Thief who attacked victim outside vape shop pleads no contest

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A thief who stabbed a man while trying to rob him changed his plea on Friday. Nathan Pacheco robbed a man of his phone and wallet outside the Oasis Vape Shop at Golf Course and Irving in May 2020 demanded his keys then attacked him.


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The victim fought back, grabbing a work knife he had and stabbing Pacheco as well; he recovered. Pacheco pled no contest to aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He faces up to three years in prison next week at the sentencing.

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