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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Suspect Arrested in Wednesday’s Robbery, Shooting

Mug Shot of Samuel Pinon

Police have arrested the man suspected in Wednesday’s armed robbery and shooting that critically injured a 16-year-old boy near the Casa Bandera Apartments.

Samuel L. “Sammy” Pinon, 18, of the 3600 block of Sienna Avenue, is c...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Special Olympics Torch Run to be Held Friday Morning

Special Olympics group picture.

Law enforcement officers from southern New Mexico, including from the Las Cruces Police Department, New Mexico State Police and Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office, will participate in a modified version of the 2020 Law Enforcement Torch Run on Fri...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 26, 2020

LCFD Assists in Covid-19 Testing Sites

Police Badge

The Las Cruces Fire Department and New Mexico National Guard assisted the New Mexico Department of Health during a Covid-19 testing event on May 20.

Lt. Tibor Kocsis and firefighter Kristin Wahlen, both paramedics with LCFD, assisted during the Test and Go...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Silver Alert for Missing Las Cruces Man

Missing person Erwing Witt

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 74-year-old Las Cruces man who was reported missing early Monday morning and could be in danger if not located soon.

Erwing Witt was last seen about 12 a.m. Monday, May 26, at his home on the ...

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