Search Warrants Executed at Home, Business of State Representative Stapleton

In the wake of news that state Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton is under investigation for racketeering, search warrants were executed at her home and business yesterday. State Attorney General Hector Balderas is also investigating Stapleton for money laundering and receiving illegal kickbacks. Investigators are looking into Stapleton’s connections with a Washington, DC-based business that has done business with Albuquerque Public Schools for several years. Stapleton is also an employee of the school district. She’s a Democrat from Albuquerque and has been a Representative since 1995.