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Website scam targets soldiers and their families

BBB Military Line is sharing information from the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CIC) warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.

Woman caught stealing more than $1,200 in jewelry

Las Cruces Police arrested a woman suspected of stealing jewelry and watches from a local department store. 

EPPD make arrest in alleged El Luchador aggravated assault case

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man following a traffic accident in the parking lot at El Luchador Bar in late Januar

Socorro PD searching for suspected car burglar

The Socorro Police Department are asking for the public's assistance identifying a man who is suspected of burglarizing several vehicles in Socorro in late January.

Homeless man arrested for Valentine's Day machete attack

Las Cruces Police have arrested a 39-year-old homeless man suspected of attacking two people on Valentine's Day.

YISD: Riverside HS teacher under investigation for alleged inappropriate conduct

A Social Studies teacher at Riverside High School has been placed on administrative leave Tuesday, due to alleged inappropriate conduct with a student at the school.

CPB officers apprehend man wanted for 15 years on sexual abuse of a minor charge

The U.S. Customs and Border Protections Field Operations Officers were able to apprehend a man who eluded arrest for 15 years on a sexual abuse of a minor charge on Friday morning.

CBP officers seize over $5 million dollars worth of marijuana in shipment of Mexican candy

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized marijuana valued at approximately $5,190,000, in a commercial shipment of assorted candy.

Las Cruces woman charged with writing fraudulent checks

Las Cruces Police arrested 28-year-old Laura E. Maestas after they allege she was writing fake checks at an area convenience store.

LC Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for information on sex assault case

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers are asking the community's assistance for information that helps identify a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 46-year-old Las Cruces woman last week.

EPPD: 5 charged with DWI in under four hours overnight

The El Paso Police charged five people with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol level greater than .15% in under four hours overnight.  The five separate incidents happened between 11:03 p.m. Monday evening and 2:45 a.m.

EPCSO arrest two wanted felons during one operation

The El Paso County Sheriff's Strike team were able to take in two men with outstanding felony warrants in one single operation on Valentine's Day.

EPPD charges three women with prostitution, one with possession of marijuana

The El Paso Police Department's VICE unit have arrested three El Paso women for allegedly offering to perform sexual acts in exchange for money.

Man arrested after allegedly breaking window at EPPD headquarters

A 28-year-old from Fort Bliss was arrested after 3:00 a.m. Monday morning after he attempted to throw a rock into the front glass door at El Paso Police Headquarters.

EPPD: 31 cases of DWI and DWI-related offenses over Valentine's weekend

It was a busy holiday weekend for the El Paso Police Department with close to three dozen people stopped on suspicion of driving drunk.