ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man is in custody Sunday night for stealing his mother’s gun and trading it for fentanyl. APD responded to a suicide call in northeast Albuquerque.
According to a criminal complaint, they say the person on the line told them she was a police officer and that her son, Orion Folwell, stole her department-issued gun. Folwell admitted to trading the weapon for fentanyl so he could relieve withdrawal symptoms.
Folwell has been charged with larceny and possession of a dangerous drug.