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01/13/2011
Albany, NY
Worksite Enforcement
The money is the result of a settlement of IFCO's corporate criminal liability for conduct associated with the hiring and employment of illegal alien workers at its pallet plants prior to April 19, 2006. The forfeiture resulted from an extensive investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
01/30/2013
Albany, NY
Child Exploitation
Nathan Brown was sentenced Tuesday to 60 years in federal prison for producing and possessing images and videos of child pornography. Between January 2010 and November 2011, Brown produced still images and videos of three different children engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
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).
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.
03/19/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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A federal judge Monday sentenced heroin trafficker Steven Michael Carrasco to 57 months in federal prison, following an investigation by special agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
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.
09/21/2014
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.
11/23/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
Joseph Ernest Purcella III, 34, from Albuquerque, entered a not-guilty plea during Monday’s arraignment hearing. He was arrested Oct. 30 on a criminal complaint alleging that he unlawfully possessed a firearm and ammunition in Sandoval County, New Mexico, April 7.
06/17/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
According to the terms of his plea agreement, Carlos Davenport, 41, will be sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court.
02/12/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
Michael Silva, 25, of West Orange, N.J., was arrested Sept. 11, 2015, on a 15-count indictment charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated identity theft, 11 counts of access-devise fraud, and two counts of aggravated identity theft.
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).
05/05/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
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Dina Gonzalez-Marquez, 23, and Emilio Gonzalez-Marquez, 21, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly operating a counterfeit airbag business out of their Albuquerque residence.

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.

10/09/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
Stephanie Pyle was sentenced to 30 months in prison for her conviction on the fraud charge, and 24 months in prison for her conviction on an aggravated identity theft charge. Since identity theft sentences must be served consecutively to sentences on other convictions, Pyle’s total sentence is 54 months in federal prison.
02/25/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
Ramiro Saenz, 28, was arrested in September 2014 on a criminal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition in Doña Ana County, New Mexico.
12/01/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Deluvino Elias Salazar's plea agreement requires the imposition of a 135-month prison sentence.
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.
10/16/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Angela Santillanes, 30, remains in federal custody pending an arraignment and a detention hearing set for Saturday.
10/04/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Edwin Josue Torres, 24, of Sherman Oaks, California, was ordered detained pending trial. He was arrested Sept. 29, and was charged in a criminal complaint with methamphetamine trafficking after the New Mexico State Police (NMSP) seized about 38.25 lbs. of methamphetamine from him following a routine traffic stop.

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.
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.
05/05/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Under the terms of his plea agreement, Andres Salinas faces a maximum sentence of six years, but not fewer than four years in federal prison, followed by a maximum of 15 years of supervised release. Also, he will be required to register as a sex offender after he completes his sentence.
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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