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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Hazmat Response Unit Assists Wastewater Utilities

LCFD Hazmat Unit

The Las Cruces Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Response Unit assisted with a possible faulty chlorine cylinder at the Wastewater Treatment Facility on Wednesday. Shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, the Hazmat Response Unit was dispatched t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Man Suspected of Fleeing from Police in Stolen Vehicle

Manuel Holguin Mugshot

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning. Manuel E. Holguin, 33, of the 600 block of Hummingbird Drive, just north of Las Cruces, is charged with fourth-degree felony counts of receiving or tra...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Application Deadline Nears

Las Cruces Police

Prospective applicants interested in a career in law enforcement have only a few days left to apply for the Las Cruces Police Department’s upcoming Academy. The Las Cruces Police Department’s 51st Training Academy for cadets is set to begin in January 20...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Teen

Jaylyn Lara

Police are asking for the public’s help locating a teenage girl who has been missing from her Las Cruces home since March. Jaylyn Lara, 16, was last seen by family on March 25, 2021. Lara was originally listed as a runaway, but she has yet to return home...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Man Suspected of Driving Stolen Vehicle

George Abbott Washington

A Las Cruces man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle was arrested early Monday morning. George Abbott Washington, 50, of the 6100 block of Payan Road, is charged with felony counts of receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, and possession of a cont...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Call for Volunteers for Team Up to Clean Up District 4 Event

Truckload of Furniture

Volunteers are needed! Get rid of weeds, trash, junk, graffiti and other debris in your neighborhood the Team Up to Clean Up way! 

The Parks & Recreation Department Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) will conduct its next Team Up to Clean Up eve...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Academy Hosting Physical Fitness Exams on Friday and Saturday

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting Physical Fitness Exams for prospective applicants on Friday and Saturday for those who are considering a career in law enforcement. The Physical Fitness Exams will be held beginning at the top of each hour from...

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Public Safety