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

Friday, August 12, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY-- U.S. Attorney and Law Enforcement Officials to Hold Press Conference to Announce Results of Significant ATF-Led Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Operation

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez and Special Agent in Charge Thomas G. Atteberry of the Phoenix Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will hold a press conference at 10:00 A.M. TODAY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016, to announce the results of a significant ATF-led multi-agency law enforcement operation.  They will be joined by the leadership of the agencies participating in the operation.


U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez

Special Agent in Charge Thomas G. Atteberry, ATF Phoenix Field Division

2nd Judicial District Attorney Kari E. Brandenburg

Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy, DEA El Paso Division

Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Alex Ramos

New Mexico State Police Chief Pete N. Kassetas

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden E. Eden, Jr.

Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III

New Mexico Corrections Department Secretary Gregg Marcantel

Rio Rancho Police Chief Michael Geier



10:00 a.m.


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

201 Third Street NW

10th Floor Multi-Media Room (Reception on Ninth Floor)

Albuquerque, NM 87102


NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (i.e., driver’s license) and valid media credentials.  Media may begin to arrive at 9:30 a.m.  Inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Alyssa Ferda at 505-224-1480 or

Updated August 12, 2016