Leonard John Lucero, a convicted felon, is wanted for allegedly being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. On January 4, 2023, members of the FBI Violent Gang Task Force executed federal search warrants on Lucero's residence and four storage units rented by him in Albuquerque, New Mexico. During the search of Lucero's residence, 15 firearms and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition were located and seized . At the storage units, 36 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition were recovered, as well as more than $100,000 worth of stolen merchandise. Several large bags of marijuana also were located in the units.
A federal arrest warrant was issued for Lucero in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, on January 6, 2023, after Lucero was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.