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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Man Suspected of Shooting at Ex-girlfriend's Home

Man Suspected of Shooting at Ex-girlfriends house Ignacio Rivera

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of shooting at his ex-girlfriend’s home early Monday morning. Ignacio Rivera, 41, of the 2700 block of Claude Dove Drive, is charged with one count of shooting at an occupied dwelling. The charge is a fourth-deg...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Las Cruces Animal Control is restarting its Live Trap program that was temporarily paused in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Live Trap program allows Las Cruces residents to request use of a trap, free of charge, for the purpose of capturing nuisa...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Codes Enforcement Officers Clear Trash, Weeds, near Elderly Man's Property

Codes Enforcement Officer Clear Trash, Weeds

Codes Enforcement officers spent part of their Tuesday morning pulling weeds and picking up trash along the property line of a 94-year-old Las Cruces man who – for no lack of effort – is simply unable to fully maintain his parcel of land. About 8:30 a.m....

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 5, 2021

LCPD Accepting Applications for Police Cadets

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is now accepting applications for its 51st training academy that is tentatively set to begin in January 2022. Applications for Police Cadet must be received no later than July 4, 2021. The starting salary for police cade...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Hazmat Response Team Assists with Refrigerated Liquid Hydrogen Leak

Hazmat Response Team Assists with Refrigerated Liquid Hydrogen Leak

A commercial motor vehicle carrying refrigerated liquid hydrogen is being safely depressurized after a leak forced its travel to come to a standstill just south of Las Cruces. The Las Cruces Fire Department’s Hazardous Material Response Team, firefighter...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Man Suspected of Pointing Gun at Girlfriend During Mobile Dispute

Mark Anthony Calzada

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of pointing a handgun at his girlfriend and striking her with the weapon during a mobile incident that occurred Monday. Mark Anthony Calzada, 27, of the 1600 block of Chickasaw Trail, is charged with a third-deg...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols Planned for April

Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols

Las Cruces police will conduct at least two saturation patrols and one sobriety checkpoint within city limits in April. Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints held by LCPD are intended to reduce and eliminate the number of motorists who drive while ...

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