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15 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

Civil rights case against Sheriff Tommy Rodella widens

Federal prosecutors said Rio Arriba County's embattled sheriff made another questionable traffic stop months before he was charged in the arrest and beating of an Espanola man.

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Related Topix: Espanola, NM, Albuquerque, NM

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

State Police investigate county fraud allegations

It was supposed to be a celebration at La Arboleda Community Center in Chimayo earlier this month, but the decorations went up hours late.

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Related Topix: Chimayo, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Prosecutors seeks to drop charges on Rio Arriba County sheriff's son

ALBUQUERQUE >> Federal prosecutors want to dismiss charges against the son of an indicted northern New Mexico sheriff who was accused along with his father of roughing up a driver during an off-duty traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

Business Journal

UNM Health Sciences gets grant to study hepatitis C

The Health Science Center at the University of New Mexico has received a $1.3 million grant from the CDC to study the prevalence of hepatitis C among young needle-drug users in rural New Mexico.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico

KOB-TV New Mexico

Motion to dismiss charges against Rodella's son filed

The U.S. Attorney's Office on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss the charges against Thomas Rodella, Jr. in a criminal case alleging he conspired to violate a man's civil rights with his father, Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

State Police to investigate 2 Rio Arriba County employees for embezzlement, fraud

It is unclear who the two employees are, and whether or not they are still currently working for the county during the investigation.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Documents: FBI wanted NM sheriff's badge for DNA

Court documents say FBI agents were looking for a New Mexico sheriff's badge to test it for DNA during a May raid.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Rio Arriba Co. Sheriff Rodella's law enforcement certification revoked

The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy revoked Rio Arriba Co. Sheriff Tommy Rodella's law enforcement certification Thursday in a letter from NMLEA Director Jack Jones.

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Related Topix: Tierra Amarilla, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

Sheriff Rodela's law enforcement license suspended

The Department of Public Safety has suspended the law enforcement certification for embattled Rio Arriba County Sheriff, Tommy Rodella.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Lawyers: Fed prosecutor has 'vendetta' on sheriff

Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella's lawyers accused U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez in a letter this week of prosecutorial misconduct.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Indicted New Mexico sheriff back on the job

A northern New Mexico sheriff indicted for conspiring to violate a motorist's civil rights and falsifying arrest documents is back on the job.

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Related Topix: Espanola, NM

Sun Aug 17, 2014

TheNewspaper

New Mexico Sheriff Busted Over Brutal Road Rage Traffic Stop

A road rage incident could put the top law enforcement officer in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico behind bars.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Post

National digest: Aug. 15, 2014

Florida's secretary of state said Friday it would not be possible to hold special elections this fall in congressional districts that were invalidated by court order.

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Related Topix: Espanola, NM, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KOAT-TV

Sheriff arrested: Tommy Rodella faces FBI investigation

HOMEPAGE. A NEW MEXICO SHERIFF IS FACING FEDERAL CHARGES. TODAY THE F.B.I. ARRESTED RIO ARRIBA COUNTY SHERIFF TOMMY RODELLA AND HIS SON.

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Related Topix: Espanola, NM, House, NM

CBS News

New Mexico sheriff arrested on civil rights, weapons charges

Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella and his son, Tommy Rodella Jr., pleaded not guilty Friday morning in federal court to charges of conspiracy to violate civil rights, deprivation of rights, brandishing a firearm and falsifying police documents, according to CBS affiliate KQRE.

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Related Topix: Espanola, NM

KOAT-TV

Thomas Rodella, son arrested by FBI

Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella and his son, Thomas Rodella Jr., were arrested and taken into FBI custody Friday morning.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

ABC News

FBI: Embattled New Mexico Sheriff, Son Arrested

FBI spokesman Frank Fisher said Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella and his son, Thomas, Jr., were arrested Friday morning in their Espanola home, but didn't say why.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Espanola, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

Rio Arriba County sheriff arrested, in FBI custody

According to Frank Fisher with the FBI, both Rodella and his son, Tommy Rodella, Jr., were arrested and are now in FBI custody.

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KOB-TV

Rio Arriba County sheriff and son arrested, in FBI custody

According to Frank Fisher with the FBI, both Rodella and his son, Tommy Rodella, Jr., were arrested and are now in FBI custody.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

Rio Arriba County sheriff arrested, in FBI custody

According to Frank Fisher with the FBI, both Rodella and his son, Tommy Rodella, Jr., were arrested and are now in FBI custody.

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