Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Argues Strongly in Today’s New Mexico Supreme Court to Secure the Right to Reproductive Choice

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 Sends Public Safety Report to Legislative Leaders  

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 AG Torrez Condemning the Removal of Compensation, Support, and Recognition of the Downwinders in New Mexico: 

Back to Press Releases “I strongly condemn the removal of compensation, support, and recognition of the Downwinders in New Mexico from the National Defense Authorization Act.  It has been 78 years since the first nuclear weapon was detonated at the Trinity Test site in New Mexico and we will never know the full extent of the sacrifice suffered by those

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Background and Statement from Attorney General Raúl Torrez Regarding the Grand Jury Indictment of Las Cruces Police Officer Brad Lunsford for the Charge of Voluntary Manslaughter:  

Back to Press Releases A Grand Jury has indicted Las Cruces Police Officer Brad Lunsford with voluntary manslaughter with a firearm enhancement. The indictment stems from an incident that occurred on August 2nd, 2022 where Officer Lunsford and another officer forcibly removed Presley Eze from a vehicle in order to detain him. A scuffle ensued in which Eze and another

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Statement From Attorney General Raúl Torrez Regarding Recent EPA Oil and Gas Methane Rules Released by the Biden Administration:  

“We thank the Biden Administration for following New Mexico’s lead on oil and gas methane practices with today’s new EPA rules. These newly passed rules protect New Mexicans by ensuring neighboring states monitor and prohibit high-methane emitting practices when it comes to oil and gas industries. Further, these rules will create hundreds of clean energy jobs and boost our economy

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Announces Full Restitution to be Paid to Victims of Lisa Berry, Owner of Duke City Dog Academy 

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez received a default judgment against the Duke City Dog Academy and its owner, Lisa Berry, for violating the Unfair Practices Act. Despite advertising as a dog training service, Berry would charge dog owners between $2,000 to $8,000 to train their dogs and ended up keeping the dogs for weeks or months longer

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Attorney General Raúl Torrez Announces Charges Against Three New Mexico State University Basketball Players for 2022 Hazing Incidents

Back to Press Releases FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez announced charges against three New Mexico State University (NMSU) basketball players for hazing incidents resulting in criminal charges that occurred throughout the fall of 2022.   “The indictment filed against three former student-athletes at New Mexico State University should serve as an unambiguous signal to everyone

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