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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Two of Four Suspects Arrested in May 13 Shooting

Mug Shots

Las Cruces police arrested two of the men believed to be responsible for the May 13 shooting on Independence Loop and a warrant has been issued for one other suspect.

Adam Cardenas Jr., 23, and Robert Montoya, 20, were arrested last week and warrant has be...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 22, 2019

BBQ Cookoff and Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics

people enjoying barbecue at park

The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting a Backyard BBQ Cookoff and Cornhole Tournament on June 15 with proceeds benefitting New Mexico Special Olympics.

Registration for the Backyard BBQ Cookoff will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Apodaca Park, ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Police Academy

Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is accepting applications for its 49th training academy that’s set to begin in January. 

Applications for LCPD’s training academy must be received no later than June 24. LCPD’s academy...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Woman Injured in Mobile Home Fire

Firefighters

A 56-year-old Las Cruces woman suffered second and third degree burns during an early morning fire and has been transported to a burn center in Lubbock, Texas.About 2:45 a.m. Friday, May 17, Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to a fire in a single-wi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Law Enforcement Torch Run Set for May 24

Torch Run

Officers from all over southern New Mexico, including from the Las Cruces Police Department and Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office, will participate in the 2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run next Friday in support of the New Mexico Special Olympics summer games...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Men Suspected of Using Stolen Credit Cards at Walmart

Suspects

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men suspected of using stolen credit cards at a Las Cruces Walmart store.Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the two men who used...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 16, 2019

LCPD Accepting Applications for Citizens Academy

police officer talking to citizen

The Las Cruces Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens Academy that’s set to begin June 1.The academy is free but limited to 15 participants. Applications are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the East Mesa Public ...

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