Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pizza Shop Manager Arrested in Robbery.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports


A manager of a Rio Rancho pizza shop was arrested Saturday when police alleged that he conspired with others to set up a robbery at his workplace Friday.

"It turned out to be an inside job," said Sgt. John Francis, spokesman for the Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety.

Francis said Michael Salinas was being held at the Sandoval County Detention Center on a $21,000 bond for his alleged involvement in the robbery of Little Caesar's Pizza on Rio Rancho Boulevard.

Salinas, 21, was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, embezzlement, conspiracy to commit embezzlement, tampering with evidence and making a false police report. …

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