CrimeBeat

Third Las Cruces municipal employee in probe charged

A third municipal employee suspected of falsifying public documents has been charged with multiple felonies.

Suspect in Cincinnati district murder set to appear in Bexar County court Friday

Luis Castruita is accused of shooting 22-year-old Efren Gonzalez in the Miner Plaza parking lot just before 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning, and this isn't the first time Castruita has been in trouble for allegedly shooting someone.

Arrest Affidavit: Suspect in Cincinnati murder seen in video footage at scene

Monday morning, El Paso Police Detectives made an arrest in the murder of 22-year-old Efren Gonzalez.

Man with previous intoxication manslaughter conviction attempts to outrun EPCSO deputies

Two men are under arrest after El Paso County Sheriffs' Deputies say the pair tried to outrun a Deputy during a traffic stop early Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with murder near Cincinnati District

UPDATE (March 22): El Paso Police have arrested and charged 36-year-old Luis Castruita of the 600 block of Prospect in connection with the murder of 22-year-old Efren Gonzalez early Saturday morning.

Arrest affidavit in east El Paso murder outlines history of violence

The man accused of brutally gunning down his estranged wife's friend, Anthony Bowler, in her home had a history of violence with his estranged wife that culminated with the deadly shooting Saturday morning.

East El Paso murder suspect has history of run-ins with the law

The man accused of gunning down a 30-year-old man at an East El Paso home has a history of run-ins with the law, according to court records.

Police identify victim, alleged gunman in eastside murder

El Paso Police Department has arrested and booked 25-year-old Alberto Antonio Mendiola in connection with the murder of Anthony Bowler, 30, on El Paso's east side early Saturday morning.

EPPD investigating five shots fired calls in NE El Paso

The El Paso Police are investigating five separate 'shots fired' calls that occurred overnight in Northeast El Paso early Friday morning.

CBP seizes 28.6 pounds of cocaine at Santa Teresa port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 28.6 pounds of cocaine Thursday. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $915,200.

Woman wanted for questioning in Dona Ana County burglaries

Authorities with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's office are now looking for a woman in connection with a rash of burglaries that have been linked to a

NM inmate caught in alleged heroin smuggling attempt

An inmate at the Dona Ana Detention Center is facing criminal charges of possession of a narcotic after jail personnel foiled his plan to bring heroin into the detention facility on Thursday.

Two men indicted on separate intoxicated manslaughter charges

Two men who are accused of intoxication manslaughter in separate cases were indicted in El Paso courtrooms earlier this month.

Two men sentenced in connection with May 2011 OP nightclub beating

Two men pleaded guilty in connection with the May 7, 2011 beating of Lionel Martinez outside of the now shuttered Old Plantation "OP" gay nightclub in downtown El Paso on Wednesday.

EPPD ask for help identifying couple involved in fraud case

Detectives with the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public's assistance identifying a pair of people who were seen on surveillance footage cashing a payroll check that didn't belong to them.