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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Bank Robbery Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE – Fabian Baros, 38, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his bank robbery conviction. 

Baros was arrested in Sept. 2015, on a criminal complaint charging him with robbing the BBVA Compass Bank located at 1201 San Pedro Dr. in Albuquerque, on Sept. 10, 2015.  The complaint alleged that Baros robbed the bank by approaching the bank teller and demanding money.  Baros was arrested later that day by the Albuquerque Police Department.

Baros was subsequently indicted on Oct. 7, 2015.  On March 21, 2016, Baros pled guilty to the indictment and admitted that he robbed the BBVA Compass Bank on Sept. 10, 2015. 

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the FBI and the Albuquerque Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney George C. Kraehe prosecuted the case.

Updated August 23, 2016