The city of Las Cruces police force has had a reported case of COVID-19. Chief Patrick Gallagher told the city council that as he urged councilors not to pass an emergency ordinance that would require face masks throughout the city of Las Cruces. The Chief also reassured the council thatRead More →

Special Olympics Torch Run to be Held Friday Morning Law enforcement officers from southern New Mexico, including from the Las Cruces Police Department, New Mexico State Police and Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office, will participate in a modified version of the 2020 Law Enforcement Torch Run on Friday in supportRead More →

Police Arrest Suspect in Weekend Homicide Las Cruces police have arrested the man believed to be responsible for last weekend’s shooting death of 79-year-old Oscar Amezquita, the owner of a local shoe repair business. Lonnie Gallegos, 38, whose last known address is on the 1000 block of East Hadley Avenue,Read More →

Per LCPS Facebook Page Police Seek Suspects in Auto Burglaries Las Cruces police are asking for the public’s help identifying the young men suspected of breaking into multiple vehicles in the Settlers Bend and Rinconada neighborhoods. Over the last two weeks, police have learned of several vehicles that were targetedRead More →