Man pleads ‘not guilty’ to embezzlement charges

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A former Albuquerque Elevator Union official has pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing money from the labor organization.

43-year-old Leonard Bridge the second, entered his plea during an arraignment Thursday in federal court.

Bridge faces 20 counts of embezzlement.

He worked for the local 131 of the International Union of Elevator Constructors.

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