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 support
Las Cruces Police are looking for a local man they say shot down his brother. Can you help police find 30-year-old Jaime Talamantes, who “is believed to be armed and should be considered dangerous.” Talamantes fled last Friday, his brother, 31-year-old Juni Talamantes, suffering from at least one gunshot wound,
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,
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 targeted
A 48-year-old woman was arrested early Saturday morning after officers pulled her over. She ignored the officers and drove to her residence on Alamo Street. Surena Henry did not comply with officers and claimed to be singer Beyonce Knowles. She stated she decided not to stop because she didn’t feel
40-year-old Antonio Valenzuela is dead after running from police after a traffic stop Saturday. KVIA TV is reporting Valenzuela had a bench warrant for his arrest from New Mexico Probation and Parole. Valenzuela ran after police asked to get out of the truck. During the chase, the officer deployed his
Press Release per City of Las Cruces Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment early Tuesday morning and battering her and another woman. Joseph Lopez, 22, of the 1500 block of Parker Road, is charged with one fourth-degree felony count of breaking, two misdemeanor
A Las Cruces police officer allegedly engaged in a sexual” relationship with a student participating in an internship at the police department. The alleged affair occurred last year, the 18-year-old Mayfield High School student was enrolled in a program formerly known as the EXCEL program, it was rebranded in 2018.