FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
May 23, 2018

FBI Media Alert: Woman Charged with Dexter, New Mexico Bank Robbery

A Roswell woman has been arrested on a federal complaint charging her with the May 11, 2018, robbery of a bank in Dexter, New Mexico.

Annette Christina Chavez, 48, was taken into federal custody Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Lincoln County Detention Center, where she was being held on a state charge.

The bank robbery investigation was conducted by the Dexter Police Department, Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico State Police, and the FBI.

Chavez is accused of robbing the Valley Bank of Commerce, 201 Old Dexter Highway, in Dexter.

No further information will be released until after Chavez’s initial appearance in U.S. District Court, which has yet to be scheduled.

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