Request #18-4109

Case Files


July 18, 2018 via web


Albuquerque Police Department


O'Connell Law LLC






Point of Contact

Nyvia Barraza

Request Closed   Hide Public

Good Morning,


This correspondence pertains to your public records request, dated July 18, 2018. In which you requested the following:


Original Request:

Location:        Tijeras heading west on I-40 to Albuquerque

Report No.:    632502

Dear Records Custodian:

Pursuant to the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 14-2-1 to -12 (1947, as amended), I am writing to request a copy of all public records relating to an accident that occurred on March 23, 2018, Report No. 632502.

 We are requesting all public records to include, but not limited to, the following:


  1. Police Report
  2. Narrative/Supplemental Reports
  3. Lapel and/or Dash camera videos
  4. Traffic camera videos
  5. Audio recordings
  6. 911 audio recordings/transcripts and CAD reports
  7. Written statements
  8. Diagrams
  9. Measurements
  10. Photographs
  11. Citations
  12. Tow sheet(s)

 In making this request, I am seeking all materials deemed “public records” under the Public Records Act including: “all documents, papers, letters, books, maps, tapes, photographs, recordings and other materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, that are used, created, received, maintained or held by [your agency],” irrespective of whether such records “are required by law to be created or maintained.”  NMSA 1978, § 14-2-6 (1993).  Moreover, if this request is not made to the custodian having possession of or responsibility for the public records requested herein, I ask that you “promptly forward the request to the custodian of the requested public records, if known, and notify the requester.”  NMSA 1978, § 14-2-8 (1993).

Thank you,

Uma Devi, Paralegal to Erin O'Connell



During our search, my unit (APD IPRA) discovered the investigation is being handled by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.  All other material is also with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s office.  For your convenience, I have included the individual to contact at BCSO. The records may be maintained by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.


Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department

Stephanee M. Baca

400 Roma NW, 5th Floor

Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 468-7062


To expedite your request, it would be advisable for you to write an additional letter requesting the records to the proper custodian at you earliest convenience. I apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced during this request.  My office will now close your request.





Nyvia Barraza

APD Records Custodian/Records Supervisor

400 Roma Avenue NW, Alb., NM 87102

Office (505) 768-2137

Cell (505) 980-4944

July 20, 2018, 10:56am
Request Published Public
July 20, 2018, 10:48am
Department Assignment Public
Albuquerque Police Department
July 18, 2018, 2:48pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
July 18, 2018, 2:48pm