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09/01/2015
Albany, NY
Financial Crimes
The man, in his late 80s, received information in the fall of 2013, that stated he had won a lottery prize. He was later contacted by a man who told him he owed taxes and other expenses ranging from $5,000 to $80,000 to receive his prize. The fraudsters cheated him out of nearly $150,000 before his son reported the scam to law enforcement.
10/11/2011
Albany, NY
Child Exploitation
Aaron Martinez, 27, of Saranac, N.Y., pleaded guilty on May 10, 2011, to one count of a two count indictment charging him with production of child pornography – he was initially charged on Dec. 15, 2010. On Jan. 12, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted him on charges of production and possession of child pornography. Martinez was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Norman A. Mordue in Albany.
12/09/2011
Albany, NY
Child Exploitation
Timothy Brehmer of Broadalbin, N.Y., has been charged with possession of child pornography as the result of an investigation being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/23/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Edgar Solis, 29, was found guilty of attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. He and his co-defendant, Daniel Solis-Castillo, 33, also an illegal alien from Mexico, were indicted in December 2013, and charged with cocaine trafficking.
01/05/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Luis Rangel Arce and his co-defendants Miguel Rangel Arce, 36, and Rogelio Santiago Quiroa-Valdez, also Mexican nationals, were among eight San Juan County, New Mexico, residents charged with federal narcotics trafficking.

09/21/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
John Jaramillo, 45, of Albuquerque, was arrested April 24 by HSI special agents on a criminal complaint charging him with receiving and possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. At the time of his arrest, Jaramillo was a registered nurse employed by two home healthcare providers that provide mental health and medical care for children and adolescents.
07/06/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

Shane Roach, 25, remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing set for July 8.

10/31/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Contraband
In addition to his 190-month prison sentence, Martin Moreno, 53, was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine.
09/24/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Contraband
A Mexican national and a West Texas man were sentenced Thursday to lengthy federal prison terms for narcotics trafficking.
03/26/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Robert Mullen, 60, who once worked for the Lawton (Okla.) Police Department, was arrested Dec. 17 by HSI special agents on a criminal complaint.
09/09/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
Jean Claud Mills, 32, was arrested May 16, 2014, on a criminal complaint charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, and using and carrying a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Mills subsequently was indicted on those same charges June 11, 2014.
11/13/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives

In addition to his prison sentence Anthony Lee Gambino, 45, of Farmington, New Mexico, must serve three years on supervised release after he completes his prison sentence. According to court filings, Gambino was the owner and operator of Gambino Security Safety Corp., a security company based in Aztec, New Mexico. 

08/18/2011
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
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A Santa Fe used-car business owner pleaded guilty Aug. 12 to federal currency-structuring offenses under a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney's Office. The owner has agreed to forfeit more than $500,000 and 10 vehicles. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents investigated this case.
04/19/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
Sandra Rivas, a Los Lunas, N.M., woman who worked for a local business, was sentenced Thursday to 42 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release following her conviction on bank fraud and aggravated identity theft charges.
04/04/2012
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Joseph F. Zinkiewicz, a 72-year-old retired teacher residing in Raton, N.M., was arrested on Wednesday on a criminal complaint alleging that he distributed, received and possessed child pornography as the result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
11/01/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Allen Goossen, 30, of Farmington, New Mexico, must also serve three years of supervised release after he’s released from prison. Goossen was convicted for possessing 12 grams (0.4 ounces) of heroin. 

05/13/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Six of the defendants were arrested Wednesday during a law enforcement operation that included the execution of two search warrants at residences in Shiprock and Kirtland, New Mexico.  The seventh defendant was arrested Thursday in Kingman, Arizona, by the Kingman police officers.

06/21/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation

Donald Alvin Tolbert, 47, entered a not guilty plea to the superseding indictment during his arraignment June 20 hearing. He remains in federal custody pending trial, which is set for Sept. 19.

04/19/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Document and Benefit Fraud
A married couple, illegally in the United States, remain in federal custody after special agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested them Wednesday on criminal complaints charging them with selling fraudulent identity documents.
10/03/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

The charge to which Ruben Fuentes Jr., 38, of Oklahoma City, pleaded guilty stemmed from a seizure of more than 13 lbs. of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

06/21/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested David Krowner, 42, from Estancia, New Mexico, June 17 after a narcotics canine allegedly detected the odor of illegal drugs in his vehicle.

01/06/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Shelia Villegas, 47, of Manila, Arkansas, was found guilty Jan. 7 on methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking charges after a two-day trial.
06/29/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation

Erik Bilal Khan, 36, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, was also ordered to lifetime supervised release, and he must register as a sex offender after completing his sentence.

08/01/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
John W. Vandermeer, 62, of Albuquerque, was arrested Dec. 4, 2012 on a criminal complaint alleging he received and possessed child pornography in Bernalillo County, N.M., between January 2011 and November 2012.
03/05/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Ernest Brian Tucker, 59, of Corrales, N.M., will also be required to register as a sex offender after he completes his prison sentence.

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