San Juan County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Health Care Fraud Charge

Health Care Fraud Charge

ALBUQUERQUE – Cory Werito, 33, of Farmington, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to a health care fraud charge. The guilty plea was announced by U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez and Special Agent in Charge Waldemar Rodriguez of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in El Paso. Werito

San Ildefonso Pueblo Man Arrested for Assaulting a Federal Officer

ALBUQUERQUE – Jordan Roybal, 25, an enrolled member of the San Ildefonso Pueblo who resides in San Felipe Pueblo, N.M., made his initial appearance today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., on a criminal complaint charging him with assaulting a federal officer. According to the criminal complaint, Roybal was arrested

Tohatchi Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Murder Charge

Federal Murder Charge

ALBUQUERQUE – Dennison Hale, 44, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Tohatchi, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to a second degree murder charge. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Hale will be sentenced within the range of 180 to 240

Navajo Man from Shiprock Sentenced for Assaulting Federal Officer

ALBUQUERQUE – Larry Lee Emerson, Jr., 36, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Shiprock, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to 37 months in prison for assaulting a federal officer. Emerson will be on supervised release for three years after completing his

Navajo Man from Kirtland Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge

Federal Assault Charge

ALBUQUERQUE – Gary Begay, 23, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Kirtland, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to an assault charge. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Begay will be sentenced to nine years in federal prison followed by a