Video: Cops catch suspected thieves in metro Albuquerque mailbox vandalisms

Two suspects are behind bars in connection to a rash of mailbox vandalisms around the Albuquerque metro.

On Tuesday, Rio Rancho and Albuquerque police arrested Robert Gallegos and Amber Hilton at a Rio Rancho home.

Hilton followed orders and was detained, but police said Gallegos jumped from a second story window and fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later.

A subsequent investigation led to the recovery of stolen mail, identifications and property. The evidence indicates that property was taken from various areas within the Albuquerque area. Victims will be contacted by police.

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