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Gun Store Thieves Arrested

Anthony Montano, Paul Martinez, Reymundo Lucero and Adrian Alderete were arrested in connection with Butches Reloading and Warriors Edge Armory.

Anthony Montano, 17, Adrian Alderete, 17, Paul Martinez, 19, and Reymundo Lucero, 21, were all charged with Commercial Burglary in connection with the burglaries located at Butches Reloading and Warriors Edge Armory. 

Anthony Montano was arrested during a SWAT call yesterday at the Warren Apartments located at 930 Louisiana Blvd SE.  Montano had an outstanding warrant in connection with the commercial burglary at two Albuquerque Gun Shops.  Martinez was arrested by a field officer on 01/11/2017 at a residence and Alderete was arrested by a field officer on 01/18/2017 both also connected with the burglaries. 

Lucero was already in MDC custody and was re-booked on these new charges.  These suspects are believed to be part of a violent juvenile gang that has been responsible for many crimes around Albuquerque. 

APD Officers have done an outstanding job making these arrests safely and professionally.