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07/31/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
Raymundo Silva, 35, was indicted in August 2013 on conspiracy, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft charges. His two co-defendants were also indicted at the same time: Christina Knight, 29, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Patricia Diaz, 35, of Los Lunas, N.M.
08/02/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation

Timothy J. Martin, 32, from Taos, New Mexico, was released to a halfway house pending trial and will be under pretrial supervision and other conditions of release.

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).
02/28/2020
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Jose Mendoza, 32, and Natalie Mendoza, 35, of Medanales, New Mexico; Ryan Rodriguez, 27, of Chamita, New Mexico; Andrea Rodriguez, 28, and Edvardo Carlson, 39, of Española, New Mexico; and Bridget Archuleta, 31, of San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, appeared in federal court Friday for arraignment on an indictment charging them with various drug trafficking offenses involving crack cocaine (cocaine base) in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, from Oct. 2, 2019, to Feb. 25, 2020.

08/29/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives

Trinidad Gallegos, 47, was arrested in July 2015 on an indictment charging him with assaulting a federal law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon; he was also charged with being a felon in possessing a firearm and ammunition Aug. 20, 2014, in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

02/03/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Worksite Enforcement
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A New Mexico fast-food chain, Blake's Lotaburger, joined ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Friday in a nationwide program that helps employers strengthen hiring practices, and prevents the unlawful employment of unauthorized workers.
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.
02/09/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
David Anaya Garcia, 32, was employed as a janitor in a Las Cruces elementary school at the time he committed the crimes.
04/30/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
The couple conspired with food stamp card holders to redeem cash back from grocery transactions, which is illegal.
05/15/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Richard D. Crisman, 28, was also ordered to pay a $15,000 fine, and he will be required to register as a sex offender after he completes his prison sentence.
04/27/2020
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Lorenzo Sanchez, 39, appeared in federal court April 27 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, for an initial appearance on a criminal complaint charging him with conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

02/08/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives

According to court filings, Anthony Lee Gambino, 44, from Farmington, New Mexico, was the owner and operator of Gambino Security Safety Corp., a security company based in Aztec, New Mexico.

07/12/2012
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Christopher Daves made his initial appearance in federal court Thursday on an indictment charging him with possessing child pornography in a case being investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
12/01/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Deluvino Elias Salazar's plea agreement requires the imposition of a 135-month prison sentence.
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.  

09/09/2011
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Richard D. Crisman, 27, of Rio Rancho, N.M., was arraigned on a six-count indictment charging him with six counts of child pornography offenses. The indictment charges Crisman with three counts of receiving a visual depiction of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, and three counts of possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
01/06/2011
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
A local area man was arraigned Jan. 6 on a federal indictment charging him with child pornography.
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.

03/14/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
Lindsey Joe Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges that resulted from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The plea agreement requires him to serve 17 years in federal prison.
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. 

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

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

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.

07/07/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives

Francisco Roberto Esquibel, Jr., 34, was charged in a criminal complaint filed June 11, 2015, with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. According to the complaint, APD officers found the firearm while arresting Esquibel on an outstanding warrant. 

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.
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.

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