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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Roswell Murder Suspect Captured in Las Cruces

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A murder suspect from Roswell was apprehended Wednesday morning by Las Cruces police.

Jesus Alberto Robles, 34, of Roswell, N.M., is charged out of Roswell with one count of first-degree murder and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Police Investigate Shooting that Injured Man

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Las Cruces police are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that injured a 30-year-old man.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of shots fired near Northrise Drive and White Sage Arc. Soon after that c...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Suspected Police Impersonator Now Charged with State Crimes

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The Las Cruces man charged earlier this week with a federal crime of impersonating a U.S. Marshal now faces state charges for holding three occupants of a vehicle against their will.

Aaron Tyler Stroud, 38, of the 2100 block of Mars Avenue, has now been ch...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash

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A motorcyclist who lost control of his bike and crashed early Friday morning on south Main Street is in critical condition at an El Paso hospital.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, Las Cruces police were dispatched to south Main Street, near Melendr...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested after Crashing Stolen Vehicle

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Police arrested a man suspected of stealing a car at knifepoint from an employee of IHOP early Thursday morning.

Tomas A. Brown, 25 of Vado, N.M., is charged with one count of armed robbery. The charge is a second-degree felony.

The incident occurred about ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Police Seek Additional Victims, Witnesses of Suspected Peace Officer Impersonator

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The recent arrest of a man suspected of impersonating a federal law enforcement officer has prompted Las Cruces police to ask residents for information on similar incidents involving the same individual.

Aaron Tyler Stroud, 38, of the 2100 block of Mars Av...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Motorist Injured at Stoplight by Knife-wielding Pedestrian

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A motorist stopped at a red light was injured when a knife-wielding pedestrian reached into the open passenger-side window and attacked him.

The suspect was later apprehended by police and charged for the crime.

Morgan Buchanan Guy Pearson, 25, of the 700 b...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Cars, Coffee and Cops Event Set for Oct. 12

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The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting its first Cars, Coffee and Cops event to meet area residents who have a passion for classic and custom vehicles.

The free event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 12, at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St....

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