5 Things You Need to Know Before You GoFebruary 26th, 2014 at 4:18 am by Mary Ann Hatchitt under 5 Things, Morning Show
Five things you need to know before you go this morning.
5. The trial lasted more than a month; jury deliberations, three days. They found Ronald Santiago not guilty of killing Greg and Bernadette Ohlemacher back in 2005. The defense thinks Albuquerque Police should reopen the case now that the department has new detectives and a new chief of police.
4. Albuquerque new chief of police, Gordon Eden will be officially sworn-in at 10:30am today at City/County Government center. Eden is a native New Mexican who grew up in the South Valley. He has 30 years of state and federal law enforcement experiences as he takes over the reigns of the troubled department.
3. Elderly metro area residents, beware. There’s a thief out there targeting the elderly. She appears at the door, claims she has car trouble, asks to use the phone then steals once she’s inside the house.
2. Texing while driving may soon be illegal in New Mexico, provided Governor Susana Martinez signs the ban passed by the State Legislature. There are concerns that the way the law is currently worded it could make it difficult to enforce. There are also privacy concerns about police confiscating cell phones.
1. Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 67, light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight, it’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 37 and a northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.