ABQ Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder

September 5, 2023

A jury convicted Breon Lamon Kindred of First-Degree Murder. June 27, 2020, Kindred drove his moped behind Lavon King who was on a bicycle. Kindred fell from the moped, pointed a gun at King and shot him multiple…

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Remembering Bill Richardson

September 2, 2023

September 2, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albuquerque, NM – Bill Richardson was not only a leader, but an amazing friend. My wife Jackie and I were shocked and saddened to hear of his passing this morning. He was…

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Bernalillo County DA Special Agents arrest a man wanted in connection with a shooting at a downtown nightclub

August 29, 2023

BACKGROUND: Court records show June, 2022, Shane Blanchard attended a concert at the Launchpad in Downtown ABQ. As he was leaving, he demanded a T-shirt from the victim. Investigators say Blanchard brandished a firearm from his waistband when…

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Man who declined treatment, just convicted of Drug Possession — Now faces 8 years in prison.

August 23, 2023

A jury convicted Christopher Madore of Possession of a Controlled Substance. In 2022 he was parked in front of an optical store. Police checked on him and spotted burnt foil, a lighter in his lap and a bag…

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DA Sam Bregman: If you commit an adult crime, murder, you will be charged as an adult

August 22, 2023

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — APD has seven juvenile homicide suspects on its caseload so far this year. Earlier this month, they arrested 13-year-old Marcos Barela. He reportedly shot and killed Sydney Wilson after she tracked down him and some…

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving Honors New Mexico Heroes

August 18, 2023

Bernalillo County District Attorney Sam Bregman was honored to be the Keynote Speaker at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving banquet Thursday evening. MADD honored so many heroes in our state, especially first responders, and all the work they…

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ABQ Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder

August 17, 2023

Today a jury found Adelio Gallegos Jr. guilty of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence for the January 25, 2021 shooting death of 63-year old Mike Guerra. The shooting happened outside an ABQ methadone clinic following a minor…

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A Jury convicted Taya Leyba of receiving or transferring a stolen motor vehicle.

August 15, 2023

A Jury convicted Taya Leyba of receiving or transferring a stolen motor vehicle. In September 2021, bystanders were understandably concerned about a child left in a hot car while Leyba went shopping, so they called the police. When…

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Man involved in a fatal drunken driving crash on Montgomery and Morris will spend 18 years in prison.

August 11, 2023

A judge sentenced Casino Salazar to 18 years in the Department of Corrections, followed by three years probation.   In 2021, Salazar was drunk, speeding down Montgomery when he ran a red light and slammed into a car…

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𝗔 𝗷𝘂𝗿𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗗𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗩𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗼 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗳𝘆, 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲, 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗻, 𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗮𝘀𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗻𝗱.

August 10, 2023

The crimes happened in 2022. Valerio texted his ex-girlfriend multiple times, threatening her. He also followed her, messaging the victim he knew where she was and what she was doing.   Sentencing will take place at a later…

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