Former high school janitor confesses to child rape

Gary Briceno
Gary Briceno

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Police say a former Rio Rancho High School janitor has confessed to child rape. Gary Briceno, 56, is jailed on multiple counts.

Investigators said at this point none of the cases involved students, but that at least one incident happened on school grounds.

Briceno was fired in August, a day after he was indicted.

According to the Rio Rancho Observer, the victims were three girls ages 6 to 16.

The alleged crimes happened between 1992 and 2012.

Court records show Briceno is facing a total of 24 counts.

He’s scheduled to be arraigned next Monday in Sandoval County Court. 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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