FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
May 22, 2014

Las Cruces Man Arrested on Federal Drug, Firearms Charges

Eddie Gallardo, 31, of Las Cruces, was arrested on federal methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in connection with an FBI criminal investigation.

Gallardo is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Las Cruces on Friday.

The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team arrested Gallardo at his residence and turned him over to the FBI Las Cruces Hybrid Gang Squad.

The FBI and Las Cruces-Doña Ana County Metro Narcotics Agency served a search warrant on the premises.

No further details will be released until after Gallardo’s court appearance.