In a previous article we discussed the recent “Informal Audit of the 2022 Primary Election” conducted by the Torrance County Manager, Janice Barela. In it we described claims of possible tampering with public records, a felony in New Mexico. While memory drives were turned over to the Sheriff’s Department as evidence, election machines were not turned over in favor of using them in the current election. The article compared an investigation into a presumed homicide that occurred in a hotel room. The victim was found by a guest entering the room. Police collected some evidence but failed to collect forensic evidence upon leaving the new guest to continue their stay in the active crime scene. We wanted to know if this was typical of evidence handling. We asked Sheriff Candidate David Frazee to shoot us straight on the matter. He shared his perspective as an experienced law enforcement professional: