N.M. officer charged in fatal hit-and-run


By Hailey Heinz
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE — An Albuquerque police sergeant accused of running over and killing a woman in a bar parking lot in April was charged, arrested and released last month, according to court records.

Andrew Gallegos was charged Dec. 12 with tampering with evidence and leaving the scene of an accident involving death or injury, a third-degree felony carrying a maximum prison term of six years.

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