Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

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Izaiah Garcia Convicted of First-Degree Murder for the Shooting Death of Cayla Campos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, a jury convicted Izaiah Garcia of first-degree murder, depraved mind murder, shooting at a motor vehicle, armed robbery, assault with intent to commit a violent felony, tampering with evidence, child abuse and conspiracy. Garcia is guilty on all counts related to the 2019 murder of 21-year-old Cayla Campos. Garcia could face life plus

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Announces Lawsuit Challenging Anticompetitive Kroger, Albertsons Merger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Albuquerque, NM — New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and a bipartisan coalition of states, today announced the filing of a lawsuit that challenges the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons.   Kroger and Albertsons are the two largest national supermarket chains in the country and this merger presents a significant

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Calls on FDA to Protect Children from Lead and Other Toxic Metals in Baby Food

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nearly 400 Recent Lead Poisoning Cases Connected to Recalled Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches Highlight Urgent Need for Stronger Protections   Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Raúl Torrez has joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take urgent action to protect infants and young children nationwide from lead and

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New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez Announces First-Ever Cold Case Unit at the New Mexico Department of Justice

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez, accompanied by McKinley County Sheriff James Maiorano III, Valencia County Sheriff Denise Vigil and Santa Fe Chief of Police Paul Joye, announced the creation of the first-ever dedicated Cold Case Unit at the New Mexico Department of Justice.   “Not knowing what happened, not having answers, that’s the hardest thing for a

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Empowering Justice: Attorney General Raúl Torrez Unveils New Identity as the New Mexico Department of Justice

Santa Fe, NM — Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez unveiled a new agency brand. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office will now be named the New Mexico Department of Justice.  “In our steadfast commitment to championing justice and safeguarding the rights of every New Mexican, we proudly announce our agency’s transformation from the Attorney General’s Office to the New Mexico Department

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Supports Recovery Center Proposed by Senator Pete Campos and Representatives Ambrose Castellano and Joseph Sanchez for San Miguel County

Back to Press Releases FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Santa Fe, NM – House Bill 50 has been prefiled in the State Legislature by Senator Pete Campos and Representatives Ambrose Castellano and Joseph Sanchez, requesting $2.5 million dollars to fund integrated substance use disorder programs for northeastern New Mexico. These programs would offer support to those in the area who find themselves self-medicating or suffering from substance abuse disorder. Attorney General Raúl Torrez stands in full support of this bill as our office is

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Releases Investigative Findings and Recommendations For Amending the Election Code to Prevent Fake Presidential Electors 

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez recently convened two public safety summits that hosted frontline practitioners from both law enforcement and behavioral health service sectors. Legislative leaders in our state’s capital have now received the recommendations from these stakeholders which aim to reduce crime and build a system where healthcare and law enforcement are no longer

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez and Deutsche Bank Announce Joint Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez recently convened two public safety summits that hosted frontline practitioners from both law enforcement and behavioral health service sectors. Legislative leaders in our state’s capital have now received the recommendations from these stakeholders which aim to reduce crime and build a system where healthcare and law enforcement are no longer

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Statement from Attorney General Raúl Torrez in Honor of former NMAG, House Speaker David L. Norvell:

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez recently convened two public safety summits that hosted frontline practitioners from both law enforcement and behavioral health service sectors. Legislative leaders in our state’s capital have now received the recommendations from these stakeholders which aim to reduce crime and build a system where healthcare and law enforcement are no longer

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Announces $700 Million Settlement with Google over Play Store Misconduct

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Attorney General Raúl Torrez recently convened two public safety summits that hosted frontline practitioners from both law enforcement and behavioral health service sectors. Legislative leaders in our state’s capital have now received the recommendations from these stakeholders which aim to reduce crime and build a system where healthcare and law enforcement are no longer

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