Deputy who survived shootout cleared on charges

By Colleen Heild
Albuquerque Journal

SANDOVAL COUNTY, N.M. — The Sandoval County Sheriff's deputy who was the lone survivor of a deadly gun battle that took the lives of her partner and a burglar wanted for murder has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

Sandoval County District Attorney Lemuel Martinez said Wednesday that an independent State Police investigation turned up no evidence that deputy Theresa Moriarty committed any crime.

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