THE MURDERER(S) OF
Pablo A. Lopez
On March 25, 1991, members
of the Albuquerque Police Department's Organized Crime Unit and other agencies were
conducting an under cover operation in the area of 912 Forrester NW. During this
time, a fight between unknown subjects was observed by various detectives. During
this time James Madrid, Thomas Baca, and Patrick Rael used Pablo Montoya's van to
transport Pablo Montoya and Pablo Lopez to the University of New Mexico Hospital.
Upon arrival at the hospital, it was learned that Pablo Montoya was stabbed once in the
head area and Pablo Lopez was stabbed once in the abdomen area. Pablo Lopez died as
a result of the stab wound. Pablo Montoya was released with minor injuries to his
head area and refused to give a statement. Through investigation it was learned that
another subject identified as Mary Ann Bazan was also present during the incident, but had
fled the scene during the stabbing. Investigation also revealed that Pablo Montoya's
son, Enrice Montoya, and his vehicle were also present during the stabbing, but had also
fled the scene.
If you or anyone you know has information about this murder we urge you to help. If
you have information leading to the arrest and conviction of the MURDERER(S), you may receive a REWARD from Crimestoppers. You may contact Rich Lewis of the Albuquerque Police Department's Cold Case Unit at 505-924-6095, call Crimestoppers at 505-843-7867, or email us.
Any information about this murder, as insignificant as it seems, may be important!