Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Driver Charged In Rape Released.(Final)


An Albuquerque Public Schools bus driver suspected of raping a 15-year-old student has been released from jail.

James Baca, 30, was released Thursday on a $100,000 bond, according to Bernalillo County Detention Center records. He is charged with criminal sexual penetration, kidnapping and intimidation of a witness.

Court records say that the victim, who rode Baca's bus, reported to police that she had been sexually assaulted by him April 26 after baby-sitting his children. …

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