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APD arrests Metro 15 offender

Albuquerque Police Department detectives have arrested Metro 15 offender.

March 19, 2021

Albuquerque Police Department detectives have arrested Metro 15 offender Christopher Young, 30, for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Mr. Young is a Metro 15 offender who has been identified as an individual who continuously commits crimes in the community.

On March 17, detectives were able to locate Young after getting a tip he was back in the Albuquerque area. Young was taken into custody without incident.

Young has a criminal history including convictions for the attempted transportation of a narcotic drug sale and felony narcotic drug possession for sale. The District Attorney’s Office has filed a preventative detention motion due to the violent nature surrounding his charges.

The Metro 15 Operation is a targeted component of Mayor Keller’s Violence Intervention Program – a proactive effort to attack violent crime from all sides. The Metro 15 is a working list of the top 15 violent crime offenders in Albuquerque.