Sex Offender Felon on the Lam for 20 Years Found in Albuquerque
By: ABQ RAW staff
POSTED: 2/15/2023 @ 3:15PM
Albuquerque - On February 14th, 2023, Bernalillo County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to the Coors Blvd SW and Gun Club Rd SW area in reference to a male subject riding a bike and pointing unknown items at passing traffic. A deputy was able to detain Michael Keslar and determine it was not a gun that he was pointing at random people. During the deputies investigation Keslar said he was not from New Mexico and he stated that he was from Colorado .
The last known Keslar mug shot prior to his capture in Albuquerque, N.M.
Keslar is in fact from Colorado and is a convicted sex offender. It turns out Keslar has also been on the run with authorities since 2003 for failure to register as a sex offender. Keslar was convicted in 1994 for 2nd degree sexual assault and sexual assault on a child. Keslar was listed in the Colorado Top 100 Most Wanted Sex Offenders.
Keslar was arrested and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center on a fully extraditable warrant. His bike was tagged into evidence. He can face up to 18 months in jail, and/or a fine of up to $1,000.