FBI Seeks Albuquerque Teen Absconder

Adrian Nieto, Jr. Photo Courtesy FBI


A man charged federally with being a felon in possession of ammunition is being sought for allegedly absconding from pre-trial release in Albuquerque.

Adrian Nieto Jr., 19, of Albuquerque, is accused of leaving an Albuquerque halfway house without permission on December 24, 2020, a day after he was placed on pre-trial conditions of release.

The FBI had arrested Nieto on December 17, 2020. A federal warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nieto is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300 or online at tips.fbi.gov.

The Albuquerque Police Department is assisting with the investigation.

The following is a description of Nieto:

Race: White
Height: 5′ 8”
Weight: 185 pounds
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown

The public is reminded that all defendants are considered innocent unless convicted in a court of law.