firearms Laws Relating to June 2016 Armed Bank Robbery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M – Jason Blackwood, 46, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court to 84 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for using and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence in relation to a June 2016, armed bank robbery. Blackwood was arrested on June 1, 2016, on a … Continue reading New Mexico News: Albuquerque Man, Jason Blackwood Sentenced to Seven Years for Violating Federal Firearms Laws Relating to June 2016 Armed Bank Robbery

New Mexico News: Albuquerque Man, Donovan Young Arrested on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges Following High Speed Chase

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Donovan Young, 21, of Albuquerque, N.M, made his initial appearance this morning in federal court on a criminal complaint charging him with carjacking and firearms offenses. Young remains in federal custody pending preliminary and detention hearings scheduled for tomorrow. Officers of the Albuquerque Police Department and deputies of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s … Continue reading New Mexico News: Albuquerque Man, Donovan Young Arrested on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges Following High Speed Chase

New Mexico News: Bernalillo County Man, Jesse Tucker Sentenced to Prison for Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jesse Tucker, 36, of Tijeras, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to 48 months in prison for his conviction on fraud, identity theft, and theft of mail charges. Tucker will be on supervised release for two years after completing his prison sentence. Tucker also was ordered to pay … Continue reading New Mexico News: Bernalillo County Man, Jesse Tucker Sentenced to Prison for Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Conviction

New Mexico News: U.S. Attorney Designates District Election Officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson announced today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Jeremy Peña will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Peña has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) … Continue reading New Mexico News: U.S. Attorney Designates District Election Officer

New Mexico News: Roswell Man, Eric J.D. Contreras Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Eric J.D. Contreras, 33, of Roswell, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 60 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for his methamphetamine trafficking conviction. Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force (CCMNTF) agents arrested Contreras in Nov. 2017, after finding approximately 100.8 grams … Continue reading New Mexico News: Roswell Man, Eric J.D. Contreras Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

New Mexico News: Navajo Man, Elvis Lee Tom from Pinedale Pleads Guilty to Assault on a Federal Officer Charge

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Elvis Lee Tom, 39, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Pinedale, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to an assault on a federal officer charge. Tom was arrested on April 23, 2018, on a criminal complaint charging him with assault with a dangerous weapon … Continue reading New Mexico News: Navajo Man, Elvis Lee Tom from Pinedale Pleads Guilty to Assault on a Federal Officer Charge