Cousins arrested on burglary charges

Cousins arrested on burglary charges
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 4:35pm

Two cousins in Las Cruces were arrested for breaking into at least two cars Saturday Morning.

Las Cruces Police said Jose Frank Madrid, 31, and Sean Melendrez, 18, were seen by a neighbor rummaging through a car parked at an apartment complex on montana avenue at 5 a.m.

When police arrived they said the two men ran off but were caught after a short chase on foot.

Both men are each charged with two counts of burglary, and one count each of conspiracy; and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.

Melendrez was also charged with being in possession of burglary tools.

Both are being held under $10,000 bonds.

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