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Working with our Law Enforcement Partners for a Safer Community....PRESS RELEASE: An Albuquerque man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

This case was adopted from state prosecution in cooperation with Bernalillo County District Attorney Sam Bregman


🔗 justice.gov/usao-nm/pr/albuquerque-man-sentenced-federal-firearms-offense
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Working with our Law Enforcement Partners for a Safer Community....
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Bernalillo County District Attorney Sam Bregman

On behalf of District Attorney Sam Bregman, our staff and Mothers Against Drunk Driving , thank you to all who attended our Second Annual Spring Picnic. This event was to honor the victims and families impacted by drunk driving and celebrate the amazing partnership between MADD and the District Attorney’s Office. ... See MoreSee Less

On behalf of District Attorney Sam Bregman, our staff and Mothers Against Drunk Driving , thank you to all who attended our Second Annual Spring Picnic. This event was to honor the victims and families impacted by drunk driving and celebrate the amazing partnership between MADD and the District Attorney’s Office.

MADD New Mexico along with the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office invite you to our 2nd Annual Spring Picnic! The event will take place Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 10am-2pm. Join us for this family-friendly event including food, fun activities, and quality time outdoors. This is a celebratory gathering for victims/survivors of DWI crashes, as well as the local community and partners that support them. Please RSVP with the QR Code below.
Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office New Mexico State Police
Albuquerque Police Department All Faiths Children's Advocacy Center Crime Stoppers of New Mexico Paws and Stripes
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MADD New Mexico along with the Bernalillo County District Attorneys Office invite you to our 2nd Annual Spring Picnic! The event will take place Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 10am-2pm. Join us for this family-friendly event including food, fun activities, and quality time outdoors. This is a celebratory gathering for victims/survivors of DWI crashes, as well as the local community and partners that support them. Please RSVP with the QR Code below.
Bernalillo County Sheriffs Office New Mexico State Police
Albuquerque Police Department All Faiths Childrens Advocacy Center Crime Stoppers of New Mexico Paws and Stripes

Today a judge sentenced Giovani Ruiz to 27 years in the Department of Corrections.
In April, a jury convicted Ruiz of Kidnapping, 4 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree (Resulting in Personal Injury) and one count of Criminal Sexual Contact resulting in personal injury.
In June 2015, Ruiz met the victim at Isleta Casino, convinced her to go drink with him in his truck, then drove to an area where he assaulted her.
He has to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

#endsexualviolence #sentenced #berncoda
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Today a judge sentenced Giovani Ruiz to 27 years in the Department of Corrections. 
In April, a jury convicted Ruiz of Kidnapping, 4 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree (Resulting in Personal Injury) and one count of Criminal Sexual Contact resulting in personal injury. 
In June 2015, Ruiz met the victim at Isleta Casino, convinced her to go drink with him in his truck, then drove to an area where he assaulted her. 
He has to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

 #EndSexualViolence #Sentenced #BerncoDA

Today Sean Lannon pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder for the death of Randall Apostalon.
The crime happened February 24, 2021. Lannon is already serving more than 30 years in prison for the death of a New Jersey man. He's also charged with killing three other people in Grants, New Mexico. Once Lannon serves his sentence in New Jersey, then he will be required to spend the rest of his life in a New Mexico prison.
#CriminalJustice #berncoda
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Today Sean Lannon pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder for the death of Randall Apostalon.  
The crime happened February 24, 2021.  Lannon is already serving more than 30 years in prison for the death of a New Jersey man.  Hes also charged with killing three other people in Grants, New Mexico. Once Lannon serves his sentence in New Jersey, then he will be required to spend the rest of his life in a New Mexico prison. 
 #CriminalJustice #BerncoDA

Today we honor the brave men and women who served as peace officers and gave their lives in the line of duty. On Peace Officer Memorial Day, we remember their courage, dedication, and the ultimate sacrifice they made to keep our communities safe. Let's take a moment to reflect and express our deepest gratitude to these fallen heroes and their families.

#NMSP #PeaceOfficerMemorialDay #NeverForget
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SENTENCED ---
JUDGE SENTENCED MAN TO NEARLY 4 DECADES IN PRISON IN CHILD RAPE CASE.
A judge has sentenced Jonathan Clark to 37.5 years in the Department of Corrections. In March, a jury convicted Clark of 4 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor Child under 12 and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
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SENTENCED ---
JUDGE SENTENCED MAN TO NEARLY 4 DECADES IN PRISON IN CHILD RAPE CASE.
A judge has sentenced Jonathan Clark to 37.5 years in the Department of Corrections. In March, a jury convicted Clark of 4 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor Child under 12 and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

JURY CONVICTS TWO MEN OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND MULTIPLE OTHER CRIMES --
Today a jury convicted Ryan Baca and Rashawd Duhart of First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, and Shooting at or from a Motor Vehicle for their roles in the death of nineteen-year-old Andres Loera. On February 13, 2020, Baca, Duhart, and two other co-defendants arranged to buy an ounce of marijuana from Loera with the intention of robbing him at gunpoint. During the robbery, Baca and Duhart fired a total of twelve shots into Loera's vehicle, ultimately killing him. Both Baca and Duhart are facing a life sentence.
#CriminalJustice #CriminalConviction #berncoda
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JURY CONVICTS TWO MEN OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND MULTIPLE OTHER CRIMES -- 
Today a jury convicted Ryan Baca and Rashawd Duhart of First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, and Shooting at or from a Motor Vehicle for their roles in the death of nineteen-year-old Andres Loera. On February 13, 2020, Baca, Duhart, and two other co-defendants arranged to buy an ounce of marijuana from Loera with the intention of robbing him at gunpoint. During the robbery, Baca and Duhart fired a total of twelve shots into Loeras vehicle, ultimately killing him. Both Baca and Duhart are facing a life sentence. 
 #CriminalJustice #CriminalConviction #BerncoDA

JURY CONVICTS TWO MEN OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND MULTIPLE OTHER CRIMES --
Today a jury convicted Ryan Baca and Rashawd Duhart of First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, and Shooting at or from a Motor Vehicle for their roles in the death of nineteen-year-old Andres Loera. On February 13, 2020, Baca, Duhart, and two other co-defendants arranged to buy an ounce of marijuana from Loera with the intention of robbing him at gunpoint. During the robbery, Baca and Duhart fired a total of twelve shots into Loera's vehicle, ultimately killing him. Both Baca and Duhart are facing a life sentence.
#CriminalJustice #CriminalConviction #berncoda
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JURY CONVICTS TWO MEN OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND MULTIPLE OTHER CRIMES -- 
Today a jury convicted Ryan Baca and Rashawd Duhart of First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, and Shooting at or from a Motor Vehicle for their roles in the death of nineteen-year-old Andres Loera. On February 13, 2020, Baca, Duhart, and two other co-defendants arranged to buy an ounce of marijuana from Loera with the intention of robbing him at gunpoint. During the robbery, Baca and Duhart fired a total of twelve shots into Loeras vehicle, ultimately killing him. Both Baca and Duhart are facing a life sentence. 
 #CriminalJustice #CriminalConviction #BerncoDA
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