FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
November 25, 2016

Federal and Albuquerque Law Enforcement Investigate Vandalism at Three Coffee Shops

Updated November 28, 2016: A person is in custody in connection with the investigation into several suspicious devices in Albuquerque.

No charges have been filed at this time, and the investigation by federal and Albuquerque law enforcement is ongoing.

The Albuquerque Police Department took the person into custody on November 26, 2016 and turned the person over to the FBI.

Updates on this case will be released when available.

Original release:

Federal and Albuquerque law enforcement and fire officials are investigating the vandalism of three Albuquerque coffee shops that occurred after midnight on November 25, 2016.

Suspicious devices were placed at three closed Starbucks coffee shops, and one caused minimal damage. Nobody was injured.

The three affected stores are located at 3400 Central Ave. SE, where the damage occurred; 4407 Lomas Blvd. NE; and 5401 Gibson Blvd. SE.

The FBI has released photos of a suspect involved in the incident at 4407 Lomas Blvd. NE.

The FBI; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; and the Albuquerque Police and Fire Departments are investigating.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the FBI (24 hours) at 505-889-1300.

Tips also can be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.