Lawsuit to move forward against Adam Casaus

Adam Casaus
Adam Casaus

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A court decided that a lawsuit will move forward against a sergeant who blew through an intersection in his Albuquerque Police Department SUV killing a woman two years ago.

A federal appeals court rejected former APD Officer Adam Casaus’ claim of immunity. That means he still faces a wrongful death lawsuit after he was found guilty of careless driving last year.

Casaus spent 90 days in jail after a 2013 crash that killed 21-year-old Ashley Browder and seriously injured her sister.

He was off-duty and a court opinion today says he “intentionally misused his police vehicle.” 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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