Bernalillo County deputies catch Taos couple accused in carjacking

Martin Rivera and Joanne Montoya

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County deputies say they just caught a couple who has been terrorizing Taos.

Martin Rivera, 21, is believed to have carjacked an elderly man Tuesday at the Rancho de Taos Post Office.

Authorities say he was on the run with 16-year-old Joanne Montoya. The two were caught Wednesday night in Albuquerque.

Deputies say Rivera had a gun. 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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