Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Corrections Facility Permit Voted Down.(Metropolitan)


A joint city-county land-use commission on Wednesday unanimously denied a permit request for a proposed "correctional institution" on Coors Boulevard SW.

The proposed "transitional" center would be designed to house about 40 "low-level," federal offenders, according to Edward Pinon of Dismas/Diersen Charities.

He said the corrections center could have residents convicted of such crimes as forgery, money laundering or other offenses. …

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