ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An Albuquerque man claimed he was just trying to get home, but instead police say he stole a car officers were watching.
Michael Quintanilla, 21, was arraigned in Metropolitan Court Sunday charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.
A criminal complaint alleges Quintanilla told police detectives he was drunk and walking home at about 3 a.m. Saturday when he noticed a parked car and decided to take the car to get home.
The car was baited with a tracking device, however, and officers disabled the car. They then arrested Quintanilla.
At last report he remained in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center under a $500 bond.
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.
The civil case filed against former cop Levi Chavez in the gunshot death of his wife is coming to an end without a trial.
Could there be a serial dog snatcher in Roswell?
New Mexico is at the beginning of a deep freeze, and state officials are paying close attention.