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Metro 15 Offender Arrested

Albuquerque Police Department detectives arrested metro 15 offender for a felony warrant probation violation armed robbery with a deadly weapon.

Feb. 24, 2021

Albuquerque Police Department detectives arrested Jeremiah Denton, 32, for a felony warrant probation violation armed robbery with a deadly weapon.
Mr. Denton is a Metro 15 offender who has been identified as an individual who continuously commits crimes in the community. He is the 53rd offender arrested since the Metro 15 operation began.

On February 23, detectives located Denton in the area of Eubank and Central. APD and NMSP’s Auto Theft Units were called in to assist. Air 1 was also deployed to follow Denton, tracking him to a residence in Los Lunas.

A barricade plan was set up, and Denton was taken into custody without incident. He recently violated his probation for a 2016 conviction for armed robbery and tampering with evidence.

Denton has an extensive criminal history including multiple armed robbery charges and receiving or transferring stolen vehicles.

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.