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APD Arrests Metro 15 Offender

Albuquerque Police Department detectives arrested Metro 15 offender Michael Carroll, 28, for a probation warrant, felon in possession of a firearm, and receiving / transferring stolen property (firearm).

Albuquerque Police Department detectives arrested Metro 15 offender Michael Carroll, 28, for a probation warrant, felon in possession of a firearm, and receiving / transferring stolen property (firearm).

Carroll has been identified as an offender who continuously commit crimes in the community. He is the 46th offender arrested since the Metro 15 operation began.

Carroll has an extensive criminal history including multiple incidents of battery on a peace officer and aggravated assault on a peace officer. There was also an incident where Carroll and his brother shot at multiple SWAT officers. After locating Carroll on Tuesday, detectives called in additional resources due to his violent nature. During this time, Carroll left the residence and traveled to several other locations. After several hours, and with the assistance of Air Support, APD was able to safely barricade the subject inside a residence.

Detectives made announcements for Carroll to exit the home. When he exited the residence he fled on foot. Officers were able to apprehend Carroll after a brief foot chase. While fleeing officers, Carroll threw a stolen firearm.

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