Wanted for Multiple Violent Felonies

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Felicia Maggard MAIN: 505-468-7378 EMAIL: fmromero@bernco.gov

Wanted for Multiple Violent Felonies

On September 24, 2017 at about 10:00 PM, deputies responded to the Circle K convenience store located at 2nd Street and Osuna Road reference a call for service. The calling party disclosed to deputies her boyfriend, 35-year-old Steven Lucero was wanted for multiple felony arrest warrants and had threatened her with a deadly weapon. The victim advised Steven was at his residence located near the 300 block of Osuna Road. Deputies immediately set up a perimeter on the residence and attempted to make contact with anyone inside. Deputies were able to obtain a search warrant for the residence and an arrest warrant for the threats made by Lucero that evening.

Based on the victim’s statements and information initially obtained on scene, deputies believed Steven was armed and still inside the residence. At about 5:00 AM, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the scene. Attempts were made to make contact with anyone inside the residence. The SWAT deputies were able to make entry and no one was located inside the residence.

Steven is wanted for multiple felony arrest warrants including charges of Child Abuse, Aggravated Battery on a Household Member and False Imprisonment, not related to this incident. Violent Crimes detectives obtained a felony arrest warrant for Aggravated Assault on a Household Member with a Deadly Weapon for this incident.

Anyone with information regarding Steven’s whereabouts are urged to contact detectives at 505-468-7277. If you see this individual DO NOT approach him and call 911.

WANTED

Steven Lucero

Born January 1982

 

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One in Custody after a Pursuit of a Reckless Driver

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Felicia Maggard MAIN: 505-468-7378 EMAIL: fmromero@bernco.gov

One in Custody After a Pursuit of a Reckless Driver

On September 21, 2017 at about 10:00 am, deputies observed a stolen vehicle in the area of Alameda Place and San Pedro Drive. The driver of the vehicle was driving recklessly putting the public in immediate danger and almost striking multiple pedestrians. Deputies engaged the vehicle and the driver failed to stop. The driver’s reckless actions caused one crash with minor injuries during the pursuit. The vehicle came to a stop in the area of San Pedro Drive and Paseo Del Norte where the driver fled on foot. One female passenger was detained. BCSO K9 and Air Support assisted with the search but the male was not located.

Hope Christian High School and E.G. Ross Elementary School were placed on a lock down during the search for the unidentified male. The lockdown was lifted at about 1:00 pm. The female, 27-year-old Gabrielle Mendez, was arrested for Conspiracy and Receiving and Transferring a Stolen Vehicle. The unidentified male is still outstanding. No further information is available at this time.

“I am thankful for the rapid response of the deputies in today’s incident involving a reckless driver. Resources like our K9 Unit and Air Support are invaluable during these types of incidents. I am thankful no one was seriously injured due the reckless actions of these individuals”. – Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III

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Alarm Call Leads to the Pursuit of Two Vehicles

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Felicia Maggard MAIN: 505-468-7378 EMAIL: fmromero@bernco.gov

Alarm Call Leads to the Pursuit of Two Vehicles

On September 14, 2017 at about 9pm, deputies responded to an alarm call at a closed auto auction business located on Broadway Blvd. The calling party advised they could see multiple subjects on the property on the security camera system. Upon arrival deputies observed headlights exiting the front gate of the property. A semi-truck cab and a flatbed truck drove in the direction of deputies. Deputies were able to take evasive action and were able to jump out of the path of the vehicles. The vehicles fled the scene and a pursuit of both vehicles ensued.

After crashing into a residence, the flatbed truck was stopped in the area of Summer Ave. and Kentucky St. in northeast Albuquerque. The truck also struck an unoccupied APD Field Investigator unit at that residence. The driver fled on foot, but was taken into custody shortly after. The semi-truck cab crashed into a vehicle and came to a stop in the area of 2nd St. and Woodward Rd. The passenger of that vehicle was taken into custody. The driver, an unidentified male, fled on foot and was not located.

The flatbed truck was found to be recently stolen out of Amarillo, Texas. The semi-truck cab was stolen from the auto auction business during the burglary. Two suspects were arrested and the third unidentified male was not located. The driver of the flatbed truck, 51-year-old John Brumett, was arrested for Conspiracy, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Breaking and Entering, Criminal Damage to Property, Aggravated Eluding, Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with a deadly Weapon and Receiving and Transferring a Stolen Motor Vehicle. The passenger of the semi-truck cab, 37-year-old Ryan Shook, was arrested for Breaking and Entering, Criminal Damage to Property, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Aggravated Eluding, Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy and Dealing in Credit Cards of Another.

The reckless drivers caused two separate crashes during the pursuit. No major injuries were reported of anyone involved. The third suspect is still outstanding. No further information is available at this time.

“Incidents like this are not taken lightly. I am thankful no major injuries resulted because of the actions of these reckless offenders. Deputies took immediate action to bring safety to the community and took two violent offenders off the streets of Bernalillo County”.

–Sheriff Manuel Gonzales

 

ARRESTED

John Brumett Ryan Shook

Born December 1965 Born October 1979

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Special Victim’s Unit Arrest

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Felicia Maggard MAIN: 505-468-7378 EMAIL: fmromero@bernco.gov

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Special Victim’s Unit Arrest

On August 28, 2017, the Albuquerque Police Department responded to the 8000 block of Spain Road, in reference to a 12-year-old female who had disclosed sexual abuse. The juvenile disclosed her step-father 47-year-old James Beverly, had sexually abused her between March 2017 and August 2017. APD took the initial report and found that the alleged criminal acts took place at the residence of her mother and James Beverly. The residence is in the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction and the case was subsequently referred to our Special Victim’s Unit. The juvenile was interviewed and made disclosures to forensic interviewers. James was arrested for Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor at his Family Practice office in Cedar Crest, New Mexico.

According to detectives, James has a prior arrest in 2001 out of Colorado for Enticement of a Child. James is an active physician’s assistant and has contact with minors due to his place of employment. Anyone with any information regarding potential victims of James are urged to contact detectives at 505-263-4918.

 

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Property Crime Investigation

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2017

ONTACT: Deputy Felicia Maggard MAIN: 505-468-7378 EMAIL: fmromero@bernco.gov

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Property Crime Investigation

On August 10, 2017 in the South Valley of Bernalillo County, unique guitars were stolen during a residential burglary. Detectives are seeking anyone with information on the theft of these guitars. The rare instruments were sentimental to the victim and they are hoping to locate these items.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 505-468-7534.

 

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