ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The chief of corrections for the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center has quit the job.
County officials announced Thursday that Ramon Rustin has tendered his resignation, effective Monday.
Rustin says he will now take time to meet personal and family obligations.
He has been corrections chief since 2011.
Before coming to Bernalillo County, Rustin has been warden of a correctional facility in Allegheny County, Pa., since 2004.
There is no immediate word from county officials on who will replace Rustin.