Solomon Peña is a Republican politician from New Mexico, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
- He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- He previously lived in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA.
- In 2008, he was convicted of a felony in a smash-and-grab scheme and sentenced to seven years in prison.
- In 2015, he was released from jail.
- On June 7, 2022, he advanced from the Republican primary for New Mexico House of Representatives District 14.
- In August 2022, his Democratic opponent Miguel Garcia and his lawyers filed this lawsuit alleging that he should be removed from the ballot because of his felony conviction.
- On September 14, 2022, District Court ruled that he could remain on the ballot.
- On November 8, 2022, he lost to Garcia in the general election.
- He allegedly organized four men to shoot at the homes of Bernalillo County commissioner Adriann Barboa on December 4, 2022, New Mexico house speaker Javier Martinez on December 8, 2022, then-Bernalillo commissioner Debbie O’Malley on December 11, 2022 and New Mexico senator Linda Lopez on January 3, 2023. No one was injured in the shootings.
- He was 39 years old when he was arrested on January 17, 2023. Prior to the arrest, juries convicted him of 19 felonies, including burglary, larceny, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and receiving stolen property.