Saturday, June 03, 2017

Operation Alpha & Omega Nets Two Gang Member Arrests in the First Week

Albuquerque, NM - The U.S. Marshal Service for the District of New Mexico, South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force, along with of the New Mexico Department of Correction– Probation Parole Security Threat Intelligence Unit, and Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended Tyree Mitchell Monday. A second gang member, Manual Torres, was arrested by New Mexico State Police, after a traffic stop.

Mitchell was convicted on a 2011 case for possession of a firearm by a felon. He received a sentence of nine years and six months. Nine years was imposed and six months suspended. Mitchell has a lengthy criminal history with violent crimes in multiple states. On November 8, 2016, a State Parole Retake warrant was issued for Mitchell.

Torres, who also had a State of New Mexico Parole Retake warrant, was arrested Thursday in the Santa Fe area, during a traffic stop by New Mexico State Police.

The U.S. Marshals Service would like to thank the public for assisting law enforcement’s efforts in making Albuquerque a safer place to live, work and play.

Please contact the United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico if further information is need. (505) 346-6400/Albuquerque or (575) 527-6850/Las Cruces

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