N.M. sheriff has 'concerns' about fatal pursuit


By T.J. Wilham
Albuquerque Journal

Bernalillo County Sheriff Darren White says he has "serious" concerns about a pursuit involving one of his deputies that ended with a suspect crashing into a car carrying an elderly couple.

Former State Police Officer and World War II fighter pilot Leo Baca, 86, died when Jason Butner, a felon running from police, allegedly ran a red light and rammed his car.

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