CrimeBeat

Valtierra-Payan guilty on all counts in Manhattan Heights rape trial

It took jurors just three hours to convict Arturo Valtierra-Payan on all five counts relating the rape of a woman in Central El Paso's Manhattan Heights neighborhood.

CBP officers make 28 drug seizures in seven days

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers seized 5.7 pounds of heroin at the El Paso port of entry Monday. The seizure was one of 28 drug seizures made by area CBP officers during the last seven days.

Additional charges added to alleged Horizon City kidnapper; bond increased to $1 million

El Paso County Sheriff's investigators have added an additional charge to the man they say is responsible for the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a 12-year-old Horizon City girl Friday.

Arrest Affidavit: Driver admitted to having 15 drinks before deadly crash

The man who El Paso Police allege is responsible for the death of a 50-year-old motorcyclist early Saturday morning admitted to police that he had consumed fifteen alcoholic drinks throughout the day before the crash, according to the arrest af

Affidavit: Girl abducted at gunpoint, forced into two-hour ordeal at hands of rapist

An arrest affidavit for the man who allegedly kidnapped and raped a 12-year-old Horizon City girl Friday afternoon reveals the chilling details in the pre-teen's alleged assault at the hands of 43-year-old Carlos A. Holcombe.

Alleged Manhattan Heights Rapist to stand trial Monday

The Mexican national accused of raping three women in El Paso's Manhattan Heights neighborhood is headed to trial Monday morning.

Las Cruces woman charged for firing gun from SUV

A Las Cruces woman suspected of firing at least one round from a moving vehicle Friday morning has been arrested.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers need help solving a 6-year-old cold case

In the six years since 72-year-old James Francis Wilson was found brutally bludgeoned to death inside his own home, Las Cruces law enforcement officials have failed to bring his murderer to justice.

Authorities need help identifying pair of car thieves

El Paso Police are trying to identify two men who stole a car in broad daylight from an east El Paso business last week.

EPPD investigating the discovery of body behind Lower Valley lounge

El Paso Police are investigating the discovery of a body behind a Lower Valley lounge Tuesday morning.

Las Cruces man recovering after baggie of heroin allegedly bursts while in custody

A Las Cruces man is back in the medical wing of the Dona Ana County Detention Center this afternoon after he was hospitalized last Thursday evening when he was found unresponsive in a jail cell.

Las Cruces woman allegedly head-buts officer during medical call

A Las Cruces woman was arrested after she allegedly head-butted an officer while he was responding to a medical call Saturday evening.

Las Cruces man receives 30 year sentence after admitting to assaulting child

A 56-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years behind bars after admitting to sexually assaulting a 7-year-old family member in a Las Cruces court Thursday.

DASCO: Man wanted for fraudulent business deals

Investigators with the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office are looking for a many they say tried to buy several cars with fraudulent bank accounts.

EPPD makes large pot bust in Northeast El Paso

El Paso Police made a large pot bust Tuesday evening in Northeast El Paso thanks to work from the Source City Metro Narcotics Task Force and West Texas H.I.D.T.A.