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Steven Michael Pannhorst’s Facebook page shows he got a new job last month.
Federal authorities allege he is a member of an Arizona-based white power extremist prison gang whose business – illicit drug and firearm trafficking – has just expanded to Albuquerque.
An 18-month FBI ongoing investigation identified Pannhorst, 37, among a half dozen people who are believed to be part of a new criminal threat involving an Arizona-to-New Mexico drug pipeline fueled in part by the Sinaloa drug cartel, federal court records show.
The suspects, described as career criminals, share a common affiliation: Each is connected to a racially motivated violent extremist group, according to federal search warrant affidavit unsealed Friday. The groups include the Aryan Brotherhood, the Soldiers of Aryan Culture…