AG Balderas Indicts County Commissioner on Corruption Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2018

Contact: David Carl (505) 288-2465

Española, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a Rio Arriba County
Grand Jury returned an indictment against Barney Trujillo, on 3 felony counts of Unlawful
Interest in a Public Contract and 1 felony count of Campaign Contribution Disclosure and
“Public school funds should be used on the needs of students,” said Attorney General Hector
Balderas. “I will continue to bring charges against candidates and officials who fail to serve our
communities by pursuing or failing to disclose improper financial interests.”
Trujillo will be arraigned, but that date has not yet been set.