Las Cruces man suspected of breaking into relative’s home, violating order of protection

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Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a relative’s home and violating terms of a protective order.

Ruben Rincon, 27, is charged with one count of aggravated stalking and one count of breaking and entering. Both charges are fourth-degree felonies.

About 8 p.m. Monday, April 15, Las Cruces police were dispatched to a possible restraining order violation at 2200 Holiday Ave. Officers learned that the occupant of the home has an active order of protection against Rincon who is a relative of hers.

Officers entered the home and found Rincon in one of the bedrooms. He was detained without further incident.

Investigators learned Rincon had been incarcerated for a previous violation of a restraining order and was released from custody Monday afternoon

Rincon was once again booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center where he’s initially being held without bond.

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