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Three Metro 15 Offenders Arrested

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.

May 13, 2021

Three Metro 15 offenders have been arrested, John Anetzeder, 26, Anthony Chavez, 28, and Juan Martinez, 27.

Anetzeder, Chavez and Martinez have all been identified as offenders who continuously commit crimes in the community.

On Tuesday May 11, Albuquerque Police Auto Theft detectives located John Anetzeder at 1520 Candelaria Road N.E. Upon attempting to make contact, Anetzeder fled on foot, armed with a gun. He was met by more officers at a nearby intersection where he was apprehended.

Anetzeder was wanted for aggravated battery, Possession of a Firearm or Destructive Device by a Felon. Upon his arrest, Anetzeder picked up additional charges for Receiving and Transferring a Stolen Vehicle, Receiving Stolen Property ($250 or less), Resisting, Evading or Obstructing an Officer, and Receipt, Transportation or Possession of a Firearm or Destructive Device by Certain Persons.

On Tuesday May 11, Anthony Chavez was arrested by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday May 12, detectives with ISU and the Gun Violence Reduction Unit were able to locate Juan Martinez and arrest him on his warrants for Felon in Possession and a probation violation in relation to narcotics. At the time of his arrest, Martinez was in a stolen vehicle and charged with Receiving and Transferring a Stolen Vehicle.

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 top drivers of crime in Albuquerque. Since the programs induction, 62 offenders have been arrested.