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APD Arrests Wanted Murder Suspect

APD Arrests Wanted Murder Suspect

Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE – APD detectives tracked down wanted murder suspect Trey Bausby late Thursday in the area of Central Ave. and Tramway Blvd. N.E. Bausby was arrested and booked this morning into the Metro Detention Center.


Bausby is accused of fatally stabbing Jessica Benavidez in January. He cut his court-ordered ankle monitor on Tuesday and fled custody.


“We quickly put resources in place to track this dangerous suspect down and get him back into custody,” APD Chief Harold Medina said. “Our detectives did a great job.”


APD has advocates for victims of violent crimes, including domestic violence and sex crimes. Victims, including family of homicide victims, can call 505-924-6028 to reach one of the advocates. Victim advocates can also be reached by email: [email protected].