2 saddle theft suspects arrested

Justin Barney and Brooke Parsons
Justin Barney and Brooke Parsons have been charged with receiving stolen property.

BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two people for a rash of saddle thefts.

Justin Barney and Brooke Parson are accused of stealing more than 20 horse saddles in the metro area over the last six months.

Corrales police say they’ve recovered 13 saddles so far.

Right now Barney and Parsons are charged with receiving stolen property.

Authorities say they could face additional charges of burglary and larceny.

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