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December 2011

December 21, 2011

Douglas F. Vaughan Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire and Mail Fraud Charges Involving "Ponzi" Scheme -- Plea Agreement Calls for 10 to 12 Year Sentence

December 20, 2011

Former El Paso County Judge Charged with Conspiring to Steal and Embezzle Federal Program Funds in Texas

United States Seeks Forfeiture of Property Related to Federal Firearms Smuggling and Money Laundering Charges

December 19, 2011

El Salvadoran Pleads Guilty to Felony Murder Charge in Denny's Case

December 16, 2011

Gallup Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

El Paso Businessmen Charged with Conspiring to Defraud and Embezzle Federal Program Funds in Texas

December 15, 2011

Tohajiilee Man Receives Sentence of 43 Years Imprisonment for Child Rape Conviction

December 14, 2011

Salvadoran Man Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Helping Brother Flee after Denny's Shooting

Former Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Tijeras Man Sentenced to Three Years for Federal Tax Offense

December 8, 2011

Former Santa Fe Bank Official Pleads Guilty to Misapplication of Bank Funds

December 6, 2011

National Guardsman from Lubbock, Tex., Arraigned on Federal Child Exploitation Charges

December 2, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Two Federal Assault Charges

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

 

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Federal Investigation Dismantles Major Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring in Southeastern New Mexico

Repeat Offender Sentenced to 292 Months Imprisonment for Federal Narcotics and Firearms Conviction

Pine Hill Man Sentenced for Federal Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Farmington Man Receives 20 Year Sentence for Federal Methamphetamine and Firearms Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 18 Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Sentenced to 120 Months Imprisonment for Aggravated Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

November 29, 2011

Retired Albuquerque Optometrist Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Farmington Man Sentenced to 262 Months in Prison for Attempting to Rob a Wells Fargo Bank in Raton, NM - Defendant to Serve a Total of 300 Months Imprisonment

Roswell Man Sentenced to 151 Months for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

November 28, 2011

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Federal Carjacking Conviction

Hogback Man Sentenced to 121 Months Imprisonment for Federal Assault Conviction

Navajo Man Sentenced to 13 Months for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

November 22, 2011

Kirtland Airman Sentenced to 97 Months for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

November 21, 2011

Mexican National Sentenced to 114 Months in Prison for Federal Armed Robbery Conviction

Two Texas Residents Indicted for Conspiracy and Bribery of a Public Official

November 17, 2011

Roswell Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Federal Carjacking and Firearm Conviction

Roswell Man Convicted of Federal Gun Charge

Federal Jury Finds Las Cruces Man Guilty of Killing a Federal Witness

November 16, 2011

Kewa Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

Navajo Man Receives 18 Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives 46 Month Sentence for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

November 14, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Offense

Navajo Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Abuse

November 10, 2011

Alabama Man Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

Bayard Man Pleads Guilty to Making Bomb Threat

November 9, 2011

San Felipe Man Receives Eight Year Prison Sentence for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

Navajo Man Sentenced to 33 Months for DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

November 3, 2011

Navajo Man from Arizona Sentenced to 25 Years for Federal Assault and Firearms Conviction

November 2, 2011

Navajo Woman Sentenced for Embezzling Alamo Navajo School Board Funds

Albuquerque Man Receives 100 Month Sentence for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

November 1, 2011

Oklahoma Man Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment for Sexually Abusing a Minor on the Grounds of KAFB

Carlsbad Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

Shiprock Man Sentenced to 33 Months for Federal Assault Conviction

California Man Sentenced to 188 Months for Federal Methamphetamine Conviction

 

October 2011

October 28, 2011

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Causing "Last Chance Fire" in Lincoln National Forest

Sex Offender Sentenced to 41 Months for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

October 27, 2011

Roswell Man Sentenced to 262 Months for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Albuquerque Man Imprisoned for 102 Months for Armed Bank Robbery Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives 48 Month Sentence for Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

Newcomb, N.M. Man Sentenced to 27 Months for Federal Arson Conviction

Shiprock Man Receives 168 Month Prison Sentence for 2nd Degree Murder Conviction

October 26, 2011

Previously Convicted Felon Receives 57 Month Sentence for Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

October 25, 2011

Navajo Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Federal Assault Conviction

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 39 Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

October 21, 2011

Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charges - Defendant Crash Landed Aircraft with 424.8 Pounds of Marijuana onto Ranch outside of Tucumcari, N.M.

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Mexican National Faces Minimum 20 Year Prison Sentence After Pleading Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking Offense

Federal Jury Finds Albuquerque Man Guilty of Marijuana Trafficking Offense

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

October 20, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Navajo Man to Serve 27 Months in Prison for Federal DUI-Related Assault Conviction

October 17, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives 235 Month Sentence for Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

Former Lt. Governor of the Pueblo of San Ildefonso Sentenced to 33 Months for Illegally Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

October 14, 2011

California Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud Charges

Kevin Garner Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Offense

October 13, 2011

Laguna Man Sentenced to 168 Months Imprisonment for Second Degree

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Standing Rock, N.M. Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Aggravated Sexual Abuse Offense

Navajo Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Federal 2nd Degree Murder Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives 20 Year Prison Sentence for Federal Child Sexual Exploitation and Pornography Conviction

October 11, 2011

Peralta Man Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison for Federal Social Security Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Conviction

October 6, 2011

Two Men Plead Guilty to Federal Misdemeanor Charges Related to Killing of Mexican Gray Wolves

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Distribution of Pornography Offense

Roswell Assistant District Attorney Designated as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Under HIDTA Program

Corrales Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Wire Fraud Conviction

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Adulterating Yogurt with Semen

October 5, 2011

Santa Clara Pueblo Man Receives 34-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction and Supervised Release Violation

Larry Lujan to Receive Life Sentence After Conviction on Kidnapping Charge Related to Death of 16-Year-Old

October 4, 2011

Federal Jury Convicts Mexican National of Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation

Navajo Woman Sentenced for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

Mexican National Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison for Narcotics Trafficking Conviction

October 3, 2011

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine Trafficking Offense

Jerry Padilla, III, Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Federal Narcotics Trafficking Convictions -- Forfeits Interest in Residence and $441,008 in Cash

Cimarron Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

 

September 2011

September 30, 2011

Edward Christy Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Pornography Offenses

El Salvadoran Pleads Guilty to Killing Cook During Denny's Restaurant Robbery in 2009

September 26, 2011

Shiprock Man Sentenced to 150 Months in Prison for Federal Aggravated Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Former State Official Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

Albuquerque Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Charge

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

September 23, 2011

84 Defendants Charged with Drug Trafficking Offenses as a Result of DEA “MET” Operation in Roswell, New Mexico

September 22, 2011

Media Advisory: Federal And State Officials To Hold Press Conference Regarding Major Law Enforcement Operation In Chaves, County, New Mexico

September 20, 2011

Roswell Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

September 19, 2011

Former APD Officer Sentenced to Twelve Months for Federal Obstruction of Justice Conviction

September 16, 2011

Federal Jury Finds Santa Fe Man Guilty of Federal Child Pornography Charges

Former Corrections Officer Sentenced to 97 Months for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

September 15, 2011

Crownpoint Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 24-Month Prison Sentence for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

Zuni Pueblo Man Sentenced to 66 Months in Prison for Federal Rape Conviction

September 14, 2011

Jerry Padilla, Jr., Sentenced to 74 Months in Prison for Federal Narcotics Trafficking Conviction and Violating Supervised Release

Ruidoso Man Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Albuquerque Real Estate Agent Sentenced to 56 Months in Prison for Federal Mortgage Fraud Conviction

September 13, 2011

Navajo Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Sexually Abusing a Child

September 12, 2011

Carlsbad Man Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

September 9, 2011

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to 25 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

September 8, 2011

Rio Rancho Man Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

September 7, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Four-Year-Old Child

September 2, 2011

El Paso Man Charged with Causing the "Last Chance Fire" in Lincoln National Forest

September 1, 2011

Rio Rancho Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Three Banks

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Robbing Wells Fargo Bank in Albuquerque in January 2010

Former Alamogordo Bank Employee Arraigned on Federal Embezzlement Charges

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Manslaughter Charge

 

August 2011

August 31, 2011

Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 37 Months for Robbing Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Fe in February 2011

Three Previously Deported Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

Jicarilla Apache Man Receives 28 Month Prison Sentence for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Manslaughter Charge

Hobbs Farmer Sentenced to 5 Years for Tax Fraud, Fraudulently Collecting Farm Subsidies - Ordered to Pay $18 Million in Restitution to the IRS

August 30, 2011

Shiprock Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Attempting to Kill His Common-Law Wife

Owners/Operators of Gun Shop in Deming, New Mexico Arrested on Federal Firearms Smuggling and Money Laundering Charges

Houston Man Sentenced to 77 Months in Prison for Federal Ammunition Conviction

Laguna Pueblo Man Receives Fifteen Months for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

Cochiti Pueblo Man Receives 25 Year Prison Sentence for Murdering His 95-Year Old Grandmother

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Abuse Charge

Two Men Receive Seven Year Prison Sentences for Armed Robbery on Sandia Pueblo

Jamaican National Sentenced to 97 Months for Federal Marijuana Trafficking Conviction

August 29, 2011

Former UNMH Pharmacy Intern Sentenced to Prison for Conviction on Prescription Drug Conspiracy Offense

Bloomfield Man Sentenced to 84 Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction

El Paso Man Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison for Conviction on Marijuana and Heroin Charges

August 25, 2011

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 95 Months in Prison for Federal Crack Cocaine Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives Ten Year Prison Sentence for Federal Methamphetamine and Firearms Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives Ten Year Prison Sentence for Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

August 24, 2011

Federal Jury Finds Jeremiah Jackson Guilty of Bank Robbery and Killing Two Women

Joseph Padilla Pleads Guilty to Federal Narcotics Trafficking Charge

August 23, 2011

Corrales Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Wire Fraud Conviction

August 19, 2011

Albuquerque Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud Charge

August 18, 2011

Former Postal Service Employee Sentenced for Stealing Federal Government Property

Farmington Men Plead Guilty to Racially-Motivated Assault

August 17, 2011

Department Officials to Announce Developments in Hate Crimes Case

August 16, 2011

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Offenses

Loving, New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Previously Deported Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Immigration Charges

August 15, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

August 12, 2011

Albuquerque Man Detained Pending Trial on Child Enticement and Pornography Charges

Alcalde Man Arrested for Assaulting and Robbing a Santa Clara Pueblo Man

Santa Fe Businessman Pleads Guilty to Federal Currency Structuring Offenses

Former State Probation and Parole Supervisor Faces Federal Child Pornography Charges

Federal Jury Finds Mexican National Guilty of Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

August 11, 2011

Zuni Pueblo Woman Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison for Federal Wire Fraud Conviction

Kewa Pueblo Man Receives 30-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault with Dangerous Weapon Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to More than Eight Years in Prison For Federal Firearms Conviction

Federal Jury Finds Tohajiilee Man Guilty of Sexually Abusing Child Under the Age of 12

August 10, 2011

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 21-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Robbery Charge

Navajo Man Sentenced to Nine Years for Federal Manslaughter Conviction

Armed Career Criminal Receives Fifteen Year Prison Sentence for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

August 8, 2011

El Paso Man Sentenced to Two Years for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

August 5, 2011

Tijeras Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Offense

August 4, 2011

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Assault Offense

August 3, 2011

Two Brothers Receive Ten Year Prison Sentences for Heroin Trafficking Convictions

Navajo Man Sentenced to 21-Months Imprisonment for Federal Assault Conviction

Elephant Butte Man Receives Six Year Prison Sentence for Soliciting and Receiving Child Pornography

 

July 2011

July 29, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives Ten-Year Prison Sentence for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

July 28, 2011

Consultants to Former New Mexico Secretary of State Charged with Theft of Government Property and Obstruction of Justice in Federal Superseding Indictment

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Imprisonment for One Year and One Day for Federal Money Laundering Conviction

Former New Mexico Corrections Department Official Pleads Guilty to 30-Count Federal Indictment

Long-Haul Truck Driver from Michigan Receives 164-Month Sentence for Federal Marijuana Conviction

July 27, 2011

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 37-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

Hobbs Man Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

July 26, 2011

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 44-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

July 22, 2011

Dexter Man Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Two Men Receive Ten Year Prison Sentences for Federal Methamphetamine and Firearms Convictions

Students from Jemez and Taos Pueblos Selected to Attend National Intertribal Youth Summit

July 21, 2011

Thoreau Man Receives 24-Month Prison Sentence for DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

Thirteen Facing Federal Charges for Trafficking Heroin in Northeast Heights of Albuquerque

Ohkay Owingeh Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Child

2011 National Intertribal Youth Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico to Convene Young Leaders from Across the Country (Corrected)

July 20, 2011

United States Attorney and United States Marshal Establish New Asset Recovery Unit

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Six-Months Imprisonment for Manipulating Urine Test for Criminal Defendant

Deming Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

Artesia Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison on Federal Firearms Conviction

July 19, 2011

Navajo Woman Arraigned on Federal Second Degree Murder Charge

July 18, 2011

Hobbs Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Jicarilla Apache Woman Receives Twelve Month Prison Sentence for DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

July 15, 2011

Ohkay Owingeh Resident Charged with Federal Cocaine Trafficking Offense

July 14, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

Kentucky Man Receives Twelve Year Prison Sentence for Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 15-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Albuquerque Man on Federal Charges for Adulterating Yogurt with Semen

July 13, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives Ten Year Prison Sentence for Conviction on Crack Cocaine and Firearms Charges

Navajo Woman Receives 30-Month Prison Sentence for DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

July 11, 2011

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

July 7, 2011

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charge

Farmington Man Sentenced to 18.5 Years in Prison for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges

Farmington Man Receives Ten Year Prison Sentence for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Cimarron Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Offense

July 5, 2011

La Jolla, California Lawyer Receives 21-Month Prison Sentence for Defrauding New Mexico Investor

July 1, 2011

Five Residents of Valencia and Socorro Counties Arrested on Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges

 

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Chaparral Woman Convicted of Defrauding Union - Defendant Fraudulently Converted $124,756 in Union Funds for Personal Use

Justice Department Reaches Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in New Mexico

John Charles McCluskey Arraigned on Federal Carjacking and Murder Charges

TSA Screener Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

June 29, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives 77-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Carjacking Conviction

Hobbs Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Crack Cocaine Conviction

June 28, 2011

Odessa, Texas Man Convicted of Federal Cocaine Trafficking Charges

June 27, 2011

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking Offense - Defendant Agrees to Forfeit $491,637 in Drug Proceeds

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

Armed Career Criminal Receives 15-Year Sentence for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

June 24, 2011

Arizona Man Sentenced to 135-Months Imprisonment for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Federal Jury Convicts Navajo Man from Arizona of Assault and Firearms Charges

June 22, 2011

Assistant Attorney General Breuer and U.S. Attorney Gonzales to Promote Anti-Gang and Drug Efforts in New Mexico

June 21, 2011

Santa Clara Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

June 20, 2011

Three Residents of Santa Clara Pueblo Charged with Federal Marijuana Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Isleta Pueblo Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Robbery Offense

June 17, 2011

Navajo Man Sentenced to 24-Months in Prison for Federal Assault Conviction

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Aggravated Child Sexual Abuse Offense

Dulce Man Sentenced to 84-Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction

June 16, 2011

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Ammunition Charges

June 15, 2011

Air Force Sergeant Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 41-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

Shiprock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Offense

June 14, 2011

West African Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Offense

Silver City Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison on Federal Firearms Conviction

Deming Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 46-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

June 13, 2011

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery Charges

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault with Dangerous Weapon Offense

Former Tohatchi High School Custodian Pleads Guilty to Federal Sexual Abuse Offense

Arizona Woman Sentenced for Attempting to Smuggle $13,700 into Mexico

June 2, 2011

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Exploitation and Pornography Charges

June 1, 2011

Federal Jury Finds Portales Physician Guilty of Violating Federal Narcotics Laws

 

May 2011

May 27, 2011

Taos Man Detained on Federal Assault with Dangerous Weapon Offense

May 26, 2011

Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced to 27-Months Imprisonment for Assaulting Common-Law Wife with Dangerous Weapons

Deming Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Possession of Unregistered Firearm

Silver City Woman Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Attempted Carjacking Conviction

Carlsbad Man Sentenced to 110-Months in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction

May 25, 2011

Roswell Man Receives Two-Year Sentence for Aiding and Abetting the Making of False Statements in Connection With Firearms Purchases

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Abuse Offense

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 41-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-entry into the United States

Rio Arriba County Man Receives 60-Month Prison Sentence for Narcotics Trafficking Conviction

May 24, 2011

Bloomfield Man Receives 151-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Bank Robbery Convictions

Las Cruces Hotel Owners Charged with Federal Human Trafficking Offenses

Navajo Man Receives 52-Month Sentence For Federal Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

Two Men Plead Guilty To Using Firearms During Robbery On Sandia Pueblo

Hogback Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Aggravated Assault Offense

Shiprock Man Sentenced to 57-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

May 23, 2011

San Felipe Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Kirtland Airman Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

Colorado Man Charged with Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Offense

Woman Sentenced to 25-Years in Prison for Second Degree Murder and Child Abuse Conviction

May 20, 2011

Jury Finds Roswell Man Guilty of Federal Firearms Charge

Peralta Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Social Security Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Charges

May19, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Armed Bank Robbery Offense

Arizona Man Sentenced to 46-Months in Prison for Methamphetamine and Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

May 18, 2011

Hobbs Man Convicted of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Albuquerque Man Receives One-Year Prison Sentence for Tampering with Court-Ordered Drug Testing

May 17, 2011

Carlsbad Physician and Wife Sentenced on Federal Tax Evasion Convictions

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Robbery Charge

Tucumcari Man Receives 37-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Possession of Ammunition

Mescalero Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges

Laguna Pueblo Man Sentenced to 97-Months Imprisonment for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

May 16, 2011

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

Navajo Man Receives 25-Year Prison Sentence for Second Degree Murder Conviction

May 13, 2011

Mexican National Receives 135-Month Prison Sentence for Drug Trafficking Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Abuse Offense

May 12, 2011

Two Navajo Men Plead Guilty to Federal Voluntary Manslaughter Charges

Laguna Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Second Degree Murder Charge

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Fe on February 12, 2011

California Truck-Driver Receives 78-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Marijuana Trafficking Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives 60-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

Jerry Padilla, Jr. and Jerry Padilla, III, Plead Guilty to Federal Narcotics Trafficking Charges

May 11, 2011

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine and Gun Charges

Kewa Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Charge

May 10, 2011

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Long-Haul Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Transporting Undocumented Aliens

Acoma Man Sentenced to 30-Months' Imprisonment for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 136-Month Sentence for Federal Rape Conviction

May 9, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Nurse Practitioner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone without any Legitimate Medical Purpose

May 6, 2011

Moriarty Tax Preparer Arraigned on Failure to File Federal Tax Return Charges

Roswell Man Sentenced to 37-Months in Prison on Federal Firearms Charge

May 5, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives 10-Year Prison Sentence for Drug Trafficking Conviction-- 20 Defendants Charged in Case Targeting Gang-Related Drug Trafficking Activity

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 173-Months in Prison for Robbing the Bank of Albuquerque in March 2010

Albuquerque Man Receives 27-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

May 4, 2011

United States Attorney Announces New Website Page Dedicated to DOJ Priorities and Initiatives

Albuquerque Man to Serve Two-Years Probation and Pay $10,572.80 in Restitution for Conspiring to Steal Federal Government Property

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 48-Month Prison Term for Federal Firearms Conviction

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Narcotics Trafficking Charge

May 3, 2011

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Failure to Register as Sex Offender Charge

Roswell Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Federal Firearms Conviction

Prior Sex Offender Receives 15-Year Prison Sentence for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

May 2, 2011

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing a Minor on the Grounds of KAFB

 

April 2011

April 29, 2011

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 125-Months in Prison for Federal Marijuana Conspiracy Conviction

Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Rape Charge

April 28, 2011

El Paso Man Sentenced to 27-Months in Prison on Federal Cocaine Conviction

April 26, 2011

Edgewood Man to Serve 97-Months in Prison for Child Pornography Conviction

April 25, 2011

Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Receipt of Child Pornography Offense

Laguna Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration Charge

Detroit Man Sentenced to 191 Months in Prison for Silver City Carjacking

April 22, 2011

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Charge

Cochiti Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Murder Charge

North Carolina Man Receives 40-Month Prison Sentence for Possession of Stolen Firearm

Jury Finds Navajo Man Guilty of Federal Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury Charge

April 21, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Abusive Sexual Contact Charge

Roswell Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Methamphetamine Offenses

Kewa Pueblo Man Detained on Federal Murder Charge

Jury Finds Albuquerque Man Guilty of Federal Firearms Offense

Rio Arriba County Man Sentenced to 42-Months Imprisonment for Conviction on Federal Prescription Forgery, Firearms, Health Care Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

April 20, 2011

Three Plead Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charges

Jury Convicts Albuquerque Real Estate Agent of Federal Mortgage Fraud Offenses

Santo Domingo (Kewa) Man Sentenced to 18-Months Imprisonment for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

April 19, 2011

Mexican National Receives 135-Month Sentence for Trafficking Methamphetamine in San Juan County

Bayard, New Mexico Man Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault with Intent to Commit Murder Charge

Roswell, New Mexico Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Conspiracy and Distribution of Methamphetamine

April 18, 2011

El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

Albuquerque Man Charged with Robbing Bank of the West

Casslyn Mae Welch, Accomplice to Arizona Fugitives, Arraigned on Federal Carjacking and Murder Charges

April 15, 2011

Deming Woman Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud

Zuni Man Receives 120-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearm Conviction

April 14, 2011

Former New Mexico Corrections Department Official Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

Mexican National Sentenced to 78-Months in Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking Conviction

Hobbs Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Crack Cocaine and Firearm Charges

Colorado Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

Two Previously Deported Mexican Nationals Receive 65-Month Prison Sentences for Unlawful Re-Entry into the United States

Zuni Woman Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Cocaine on the Zuni Reservation

Socorro Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Offense

Long-Haul Truck Driver from Detroit Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

April 13, 2011

Jury Finds Jamaican National Guilty of Federal Marijuana Trafficking Offense

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

Loving, New Mexico Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Cocaine Conspiracy

Jury Convicts New York Man of Federal Cocaine Trafficking Offense

April 12, 2011

Two Men Enter Guilty Pleas to Federal Methamphetamine and Firearms Offenses

April 11, 2011

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Urine Test for Criminal Defendant

April 8, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Being an Armed Career Criminal

April 7, 2011

Former Espanola Bank Employee Sentenced to 24-Months Imprisonment for Federal Identity Theft Conviction

Cousins from Bernham, NM Plead Guilty to Federal Second Degree Murder Charges

April 6, 2011

Prewitt Man Receives Twelve-Month Prison Sentence for Federal DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

Albuquerque Man Receives 57-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

Artesia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

April 5, 2011

Kansas Man Sentenced to 150-Month Imprisonment for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Convictions

Armed Career Criminal Receives 22 Year Prison Sentence for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

April 1, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Offense

 

March 2011

March 31, 2011

La Jolla, California Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding New Mexico Investor

March 30, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Robbery Offense

Farmington Man Sentenced to 70-Month Prison Term for Federal Firearms Conviction

March 29, 2011

Santa Clara Man Charged with Federal Child Sex Abuse Offense

Tohajilee Man Receives 37-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 15-Year Prison Term for Federal Firearms Conviction

Los Lunas Man Sentenced to 57-Month Prison Term for Federal Firearms Conviction

March 28, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal DUI-Related Assault Offense

Mexican National Receives 70-Month Prison Sentence for Narcotics Trafficking Conviction

March 25, 2011

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Okay Owingeh Man Convicted of Murder by Federal Jury

March 24, 2011

Member of Aryan Brotherhood Sentenced to 150 Months in Prison on Racketeering Charges

March 23, 2011

Kansas Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Trafficking Charge

Mexican Citizen Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Interestate Travel with Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

March 21, 2011

El Paso Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine, Methamphetamine and Marijuana Conspiracy

Four Mexican Nationals Charged with Federal Heroin Trafficking Offenses

Citizen of Australia and Canada Pleads Guilty to Violating the Endangered Species Act

March 18, 2011

Albuquerque Bank Robbers Sentenced to Prison

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Smuggling and Immigration Charges

Rio Rancho Man Charged with Five Federal Bank Robbery Offenses

Navajo Man Receives 22-Month Prison Sentence for Assaulting Minister on the Navajo Reservation

March 17, 2011

Illinios Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Charge

Navajo Man Arraigned on Federal Rape Charges

Navajo Man Sentenced to 24-Month Prison Term for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

March 11, 2011

Montana Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Villalobos Case Update

Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Offense

Albuquerque Man Receives 43-Month Prison Sentence and $150,000 Fine for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

March 10, 2011

Police Chief, Mayor and Village Trustee of Columbus, New Mexico, Indicted in Federal Firearms Trafficking Case

Albuquerque Man Receives 28-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Bank Robbery Conviction

Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

March 9, 2011

Farmington Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Methamphetamine Trafficking Charges

March 8, 2011

Navajo Men Sentenced to Prison for Drive-By Shooting

March 7, 2011

Navajo Man Receives 18-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction

March 4, 2011

Albuquerque Man Receives 14-Year Prison Sentence for Attempted Carjacking Conviction

Previously Departed Mexican National Receives 51-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into United States

Previously Departed Mexican National Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into United States

Cuban National Receives 210-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

March 3, 2011

Rio Arriba Man Receives Seven-Year Prison Sentence for Assaulting Federal Officer with a Firearm

Corrales Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud Offense

Former Youth Minister Receives 18-Year Sentence for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

March 2, 2011

Los Lunas Man Receives 37-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

March 1, 2011

Lamy Man Receives 24-Month Sentence for Federal Attempted Bank Robbery Conviction

Jicarilla Man Receives 27-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms Conviction

February 2011

February 25, 2011

Farmington Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Offense

Vaughan Released Under GPS Monitoring Pending Trial

February 25, 2011

University Professor from Chicago Pleads Guilty to Stealing Archaeological Artifacts

Douglas F. Vaughan Indicted in "Ponzi" Scheme

February 24, 2011

Alamogordo Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Disbribute Crack Cocaine

Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment Against Garner

Fairview Man Receives 46-Month Prison Sentence for Heroin Trafficking Conviction

Navajo Man Sentenced to 18-Month Prison Term for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

Ruidoso Man Sentenced to Five Years Probation for Trespassing in the San Andres National Wildlife Refuge During Oryx Hunt

Las Vegas Man Receives 10-Year Sentence for Federal Narcotics and Firearms Convictions

Previously Deported Mexican National Receives 68 Month Prison Sentence for Unlawful Re-Entry into United States and Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Mescalero Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Shooting at a Residence in Mescalero

February 23, 2011

Silver City Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Offense

Retired Attorney Receives Five Year Prison Sentence for Federal Child Pornography Conviction

Gallup Man Receives 41-Month Year Prison Sentence for Federal Robbery Conviction

Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Mail

Mexican National Receives 87-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Heroin Trafficking Conviction

February 16, 2011

Las Vegas Man Charged with Federal Bank Robbery Offense

February 16, 2011

Las Cruces Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Dexter Man Sentenced for Federal Firearm Offense

Previously Departed Mexican National Sentenced to 30-Month Imprisonment for Unlawful Re-Entry into United States

Mexican National Receives 41-Month Prison Sentence for Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

February 15, 2011

Jicarilla Apache Woman Pleads Guilty to DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Offense

Kirtland Airman Charged with Federal Child Pornography Offenses

February 14, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Urine Test for Criminal Defendant

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 30-Month Prison Term for Federal Firearms Conviction

February 10, 2011

California Truck-Driver Convicted of Federal Marijuana Trafficking Offense

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Murder Charge

Acoma Man Receives 72-Month Prison Sentence for Child Sex Abuse Conviction

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine and Cocaine Conspiracies

February 9, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Assault Offense

Albuquerque Man Receives 100-Month Prison Sentence for Assaulting Federal Officer

February 8, 2011

Mexican Man Arrested in Hidalgo County with Undocumental Alien Hidden in Truck of Car Pleads Guilty

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Rape Offense

Mescalero Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail

February 7, 2011

Deming Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Marijuana Offense

February 4, 2011

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Offense

Navajo Man Sentenced to 18-Month Prison Term for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

February 3, 2011

California Truck-Driver Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine Trafficking Offense

Laguna Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Offense

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Rape Charge

Former State Official Pleads Guilty to Federal Pornography Offense

February 1, 2011

73-Year Old Navajo Man Receives 5-Year Prison Sentence for Child Sex Assault Conviction

January 2011

January 31, 2011

Federal Court Orders Condemnation and Destruction of Contaminated Chili Products

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

January 28, 2011

Roswell Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

Polish National Pleads Guilty to Transporting Illegal Alien

Mexican National Receives 37-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Firearms and Immigration Conviction

Navajo Man Receives 16-Year Prison Sentence for Child Sex Assault Conviction

January 27, 2011

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Offense

Rio Rancho Businessman Charged with Bank Fraud

January 26, 2011

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Theft of Government Property Offense

California Man Receives 96-Month Prison Sentence for Robbing Albuquerque Bank

January 25, 2011

Zuni Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Offense

Albuquerque Woman Receives 24-Month Prison Sentence for Identity Theft and Health Care Fraud Conviction

January 24, 2011

Zuni Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Assault Offense

Two Arizona Men Plead Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Offenses

Los Angeles Resident Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Offense

January 21, 2011

Federal Prosecutor Appointed to Violence Against Women Federal and Tribal Prosecution Task Force

Las Cruces Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Roswell Man Convicted of Federal Firearm Charge

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

January 20, 2011

Ten Year Prison Sentence for Conviction on Federal Child Pornography Offense

January 19, 2011

Mexican Citizen Arrested on Immigration Charges Held on Provisional Arrest Warrant for Murder in Canada

Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking Offense

Navajo Man Charged with Murder

January 18, 2011

California Woman Ordered to Pay $856,000 in Restitution for Defrauding Santa Teresa Company

January 14, 2011

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Manslaughter Charge

January 13, 2011

California Man Sentenced to 108-Months Imprisonment for Federal Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

Grand Jury Returns Second Superseding Indictment with Additional Special Findings Against McCluskey Defendants

January 12, 2011

Shiprock Woman Charged with Murdering Boyfriend's Mother

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 46-Months Imprisonment for Child Pornography Conviction

Santo Domingo Man Sentenced to 18-Months Imprisonment for Child Sex Abuse Conviction

January 11, 2011

Shiprock Man Sentenced to 30-Month Prison Term for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

Bloomfield Man Pleads Guilty to Eight Bank Robberies

Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Prior Long-Time Federal Fugitive Back in Custody After Absconding in 1992

Navajo Man Receives Life Sentence for Murder of Common-Law Wife

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Five Years in Drug Conspiracy

January 10, 2011

San Felipe Man Receives 12-Year Sentence Based on 2nd Degree Murder Conviction

January 7, 2011

Las Cruces Man Sentenced for Escape

Two Mexican Nationals Plead Guilty to Trafficking Cocaine in Taos

Former Federal Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Federal Narcotics Trafficking Offense

January 6, 2011

Tucumari Man Charged with Federal Child Pornography Offenses

Tohatchi Man Pleads Guilty to Feeral Drug Trafficking Offenses

Santa Fe Couple Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud Federal Government

Navajo Man Sentenced to One Year Imprisonment on Federal Assault Conviction

January 5, 2011

Federal Fegitive Surrenders to U.S. Marshals

January 4, 2011

Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Fradulently Acquiring Prescription Controlled Substances

Acoma Man Pleads guilty to Federal Child Sex Abuse Offense

Two Jemez Men Sentenced on Federal Assault Convictions

January 3, 2011

Santo Domingo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Abuse Offense

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