Candelaria reopens following investigation of suspicious package

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Reports of a suspicious package closed part of Candelaria Road on Saturday morning. Albuquerque police shut down traffic on Candelaria between Moon and Parsifal around 10:20 a.m. on Saturday.

Police were reportedly investigating a package found near the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Candelaria was reopened just before 11 a.m.

People in the neighborhood told KRQE News 13 crews they believe it was a type of ice cooler found in a dumpster, but that has not been confirmed by officials. Police did say the package found was determined to be safe.

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