Amalia Crime

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  • New Mexico compound: Prosecutors delay charging fami...

    Sep 27, 2018 | via WCNC-TV Charlotte 

    New Mexico prosecutors delayed the case against five members of a family accused of causing the death of a toddler, saying they will let federal prosecutors temporarily take the lead. A state grand jury had been scheduled to begin hearing child abuse and potential terrorism evidence against the group Thursday, but the decision by Taos District Attorney Donald Gallegos means federal prosecutors will proceed first with their weapons and conspiracy case against the group.

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  • Taos DA: Grand jury won't hear child abuse cases Thu...

    Sep 27, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    District Attorney Donald Gallegos, left, and Deputy District Attorney Ron Olsen canceled a grand jury review of the child abuse cases against five adults arrested last month at a compound near Amalia. Child abuse charges against the defendants were dismissed in late August after prosecutors failed to meet a hearing deadline.

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    Related Topix: Taos, NM, Amalia, NM, Taos County, NM

  • Federal Judge Denies New Mexico Compound Residents Bail

    Sep 13, 2018 | via News 88.9 KNPR 

    A federal judge denied bail on Wednesday to all five members of an extended family accused of operating a training camp for a violent attack on public institutions out of their isolated New Mexico compound. During the arraignment hearing, Magistrate Judge Kirtan Khalsa told the defendants there was "clear and convincing evidence that you are a danger to the community," The Associated Press reported.

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  • Residents of New Mexico compound indicted on federal...

    Sep 12, 2018 | via Brandon Sun 

    Five residents of a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico are scheduled for arraignments and detention hearings after being indicted by a federal grand jury on firearms and conspiracy charges. Federal prosecutors say the group was preparing for violent attacks on government, military, educational and financial institutions at the time of their arrests last month.

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    Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Taos County, NM, Amalia, NM