13 Cadets Graduate from LCPD’s Academy The Las Cruces Police Department graduated 13 police cadets Friday from its state-certified law enforcement training academy. Because of the public health emergency, the 49th Las Cruces Police Academy’s graduation was limited to a short Zoom presentation and 13 separate badge-pinning ceremonies –
NM State Police Arrest wanted Felon after pursuit from New Mexico into Texas. Written by Officer Dusty Francisco 09/18/2020 Dona Ana County- On August 28, 2020, a Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on black/grayish pickup truck towing a small trailer in Las Cruces,
Man Suspected of Attacking Officer Arrested A man suspected of using a crowbar to attack a friend’s home and damage at least two vehicles was arrested Wednesday morning after he violently attacked a Las Cruces police officer. Dominic Lopez, 36, whose address is listed as 999 W. Amador Ave., is
Man Suspected of Identity Theft, Fraud in Vehicle Purchase Las Cruces police have arrested a man suspected of creating a fictitious identity and using it to fraudulently purchase a brand-new vehicle – and nearly a second one before his arrest. Richard Padilla, 32, who claimed an address of 999 W.
Man Suspected of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl Police have arrested a 57-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting a young girl who, at the time, considered him to be a close relative. Carlos Prudencio Colorbio, 57, of the 1200 block of Fountain Loop, is charged with one second-degree felony count of
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Second Kidnapping Suspect Arrested Update 8/31/20 Jacob Gonzales, the man believed to be responsible for the Aug. 20 kidnapping and battery of his ex-girlfriend, was arrested Thursday in El Paso, Texas. After determining probable cause for charges in the case, Las Cruces police obtained a warrant for Gonzales’s arrest. He
Suspect Arrested in Deadly Shooting on Solano Las Cruces police have arrested the man suspected in Sunday morning’s shooting death of 33-year-old Alvaro Garcia Gardea. Antonio Perez, 37, of the 1700 block of east Organ Avenue, is charged with an open count of murder. About 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug.