CrimeBeat

Pedestrian hit by teen in Northeast El Paso dies

El Paso Police Special Traffic Investigations Unit was notified that the pedestrian that was struck by a 17-year-old driver in Northeast El Paso on May 25, 2014 died Monday.

Texas woman accused of slapping relative in face with catfish

Authorities are investigating a bizarre incident where a Lufkin woman allegedly hit a relative in the face with a catfish over the weekend.

Two men suspected of torching their own vehicles in insurance fraud case

El Paso Police detectives have arrested two men in an ongoing investigation called "Operation Smoke Em" after investigators believed that the two set their own cars on fire in order to collect insurance money and alleviate high car pa

Reward increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Jerry Don Holmes, 42, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

Suspect in Friday SWAT standoff dies from gunshot wound to head

The 30-year-old man involved in a SWAT standoff with El Paso Police on Friday has died, according to investigators.

EPPD responding to SWAT situation in Northeast El Paso

A spokesman with the El Paso Police Department has confirmed that EPPD is at the scene of a SWAT situation in the 4500 block of Arlen in Northeast El Paso.

Sobriety Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols Announced

The Las Cruces Police Department will hold four sobriety checkpoints, three saturation patrols and three Operation Buckle Down seatbelt checks within city limits during the month of June.

SCAM ALERT: New Mexico Police warn citizens of statewide scam

New Mexico State Police are warning citizens of a scam involving someone calling people in the state of New Mexico threatening arrest if they do not give the caller money in order to settle a lawsuit.

East El Paso baby formula thieves sought by authorities

Crime Stoppers of El Paso is asking for help identifying a trio of thieves who have stolen hundreds of dollars in baby formula at an eastside Target store on two occasions in April.

923lbs of marijuana seized in Memorial Day bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operation officers  at the El Paso port of entry seized 923 pounds of marijuana on Memorial day in a commercial truck that was trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico.

LCPD searching for Sonic Drive-in armed robbery suspects

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify two men suspected of a Thursday evening armed robbery at a drive-in on north Main Street.

El Paso Police arrest alleged billboard vandal

El Paso Police's Department of Homeland Security Unit arrested the man who allegedly vandalized two billboards last week.

LCPD: Shooter in Apodaca Park incident acted in self-defense

Two Las Cruces men have been charged in connection with Thursday's shooting at Apodaca Park, after police allege that the victim shot one of them in self-defense.

Two arrested in string of burglaries

Sheriff’s Office Officials arrested two suspects linked to a series of burglaries in El Paso County.

Man run over in Northeast El Paso; police search for driver

El Paso Police are investigating a hit and run crash that happened Sunday night in Northeast El Paso. Emergency crews were called to 9000 block of Dyer, near Hondo Pass, around 9:30 p.m.