The people in the following pages are victims of unsolved homicide and missing person cases in Bernalillo County.
These cases are unresolved and assigned to the investigators at the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
Cold Case Unit. We are asking for assistance from the public in developing new leads to help solve these crimes.
You can read about these cases and contact investigators via email through this site.
The Cold Case Unit is available at (505) 468-7454 / (505) 468-7225.
You can also provide tips by calling Crime Stoppers (505) 843-STOP (7867)
On October 15, 1990 the body of Carolyn S. Gonzales was found stabbed multiple times and laying in an irrigation drain in the 500 block of Barr Avenue SW.
April 5, 1995, 25 year old Robert Saavedra aka “Spanky” was shot as he walked with a friend on Rosendo Garcia SW. It is believed the shots were fired from a vehicle. Robert was transported to a local hospital where he died.
On November 28, 1993, deputies were dispatched to a home where 20 year old Joe Cauley was shot when a fight erupted during a house party. Joe was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.
On June 22, 1996, victim Joseph Hernandez was transported to a local hospital after being shot outside the Drift In Lounge. Suspects fled the initial crime scene in an 80’s Blazer or Bronco style SUV. Joseph Hernandez died from his gunshot wounds.