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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Former Employee Suspected in Armed Robbery of Smoke Shop

Oscar Angel

One of the men suspected in Thursday evening’s armed robbery of a local smoke shop was identified by store management as a former employee of the business.

Oscar Angel, 50, of the 1500 block of east Idaho Avenue, is charged with one second-degree felony co...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 13, 2019

La Purisima Rundown Improvements

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The Streets Management
section will have a contractor making improvements on the Drainage Rundown atLa Purisima and Calle Fuerte beginning Monday, December 16, and lasting until
Thursday, January 24, 2020. This schedule is subject to change due to wea...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Pet Owners Urged to Keep Dogs and Cats Properly Confined

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Domestic
pet owners are reminded to keep their dogs and cats safely confined to theiryard, or within their home, to avoid unfortunate harm to a four-legged friend.

City
ordinance requires dogs and cats be humanely kept to their owner’s yard orwithin ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Retired Law Enforcement Qualifications Planned

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The Las Cruces Police Department will conduct a safety and weapons qualification course for officers who have retired from LCPD and wish to maintain their qualifications.

This training begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the East Mesa Public Safety C...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Police Warn of ‘Threat to Harm’ Scam Telephone Calls

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Police are warning residents of a scam that appears to target businesses and includes telephonic threats to pay an unspecified amount of money or face the consequences of being physically harmed.

Las Cruces police have received at least three such reports ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Police Arrest Pair in Dec. 3 Armed Robbery

Anthony Gonzalez & Michael Hernandez

Police have arrested two men suspected in the Dec. 3 armed robbery of the Lohman Food Mart in Las Cruces.

Anthony Gonzalez, 22, of the 1500 block of Foster Road, and Michael Hernandez, 23, of the 500 block of south San Pedro Street, are charged with one se...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Motorist Suspected in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash Faces Charges

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The
motorist suspected in the Oct. 25 fatal hit-and-run crash on Solano Drive hasbeen charged with a felony.

Daniel
R. Aranda, 34, of the 3300 block of Shady Grove Lane, is charged with athird-degree felony count of knowingly leaving the scene of an ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Subway Robbery Suspects Detained within Minutes of Crime

Lorena Ariana Marin, and Angelo Rey

One
of two people suspected of robbing a Las Cruces Subway restaurant Mondayevening was identified as an employee of the store.

Lorena
Ariana Marin, 22, and Angelo Rey Espinosa, 19, are both charged with one countof robbery. The charge is a third-deg...

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