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Adrian Ordonez-Flores (2008 jail mug shout from the Santa Fe County jail)

Authorities in Minnesota arrested a Santa Fe man early Monday and authorities say he’s the last defendant to be apprehended in a 14-person cocaine operation bust announced last week at a joint press conference involving the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the FBI, New Mexico State Police, Santa Fe Police Department and the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office.

Here is an email news release announcing Monday’s arrest, sent by FBI spokesman Frank Fisher out of Albuquerque:

A man being sought after a joint law enforcement operation in Santa Fe County last week apprehended several individuals allegedly tied to cocaine trafficking has been arrested in Minnesota.

Adrian Ordonez-Flores, 25, of Santa Fe, was arrested without incident early Monday (7/2/12) by FBI Special Agents in Burnsville, Minn., approximately 15 miles south of Minneapolis.

Ordonez-Flores was (more…)

From the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office:

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrol the weekend of June 8th, 2012.  Deputies will be patrolling the county looking for impaired drivers and stepping up enforcement of all traffic infractions.  Sheriff Robert A. Garcia would like to remind the motoring public NOT to Drink and Drive, obey the speed limit and make sure that every passenger in the vehicle is properly restrained with an appropriate passenger restraint device.

Just a heads up… The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office says it will be conducting a DWI saturation patrol Saturday trying to hit the Cinco de Mayo party-goers around the Santa Fe area. More cops on the road looking specifically for drunk drivers.

From Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert Garcia’s office:

Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert Garcia announces that on Thursday, April 5th, 2012, the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a DWI Check Point.  The Check Point will be setup in northern Santa Fe County, along the route of travel for the pilgrims who are participating in the pilgrimage to the Santuario de Chimayo.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be assisted by officers from (more…)

CLICK TO ENLARGE -- From left: Cesar Barba-Villegas, Dolores Garcia and Jasbel Gonzalez were arrested Monday and charged with burglarizing the home of Dolores' grandparents. (Jail mug shots courtesy Santa Fe County jail).

Three teenagers were arrested Monday and charged with burglary according to a statement released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office.

One of the two homes the teens burglarized, police say, was the home of the grandparents of 19-year-old Dolores Garcia, one of the three arrested.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office arrest three individuals suspected of breaking into two homes located within Santa Fe County, belonging to one of the suspects’ grandparents.

Dolores Garcia, age 19, her husband (more…)

From the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday afternoon:

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrol the weekend of March 3rd, 2012.  Deputies will be patrolling the county looking for impaired drivers and stepping up enforcement of all traffic infractions.  Sheriff Robert A. Garcia would like to remind the motoring public NOT to Drink and Drive, obey the speed limit and make sure that every passenger in the vehicle is properly restrained with an appropriate passenger restraint device.

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Crime reporter Nico Roesler had a story in Thursday’s New Mexican about the decline of property crime in the Santa Fe area (county and city property crime rates dropped) in 2011.

It would be crazy not to point out that while the decreases are great news for area residents, and certainly better than the alternative, the drop is based on comparing the numbers to the record high property crime reports in the city limits in 2010.

It’s all relative. The numbers still aren’t great, but (more…)

New Mexico State Police

A multi-agency police police task force on Saturday performed a DWI warrant roundup in Santa Fe County netting four arrests.

There were 42 targets in the warrant roundup, according to New Mexico State Police Lt. Robert McDonald.

The warrant roundup is part of the ongoing Operation Descansos that started Sept. 26, 2010, as a partnership between the New Mexican and the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. It is a program aimed at serving outstanding warrants for DWI-related offenses.There have been 898 warrants served, according to State Police, since the program started.

Officers from New Mexico State Police, Santa Fe Police Department and the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office were a part of the recent roundup.

Arthur Anaya, 54. (mug shots courtest Santa Fe County jail) — CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE

The manhunt for Arthur ‘Arturo’ Anaya, 54, continued into Wednesday.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Read latest story here)

Anaya has an arrest warrant out for him charging two counts of murder with a $1 million bond awaiting him if captured.

Police say he shot in the face 16-year-old Austin Urban on Monday and shot in the forehead 51-year-old Theresa Vigil. Both died. The pair, along with Vigil’ 17-year-old daughter (more…)

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is conducting DWI saturation patrols on Saturday. Here is the alert sent by the sheriff’s office:

Sheriff Robert A. Garcia announces that on Saturday, January 21, 2012 the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrol of Santa Fe County. Deputies will be looking for impaired drivers. Sheriff Garcia would like to remind people NOT TO DRINK AND DRIVE  and please use a designated driver or use the Santa Fe County DWI Program’s Caddy Program at 505-995-9528. In addition, watch your speed and make sure all passengers in your vehicle are wearing an approved occupant restraint device.