NMSP arrest federal fugitive after standoff

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police say they arrested a federal fugitive in Albuquerque. Police say Christopher Perez had warrants for a firearm charge and probation violations. Thursday, they confronted him at a house near Second and Candelaria. They say Perez took off into the yard.


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Police then surrounded the area for four and a half hours. Perez was eventually found in a crawl space under the home. NMSP says Perez was booked into the Metro Detention Center.

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