ALBUQUERQUE — Robert Alderete, 32, of Albuquerque, was sentenced in federal court in Albuquerque Feb. 18 to three years and eight months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
According to public court documents, Alderete was driving recklessly in Albuquerque Dec. 4, 2019, when a deputy stopped him. During the search of Alderete’s vehicle, the deputy discovered a semi-automatic rifle with a high-capacity magazine and anxiety pills.
Upon completion of his prison sentence, Alderete will be subject to three years of supervised release.
The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jaymie L. Roybal prosecuted the case.