Man from Albuquerque pleads guilty to federal bank robbery charge

             ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Dagoberto Ruiz, 25, of Albuquerque, pleaded guilty in federal court on April 7 to bank robbery.

             A grand jury indicted Ruiz on June 11, 2019. In the plea agreement and other court documents, Ruiz admitted to entering a bank in Albuquerque on May 20, 2019, and robbing it using a demand note. After the teller handed Ruiz a bag of money, Ruiz left the bank, but was later located and arrested by law enforcement.

             Ruiz will remain in custody pending sentencing. Ruiz faces 20 years in prison for this offense.

             The FBI investigated this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Presiliano Torrez is prosecuting the case.


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