November 26th 2008, 1:45am Santa Fe New Mexico
The impact was horrendous, Mr Tenorio's upper body and head crashed through the passengers windshield before being thrown like catapulted trash, with a broken neck and skull fractures. The people in the group were yelling at the obviously drunk driver as the Massive impact occured. One observant witness saw another passenger in the back seat as the four door BMW 530i sped away from the deadly scene in a trail of sparks. That unconfirmed 'mystery' passenger was never identified as a man or a woman. Possibly very recognizeable and surmised as one possible reason for desperately speeding from the scene?
In the passenger seat, 17 year veteran State Police Sgt Alfred Lovato. Private Security Detail to BILL RICHARDSON Governor (D). Nationally well known presidential candidate and appointee to this US administration's Commerce Secretary's position, before withdrawing his nomination in a fog of legal issues
The hole in the BMW's windshield on his side, was the size of a basketball. He had to have been covered in broken shards of glass. He was given a very basic Breathalyzer
Only at that time, was the identity of prominent Santa Fe Political Attorney and Washington DC Lobbyist, CARLOS FIERRO, age 36, discovered as the driver. CARLOS FIERRO had worked in the Attorney General's Office, Public Defender's Office, House and Senate Legislature, state Public Relations Commission and had briefly run as a candidate for the PRC. Undoubtably a very Professional Political Attorney.
His Political influence does not stop with New Mexico. CARLOS FIERRO was also involved as Council for US House of Representatives, Tom Udall (D) and Senator of Arizona, John McCain (R), Candidate for the 2009 US presidency as well as a Washington DC lobbyist. This 'alleged' Drunk Driver was a very important individual. He posted a bail of $250,000 easily and was released on 'house arrest' with an ankle bracelet. His bail was extremely low in comparison to past deadly DWI offenders of lower status, chastised loudly in the main stream media.
That fateful evening was passed with several, credit card verifiable, stops of heavy alcoholic consumption, at Rio Chama Steakhouse
As 'alleged' drunk driver, CARLOS FIERRO was in holding on 'suspicion' of drunk driving and allowed to keep his posessions, acording to records his Blackberry cellphone was very busy. Marla Tellez Channel 4, AM news anchor
Santa Fe New Mexican
All news gets old and forgotten. February 13 of 2009, the evening news announces that Prominent Attorney, CARLOS FIERRO has now been released from house arrest 'due to a technicality' and left the state of New Mexico. The Santa Fe district Attorney, Angela 'Spence' Pacheco
His victims, popular William Tenorio's family are on the news crying about the flagrant injustice of it all. Of course at this time, CARLOS FIERRO is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. We all have seen injustice in our lives, but this one is so despicable it bears resemblance to only one other I can recall.
William Bonney, alias Billy the Kid
'Billy' had seen so much of New Mexico's filthy dirty politics, that he became enraged at the more than obvious, murderous actions of the political figures back over one hundred years ago, that he and others, finally took the law into their own hands. Rest in Peace 'Billy' Rest in Peace.