CrimeBeat

NM State Police: Officer shot first in standoff

We're learning more about the standoff in Las Cruces that left a 33-year-old El Paso man dead last Friday.

San Elizario woman charged with murder in connection to husband's death

Martha Acevedo, 61, of San Elizario has been charged with Murder in connection to the death of her husband, Jose Acevedo.

'Historical' heroin seizure at Presidio port of entry

Customs and Border Protection Officers at the Presidio Port of Entry seized what they call a 'historical' amount of black-tar heroin at the port Tuesday morning.

Gang Unit charges seven with organized activity in Northeast El Paso

El Paso Police arrested five teenagers and two 20-year-olds in connection to an aggravated assault that happened earlier in September in Northeast El Paso.

Over $40,000 worth of marijuana seized near Clint cotton farm

Two Mexican citizens were arrested in a Clint cotton field early Tuesday morning after Border Patrol Agents found the pair who were allegedly attempting to smuggle over $40,000 in marijuana into the United States.

Three arrested for allegedly attacking elderly couple in Las Cruces home

Las Cruces Police are praising an alert neighbor who provided authorities with information needed to arrest three people who allegedly broke into an elderly couple's home and tied the two up early Tuesday morning.

Dona Ana County Correctional Officer charged with co-worker's death

A 23-year-old Dona Ana County Detention Center correctional officer is behind bars for allegedly driving while intoxicated resulting in the death of a co-worker Tuesday evening.

Las Cruces man suspected of hosting lingerie parties with teens

Las Cruces Police have arrested a 38-year-old Las Cruces man suspected of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl, providing alcohol and drugs to minors, and hosting provocative lingerie parties that featured teenage girls as model

Alleged Horizon City kidnapper arraigned; pleads innocent

The Horizon City man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl from Horizon High School

Alleged DWI driver found with marijuana

El Paso Police arrested and charged 20-year-old Michael David Grado with DWI and Possession of Marijuana after an early morning traffic stop Saturday morning.

Charges filed against two Las Cruces massage parlor owners

Charges have been filed against the suspected owners of two Las Cruces massage parlors that were believed to be providing illegal services to their male clientele in 2011.

Manhunt Monday: Two men wanted in unrelated cases

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men wanted in unrelated cases. Angel Arriaga, 30, is wanted in connection to a deadly car crash in West El Paso in August.

Teen charged with murder in brutal downtown death

El Paso Police have charged 18-year-old Brittney Stewart with Murder in connection with the brutal death of a man in a Downtown El Paso building last month.

Arrest Affidavit: Father played video games after beating daughter

[NOTE: Some information may be graphic and disturbing to some readers] We're learning shocking new details about the beating death of a two-year-old El Paso girl.

UPDATE: Three arrested in beating death of El Paso toddler

El Paso Police have arrested and charged three people in connection with the beating death of a 2-year-old girl. The child's parents are among those in custody.