Monday’s Five Facts
- The Albuquerque Police Department is looking for more people who may be involved in the shooting death of Manzano High Student Jaydon Chavez-Silver. Donovan Maez, appeared before a judge Sunday. He’s the son of state representative Stephanie Maez. Police say Maez and at least one other person showed up at a party in June and shot through a kitchen window. Chavez-Silver was hit and later died. Maez was booked on an open count of murder over the weekend and is facing several other charges.
- A judge could decide this week if a former APD detective, and current officer who shot and killed a homeless man will go to trial. The preliminary hearing for Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez continues this morning. They face up to second degree murder charges. Prosecutors argue James Boyd was trying to surrender when Sandy and Perez opened fire. Their attorneys argue the shooting was justified.
- In the metro today the high will be near 97 and the low will be 66 tonight. Chance of rain during the day is around 10 percent.
- The Albuquerque city council is expected to discuss a teen curfew tonight. Albuquerque had a curfew back in the 1990’s until the state supreme court ruled state law didn’t allow them to do it. A proposed resolution on the agenda would ask the legislature to change the law.
- An Albuquerque man is bringing Lobo history back to life. Anthony Jacob says he found hundreds of original UNM Pit Stadium chairs in a salvage yard several years ago. He’s been transforming them into benches and bar stools for Santa Fe brewery. Details on the KRQE News App.
Top Morning Headlines
Montgomery at Louisiana is back open this morning after two people were hit by a car last night. APD said the pedestrians were crossing the street around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night. They said the driver did stop, but there is no word of who was at fault yet. Police are not releasing their names or conditions at this time.
The New Mexico Workforce Connection in Albuquerque is holding a job fair this morning. There will be nine companies looking to hire, including NM Department of Corrections, Kelly Services and more. It starts at 9 a.m.