Man who evaded police for 2 years arrested

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Check one of New Mexico’s most wanted off the list.

Police have been looking for Hugo Banda for two years.

He’s accused of stabbing and trying to run over his estranged wife in a southwest Albuquerque neighborhood in 2012.

Friday a San Juan County Sheriff’s deputy pulled Banda over near Bloomfield.

Banda tried to convince police he was someone else without success.

Now he’s facing attempted murder and kidnapping charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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