Advertisement

Mayoral candidate has car stolen, starts receiving threatening texts

Danielle Todesco
August 17, 2017 10:16 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- An Albuquerque mayoral candidate has become a crime victim in the city he wants to lead.

Advertisement

Ricardo Chaves said his 2005 Bentley was stolen a few months back and now he has received threatening text messages. Chaves said they came from a number he didn't know.

Chaves recovered his car a few months ago, but then the texts came. In the texts, the person asks Chaves for money to ensure he wouldn't steal his Bentley again. It also said it's the nicest car he has "smoked meth in."

According to the police report, the officer tried to call the number but there was no answer.  Now the case will "remain inactive pending further leads."

Credits

Danielle Todesco

Copyright 2017 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement


Advertisement




Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on LinkedIn Follow Us on Google+ RSS Email Newsletters Android Apps iOS Apps



Sandia Prep HS on lock down, Osuna closed due to police activity

9 of 10 APD officers disciplined for crashes receive verbal or written warning

APD seeking suspect following stabbing incident

Extent of Los Alamos chromium contamination still uncertain

New Mexican involved in high-profile case to be featured in true crime program