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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Hands-only CPR and Stop the Bleed Course Planned for Saturday

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The Las Cruces Fire Department is offering a Hands-only CPR and First Aid Stop the Bleed course on Saturday morning.

The free event runs from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at the East Mesa Public Safety Complex, 550 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd. The course is...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Man Suspected of Using Knife to Threaten Teenage Son

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Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of arming himself with a knife and threatening his 13-year-old son with it Wednesday evening.

Edward Rodriguez Baeza, 37, of the 5000 block of Avenida Del Sol, is charged with one count of child abuse. The charge ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Pedestrian Injured in Wednesday Morning Crash

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A pedestrian struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning was transported to a local hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.

About 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, Las Cruces police and fire were dispatched to the crash at the intersection of Telsho...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Man Charged for Driving Vehicle Stolen in El Paso

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Police found drugs and drug paraphernalia on a man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning.

Orlando R. Jacques, 29, of the 400 block of south San Pedro Street, is charged with a fourth-degree felony count of receiving or transferring a stolen...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Roswell Murder Suspect Captured in Las Cruces

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A murder suspect from Roswell was apprehended Wednesday morning by Las Cruces police.

Jesus Alberto Robles, 34, of Roswell, N.M., is charged out of Roswell with one count of first-degree murder and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Police Investigate Shooting that Injured Man

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Las Cruces police are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that injured a 30-year-old man.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of shots fired near Northrise Drive and White Sage Arc. Soon after that c...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Suspected Police Impersonator Now Charged with State Crimes

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The Las Cruces man charged earlier this week with a federal crime of impersonating a U.S. Marshal now faces state charges for holding three occupants of a vehicle against their will.

Aaron Tyler Stroud, 38, of the 2100 block of Mars Avenue, has now been ch...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash

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A motorcyclist who lost control of his bike and crashed early Friday morning on south Main Street is in critical condition at an El Paso hospital.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, Las Cruces police were dispatched to south Main Street, near Melendr...

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