Category Archives: KKOB Local News

“Man in Brown” bandit suspected of robbing second Clovis bank

“Man in Brown” bandit suspected of robbing second Clovis bank

Clovis, NM (KKOB) — The Albuquerque FBI and Clovis Police Department are seeking the “Man in Brown Bandit” who is suspected of robbing another bank in Clovis, N.M., on Monday, June 27, 2022. At approximately 12:33 p.m., an unknown male entered US Bank, located at 2501 N Prince St. The suspect verbally demanded money from…MORE

FEMA extends deadline for NM disaster aid

FEMA extends deadline for NM disaster aid

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — New Mexico Legal Aid has learned that the deadline for applying for FEMA assistance has been extended to August 4th, 2022. This gives New Mexicans more time to apply for federal disaster benefits. The previous deadline was July 5th. New Mexico Legal Aid has joined the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the…MORE

Detectives arrest major drug supplier of Coronado Park, Ambassador Inn

Detectives arrest major drug supplier of Coronado Park, Ambassador Inn

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD narcotics detectives, working with Drug Enforcement Administration agents, Tuesday arrested major suppliers of drugs at Coronado Park and the Ambassador Inn. Detectives arrested Thaaer “Mike” Tomasaour on federal drug trafficking charges. Robert Grado was booked on a federal arrest warrant and will be included in Tomasaour’s federal indictment. Gilbert Hernandez…MORE

Serial car thief stays put

Serial car thief stays put

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –It was decided Tuesday that Jennifer Christensen, will stay put. Christensen was caught earlier this month in a stolen car near the Albuquerque downs. APD reports that Christensen ran red lights, wove through traffic and it took spike trips to finally stop her. She was on conditions of release for a 2020…MORE

Rio Rancho business expansion

Rio Rancho business expansion

Rio Rancho, NM (KKOB) — Expansion in the future for a Rio Rancho business. “Deluxe Design”, a Rio Rancho company that started in 1986 inside the garage of Sandy and Norman Ruth, is relocating to a property in Rio Rancho and doubling its manufacturing and office space to 24,000 square feet to accommodate new production…MORE

Street racer round-up

Street racer round-up

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —APD AND BCSO netted about 60 street racers this weekend. This coming after officials learned of a planned event called “Take the Streets Over” . The event had drivers filing onto Menaul, one after another, and laying on the gas. Officers on the ground worked to pull them over, guided from the…MORE

ABQ prepares for 4th of July celebrations 

ABQ prepares for 4th of July celebrations 

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The City of Albuquerque is gearing up for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. The City’s annual Freedom 4th event at Balloon Fiesta Park is back and in person once again. Albuquerque Fire Rescue and 311 are preparing to respond to reports of illegal fireworks and emergencies that occur. With the many wildfires…MORE

“Out of Gas Robber” suspected in another ABQ bank stick up

“Out of Gas Robber” suspected in another ABQ bank stick up

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for the “Out of Gas Robber” who is suspected of robbing another financial institution on Monday, June 27, 2022. At approximately 10:25 a.m., an unknown male entered First Financial Credit Union, located at 6100 Coors Blvd. NW. The suspect verbally demanded money from…MORE

APD conducting further investigation Circle K incident

APD conducting further investigation Circle K incident

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — After discovering new evidence and receiving results of an autopsy, APD detectives will conduct further investigation into the death of Raymond Barreras Jr. at a West Side Circle K and the shooting death of his wife, Melissa Barreras at her South Valley home. Initial evidence and witness statements led to charges…MORE

Wildfire debris removal program

Wildfire debris removal program

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Property owners who have lost structures in the Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak Wildfires and opt-in to the Full Service Debris Removal Program do not forfeit their right to sue government entities for damages in the future. Local government officials report that a number of area residents are turning in opt-out…MORE

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