News and Press Releases

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September 15, 2014

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Twelve Year Prison Sentence

September 11, 2014

Habitual Domestic Assault Offender from Zuni Pueblo Sentenced to Forty Months in Federal Prison - Bobby Concho Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

September 10, 2014

Prior Felon from Roswell Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws - Defendant Prosecuted Under Federal "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Alamogordo Women Sentenced for Conspiracy to Fraudulently Obtain Prescription Drugs

U.S. Attorney General Recognizes Three Employees of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Mexico

September 9, 2014

Former Apd Officer Sentenced to Ninety Months in Federal Prison for Child Pornography conviction

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge in New Mexico

Fourth Defendant Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge Arising out of Drive-By-Shooting of Acoma Pueblo Home

September 4, 2014

Edgewood Man Sentenced for Violating Federal Wildlife Laws Prohibiting Sale of Eagle Feathers

Albuquerque Man Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Former TSA Employee Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Artesia Man Sentenced to Nineteen Years for Federal Firearms and Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction - Kimble Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

September 3, 2014

Former Union Official Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Money from Union

September 2, 2014

Two More Laguna Pueblo Members Plead Guilty to Charges Arising out of Drive-By Shooting of Acoma Pueblo Home

 

August 29, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced for Misdemeanor Assault Conviction

August 28, 2014

Career Offender Sentenced to Fifteen and a Half Years for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted Under Federal “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

San Miguel County Man Pleads Guilty to Two-Day Crime Spree in Two Counties and Two Pueblos - Lujan Prosecuted as Part of Federal "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

August 27, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Statutory Rape Conviction

Crownpoint Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge - Plea Agreement Requires Ten Year Prison Sentence

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge Arising out of Drive-By Shooting at Acoma Pueblo Home

Pine Hill Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

United States Files Motion to Dismiss Criminal Charges Against Thomas R. Rodella, Jr.

Shiprock Man Sentenced to Seventy-Two Months in Prison for DWI-Related Murder Conviction

Las Cruces Man Arrested for Using the Internet to Make a Threat

August 26, 2014

Las Cruces Man was Sentenced to Seventy-Eight Months for Violating Federal Drug and Fireram Laws

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Participating in Scheme to Smuggle Drugs into Otero County Prison

August 25, 2014

Former Sandia Corporation Scientist Pleads Guilty to Taking Government Property to China

Farmington Man Sentenced to Probation for Dumping Residential Septic Tank Waste onto Federal Lands

August 21, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Eighteen Years for Conviction on Federal Carjacking and Firearms Charges - Defendant Prosecuted Under Federal "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Federal Jury Finds San Felipe Pueblo Man Guilty on Sexual Abuse Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

August 20, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Almost Twenty-Seven Years for Armed Bank Robbery Spree in 2013 -Mollohan Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Federal Jury Finds Kirtland, N.M., Man Guilty on Sexual Assault Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Former Los Alamos National Laboratory Worker Sentenced for Violating Atomic Energy Act Violations

August 19, 2014

Prior Felon from Las Cruces Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws - Defendant Prosecuted Under Federal "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Laguna Pueblo Woman And A Federally Commissioned Tribal Police Officer -Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

August 18, 2014

Accountant from Rio Arriba County Pleads Guilty to Federal Conspiracy, Mail Fraud and Identity Theft Charges - Defendant Admits Role in Multi-State Scheme to Defraud the Federal and State Unemployment Insurance Systems of $1,356,000

August 15, 2014

Portales Man Pleads Guilty to Using Telephone in Attempt to Commission a Murder-For-Hire

Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas R. Rodella and his Son Arrested on Federal Charges

Federal Officials to Announce Filing of Significant Federal Indictment

August 14, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Te-Moak Tribe Woman - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Burkburnett, Texas Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Extorting Money Through Telephone Threats

August 13, 2014

Federal Judge Finds Carlsbad Man Guilty on Theft of Government Money Charges

San Miguel County Man Charged With Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

Colfax County Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Exploitation Charge

Santa Fe Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Participating in Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy - Conspiracy Distributed Crack Cocaine in Bernalillo and Santa Fe Counties

Non-Indian Man Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Federal Prison for Sexually Abusing an Indian Child on Laguna Pueblo Land

August 12, 2014

El Paso Man Sentenced to ten Years for Participating in Las Cruces-Based Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring

Silver City Man Sentenced to Prison for Violating the Federal Firearms Laws

August 11, 2014

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Possession of Child Pornography Charge

August 8, 2014

Sandia Pueblo Man Charged with Assaulting Tribal Police Officer

U.S. Attorney’s Office and HSI Sponsoring Free School Safety and Preparedness Training in Española

August 7, 2014

Former Owner Of Carlsbad “Head Shop” Pleads Guilty to Federal “Spice” Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges

Fifteen-Month Investigation Targeting Repeat Offenders in Doña Ana County Concludes
with Major Law Enforcement Operation

August 6, 2014

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to ATM Robbery Spree in Summer 2013 - Defendant Part of Duo who Robbed Employees Making ATM Deposits on Behalf of their Business Employers

Armed Career Criminal from Albuquerque Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charges Arising out of Armed Robbery in Santa Fe - Defendant Prosecuted Under "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative Plea Agreement Requires 22 Year Prison Sentence

Federal Jury Convicts Mexican National on Heroin Trafficking Charges - Defendant was Leader of Major Heroin Trafficking Ring Operating out of Albuquerque's Northeast Heights

Roswell Man Facing Federal Child Pornography Charges

August 5, 2014

Shiprock Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Aiding Brother who set Fire to Former Girlfriend's Residence - Defendant and Brother Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Carlsbad Man Pleads Guilty to Federal “Spice” Trafficking Charge

August 4, 2014

Belen Man Sentenced to Prison for Conviction on Federal Bank Fraud and Conspiracy Charges

July 31, 2014

Rio Rancho Man Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Pinedale, N.M., Man Sentenced for Federal Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

July 30, 2014

Ramah Navajo Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Navajo Teenager - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Alamo, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Convenience Store Robbery

Santa Fe Man Sentenced To Seventy-Eight Months for Participating In Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy - Conspiracy Distributed Crack Cocaine in Bernalillo and Santa Fe Counties

July 29, 2014

Carlsbad Man Sentenced to Almost Eleven Years in Federal Prison for Robbing Businesses in Southeastern New Mexico - Defendant is One of Six Carlsbad Residents Prosecuted as Part of the Federal “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Assault Conviction

Armed Career Criminal From Roswell Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Drug Trafficking Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

July 28, 2014

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Charges - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Fifteen Year Prison Sentence

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine and Cocaine Trafficking Charges

Hobbs Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

Fruitland Man Sentenced to Twenty-Two and a Half Years in Federal Prison for Killing Two-Year-Old Navajo Child

July 25, 2014

Nevada Woman Sentenced to Probation for Transporting an Undocumented Mexican Toddler

July 24, 2014

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Justice Department Issues Joint Statement of Principles with City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Reform Albuquerque Police Department

El Departamento De Justicia Dá A Conocer Declaracion Conjunta De Principios Con La Ciudad De Albuquerque, Nuevo México Para Reformar El Departamento De Policia De Albuquerque

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge for Assaulting a Federal Officer

Jicarilla Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

July 23, 2014

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Arms Export Control Act Violations

Non-Native Taos County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaughter Charge Arising out of the Death of Taos Pueblo Man

July 22, 2014

Yah-Ta-Hay Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Voluntary Manslaughter Charge

Former Police Officer from Oklahoma Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

July 21, 2014

San Miguel County Man Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Shiprock Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Abuse Charge

Churchrock, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Second Degree Murder Charge

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms and Stalking Charges Arising from Threats Against Former Intimate Partner and her New Boyfriend - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

July 19, 2014

Czech National Pleads Guilty to Federal Misdemeanor Charge for Impeding Border Patrol Agent

July 18, 2014

Three Las Cruces Residents Plead Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges - Defendants Conspired to Distribute Large Quantities of Methamphetamine in Doña Ana County

Navajo, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Voluntary Manslaughter Charge - Defendant Admits Killing Two-Year-Old Child in Heat of Passion

July 17, 2014

Former MDC Corrections Officer Faces Federal Drug Trafficking Charge

Shiprock Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaughter and Assault Charges

July 15, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Robbing Wells Fargo Bank Branch at Gunpoint in September 2013

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assaulting his Intimate Partner by Strangulation - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

July 14, 2014

Former U.S. Postal Service Employee From Silver City Sentenced to Probation for Falsefying Postal Records - Defendant Ordered to Pay $10,834.68 in Restitution to U.S. Postal Service

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

July 11, 2014

Rio Rancho Man Faces Federal Charges for Unlawful Firearms Possession and Drunk Driving in Santa Fe National Forest

July 10, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federally Deputized Tribal Police Officer

Rio Arriba County Company Settles Civil Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Mining in Santa Fe National Forest - Settlement Agreement Required Copar Pumice Company, Inc., to Pay $2.25 Million To U.S. Government and to Relinquish Mining Claims in National Forests

July 9, 2014

Navajo Man Receives Eighteen Month Prison Sentence for Violating Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Sexual Abuse Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Mescalero Apache Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges Arising out of Drive-By Shooting

Federal Jury Finds Artesia Woman Guilty on Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges

July 8, 2014

Mescalero Apache Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges Arising out of Drive-By Shooting

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Thirty Years in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Former Executive Director of Gallup Housing Authority Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud and Theft Charges - Co-Conspirator also Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charges

July 2, 2014

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to ATM Robbery Spree in Summer 2013 - Defendant Admits Robbing Employees Making ATM Deposits on Behalf of their Business Employers

July 1, 2014

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

 

June 30, 2014

Jemez Pueblo Woman Sentenced to Probation for Embezzling Pueblo Funds

Former Non-Indian Employee of the Jicarilla Apache Nation Sentenced to Probation for Embezzling Money From the Tribe - Former Comptroller of Jicarilla Apache Nation’s Utility Authority Ordered to Pay $214,594.13 in Restitution

June 27, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

June 26, 2014

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Sixty-Three Months for Unlawful Possession of Firearm And Ammunition

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Five Years In Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

El Paso, Texas Man Sentenced For Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Three Years In Federal Prison for Assaulting Toddler

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Domestic Assault by A Habitual Offender Conviction

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Cocaine Trafficking Charge

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced For Federal Assault Conviction

June 25, 2014

Grant County Man Sentenced to Prison for Violating the Federal Firearms Laws

Edgewood Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Wildlife Laws Prohibiting Sale of Eagle Feathers

Santostee Man Sentenced to Twenty-Seven Months for Assaulting Navajo Teenager - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Nenahnezad, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Arson Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault Charge

June 24, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced to Ten Years for Heroin Trafficking Conviction

Shiprock Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Setting Fire to Former Girlfriend’s Residence - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Former Postmaster of Capitan Post Office Pleads Guilty to Federal Embezzlement Charge

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Twelve Years for Violating fhe Federal Firearms Laws

June 23, 2014

Additional Charges Filed as a Result of Federal Investigation into Drug Trafficking in Lea County

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Participating in Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy - Conspiracy Distributed Crack Cocaine in Bernalillo and Santa Fe Counties

June 20, 2014

Jemez Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge

June 19, 2014

Albuquerque Woman Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery Conviction

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Non-Indian Man From Chama Sentenced for Assaulting Jicarilla Apache Woman - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Texas State Judge on Bribery, Extortion and Wire Fraud Charges - Angus Kelly McGinty Allegedly Solicited and Accepted Bribes in Exchange for Issuing Favorable Judicial Rulings

June 17, 2014

Zuni Pueblo Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime Of Violence

Habitual Domestic Violence Offender Sentenced to Seventy Months for Assaulting Pregnant Girlfriend - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

June 16, 2014

Mexican National and Las Cruces Resident Plead Guilty to Trafficking Heroin in Dona Ana County

Governor Martinez’s Former Campaign Manager Pleads Guilty to Computer Intrusion and False Statement Charges

Kirtland, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Statutory Rape Charge

June 12, 2014

Shiprock Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assaulting a Tribal Police Officer

Former Goodwill Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Making an Incendiary Device

Alamogordo Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Fraudulently Obtain Prescription Drugs

Navajo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

June 11, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assaulting his Intimate Partner - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Navajo Man From Thoreau Sentenced to Thirty-Five Months in Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

Rio Arriba County Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbing Espanola Bank in September 2013

June 9, 2014

Taos Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Violating the Federal Firearms and Immigration Laws - Tobanche Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

June 5, 2014

Albuquerque Construction Company Owner Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Federal Program for Service-Disabled Veterans - Max R. Tafoya and Co-Defendant Ordered to Pay $1,350,000 to the United States

Roswell Man Sentenced to Prison for Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

Navajo Man From Chi-Chi-Tah, N.M., Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assaulting Intimate Partner - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

June 4, 2014

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Seventeen and a Half Years in Federal Prison for Child Porn and Firearms Convictions

June 3, 2014

John Charles Mccluskey Sentenced to Life in Prison for Carjacking and Murdering Oklahoma Couple

June 2, 2014

Mccluskey Co-Conspirators Sentenced for Participating in Plot to Carjack and Murder Oklahoma Couple

 

May 23, 2014

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Aggravated Sexual Abuse Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

May 22, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced to Five Years for Marijuana Trafficking Conviction - Conviction Stems from July 2011 Seizure of 1163Pounds of Marijuana Concealed in Commercial Vehicle and Bound for New York

Third Fugitive Extradited From El Salvador to the United States to Face Federal Robbery and Felony Murder Charges in New Mexico

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Eight and a Half Years in Federal Prison for Aggravated Sexual Abuse Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

May 21, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Thirty-Three Months for Federal Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

Mescalero Apache Woman Sentenced to Twenty-Four Months in Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

Two Men Arraigned On Federal Charge For Aiming Laser Pointer At Aircraft - Defendants Prosecuted as Part of FBI’s Laser Threat Awareness Pilot Program

Anthony, N.M., Man Sentenced to Forty-Six Months for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

Mexican National SentencedtTo Ten Years for Conviction on Federal Drug Trafficking, Firearms and Immigration Charges and for Violating Supervised Release - Aranda-Diaz Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

May 20, 2014

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

May 19, 2014

Three Deming Residents Appear in Federal Court on Kidnapping and Firearms Charges - Trio Charged with Kidnapping Woman and Two Young Children in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and Transporting them to Deming, New Mexico

May 16, 2014

Statement of the U.S. Attorney's Office Regarding Meeting With Otero County Officials

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges Arising out of Drive-By Shooting

Federal Jury Finds Shiprock Man Guilty on Three Second Degree Murder Charges - Defendant Killed a Mother and her Two Adult Children While Driving a Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Robbing US Bank in February 2013

Navajo, N.M., Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sex Abuse Conviction

May 13, 2014

Santa Fe Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Crack Cocaine and Firearms Charges

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

Isleta Pueblo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

May 9, 2014

Santa Fe Man Arrested on Federal Tax Charges Defendant Charged with Scheme to Defraud the IRS of $95,058.12

May 8, 2014

Navajo Man From Thoreau Sentenced to Seventy Months in Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

DEA’s Albuquerque Office Spearheads New Mexico’s Multi-Agency Participation in Nationwide Synthetic Drug Takedown - Thirteen Search Warrants, Eleven Seizure Warrants and Seven Arrests Executed in Albuquerque on May 7, 2014 as Part of Project Synergy Phase II

Federal Indictment Charges Six Men with Trafficking Narcotics in Lea County

May 7, 2014

Kewa Pueblo Man Sentenced to Seventeen and a Half Years in Prison for Aggravated Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Narcotics and Firearms Laws - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of 144-Month Prison Sentence

Men From Oregon and Pennsylvania Plead Guilty to Defrauding New Mexico-Based Company

Hogback, N.M., Man who was Convicted on Rape Charge After Trial is Sentenced to Twelve and a Half Years in Federal Prison - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of a Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic of Violence Against Native Women

May 6, 2014

Shiprock Man Sentenced for Statutory Rape Conviction

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assaulting his Intimate Partner - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Tijeras Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison ror Violating Federal Firearms Laws - Garcia Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

Nevada Woman Pleads Guilty to Transporting an Undocumented Mexican Toddler

May 5, 2014

Men From California and Texas to Serve Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences for Kidnapping Man in El Paso, Texas

May 2, 2014

Manager Of Club Tropicana in Espanola Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Charges - Defendant to Pay $297,842 in Restitution to IRS

Phoenix, Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Charge in New Mexico

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

 

April 2014

April 30, 2014

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Otero County Corrections Officer Charged in Narcotics Smuggling Scheme - Five Others, Including Three Inmates, also Charged in Scheme to Smuggle Drugs into Otero County Prison Facility

Silver City Man Sentenced to Prison for Violating Federal Firearms Laws - Cuevas Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

April 28, 2014

Accountant From Rio Arriba County Arraigned On Federal Conspiracy, Mail Fraud And Identity Theft Charges -Defendant Allegedly Engaged in a Multi-State Scheme to Defraud the Federal and State Unemployment Insurance System of $1,356,000

Fruitland, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Voluntary Manslaughter And Assault Charges - Defendant Admits Killing Two-Year-Old Navajo Child

April 25, 2014

Nurse/Home Healthcare Provider Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

April 24, 2014

Farmington Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Employee

Mexican National Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Methamphetamine in San Juan County

Albuquerque Man Indicted for Federal Hate Crimes for Threats Against Businesswoman

Pinedale, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

April 23, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Robbing Western Commerce Bank in September 2013

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Second Degree Murder Charge

Mitten Rock, N.M., Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaugher Charge

Deming Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charge - U.S. Border Patrol Found 1000 Pounds of Marijuana Concealed in Defendant’s Truck in March 2013

April 21, 2014

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges

April 17, 2014

Pawan Kumar Jain Arrested on Charges of Unlawfully Dispensing Prescription Drugs and Health Care Fraud - 111-Count Federal Indictment Alleges that Jain's Over-Prescribing of Opioid Pain Medication Resulted in the Deaths of Two Patients

Former Las Cruces Detective Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Police Department Intern

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges

Kewa Pueblo Man Sentenced to Twelve Years in Federal Prison for Second Degree Murder Conviction

April 15, 2014

STATEMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONDEMING
THREATS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST POLICE OFFICERS

April 15, 2014

Navajo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Zia Pueblo Man Sentenced for Federal Arson Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

April 14, 2014

Edgewood Man Charged with Violating Federal Wildlife Laws Prohibiting Sale of Eagle Feathers

Three Shiprock Residents Sentenced to Federal Prison for Sexually Abusing a Navajo Child

April 10, 2014

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Forged and Counterfeited Postage Stamps - Defendant to Pay $365,827 in Restitution to U.S. Postal Service

April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 letter reporting findings of Department of Justice's civil investigtation into the Albuquerque Police Department

April 10, 2014

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery By Acting U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez, District of New Mexico, on the Albuquerque Police Department Investigation

April 10, 2014

Justice Department Releases Investigative Findings On The Albuquerque Police Department

April 10, 2014

Summary of Department of Justice's Findings - Albuquerque Police Department Investigation

April 9, 2014

Former Captain at New Mexico Prison Indicted for Sexual Assaults of Female Inmates and Making False Statements

April 8, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federally Deputized Tribal Police Officer

April 7, 2014

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Justice Department to Announce Results of Civil Investigation
into Albuquerque Police Department’s Use of Force

April 3, 2014

Non-Indian Man From Santa Fe Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Money Belonging to San Ildefonso Pueblo

Ramah Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Navajo Teenager - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Navajo Man Sentenced to Sixty-Three Months in Federal Prison for Assaulting a Kewa Pueblo Woman and Abusing two Children on Nambe Pueblo - Prosecution Brought as Part of a Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence against Native Women

April 2, 2014

Chimayo Woman Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conviction

Navajo Woman Sentenced to Eighteen Months for Role in Armed Robbery on the Navajo Indian Reservation - Defendant Participated in Armed Robbery of Sonic Drive-In in Shiprock in Nov. 2012

April 1, 2014

Former Belen Police Department Detective Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force Against Arrestee

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Commercial Armed Robbery, Firearms and Carjacking Charges - Plea Agreement Requires Prison Sentence in the Range of 20 to 25 Years


March 2014

March 31, 2014

Rio Arriba County Man Pleads Guilty to and is Sentenced for Driving While Intoxicated in the Carson National Forest

March 28, 2014

Justice Department Opens Criminal Investigation Into Officer-Involved Shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico

March 27, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to Prison for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

March 26, 2014

Former Police Officer From Oklahoma Pleads Guilty to Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Former Albuquerque Police Department Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

Crownpoint Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Non-Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing an Indian Child on Laguna Pueblo Land - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Fifteen-Year Prison Sentence

Isleta Pueblo Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Discharging a Firearm During a Crime of Violence

March 24, 2014

Laguna Puelbo Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting his Intimate Parnter by Strangulation - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

March 21, 2014

Two Grey Hills, N.M., Man Sentenced to More Than Fifteen Years in Federal Prison for Child Sex Assault Conviction

March 20, 2014

Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Using Official Emergency Vehicle in Furtherance of Alien Smuggling Conspiracy - Defendant’s Brother Previously Pleaded Guilty to Participating in the Conspiracy

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Federal Prison for Being an Armed Career Criminal and Trafficking Heroin - Sanchez Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Making Threats Against the President

March 19, 2014

Federal Appellate Court Reverses U.S. District Court Order Granting New Trial for Reese Defendants - Three Members of Reese Family Were Convicted on Federal Firearms Charges in August 2012

March 18, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to Seventy-Two Months in Federal Prison for Assaulting Acoma Pueblo Woman - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address
the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Gallup Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Abuse Charge - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Twelve to Fourteen Year Sentence

Grants Man Sentenced to Eighty-Four Months in Federal Prison for Unlawful Possession of Firearms - Jimenez Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

Jicarilla Apache Man Sentenced to Twenty-Seven Months for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

March 17, 2014

Santostee Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Navajo Teenager - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Hobbs Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

Non-Indian Man from Chama Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Jicarilla Apache Woman - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

March 14, 2014

Navajo Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Federal Prison for Sexually Abusing a Child in San Ildefonso Pueblo

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

March 13, 2014

Navajo Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Federal Prison for Sexually Abusing a Child in San Ildefonso Pueblo

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

Bloomfield Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Involuntary Manslaugher Charge

Roswell Woman Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Methampethamine in Lea County

Farmington Woman Arraigned on Federal Wire Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

March 12, 2014

Jicarilla Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Arising out of DWI
Collision Resulting in two Deaths

Prior Sex Offender Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

March 11, 2014

Navajo Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Brandishing Firearm During a Home Invasion on the Navajo Indian Reservation

Sanostee, N.M., Man Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Burglary Conviction

Pine Hill Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Abuse Charge

Truth or Consequences Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Thoreau Man Sentenced to Twenty-Four Months for Unlawful Possession of Unregistered Sawed-Off Shotgun

March 10, 2014

Albuquerque Man Charged With Federal Hate Crime Related to Anti-Semitic Threats Against Businesswoman

March 7, 2014

Another New Yorker Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charges

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery Spree - Mollohan Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

March 5, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Assault by a Habitual Offender Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charge

March 4, 2014

Jemez Pueblo Man Sentenced to Thirty-Two Years in Federal Prison for Second Degree Murder Conviction

Kewa Pueblo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Statutory Rape Conviction

March 3, 2014

Former State Probation Officer Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Woman Under his Supervision

El Paso Man Arrested on Federal Child Exploitation Charges


February 2014

February 28, 2014

Navajo Man From Chi-Chi-Tah, N.M., Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Intimate Partner - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

February 27, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Belen Man Guilty on Bank Fraud and Conspiracy Charges

Alamo Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Assault Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to Thirty Months in Federal Prison for Assault Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence

Former Union Official Charged with Embezzling Money from Union

February 26, 2014

Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to Charges Against Twenty-Nine Individuals for Trafficking Drugs in San Juan County

Non-Indian Man From Albuquerque Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Isleta Pueblo Woman - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

February 24, 2014

Sophia Monique Zayas Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse Resulting in Great Bodily Injury and Subsequent Death of Infant - Zayas' Husband Entered Guilty Plea Last Week to Negligent Child Abuse

Former Non-Indian Employee of the Jicarilla Apache Nation Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Money From the Tribe - Former Comptroller of Jicarilla Apache Nation's Utility Authority Embezzled $214,594.13 in Tribal Funds

February 21, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Non-Indian Man Guilty on Assault and Firearms Charges Arising out of Shooting at Isleta Pueblo Residence

Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Gifts and Property Under False Pretenses - Former Hondo Resident Unlawfully Obtained Thousands of Dollars in Merchandise by Falsely Claiming Items were for the U.S. Army

February 20, 2014

Los Alamos Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery and Fleeing From an Immigration Checkpoint

February 19, 2014

Air Force Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Negligent Child Abuse Resulting in Great Bodily Injury and Death - Zayas admits his Negligence Resulted in Death of Infant Daughter

Rehoboth Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Carjacking and Firearms Charges - Plea Agreement Requires Prison Sentence in the Range of 12 to 20 Years

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charges - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Twelve Year Prison Sentence

February 18, 2014

Nicholas Richard Blume Ordered Detained Pending Trial on Federal Firearms Charge - Blume Prosecuted as Part of "Worst of the Worst" Anti-Violence Initiative

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Arson Charge Arising Out of Fire at Former Girlfriend's Residence - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Hobbs Man Sentenced to Ninety-Six Months in Federal Prison for Methampethamine Trafficking Conviction

February 12, 2014

Armed Career Offender From Albuquerque Sentenced to Fifteen Years for Illegal Possession of Ammunition - Sandoval Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

Albuquerque Felons Sentenced To Federal Prison For Violating Firearms Laws - Two Defendants Prosecuted as Part of Federal Anti-Violence Initiative Targeting “Worst of the Worst” Offenders

Mexican National Sentenced to More Than Fifteen Years for Trafficking Methamphetamine in Roswell - Ruiz Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

February 11, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Legal Permanent Resident From China Guilty on Fraud, Immigration and Witness Tampering Charges

Anthony, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

Prior Sex Offender Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

Kirtland, N.M., Man Sentenced to Ninety-Seven Months in Federal Prison for Sexual Assault Conviction - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Ojo Amarillo Woman Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Using a Firearm During an Assault - King Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

February 7, 2014

New Mexico Farmer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud, Fraudulently Collecting Farm Subsidies

February 6, 2014

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Statutory Rape Charge

Accountant From Jal, N.M., Sentenced to Sixty-One Months in Federal Prison for Fraud and Identity Theft Conviction - Baeza Also Ordered to Pay $501,927.10 in Restitution to Former Employers

February 5, 2014

Artesia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges -
Kimble Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

February 4, 2014

San Felipe Pueblo Man Sentenced to Eighty-Seven Months in Federal Prison for Assaulting Intimate Partner Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Former U.S. Marine Reservist Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

February 3, 2014

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women


January 2014

January 30, 2014

Carlsbad Man Pleads Guilty to Hobbs Act Robbery

January 28, 2014

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Statutory Rape Charge

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Wells Fargo Bank Branch at Gunpoint in September 2013

January 27, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Albuquerque Man Guilty on Production of Child Pornography Charges

Mescalero Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Non-Native Man From Albuquerque Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting a Tribal Officer on Taos Pueblo

January 24, 2014

Forty Individuals Facing Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges as the Result of a Multi-Agency Investigation in Southeastern New Mexico

January 23, 2014

Armed Career Criminal From Corrales Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm - Felon with Thirteen Prior Felony Convictions Prosecuted Under Federal “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

January 22, 2014

Former Executive Director of Albuquerque-Based Halfway House Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Conviction on Embezzlement and Tax Charges - Robin Cash Also Ordered to Pay $202,775 in Restitution to the Victim of her Embezzlement Scheme and $66,575 in Tax Loss to the IRS

Iyanbito, N.M., Woman Sentenced to Prison for Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction Involving the Death of a Child

January 21, 2014

Navajo Man From Arizona Sentenced to Forty-Six Months for Assaulting Federally Commissioned Tribal Officer

January 17, 2014

Isleta Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Indiana Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison and Ten Years of Supervision for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

Mentmore, N.M., Woman Sentenced to Sixty-Three Months in Prison for Voluntary Manslaughter Conviction

January 16, 2014

Former Executive Director of Taos County Housing Authority Sentenced to Thirty Months in Prison for Conspiracy o Steal Federal Funds - Husband/Co-Conspirator Sentenced to Twenty-Four Months in Prison Couple Also Ordered to Pay $786,014.04 in Restitution

Two Men Ordered to Pay $1000 Fines for Bringing Loaded Firearms Into Inspection Area in Albuquerque Airport

January 13, 2014

Zia Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Arson Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

January 9, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison and a Lifetime of Supervised Release for Child Pornography Conviction

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to More Than Fifteen Years in Federal Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

Santa Clara Pueblo Man Sentenced to Forty-Two Months in Prison for Assaulting Intimate Partner - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography - Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Ten to Fifteen Year Prison Sentence

Non-Indian Resident of Pojoaque Pueblo Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

New Mexico U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $14 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

January 8, 2014

Artesia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charges

Shiprock Man Sentenced to Forty-One Months for Federal Assault Conviction

January 7, 2014

Anthony, N.M., Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

Owner of Hobbs Gun Shop and His Parents Plead Guilty to Federal Firearms Charges - Plea Agreements Require Defendants to Serve Prison Sentences and Forfeit 165 Firearms, More than 25,000 Rounds of Ammunition and 6 Silencers

Mexican National Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

Non-Indian Man Sentenced to Probation for Assaulting an Indian Child

Former Casino Employee and Wife Sentenced to Probation for Scheme to Embezzle Money From Casino - Couple Also Ordered to Pay $72,830.43 in Restitution to Santa Ana Star Casino

Transient Sentenced to Fifty-One Months in Federal Prison for Robbing Albuquerque Bank in March 2013

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Child Enticement Conviction

Truth or Consequences Woman Pleads Gulty to Prescription Drug Trafficking Charges

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender Charge - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Non-Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting an Indian During a Home Invasion on Santa Clara Pueblo

January 3, 2014

Espanola Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Espanola Bank in September 2013

Jicarilla Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter Charge


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