D-A’s Office Dismisses Astorga Charges

DETECTIVES WITH THE BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARE STILL INVESTIGATING THE CASE AGAINST 44 YEAR OLD ORLANDO ASTORGA. THAT’S DESPITE THE FACT THE COUNTY D-A’S OFFICE HAS FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS THE CHARGES AGAINST ASTORGA. HE’S CHARGED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A MAN FOUND NEAR 4TH AND ALAMEDA LATE MONDAY. POLICE SAY HE’D BEEN SHOT AT JACS LANE AND EL PUEBLO AND MOVED TO 4TH AND ALAMEDA. THE VICTIM DIED AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS IT’LL CONTINUE ITS INVESTIGATION AND LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH THE D-A’S OFFICE.

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