Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Woman Arrested In heroin Burrito Case.(Metropolitan)



Albuquerque police have arrested a young woman suspected of bringing a heroin-filled burrito to the Bernalillo County Detention Center as part of a plan to get it to prisoners there.

Crystal Jessica Manzanares, 21, was arrested on Friday. She faces felony charges of conspiracy to commit drug trafficking and bringing contraband into a jail.

According to a criminal complaint filed against Manzanares in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court, she delivered a fast-food restaurant bag intended for a guard and that guard allegedly was to have delivered it to a pair of prisoners.

However, the delivery to the prisoners never took place because the guard had a change of heart, the complaint said. …

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