Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

DA to Seek Charges In Police OT Case.(Journal North)

Byline: Andy Lenderman Journal Staff Writer

The Taos County district attorney plans to present allegations of police overtime fraud to a grand jury.

The case concerns officers from the state Department of Public Safety's Special Investigations Division, officials have said.

The officers have been investigated concerning allegations that they charged the state for overtime pay when they weren't working, department officials have said.

The case will be presented to a grand jury soon, Taos County District Attorney Donald Gallegos said Friday.

"My intention is to go to a grand jury with it. Whether they indict or not, that's not up to me," he said. …

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