Metro 15 list updated adding offender with active felony warrant

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Gregory Chestnut (courtesy APD)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department has added 45-year-old Gregory Chestnut to the Metro 15 List. According to the department, Chestnut has an active felony warrant on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say Chestnut has a lengthy criminal history that includes aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, possession of a firearm or destructive device by a felon, shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, and negligent use of a deadly weapon. The Metro 15 is an updated list of offenders who are considered to be drivers of crime in Albuquerque.


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The first Metro 15 list was created in November 2019. APD reports that as offenders are arrested, new offenders and fugitives are identified based on their criminal history and the potential for successful prosecution.

Since the operation started, 53 offenders have been arrested. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the offenders is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 505-843-STOP. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at p3tips.com/531.

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