Bernalillo County DA’s Office asks for public’s help identifying suspect in witness tampering

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Crime Strategies Unit is asking for the public’s help identifying a subject who showed up armed to the home of a witness after they testified virtually at the trial for Steven Baca. Baca is facing a charge of aggravated battery causing bodily harm with a deadly weapon after allegedly shooting a man at a protest over the removal of the Juan de Oñate statue outside the Albuquerque Museum.

The District Attorney’s Office reports the suspect was photographed making threats around 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 14 in northwest Albuquerque. Anyone with information that could help identify the individual is asked to email tips@da2nd.state.nm.us or text 505-553-2328.

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