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Man accused of pulling gun on store employees pleads not guilty

KRQE News 13
KRQE News 13
 2022-07-01

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Frank Romero, 29, is accused of pulling a gun on two Walmart employees. Friday in court, Romero pleaded not guilty.

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According to the criminal complaint, Romero and a woman – later identified as Leezul Ogaldez – went into the Walmart at Coors and I-40 with his child. Police say he and Ogaldez stole a TV from the Walmart at Coors and I-40 back in February while the child was with them. When store employees tried to stop them, they say Romero aimed a gun at them. They left the store in a black SUV which crash as they were evading police. Romero took off, leaving Ogaldez and the child inside the wrecked vehicle.

A judge previously ordered Romero to be held behind bars until trial. He’s facing multiple charges, including armed robbery and child abuse.

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robi
07-02

of course he pleads not guilty...his ambulance chaser( public defender) told him to enter that plea. the ambulance chasers department makes more tax payer money's going to court or stringing the case along.

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