Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a series of criminal justice bills into law Wednesday, allowing more New Mexicans to expunge records of past arrests or convictions and banning employers from asking about criminal history on an initial job application. In signing the bills, the new Democratic governor contrasted herself with Republican predecessor Susana Martinez, a former…

A Rio Arriba County jury convicted a former high school teacher of two counts of sexual contact of a minor and five counts of sexual penetration of a minor Thursday following a single-day trial in Tierra Amarilla. Miguel G. Garcia worked at Mesa Vista High School in Ojo Caliente from 2008-15, according to the Rio Grande…

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate

Senate passes expungement bill

CREA Exoungement Statue passes first Senate Committee

New Mexico Expungement Statute Passes State House

By Ari Burack |    A 17-year-old Santa Fe boy who prosecutors maintain was involved in the slaying of a Michigan man in September, despite dropping a murder charge against him, has been arrested in a new shooting case, authorities say.    Zachary Gutierrez was arrested by Santa Fe police Feb. 12, following a…

Response to motion to reconsider sentence

Drunk driver spared 30 year sentence for vehicular homicide

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