ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police say a jailhouse call linked Daniel Trujeque to the robbery of a postal carrier in January. The robbery happened near Unser and Western Trail while the postal carrier was delivering mail to a neighborhood box. According to federal investigators, Daniel Trujeque got out of a stolen car, pointed a handgun at the carrier, and demanded the keys to the box.


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Two others were with him in that car. One of them, Elisha Maes, was later picked up on an unrelated warrant. While in jail, she made a call to someone and named Trujeque as the armed robber. Investigators say when they arrested Trujeque and showed him surveillance video from the neighborhood, he admitted to the robbery.