Rodella loses, then FBI raids his home
Tommy Rodella, former Rio Arriba County Magistrate, right, stands next to his lawyer, Justin Pennington, at the Supreme Court after the court heard the Judicial Standards Commission’s recommendation to oust Rodella from his position on May 28, 2008. Luis Sanchez Saturno/The New Mexican
The home of Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella in La Messilla on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Rodella's home was searched by the FBI on Wednesday morning. Luis Sanchez Saturno/The New Mexican
Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:26 am
Updated: 11:38 pm, Wed Jun 4, 2014.
Controversial Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella on Tuesday lost his re-election bid by 200 votes to a former deputy whom he had fired.
And the next morning, the FBI showed up with a warrant to search Rodella’s home in La Mesilla.
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:26 am.
Updated: 11:38 pm.