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New district attorney named in eastern NM

Created: 03/01/2014 7:27 PM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed a new top state prosecutor for two eastern New Mexico counties.

Martinez announced Friday that Andrea Reeb of Clovis will be the district attorney for the Ninth Judicial District.

Martinez says Reeb has more than 17 years of prosecuting experience.

Reeb, who previously served as chief deputy district attorney, takes over for former District Attorney Matthew Chandler.

Chandler's last day is Saturday and he is leaving to go into private practice.

However, Chandler previously said he would continue to handle the case in which a Roswell middle school student faces juvenile charges in a shooting that wounded two other students. The district attorney in Roswell stepped down due to conflicts of interest.

The 9th Judicial District includes Curry and Roosevelt counties.

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