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SFCSO Seeks Help Finding Carlos B. Alonso-Villa

on March 10, 2018 - 8:58am

Carlos B. Alonso-Villa wanted by SFCSO


SANTA FE – Carlos B. Alonso-Villa absconded from the scene of an incident Friday in Santa Fe County and has been on the lam ever since.

He is wanted by the Santa Fe County Sheriff for aggravated assault on a Peace Officer and aggravated fleeing of a Peace Officer.

Alonso-Villa has a tattoo on his right forearm with the word “Villa”.

Anyone with information regarding this wanted absconder should call 911 or the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office at 505.428.3720.

Balderas Sues Massive Solar Company For Defrauding New Mexicans, Jeopardizing Their Home Ownership

on March 10, 2018 - 7:37am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
AG News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Thursday he filed a lawsuit against Vivint Solar, Inc., and related companies (“Vivint”).
Balderas’ lawsuit claims Vivint was engaging in unfair and unconscionable business practices including clouding titles to consumers’ homes, fraud and racketeering in connection with its residential solar power purchase agreements and solar equipment.
Through its investigation, the Office of the Attorney General has learned there are hundreds of clouded titles and thousands of Vivint

State Police: Fatal Crash Near Chimayo

on March 10, 2018 - 6:59am
NMSP News:
RIO ARRIBA COUNTY  At about 8:10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, New Mexico State Police officers in Española were alerted to a single vehicle crash on County Road 98 near Chimayo.
Officers arrived to find a silver Honda passenger car that had struck a barbed wire fence. The driver, Rudy Sandoval, 42, of Hernandez, was transported by ambulance to St. Vincent's Hospital in Santa Fe where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Valles Caldera National Preserve Offers Reward For Information On Cow Elk Poacher

on March 9, 2018 - 12:24pm
JEMEZ SPRINGS — Late on the evening of Monday, March 5, or early in the morning hours of Tuesday, March 6, a cow elk was poached in the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The incident occurred along N.M. 4 near mile post 41.

Park Rangers are requesting the public’s help in solving this crime. A reward of up to $1500 will be paid for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area or has knowledge of this incident is asked to call or text the Park Crime Tip Line at 505.709.0077. Callers may