NM inmate release times reviewed

Complicated system led to late, early exits


By Patrick Lohmann
Albuquerque Journal 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Anthony Madrid had lived outside prison bars for almost three months before state prison officials realized Wednesday he still had eight years left in his sentence.

Within an hour of realizing the mistake, state Corrections Department officials returned Madrid to his state penitentiary cell.

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