ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The man accused of being the ‘arroyo molester' says no to a plea deal.
Genaro Sandoval was arrested nearly four years ago after DNA linked him to the sexual assault of a boy in an Albuquerque arroyo.
He is accused in a series of sexual attacks in northeast heights arroyos between 2003 and 2005.
It appeared Sandoval would accept a plea deal that would have put him away for 54 years. At the last minute, he said "no."
Now he will go to trial where he faces as much as 94 years if convicted.
Four and a half years after he went to prison, former state senate leader Manny Aragon is out.
A suspected meth kingpin the FBI thought might be hiding out in New Mexico has been captured.
The popular Capulin Snow Play Area near Sandia Peak will be closed for the second year in a row.
While the roads were looking clearer late Thursday afternoon in the Albuquerque area, they could get dangerous again as temperatures drop later in the evening.
New details were released Thursday in Albuquerque's latest police shooting.
The southeast part of the state is getting hit hard with winter weather.