Lapel video released of Tasing incident

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – APD released lapel camera video of officers Tasing a suspect who had punched a female officer in the face.

Police say Anthony Abeyta lashed out at two officers responding to a domestic violence call at a home near Tramway and I-40.

A sergeant was punched in the face several times before officers could get control of Abeyta.

Investigators say Abeyta’s son called police to tell them his father had killed his mother.

APD later found that woman inside the home, her entire face fractured and her bottom jaw broken in half.

Abeyta is facing nearly 30 criminal charges including attempted murder. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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