Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Grand Jury Says No Crime by NMHU.(Final)

Byline: Angela Turner Journal Northern Bureau

But Funds Found To Be Mismanaged

LAS VEGAS, N.M. A Las Vegas grand jury has found that previous financial mismanagement at New Mexico Highlands University did not constitute a crime.

The grand jury report was released last week by the Las Vegas District Attorney's Office.

A citizens group had petitioned for a grand jury to investigate whether criminal activity was involved in Highlands financial problems or an individual should be removed from office because of financial mismanagement.

"They didn't find criminal activity, but they did find plenty of financial mismanagement, which I knew they would all along," said Martin Suazo Jr. …

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