ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The chairman of Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers has resigned after his arrest on suspicion of aggravated drunken driving in a minor traffic accident.
Pat Davis told the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/16vDhxf) on Monday that he submitted his resignation to the group’s board after being arrested in the early Saturday under suspicion of drunken driving.
He says his one-year term would have expired in September.
The Republican Party of New Mexico and the Republican Party of Bernalillo County had issued calls Monday for Davis to resign his position.
Davis said he intends to stay on is his job as executive director of ProgressNow New Mexico, a liberal advocacy group that frequently targets Republican politicians.