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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Colorado woman faces bank robbery charges in Albuquerque

            ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Keylee Rose Moore, 21, of Hesperus, Colorado, made an initial appearance on June 28 in federal court facing a charge of bank robbery. Moore will remain in custody pending a detention hearing scheduled for June 30.

            According to a criminal complaint, on June 1, Moore allegedly entered a bank on Louisiana Avenue in Albuquerque and handed a demand note to a teller. After the teller handed money to Moore, Moore allegedly walked out of the bank and fled. On June 6, the FBI received a tip identifying Moore as the person who allegedly robbed the bank. Moore was arrested at her residence in Hesperus on June 17.

            A complaint is only an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. If convicted, Moore faces up to 20 years in prison.

            The FBI Albuquerque Division and the FBI Denver Division’s Durango Resident Agency are investigating this case with the assistance of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Southwest Drug Task Force, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Department and the Albuquerque Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Niki Tapia-Brito is prosecuting this case.

Press Release Number: 
21-126
Updated June 29, 2021