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Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III Announces Arrest for Wandering 3 Year Old

"Protecting our children is one of BCSO's priorities." said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III. "I am grateful to our deputies for their swift and effective action today."

Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III: BCSO Solves Violent East Mountains Shooting

“You can run, but you cannot hide from BCSO and our expansive federal law enforcement partners, even on the other side of the country,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III.

Sheriff Gonzales Secures Over $200K in COVID-19 Community Outreach Grant for BCSO

Sheriff’s Department was awarded $208,000 to alleviate some of the costs associated with the community outreach program.

Keeping your informed!

For additional Press Release information Contact PIO Deputy Connor Otero ckotero@bernco.gov

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“For all of the families in the City of Albuquerque who are exposed to the crime crisis, we will continue to arrest repeat offenders. I’m thankful to our BCSO Deputies who continue to go above and beyond to help combat violent crime,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III. “We will continue to attack the most violent, gun-related crimes within the City of Albuquerque to keep our children, families and businesses safe.”

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"Protecting our children is one of BCSO's priorities." said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III. "I am grateful to our deputies for their swift and effective action today."

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“You can run, but you cannot hide from BCSO and our expansive federal law enforcement partners, even on the other side of the country,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III.

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“The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is committed along with our federal law enforcement partners to remove career criminals from the streets and combat Albuquerque’s out-of-control crime crisis,“We will use all means necessary to pursue and prosecute these violent career criminals in federal court who endanger our children, families and businesses.”

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Heather Woods charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death and careless driving.

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Sheriff’s Department was awarded $208,000 to alleviate some of the costs associated with the community outreach program.

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“Our deputies always strive to give victims who would otherwise have no voice, a voice, and to protect our children, families, and businesses,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III. “

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Photos released

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a fugitive wanted in connection to 38 violent home invasion robberies.

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We're asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit and run crash.

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The Oldest Deputy Ever in Bernalillo County Celebrates with a Social Distancing Parade

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“We remain laser-focused on combating Albuquerque’s crime crisis by targeting the violent offenders, property thieves, and career criminals roaming the streets of Albuquerque seeking to prey on our children, families and businesses during this time of national crisis,” said Sheriff Gonzales.

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Sheriff Manual Gonzales III has asked for a temporary stay on court ordered evictions in Bernalillo County.

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Albuquerque, NM - Today, Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III announced the Sheriff’s Office will partnering with local businesses, nonprofits, and social services to help fulfill some of the basic needs of those who are unable to access the items or services that they require

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We encourage you to be civil during this time while shopping and out in public.

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“We at The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office are closely and continuously monitoring the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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This year’s event was a huge success – raising over $70,000 for our 2020 Charity Partners Beds4Kidz and Special Olympics NM - Law Enforcement Torch Run.

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On February 10, 2020 – United States Attorney General William P. Barr appointed Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III to chair the Mental Illness Working Group, a subcommittee of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition and Intelligence Patrol Unit has conducted three operations throughout Albuquerque so far this year, with assistance from the Community Action Team and Bike Unit.

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At approximately 3:25am this morning, a vehicle was observed driving in a reckless manner and at a high rate of speed in the area of Bridge Blvd and Atrisco Drive.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office conducted two proactive operations this last week. One operation was conducted on Thursday, January 23, 2020, and was in conjunction with multiple federal agencies with the area of focus being in southeast Albuquerque.

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Detectives from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department Safe Child Unit conducted a welfare check of two children at 35 Clayx Ln, Cedar Crest, New Mexico.

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On January 16, 2020, Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III will be welcoming the newest deputy to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office. Lou Ferrigno, AKA the “Incredible Hulk”, will be deputized at the Albuquerque Convention Center during this year’s Comic Con. During this special ceremony, Lou Ferrigno will also be sworn in as a deputy for Socorro County by Sheriff William Armijo.

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"I want to thank our deputies and social workers for their hard work and commitment to the community they work so diligently to protect. Together, we are working to keep our children, families and businesses safe in Bernalillo County." - Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III

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“This is extreme animal cruelty and will not be tolerated. We know harming animals is a step in harming humans. We will continue to combat the Albuquerque crime crisis and protect our children, families, and businesses.” - Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III

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“This sentencing is the final chapter of justice for the five slain victims, some of whom were innocent children...

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On October 23, 2019 the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office arrested Celso Montano (45), on an arrest warrant for Criminal Sexual Penetration and Kidnapping.

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On October 16, 2019, deputies executed a search warrant at 2827 Blanford Road. The investigation was regarding the welfare of 22 dogs.

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On October 2, 2019, at about 5:00 pm, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3000 block of 2nd Street, in reference to a two-vehicle fatal crash.

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This afternoon, Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III issued the following statement regarding the conviction of former Sergeant David Priemazon:

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Two hundred and fifty-six law enforcement officers graduated today from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

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On September 15, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office seized a kilogram of cocaine and five ounces of marijuana during a traffic stop.

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On September 11, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a robbery call at a restaurant located at 12700 San Rafael Avenue.

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On August 15, 2019, at about 1:00 pm the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery at a store in the 1800 block of Coors Boulevard.

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On August 8, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation in downtown Albuquerque.

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On July 27, 2019 at about 10:29 pm, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service in the 100 block of Ortega Road, in reference to a female being held hostage. The calling party advised his roommate, Joseph McDonald (37) had held his girlfriend hostage and bound for several days.

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On July 21, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition and Intelligence Patrol Unit conducted an operation in downtown Albuquerque, with assistance from the Community Action Team.

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On July 11, 2019, at about 11:34 am, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service, in reference to a deceased male located in the North Diversion Channel in the area of 4th Street and Roy Avenue.

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July 14, 2019 - The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized forty pounds of Marijuana during traffic stop. At about 8:10AM, a traffic stop was conducted on eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 149.

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On July 8, 2019, at about 8:46 pm, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service in reference to a shooting.

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On July 8, 2019, detectives assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force arrested Timothy Malek (17).

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Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Timothy Malek (17), who is currently outstanding.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the youth of Bernalillo County by teaching the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) curriculum throughout the school year. We have continued our efforts this summer in partnership with the Garza Family McDonald’s.

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On June 28, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office welcomed twenty-nine newly sworn deputies to our ranks.

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On June 27, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service in the 200 block of Quetzal Road, in reference to a shooting.

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On June 26, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized five pounds of marijuana and a sheet of THC wax during a traffic stop.

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On June 22, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition and Intelligence Patrol Unit and Community Action Team conducted an operation in southeast Albuquerque.

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On May 31, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition and Intelligence Patrol Unit conducted an operation in the North Valley area of Albuquerque.

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On May 5, 2019, at about 12:30 am, deputies were dispatched to the 2600 block of Isleta Blvd, in reference to a possible overdose.

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On May 16, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized over a thousand marijuana products during a traffic stop.

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On May 8, 2019, at about 8:30 pm, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service in the 500 block of Juan Tomas Road.

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On April 23, 2019 at about 9:00 am, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the area of Interstate 40 near Atrisco Vista Blvd.

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On April 12, 2019 at about 7:45 am, deputies conducted a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate 40 near the Rio Puerco exit.

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On April 5, 2019, at about 11:00 am deputies responded to a call for service near the 1700 block of Bridge Blvd.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Student Support Deputies would like to warn our community about a dangerous trend in schools throughout Bernalillo County.

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On March 29, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition and Intelligence Patrol Unit conducted a two-day operation with assistance from the New Mexico State Police, Albuquerque Police Department and Valencia County Sheriff’s Office.

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On March 20, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized 10.5 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

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Through the investigation the victim has been identified as a 15-year-old male juvenile.

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On March 14, 2019 at about 10:00 pm, deputies responded to a call for service in the area of Paa-Ko Golf Drive and New Mexico Highway 14. Deputies

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On February 8, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized fifteen pounds of marijuana and over a thousand THC products during a traffic stop.

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On February 7, 2019, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office seized 128 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop.

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On June 10, 2018, 27-year-old Duwin Perez escaped from the Metropolitan Detention Center. Perez utilized false information identifying himself as his cellmate to escape from custody.

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On October 25, 2018 at about 11:30 am, deputies were dispatched to the area of Lagunitas Lane and Lagunitas Road, in reference to an unresponsive male in a nearby ditch.

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On September 22, 2018, a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office deputy was working an overtime assignment at a New Mexico Young American Football League event.

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September 18, 2018 at about 10:00 am, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service regarding an abandoned vehicle in the Pajarito Mesa. On arrival deputies discovered a deceased male, 30- year-old Ivan Bocanegra in an abandoned Chevrolet truck. The Homicide Unit responded to the scene and took over the investigation.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition Intelligence Patrol and Criminal Investigations Division conducted several proactive operations targeting gangaffiliated crimes in Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque Metropolitan area.

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The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Recognition Intelligence Patrol and Criminal Investigations Division conducted several proactive operations targeting gangaffiliated crimes in Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque Metropolitan area.

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico – On July 17, 2018, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Barcelona SW Albuquerque, NM in reference to a shooting incident. Upon arrival, deputies located a male subject with at least one gunshot wound to the torso. Medical personnel arrived at the scene and the subject was immediately transported to a local hospital.

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Bernalillo County, NM – July 12, 2018. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is handling this case like it handles all cases of alleged deputy misconduct. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office deputies, regardless of rank, are accountable to everyone in our community.

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Bernalillo County, NM – On July 5, 2018, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a High Risk Victim (HRV)/missing persons, special operation plan with the following results: 9- Recovered juveniles 2- Recovered adults 2- High risk subjects identified 63- Persons contacted.

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico – July 5, 2018. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office would like to warn the community of a phone scam that is ongoing in our county. Individuals claiming to be members of BCSO Command Staff are contacting citizens requesting payment for a warrant or missed jury duty.

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico – On July 2, 2018, at approximately 10:32AM, a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Detective was conducting an investigation on the 2300 block of Felicitas SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105.

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico. – On June 20, 2018, Deputies with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Civil Unit were serving an eviction on Yvette Curry (DOB June 1962) who was residing at 10 Rainier Ct, Cedar Crest, NM.

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On June 12, 2018, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office will launch a new communications technology, including Crime Report Mapping, Register a Camera and Tip Submit.

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  • 0745-0800 - Check in at BCSO Regional Training Academy(bring photo ID and $50.00 fee) 0800-0830 - Orientation (anyone arriving after orientation begins will NOT be allowed to test on that day) 830-1030 -NATIONAL POLICE OFFICER SELECTION TEST (NPOST) 1030-1100 - Grading and notification of applicant pass/fail 1100-1200 - Lunch (not provided) 1200-1400 - Physical fitness assessment REQUIRED ITEMS: 1.A state issued ID or military photo ID$50.00 cashier’s check or money order. (Fee waived for months of May & June 2020) 2.Business casual attire for written exam (morning)
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    BCSO Regional Training Academy
    415 Tijeras Ave NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87102
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    5/30/2020 8:00 AM

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