AUGUST 22, 2020
“This was a very large tree that had been decaying and showed visible signs of decay for a very long time,” says Jacob Candelaria. Ms. Valdez was in the driver seat. She had just gotten back in her car from handling her mail. At that moment, the car fell crushing the entire rear side of her vehicle,” Candelaria continued.
Lawsuit: Tree crushes Bernalillo woman’s car when she goes to check her mail
SEPTEMBER 3, 2020
Davis Crump’s attorney, Jacob Candelaria, who also serves in the state senate, told NM Political Report that the initial records request he filed on behalf of his client was part of a separate, whistleblower lawsuit against Waites that Candelaria plans to file later this week
MLK Jr Commission, foundation facing public records suit
SEPTEMBER 5, 2020
Candelaria is the attorney for the organization’s former associate director, Erica Davis Crump. He says she was suspicious of the commission’s spending and also claims the current executive director, Leonard Waites, made inappropriate and sexual comments to her on the job.
Lawsuit: MLK Commission accused of fraud, again