Lawsuit filed against Las Cruces District Attorney

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A lawsuit has been filed against the District Attorney in Las Cruces. It accuses Mark D’Antonio of violating the New Mexico Whisleblower Act.

A former employee, Marylou Bonacci claims when one of her friend’s family members was arrested, D’Antonio offered to drop the charges for a loan.

Bonacci also claims she brought several complaints to D’Antonio, but her work environment changed and she was eventually fired.

D’Antonio calls the allegations absurd.

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