ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Marshal for New Mexico Conrad Candelaria resigned after nearly eight years in the position.

A spokesman for the service confirmed Monday that Candelaria resigned over the weekend.

Candelaria was confirmed by the Senate in 2010 after then-President Barack Obama nominated the New Mexico native and former Albuquerque police officer for the role.

U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Drew Wade says Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Brent Broshow took over Sunday as the interim senior manager of the New Mexico office

The Marshals Service says Broshow will relocate to New Mexico from Missouri..

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