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Las Cruces Crime Stoppers seeks suspect who passed counterfeit $20 bills

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the man suspected of passing counterfeit $20 bills at several businesses in April.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Court documents reveal explosive allegations against former LCPD Officer

New documents filed in a U.S District Court of New Mexico on April 18, 2014 outline the explosive allegations against former Las Cruces Police Officer Michael Garcia, 37, who pleaded guilty to Deprivation of Rights under Color of Law for the cr

Authorities searching for Anthony murder suspect

Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators have identified a 19-year-old man who is suspected of stabbing and killing 21-year-old Gilberto Wences, who was walking home from work April 19, 2014.

Centennial HS teacher arrested for illegal contact with student

A Centennial High School theater arts teacher was arrested and charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with a student on Tuesday.

Canutillo mother arrested for allegedly leaving 4-year-old alone for two hours

A 28-year-old Canutillo woman was arrested Monday evening after El Paso Sheriff's Deputies discovered her 4-year-old daughter had been left alone in poor conditions for about two hours.

Suspect in Louisiana murder has ties to New Mexico

A fifth person has been named in connection with an Arpil 14, 2014 Madison Parish, Louisiana murder.

Las Cruces armed robbery suspects arrested

Las Cruces Police arrested two men suspected of a residential armed robbery early Saturday morning.

Las Cruces mother charged with child abuse

A woman suspected of cruelly punishing her two children was arrested Friday on child abuse charges. Cynthia R. Mora, 30, is charged with two counts of negligent child abuse.

EPPD arrest man who allegedly shot at police

El Paso Police arrested a 22-year-old man at a west El Paso restaurant Monday afternoon in connection with a shots fired call early Sunday morning in an Upper Valley Neighborhood.

Former El Paso high school music teacher arrested on child porn charges

A former El Paso-area music teacher, who worked at several area schools since 1995 was arrested on federal child pornography charges earlier this month.

El Paso man arrested for obscene Facebook postings

Detectives with the El Paso Sheriff's Department arrested an El Paso man after they received several alarming complaints over a sexually descriptive Facebook posting that involved underage girls.

Two Texas men caught stealing beef hidden in pants

Two men were taken into Lufkin police custody Wednesday after it was discovered the pair was attempting to sneak steaks out of a local business in their pants.

Crime Stoppers looking for man wanted for multiple thefts

Crime Stoppers of El Paso is actively looking for a man who they allege is responsible for a string of burglaries and thefts in Socorro.

CBP seizes nearly $1.1M in cocaine and meth at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two separate loads of alleged cocaine and methamphetamine.

Clemency changes could reduce El Paso federal drug sentences

Thousands of federal drug prisoners could be out of prison sooner than expected. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced new clemency rules Wednesday that could potentially shorten felony drug sentences.