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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Fire Damages Home on Wingate Road

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Las
Cruces firefighters extinguished an attic fire that damaged a home earlyWednesday morning.

Shortly
after 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, firefighters were dispatched to thereport of a residential structure fire on the 1100 block of Wingate Road....

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Woman Suspected of Using Large Rock to Strike Neighbor

Jessica Lee Griewahn

A
woman suspected of hurling a rock that struck a neighbor’s head, causingserious injury, has been arrested and charged with a felony.

Jessica
Lee Griewahn, 26, of the 1700 block of Calle Fielder, is charged with athird-degree felony count of aggrava...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Traffic Calming on Mars Avenue Postponed to early December

Traffic calming device

As part
of the City’s Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program, Las Cruces motorists shouldbe aware that a traffic calming device will be placed on Mars Avenue to slow
traffic in the area. Originally scheduled during the week of Nov. 18, 2019, theCity o...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Wet Roads Possible Beginning Tuesday Evening

Grey car driving in the rain

With potential rainstorms forecast for the Las Cruces area beginning Tuesday evening, the Las Cruces Police Department recommends following these and other safety tips:

  • Motorists should slow down. Allow for more travel time when driving in wet weather.
  • When...
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Public Safety
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Fire Burns Shed on East Mesa

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Las
Cruces firefighters extinguished a fire that destroyed a shed on the city’s EastMesa Monday evening.

Shortly
before 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, firefighters and police were dispatched to astructure fire on the 4900 block of Davis Road on the city...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Missing Boy Located

Raul Torres

Raul
Torres, the 13-year-old Las Cruces boy reported missing on Saturday, has beenlocated and is said to be in good condition.

The
Las Cruces Police Department thank those who helped disseminate information onthis missing person case.

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Enforcement Operation Targets ATVs Prohibited on Las Cruces Roads

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Police
are conducting an enforcement operation issuing citations to drivers ofall-terrain vehicles and off-highway recreational vehicles who are in violation
of the current City of Las Cruces ordinance.

Whetherthe vehicle is licensed or not, Las Cruc...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Reward Offered for Info on Critically Injured Man

Tom Henry

The
man found critically injured last week on west Madrid Avenue has died and LasCruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information that helps
identify the person or persons responsible for his death.

About9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Suspect Arrested in Monday Shooting Death on Telshor

Isaac Joe Vargas

Las Cruces police have arrested the man suspected in Monday afternoon’s shooting death of 33-year-old Isaiah Lara on south Telshor Boulevard.

Isaac Joe Vargas, 42, of the 900 block of Walker Trail in Dona Ana, N.M., is charged with a first-degree felony co...

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