Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Detectives Give Case Their All.

Byline: S.U. Mahesh Journal Northern Bureau

* Officers say the probe into Santa Fe boy's disappearance has led them from one end of the country to the other

SANTA FE Even on his off days, Santa Fe Police Detective Eric Johnson says he drives around the Bellamah neighborhood where 7-year-old Robbie Romero was last seen nearly five months ago.

"I still find myself driving through the neighborhood just hoping to get a glimpse of something that is unusual, something that can help us," said Johnson, one of the investigators assigned to finding the boy.

Santa Fe police have checked out hundreds of tips and still continue to follow through every lead they get into Robbie's disappearance, but none has led them to the boy.

He vanished the evening of June 7 after leaving a neighbor's house in the 2900 block of Bellamah Drive, his family has said.

What started as a regular missing person's case snowballed into a nationwide search for the second-grader, likely the victim of homicide, police have said. …

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