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UNM police using new tool to help catch criminals

Ryan Laughlin
October 10, 2018 06:36 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M .— University of New Mexico Police has a new tool to help catch would-be criminals after a recent violent stretch.

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A new mobile surveillance unit is now being used to monitor high crime areas in real-time.

This new tool was implemented just days after a violent carjacking on campus. Three people are suspected of stealing the car at gunpoint.

Only one person has been arrested so far. Scott Gibbs had his first court appearance Wednesday.

Police are also investigating a drive-by shooting that happened near Frontier restaurant Tuesday night.

APD said they victim is stable and they’re waiting for him to regain consciousness to continue the investigation.

UNM Police said they have approved overtime to have a greater police presence on campus.

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