Tag Archives: APD

APD Arrests 45 Offenders in Weekly Anti-Crime Operation

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – APD completed its 18th city-wide Anti-Crime Operation.  The operation resulted in the arrest of an additional 45 offenders. A total of 797 individuals have been arrested since the start of the operations in August. Officers also recovered 3 firearms and 11 stolen vehicles. The Anti-Crime Operation was conducted…MORE

Accidental shootings on the rise

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–Accidental shootings are way up in Albuquerque. APD says there were 44 such shootings in 2020, a 17 percent jump from the previous year. In some cases, individuals were cleaning their guns when they shot themselves. There were also several instances where people under the influence of alcohol shot and injured themselves. APD…MORE

APD Arrests 37 Offenders in 16th Anti-Crime Operation

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – APD completed its 16th city-wide Anti-Crime Operation.  The operation resulted in the arrest of an additional 37 offenders. A total of 695 individuals have been arrested since the start of the operations in August. Officers also recovered 6 firearms and 5 stolen vehicles. The Anti-Crime Operation was conducted…MORE

ALeRT Offender arrest: Roberto Vigil

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — – Albuquerque Police Department officers arrested Roberto Vigil, 23, for Battery upon a Peace Officer, Tampering with Evidence (Highest Crime a Third, Fourth or Indeterminate Degree Felony), Breaking and Entering, Assault Upon a Peace Officer – Attempted Battery, Resisting, Evading or Obstructing an Officer (Arrest), Battery (household member)…MORE

APD highlights successful operations targeting speeding, racing and loud mufflers

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) -– The Albuquerque Police Department continues to see promising results from its speeding enforcement blitz. In the last two weekends, officers issued 73 citations for speeding, 12 for racing and 10 for modified exhaust, better known as loud mufflers. Additionally, there were two citations for careless driving, one for…MORE

APD highlights updated Metro 15 list

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – The Albuquerque Police Department released an updated Metro 15 list after consulting with the District Attorney’s Office to identify wanted offenders. The list includes a murder suspect and an offender wanted for child abuse resulting in death. “We created the Metro 15 to go after drivers of crime and we have…MORE

APD launches Community Ambassador Program

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – The Albuquerque Police Department is launching a Community Ambassador Program that designates officers as liaisons with diverse communities throughout Albuquerque. This program will establish clear, consistent lines of communication with various communities that have not had formal relationships with law enforcement. Interim Chief Harold Medina said he wants…MORE

APD hit hard by Covid-19

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–The Albuquerque Police Department on Wednesday reported 17 new coronavirus cases among its employees, bringing the number of current cases to 46. According to the Albuquerque Journal, that’s almost half of the 96 infections APD has had since the beginning of the pandemic in March. 131 Department employees were out on Thursday–that’s about…MORE

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