Burglary suspect who broke into Downtown Liquors is behind bars

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– Suspect in a burglary in the wells park area is waking up behind bars this morning.

According to a criminal complaint, KRQE News 13 obtained overnight police say 21-year-old Brendan Northern broke into “Downtown Liquors” near 4th and Haines.

They say he tried to steal nearly $400.

Police arrived and SWAT officers spent hours trying to coax him out of the building.

Northern tried to hide behind the foam insulation in the rafters but the dogs gave him away.

Northern was taken into custody and booked into MDC on burglary charges.

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