ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Aron Leon pleaded no contest in court Thursday. Leon is accused of pointing a gun at a woman at a Wells Fargo on Rio Bravo and 2nd St. on New Year’s Day in 2022.
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Deputies say the woman withdrew all her money and Leon took off, leading police on a chase reaching 90 mph. He eventually ditched the car and took off on foot, before being taken into custody with the help of a police dog. Leon faces up to nine years in prison. Hi sentencing is set for July.