What is Kidnapping and What Penalties May You Face?


Kidnapping is the act of illegal taking, holding, transporting, or restraining a person, by force, intimidation, or deception, with intent to keep the person for a ransom. Kidnapping may also be committed with the intent that the victim is held as a hostage or shield and confined against their will or to inflict death, sexual […]

Man Charged with Murder over Albuquerque Deadly Shooting

albuquerque deadly shooting

A twenty-six-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder as the result of the Albuquerque deadly shooting of thirty-six-year-old Elizabeth Martinez. On November 19, Bernalillo County Communications received a 911 call of a shooting that occurred at a residence on Franciscan Street in northern Albuquerque. When the police arrived at the address, they saw several bullet […]

Man Who Livestreamed Shooting of His Girlfriend, Arrested

man who livestreamed shooting

New Mexico authorities have arrested a man who livestreamed shooting of two people, including his girlfriend, on Facebook. The police arrested twenty-three-year-old Alejandro Alirez from Las Vegas on November 8 on several charges (first-degree murder, aggravated assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, and shooting at an occupied building).  According to the New […]

Woman Found Dead, Man Severely Injured in a Shooting Incident in Albuquerque

Shooting Incident in Albuquerque

Albuquerque police officers found a woman dead and a man with severe injuries. The Police Department said they got a report of a shooting in progress. The shooting incident in Albuquerque happened on November 4. The woman was lying dead outside an apartment. The wounded man was inside the unit with a gunshot wound, according […]

Albuquerque Police Kills Man Suspected of Shooting His Wife

Albuquerque Police

Albuquerque police shot a man believed to have killed his wife. The woman was found shot to death in the San Pedro and Lomas area, early on the morning of October 12. The Albuquerque Police Department identified the suspect as the woman’s estranged husband, Matthew Montoya. The detectives discovered Montoya went to his child’s school […]

Albuquerque Shooting: Two People Shot, One Dead, One in Custody


Albuquerque police are trying to discover the circumstances of a shooting in which one person was killed, another was wounded and a third person was taken into custody.  It wasn’t instantly clear how exactly the person in custody was involved in the Albuquerque shooting, the police reported on Tuesday. So far the police haven’t released […]