CrimeBeat

DASO: Chaparral man allows 15-year-old to blow into interlock device, drive vehicle

A repeat DWI offender was arrested in Chaparral, New Mexico on Monday -- but this time, he wasn't behind the wheel.

Accused Mexico Zetas leader captured

Mexican authorities have captured alleged drug trafficker Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing

LCPD holding cell incident caught on camera

A New Mexico man is accusing two police officers of using excessive force inside of a Las Cruces Police holding cell.

Detention Officer accused of sexual assault

A detention officer with the El Paso County Sheriff's office was arrested Tuesday following accusations of sexual assault.

Man sentenced for role in molestation, videotaping of sexual acts with young family member

A 35-year-old Las Cruces man was sentenced to 21 and a half years in prison after molesting a family member over an extended period of time and allowing his boyfriend to engage in sexual acts with the young boy while he recorded the encounters.

2015 outstanding hot-check warrant list published

El Paso County published its annual list of outstanding hot-check warrants Friday afternoon. As of Friday, February 27 the records indicate that the individuals listed in the warrant list had warrants for their arrests.

Bond reduced for Fort Bliss soldier accused in Constable death

A Fort Bliss soldier charged in connection with the death of an El Paso county constable may soon get out of jail.

Mimbela takes on claims he's interfering with Villegas case

A big player in El Paso's construction world, John Mimbela's name can be found at work sites all over the Sun City.

LCPD searching for men who robbed victim at knifepoint

It has probably happened to you dozens of times, you're walking to your car when a stranger approaches to ask if you have any loose change.

Operation Desert Snow nets five Dona Ana County fugitives

Dona Ana County Sheriff's deputies in conjunction with the U.S.

LCPD urging citizens to stop leaving keys in unattended cars on chilly mornings

Some Las Cruces residents are nearly giving thieves the keys to their cars.

$5,000 reward offered for wanted Texas counselor

Texas Department of Public Safety Officers have added a 25-year-old woman to the Most Wanted Fugitive list and are offering a $5,000 reward for information on her whereabouts.

WANTED: Convicted sex offender who has failed to register, cut off ankle monitor

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies are actively searching for a convicted sex offender who just got out of prison, but has failed to register as a sex offender and has also reportedly cut off his ankle monitor.

Wanted: Man who robbed Upper Valley store at gun point

Crime Stoppers of El Paso is hoping to identify a man who robbed an Upper Valley store at gunpoint last month, sparking a neighborhood-wide manhunt that ultimately proved unsuccessful.

DACC East Mesa Campus evacuated due to bomb threat

For the second time in a week, students at Dona Ana Community College East Mesa Campus are being asked to evacuate campus. This time, due to a bomb threat.