Crime of the Week

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March 18th to March 24th, 2010

Homicide On December 28, 2009, at approximately 1930 hours, officers were dispatched to 220 Western Skies SE. Officers located 21 year old, Joe Velasquez, (pictured above). Velasquez had suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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March 11th to March 17th, 2010

Identity Theft and Fraud On four separate occasions, (1-26-10, 1-28-10, 2-01-10, and 2-28-10), the couple pictured above entered Kohl’s and opened credit cards using stolen identities. The first three incidents occurred in Albuquerque, the last occurred in Santa Fe.

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March 4th to March 10th, 2010

Auto Theft, Identity Theft and Fraud The subjects pictured above are involved with auto theft, identity theft and fraud. If you have any information about these individuals, call Crime Stoppers at 843-STOP.

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February 25th to March 3rd, 2010

Kidnapping The drawing above is a male suspected of stalking and eventually kidnapping a female victim. He is described as a clean cut Hispanic male, fit, and approximately 30 years old, with a slight accent. The suspect hid in the back seat of the victim’s vehicle until she entered. He held her at knife point,…

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February 18th to February 24th, 2010

Homicide On December 17, 2008, Sammy Chavez was found deceased at the Martinez Town Park located at 1825 Edith NW. He was shot several times and died as a result of his injuries. Albuquerque Police Department needs your help in solving this homicide.

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February 11th to February 17th, 2010

Commercial Burglary On February 1, August 23, and again on October 21, 2009, ABQ Jump, located at 2731 Broadway NE, was burglarized. The suspect of all three burglaries is pictured above, with his vehicle.

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February 4th to February 11th, 2010

Commercial Burglary On January 1, 2010, at approximately 0140 hours, Mac’s Steak in the Rough, located at 4515 Menaul NE, was burglarized by the male pictured above.

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January 28th to February 3rd, 2010

Aggravated Battery With A Deadly Weapon On January 3, 2010, at approximately 0215 hours, a shooting occurred in the parking lot outside Paparazzi’s nightclub located at 9401 Coors Blvd NW. After a verbal argument, the male, pictured above, fired one round at the victim, hitting him in the leg/groin area. The suspect then fled on…

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January 21st to January 27th, 2010

Armed Robbery On January 8, 2010, and again on January 10, 2010 the individual shown above robbed the Chevron, located at 1000 Rio Grande NW. The male was armed with a semi-automatic handgun. He is described as a white or Hispanic adult male, approximately six feet tall and 150-180 lbs. It is believed that he…

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January 14th to January 20th, 2010

Stolen Property The Albuquerque Police Department is seeking information on individuals who may be selling stolen property. Every year millions of dollars in stolen property is resold through either a “Chop Shop”, where parts are removed from a stolen vehicle and resold as used vehicle parts, or through fencing operations. A fencing operation is an…