Judge arrested on domestic violence charges

Posted at: 12/22/2012 9:16 PM
Updated at: 12/22/2012 9:25 PM
By: Whitney Jones, KOB.com

Photo: Shanon Riley
Photo: Shanon Riley

Workers' Compensation Administration Judge Shanon Riley was arrested in northwest Albuquerque late Friday.

Riley was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center on domestic violence charges Friday. She was released on bail the following day, Albuquerque police confirmed.

Riley currently serves as a judge for the Workers' Compensation Administration.

Riley had served as assistant district attorney in the First Judicial Court District in Santa Fe.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice in 1993 from the University of New Mexico, and received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of New Mexico, School of Law in 2001, according to her administration biography.