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Judge Explains Compound Suspect Ruling

Judge Explains Compound Suspect Ruling

AFTER RECEIVING A SLEW OF DEATH THREATS, JUDGE SARAH BACKUS IS NOW EXPLAINING WHY SHE RULED TO RELEASE THREE OF THE FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED AT A FILTHY COMPOUND IN TAOS COUNTY. THAT’S WHERE 11 STARVING CHILDREN WERE FOUND AND PLACED INTO CYFD CUSTODY. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS JUDGE BACKUS SAYS PROSECUTORS FAILED TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE…MORE

Suspects’ Release to Be Appealed

Suspects’ Release to Be Appealed

THE RELEASE OF THOSE SUSPECTS ARRESTED AT A COMPOUND IN NORTHERN NEW MEXICO MAY NOT BE A DONE DEAL. KOB-TV REPORTS THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY PLANS TO APPEAL THE JUDGE’S DECISION TO RELEASE THE FIVE PEOPLE PENDING THEIR TRIAL ON CHILD ABUSE CHARGES. THREE OF THE SUSPECTS COULD BE RELEASED WHILE THE OTHER TWO MUST REMAIN…MORE

Changes Required on Mary Han Death Certificate

Changes Required on Mary Han Death Certificate

THE OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL INVESTIGATOR MUST CHANGE THE CAUSE OF DEATH OF ALBUQUERQUE ATTORNEY MARY HAN FROM “SUICIDE” TO “UNDETERMINED.” THAT’S THE ORDER FROM STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DAVID THOMPSON. HE FOUND THAT APD’S INVESTIGATION INTO HAN’S DEATH WAS SO FLAWED THAT THE O-M-I MUST MAKE THE CHANGE TO HER DEATH CERTIFICATE. THE OMI…MORE

South Valley SWAT Incident Ends With Arrest

South Valley SWAT Incident Ends With Arrest

A MAN WHO GOT INTO A STANDOFF WITH BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES WEDNESDAY NIGHT IS IN THE METRO DETENTION CENTER IN ALBUQUERQUE. THE MAN HAD BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE A HOME IN THE SOUTH VALLEY IN THE 61-HUNDRED BLOCK OF COORS, WHERE HE WAS EVENTUALLY ARRESTED. SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES SAY THE MAN, WHOSE NAME HASN’T BEEN RELEASED…MORE

Deputy Involved Shooting in Otero County Not Fatal

Deputy Involved Shooting in Otero County Not Fatal

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN DEPUTY-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN OTERO COUNTY. IT HAPPENED ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 14TH. DEPUTIES BEGAN THEIR PURSUIT OF A SILVER DODGE SEDAN THAT HAD BEEN STOLEN, BUT GAVE UP THE CHASE FOR SAFETY REASONS … THEN STARTED A SECOND PURSUIT WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS SPOTTED NORTH OF ALAMOGORDO. TIRE DEFLATION DEVICES WERE…MORE

Land Commissioner Rejects Border Protection Funds

Land Commissioner Rejects Border Protection Funds

STATE LAND COMMISSIONER AUBREY DUNN SAYS U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION IS SHORT-CHANGING NEW MEXICO. DUNN SAYS THE FEDERAL AGENCY STARTED BUILDING A BORDER WALL EAST OF SANTA TERESA WITHOUT ACQUIRING THE NECESSARY RIGHT OF WAY. THE GOVERNMENT IS OFFERING 87-HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR THE LAND IN QUESTION…BUT DUNN SAYS THAT’S ONLY A FRACTION OF WHAT…MORE

Former Realtor Sentenced for Death of Homeless Man

Former Realtor Sentenced for Death of Homeless Man

IT’S THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR CHRISTOPHER PINO. THAT WAS THE SENTENCE A JUDGE HANDED THE FORMER ALBUQUERQUE REALTOR ON WEDNESDAY FOR KILLING A HOMELESS MAN IN APRIL OF 2017. AUTHORITIES SAY PINO THOUGHT DANIEL ARBALLO HAD STOLEN PROPERTY FROM HIM IN NOB HILL…SO PINO STRUCK HIM WITH HIS VEHICLE. ARBALLO DIED THE NEXT DAY.…MORE

Suarez Conviction is Upheld

Suarez Conviction is Upheld

JESUS SUAREZ WON’T BE GETTING A NEW TRIAL. THE NEW MEXICO SUPREME COURT HAS UPHELD HIS CONVICTIONS FOR A PAIR OF HOME INVASION MURDERS THAT HAPPENED ON THE SAME DAY MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AGO IN ALBUQUERQUE. ROBERT KINTER WAS KILLED EARLY IN MORNING OF FEBRUARY 25TH, 2013. MICHAEL GARRIS WAS MURDERED LATER THAT EVENING.…MORE

Woman Pleads Guilty to Nursing Home Theft

Woman Pleads Guilty to Nursing Home Theft

A GUILTY PLEA YESTERDAY (WED) FROM A WOMAN ACCUSED OF STEALING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM CLIENTS AT A NURSING HOME. ATTORNEY GENERAL HECTOR BALDERAS SAYS LEANNE BENNETT WAS AN OFFICE MANAGER AT THE REHABILITATION CENTER OF ALBUQUERQUE. HE SAYS BENNETT, BETWEEN 2012 AND 2013, USED HER POSITION TO ACCESS ACCOUNTS OF ELDERLY RESIDENTS TO STEAL…MORE

NM Rabies Alert

NM Rabies Alert

STAY AWAY FROM ANIMALS BEHAVING STRANGELY IN THE WILD. THAT’S THE MESSAGE FROM THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND FISH AFTER A FOX TESTED POSITIVE FOR RABIES NEAR FORT SUMNER. A WILDLIFE DISEASE SPECIALIST AT THE DEPARTMENT SAYS YOU ALSO NEED TO MAKE SURE YOUR PETS’ VACCINATIONS ARE CURRENT. A SKUNK ALSO TESTED POSITIVE…MORE

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