Video: Morning News April 17,2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A lot of water in Portland, Ore., is getting flushed down the toilet, because one guy apparently couldn’t find a toilet. Investigators say he relieved himself in a drinking water reservoir this week and now the city has to dump all 38 million gallons of water that was in there. The guy got a ticket for trespassing and public urination.

Recently released video from New Mexico State Police shows an officer trying to pull over Shae Russell Nakai Blair for going nearly 100 miles an hour near Taos. Once the officer pulled Blair over, he wrestled with the officer, pinning him to the ground yelling.

A lot of parents in Valencia County are worried about a guy police say tried to kidnap a little girl Tuesday night. They say the girl was walking home alone on Festival Court near Los Lunas High School, when a guy in a red vehicle got out and grabbed her shirt. The girl was able to get away. Police don’t know who the suspect is.

There are fires in the Bosque. Firefighters have been out all night long looking for hot spots after a number of fires overnight, some with flames 6 feet tall. These were in the area off Atrisco, almost a mile south of I-40. Investigators haven’t said how they started. 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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