Police Issue 139 Citations At State Fair

Sep 28, 2013

The numbers are in, and Albuquerque police say they issued 139 citations and served nearly three dozen warrants during this year's New Mexico State Fair.

Officer Simon Drobik released the numbers Saturday. He says officers and detectives conducted multiple operations to target criminal activity in and around the fairgrounds.

Drobik says 18 misdemeanor warrants and 14 felony warrants were served during the 12-day event.

Twenty people were arrested, including 13 on felony charges.

In all, police made nearly 300 citizen contacts during the fair.

The annual event wrapped up Sept. 22.

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