CrimeBeat

Las Cruces officers involved in police beating placed on administrative duty

Two Las Cruces police officers have been taken off patrol after beating a man inside a holding cell back in December.

LCPD investigates tasing incident

Police in Las Cruces are investigating one of their own: an officer who tased a woman after she escaped Mountain View Regional Medical Center Monday.

Las Cruces man to file $12.5 mil lawsuit over LCPD cell incident

A Las Cruces man and his attorney are preparing to file a $12.5 million lawsuit that accuses two LCPD officers of using excessive force during an incident inside of a department holding cell late last year.

Fort Worth murder suspect captured in Las Cruces

A Texas murder suspect was arrested by Las Cruces Police Wednesday afternoon after a short car chase.

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

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.