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APD Arrests Metro 15 Offender Ricardo Leza

Leza arrested on his Juvenile Probation warrants and charged with shoplifting.

February 25, 2020

The Albuquerque Police Department arrested Ricardo Leza, a juvenile on Feb. 23, 2020 on his Juvenile Probation warrants. He was also charged with shoplifting from Sportsman Warehouse.

Leza had a warrant for Unlawful Carrying of a Handgun by a Person Under Age 19.

A total of 25 offenders have been arrested since the Metro 15 operation began. 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 identified by the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office, the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, the state Office of Superintendent of Insurance, and APD.