U.S. Marshal Sonya K. Chavez
News from the U.S. Marshals Service:
ALBUQUERQUE – The United States Marshals Service Southwest Survey The Fugitive Task Force (SWIFT) arrested Jonathan Gabriel Martinez in northeast Albuquerque on Tuesday.
A felony warrant was issued in Bernalillo County in October of last year. Martinez had been charged with the murder of Trevonte Robbins on July 10, 2021.
During the incident, Robbins was punched and shot dead and another victim sustained gunshot wounds. This incident occurred near Central Avenue and 4and Street in Albuquerque.
The warrant, filed with the Second Judicial Circuit, charges Jonathan Gabriel Martinez with first degree murder, criminal association, grievous bodily harm with deadly weapon, aggravated assault with deadly weapon weapon and assault with intent to commit a violent crime (murder). The US Marshals Service was invited to join the investigation looking for Martinez in November 2022.
During his arrest on Monday, investigators found a silver revolver on the floor of the vehicle Martinez had leads and a woolen “ski mask” with openings for the eyes and mouth.
“Today’s arrest of Martinez is significant because it sends a message to all violent offenders that they will not be allowed to continue spreading fear in our community,” said U.S. Marshal Sonya K. Chavez. for the district of New Mexico. “Our community deserves peace of mind, just like the families victims of these heinous crimes.
“This investigation highlights the strong partnership that the Albuquerque Police Department shares with our many law enforcement partners,” said Albuquerque Police Department Chief Harold Medina. “Martinez’s arrest is an example of how working together can bring important cases like this to a close. and give some respite to the families of the victims.
The United States Marshals Service District of New Mexico Southwest Investigative Fugitive Task Force is comprised of investigators from various state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies. Those involved in Martinez’s arrest include, Albuquerque Police Department, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico State Police, New Mexico Department of Corrections and Probation Parole, Department of Homeland Security and United States Marshals Service.
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