FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
April 19, 2019

Flora Vista, New Mexico Man Charged with Being Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, of Flora Vista, New Mexico, was arrested today, April 19, 2019, on a federal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.

The FBI arrested Hopkins in Sunland Park, New Mexico, with the assistance of the Sunland Park Police Department.

Hopkins, also known as Johnny Horton Jr., is expected to have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.

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

(No further information will be released until after Hopkins' court appearance. The FBI does not release mugshots of defendants in custody.)