Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sex Offender Ordered Held.

Byline: Arley Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

Judge Says Man Broke Terms of Probation

A district judge Wednesday ruled that a Belen man who pleaded no contest to criminal sexual contact of a minor violated his conditions of release and ordered that he be jailed on a $20,000 cash or surety bond.

District Judge John Pope ruled that Greg Sachs, 38, had violated his conditions of release when he contacted a 17-year-old foreign exchange student on Oct. 19, one day after Pope had released Sachs on his own recognizance.

Prosecutors at the Oct. 18 hearing were asking that Sachs' probation be revoked. Sachs had denied that he had violated probation stemming from his plea of no contest to a charge of criminal sexual contact of a minor in 1997. …

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