Outgoing Dona Ana County District Attorney, Mark D’Antonio,  has given the Christopher Smelser case to the New Mexico Attorney General. KVIA reported yesterday that Hector Balderas is taking over the prosecution of a former Las Cruces police officer who is accused of killing a man after chasing him down andRead More →

Suspect Arrested in Wednesday’s Robbery, Shooting Police have arrested the man suspected in Wednesday’s armed robbery and shooting that critically injured a 16-year-old boy near the Casa Bandera Apartments. Samuel L. “Sammy” Pinon, 18, of the 3600 block of Sienna Avenue, is charged with one second-degree felony count of armedRead More →