POSTED: Monday, May 23, 2011 - 3:19pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 10:24am
SANTA TERESA- A man accused of killing a man in Albuquerque is arrested at the Santa Teresa port of entry.
Oscar Rodolfo Orejel, 19, was sought in connection with the May 17 shooting death of 20-year-old Miguel Barragan in Albuquerque.
The arrest was made after New Mexico State Police officers arrived at the Santa Teresa crossing Sunday afternoon to advise Customs and Border Protection that a man being sought in New Mexico was planning to turn himself in shortly.
Albuquerque police department officers also arrived at the port of entry to await the arrival of the suspect
At approximately 7:30 p.m Orejel arrived as a pedestrian and presented his identification documents to CBP officers at the port.
CBP officers confirmed the identity of the individual and took custody of the subject. The suspect was turned over to Albuquerque Police Department officials who then departed the port of entry with Orejel.