Man accused of breaking into auto sales business

KRQE News 13 Breaking News, Albuquerque NM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into the Zia Auto Sales early Monday morning.

Albuquerque Police Department officials said officers were dispatched around 3:50 a.m. to the company located on the 4900 block of Menaul.

Upon arrival, officers saw a window had been broken. While searching inside, they say they found Jose Monge, 30, hiding under a desk in a back office.

Monge was arrested and faces charges of commercial burglary, larceny, possession of burglary tools and battery on a police officer.

Police say Monge had a long criminal history with several arrests dating back to 2004.

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