New Mexico

New Mexico News: Former Priest Extradited from Morocco to Face Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charges in New Mexico

Arthur Perrault Prosecuted Under Project Safe Childhood for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Child on Kirtland Air Force Base and Santa Fe National Cemetery in 1991 to 1992 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson for the District of New Mexico, Special Agent in Charge James C. Langenberg of the FBI Albuquerque Division and Special Agent … Continue reading New Mexico News: Former Priest Extradited from Morocco to Face Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charges in New Mexico

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, MEDIA ADVISORY, U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Districts of Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado to Hold 26th Annual Four Corners Indian Country Conference in Santa Fe, N.M.

DOJ-Sponsored Conference Promotes Collaborative Approach to Addressing the Needs of Victims of Crime in Indian Country in Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah along with the U.S. Attorney’s offices for the Districts of New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona will host the 26th Annual … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, MEDIA ADVISORY, U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Districts of Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado to Hold 26th Annual Four Corners Indian Country Conference in Santa Fe, N.M.

New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

Sharoski Jackson Will Remain Behind Bars According to New Mexico Attorney General, Hector Balderas ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Thursday, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Sharoski Jackson, the man convicted of trafficking a child in 2013, will remain behind bars.  A Court of Appeals judge Thursday ruled that Jackson knowingly recruited, solicited, enticed, transported or obtained a person under … Continue reading New Mexico News: AG Balderas Keeps Convicted Child Trafficker, Sharoski Jackson, Behind Bars

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday. Officials overseeing the Sunspot Solar Observatory say that there is no longer a security threat to staff. The facility closed on Sept. 6. … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users. Some brushed off the findings, but a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by New Mexico‘s top prosecutor is renewing focus on the public’s growing concerns about whether … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness

The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies and state laws on the issue. Although about half of House and Senate legislative chambers nationwide have taken no substantive action this year, the measures adopted in other states have addressed a variety of issues, including training, investigations and … Continue reading State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness

New Mexico News: AG Balderas Secures Guilty Pleas from Former State Senator, Phil Griego, who Embezzled Thousands of Dollars from Campaign Donors

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas secured four guilty pleas from former State Senator Phil Griego, relating to his additional criminal case tied to unlawful pocketing of campaign donations.  Griego pleaded guilty to two felony counts of perjury, and two felony counts of embezzlement. “My office secured multiple convictions against former Senator Griego for crimes committed against … Continue reading New Mexico News: AG Balderas Secures Guilty Pleas from Former State Senator, Phil Griego, who Embezzled Thousands of Dollars from Campaign Donors