Cheeks shooting suspect in custody

Posted: August 17, 2011 in Uncategorized
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Ricky Leyba (mugshot from Aug. 17 arrest courtesy Santa Fe County jail)

Ricky Leyba, the suspected shooter from last weeks shooting at Cheeks that sent two men to the hospital, turned himself in today to Santa Fe Police.

UPDATE: Click here for article as appeared in Thursday’s New Mexican with both police and defense attorney claiming that video surveillance proves their side of the case.

He had a peaceful surrender at the offices of local defense attorney Dan Marlowe. The arrest was made around 10 a.m. I’m told and the jail website shows him as being booked in at 10:08 a.m.

He is being held in lieu of a $150,000 cash bond and was served an arrest warrant charging him with two felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Here are some recent stories on the incident:


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