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

Friday, March 13, 2015

Colfax County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested by FBI and New Mexico State Police

ALBUQUERQUE – Vidal Sandoval, 45, a Deputy of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office who resides in Cimarron, N.M., was arrested earlier today by the FBI and the New Mexico State Police.  Additional information will be available when Sandoval makes his initial appearance in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., later today.

Updated March 16, 2015