Sandoval Sentenced to 30 Years

April 12 - An Albuquerque man who plead guilty to second-degree murder and 35 more charges was sentenced to 30 years in DOC. 
Prosecutors accepted the plea in January. 
In September 2016, Daniel Lee Sandoval and a group of teens were in Northwest Albuquerque attempting to steal a van. The van’s owner, Hector Aguirre came out to confront the group when Sandoval, the driver of the van ran over Aguirre. 
Sandoval was the last of the group of teens to face sentencing.
The way the sentence is structured he has five years probation following his initial 30-year sentence. If he violates probation he faces another 70 years in prison.