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Roswell woman charged with Dexter bank robbery


A Roswell woman has been arrested on a federal complaint charging her with the May 11 robbery of a bank in Dexter.

The FBI released this photo of a suspect in the May 11 bank robbery in Dexter. (Submitted Photo)

Annette Christina Chavez, 48, was taken into federal custody Wednesday at the Lincoln County Detention Center, where she was being held on a state charge.

The bank robbery investigation was conducted by the Dexter Police Department, Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

Chavez is accused of robbing the Valley Bank of Commerce at 201 Old Dexter Highway in Dexter.

No further information will be released until after Chavez’s initial appearance in U.S. District Court, which has yet to be scheduled.

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