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Judge: Attorneys can’t use James Boyd’s full criminal history at trial

Defense and prosecuting attorneys will not be able to use James Boyd’s full criminal history in a trial later this year for two former Albuquerque police officers charged with his murder, a judge ruled Thursday. Second Judicial District Court Judge Alisa Hadfield agreed Thursday with a motion filed by prosecutors for the state that jurors […]

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APD officers accused of murdering James Boyd booked, released

The two Albuquerque police officers charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of James Boyd last year were booked and released from jail Monday and Tuesday. Dominique Perez was booked Monday morning just after 8 a.m. on second-degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges. Former officer Keith Sandy was booked Tuesday […]

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Trial for 2 APD officers accused of killing James Boyd tentatively set for Aug. 15, 2016

The trial for two Albuquerque police officers accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of James Boyd in the Albuquerque foothills last year has been tentatively set for Aug. 15, 2016. The trial for Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez is expected to last for three weeks, including one week for jury selection. Prosecutors have […]

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DA to pursue murder charges against officers in Boyd shooting

The Bernalillo County district attorney will pursue murder charges against the two Albuquerque police officers who fatally shot homeless camper James Boyd in the foothills last March. District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed documents in district court Monday seeking to charge officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez with an open count of murder. The documents will […]

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Attorney for Boyd’s family reacts to charges against officers

While Sam Bregman, the attorney who represents former APD officer Keith Sandy, defended him and his actions, the attorney for James Boyd’s family listened on, and had plenty to say afterwards regarding Bregman’s comments Monday. “This is a day when the citizens of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County should be proud that our representative has the […]

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APD officer Keith Sandy retires from department

Albuquerque police officer Keith Sandy submitted a notice of his retirement to APD Tuesday, according to APD spokesperson Tanner Tixier. Sandy has been heavily-scrutinized for his role in the shooting death of homeless camper James Boyd earlier this year. A KOB investigation revealed that hours prior to shooting Boyd in a standoff involving APD and […]

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