Man sentenced to 2 years for stealing bait car

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who stole a bait car outside of The Pit was sentenced Monday to two years in prison. Joseph Mendez apologized for his actions saying he’s going through a tough time.


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Mendez was also accused of breaking into then Lobo basketball coach Paul Weir’s car and stealing his wallet. Those charges were dismissed.

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