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RRPD arrest records: Jan. 1-14

Desiree Carpenter, 31, Georgia, was arrested for shoplifting once on Jan. 1 and then on Jan. 4 at the Target on Crestview Drive. Zachary Gamblain, 31, Florida, was arrested for shoplifting at 11:54 a.m., 12:56 p.m. and 12:58...

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FBI warns against sextortion

The New Mexico FBI is alerting parents and children about an increase in the number of sextortion reports during the past year. From Jan. 1 to Dec. 19, 2022, the FBI’s National Threat Operations Center (NTOC) received 168...

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Teen accused of killing mother’s boyfriend

A 17-year-old was charged Sunday with an open count of murder in the fatal shooting of his mother’s boyfriend, who upset the teen by doing drugs with his mother, according to Albuquerque police and court records. Ruben...

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Girl found on city bus after Amber Alert issued

In 2019, Albuquerque police responded to a fight between Nicholas Clinton and Kimberly Mariano at the Imperial Inn. Officers found the couple – both bruised, scratched and “highly intoxicated” – with their young daughter in a...

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ABQ man sentenced in fatal shooting of unborn baby

A judge on Monday sentenced 17-year-old Adam Herrera to 18 years in prison for a 2020 shooting that fatally injured an unborn baby. Herrera pleaded guilty in August to a single count of first-degree murder for shooting a...

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Judge, pets killed by husband in murder-suicide

A Los Ranchos judge was fatally shot by her husband, along with several of the couple’s pets, in a murder-suicide Friday afternoon at their home in the village. Jayme Fuller, a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman,...

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Balloon crash causes power outages in SW ABQ

A balloon that crashed into power lines in Southwest Albuquerque on Saturday morning caused temporary road closures and power outages in the area — but no injuries, according to local officials. The balloon hit lines at Central...

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