Police release video of arrests on night of BLM protest in Albuquerque | KOB 4

Police release video of arrests on night of BLM protest in Albuquerque

Nathan O'Neal
Updated: June 05, 2020 09:04 PM
Created: June 05, 2020 08:57 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The Albuquerque Police Department released video Friday of how they tracked down who they say fired shots near a Black Lives Matter protest on May 28.

The video shows the police helicopter tracking a silver Kia after 33 shots were detected in the area.


When police stop the car, the driver is seen getting out and running.

Minutes later, he returns with his hands up.

Three juveniles, who were in the suspected car, are seen on the ground.

As police detained them, police said Clifton White showed up.

Police said they left the silver Kia behind because a hostile crowd was gathering. 

Later that night, they begin tracking the Kia, which was believed to be stolen.

Police said Clifton White was behind the wheel.

"This is APD, you're being detained," an officer who caught up with the vehicle tells White. "This vehicle was used in a crime, so I'm gonna need you to step out nice and slow."

White asks the officer if he was part of that crime. 

"You became a co-conspirator," the officer tells White. 

Once the "hostile" crowd returned, police said they released White.

White eventually arrested again for violating parole.

Neither White, nor any of the individuals who were in that car, have been charged in connection to the random gunfire.
However, police said the investigation is ongoing.

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