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10/24/2011
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Sean Joseph Peterson, of Louisville, Ky, who crash landed an aircraft carrying 424.8 lbs. of marijuana onto a New Mexico ranch, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 in federal court to drug trafficking charges. Special agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigated the case.
02/27/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
On Feb. 26, agents arrested 25 of the 29 defendants during an early-morning law enforcement operation led by HSI and the HIDTA Region II Narcotics Task Force. Two other defendants were arrested during the course of the investigation.
03/24/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Pedro Lucero, from Farmington, New Mexico, must also serve three years of supervised release. Lucero was one of 29 individuals charged in February 2014 with drug trafficking resulting from a multi-agency drug-trafficking investigation in northwestern New Mexico.
10/07/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
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Shane Roach, 27, was arrested July 1, 2015, on a criminal complaint charging him with sex trafficking.  Roach subsequently was indicted and charged with using force, threats and coercion to force a victim to engage in commercial sex acts.  

03/29/2019
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
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John Ford, 38, was arrested in the parking lot of a local hotel by HSI special agents and officers with ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

07/30/2012
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
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A HSI victim assistance coordinator found a way to help after the ill boy from an impoverish Mexican neighborhood was turned away from medical care.
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.

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.

03/13/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Chad F. Summers, 40, of Albuquerque, entered a not-guilty plea to the five-count indictment. The indictment charges him with the following crimes: three counts of receiving and one count of possessing child pornography, and one count of being a felon possessing a firearm.
11/02/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Nieblas-Ruelas and co-defendant Massiel Segoviano-Fierro, 25, also a Mexican national illegally residing in the United States, were arrested in November 2015. They were charged Nov. 23, 2015, by criminal complaint with conspiracy and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, in Bernalillo Country New Mexico.

07/06/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

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

03/02/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Juan Carlos Hernandez, 44, is charged with enticing a minor online to engage in illicit sexual activity, and interstate travel to meet a minor with the intent to engage in illicit sexual activity. He remains in federal custody pending a preliminary hearing and detention hearing, which have yet to be scheduled.
12/06/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
John W. Vandermeer, a New Mexico man who had been convicted of child rape in Massachusetts in the 1980s, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for receiving child pornography.
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.
10/03/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Jeanne J. Barron, 24, was arrested in July 2015 on a criminal complaint charging her with possession of methamphetamine and heroin with intent to distribute July 10, 2015, in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

03/15/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

David Krowner, 42, from Estancia, New Mexico, will be sentenced to 12 years in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court, according to the terms of the plea agreement.

04/28/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
John Jaramillo, 44, 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.
11/30/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Jeffrey Burlingame, 59, was arrested in February 2016 on a criminal complaint charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The complaint alleged that Burlingame committed the crime Feb. 24, 2016, in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

08/26/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Curtis Caylor, of Albuquerque, was arrested Dec. 20, 2012 based on an indictment charging him with three counts of receiving child pornography, and two counts of possessing child pornography.
06/25/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Contraband
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Those arrested face charges for their alleged roles in a large scale car theft scheme that shipped stolen luxury vehicles from New Mexico to Mexico in exchange for methamphetamine and heroin.
02/10/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Contraband
Casey Wayne Stallings, 30, of Kirtland, New Mexico, was sentenced to 180 months in federal prison according to the terms of his plea agreement. His co-defendant, Jessica Chance Lucero, 25, also of Kirtland, pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony.
01/07/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Sergio Saenz-Amaya and his co-defendant, Manuel Adrian Aldarette, also a Mexican national illegally in the United States, were arrested on a criminal complaint in October 2012 after they engaged in a drug trafficking transaction with an HSI confidential informant.
06/15/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Tomas Bustamante-Machado, 51, will be deported after he completes his prison sentence. During a routine traffic stop Jan. 16 in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, he was arrested after New Mexico State Police found 1,286 grams, or 2.8 pounds, of heroin in the vehicle he was driving.
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.
03/22/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Joseph F. Zinkiewicz, 76, from Raton, N.M., was arrested April 2012 on a criminal complaint and charged with distributing, receiving and possessing child pornography in Colfax County, N.M., between October 2011 and April 2012. He has been in federal custody since that time.

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