FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
October 15, 2018

FBI Media Alert: Man Charged with Two Albuquerque Bank Robberies

The FBI has arrested Reynaldo Tafoya, 29, of Grants, New Mexico, on a federal complaint charging him with two bank robberies.

The Albuquerque Police Department arrested Tafoya in Albuquerque on Friday, October 12, 2018, and FBI special agents took custody of him shortly afterward.

Tafoya is accused of robbing Bank of the West, 780 Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, on October 11, 2018, and Bank of Albuquerque, 645 Main Street SE, Los Lunas, on October 10, 2018.

Tafoya had an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Monday.

The public is reminded that all suspects are presumed innocent unless convicted in a court of law.