Fri. Sep 20th, 2019

OPERATION LEADS TO 23 ARRESTS OF VIOLENT CRIMINALS

CLOVIS (KSMX)- On Thursday, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, in coordination with Seventh Judicial District Attorney Clint Wellborn, Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb, Curry County Sheriff’s Office, Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office, Socorro County Sheriff’s Office, Region V Drug Task Force, Region IV Probation and Parole, Portales Police Department, and Clovis Police Department, conducted phase I of Operation Steel Net.

This operation was a coordinated law-enforcement effort to find and arrest violent offenders with outstanding warrants in rural and urban communities in Curry County, Roosevelt County, and Socorro County.

This operation is a result of months’ worth of intelligence gathering, analysis, and coordination with local law enforcement to execute Operation Steel Net on Sept. 4–5.

This operation resulted in 23 successful arrests of violent criminals wanted by the Court.