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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Suspect Wanted in Desert Rose Shooting

Tyler Williams

Las Cruces Police Department police officers responded Tuesday, just after noon, to a report of a gunshot victim on the 200 block of Desert Rose Court. On arrival police officers located 30-year-old Carlos Ruiz who had sustained at least one gunshot wound...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Las Cruces Police Officer Awarded with Silver Star and Purple Heart

Officer De La Garza

Surrounded by family, friends, brothers and sisters of law enforcement and members of the family of fallen New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrot, Las Cruces Police Officer Adrian De La Garza was commended for his valor and service and awarded the ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Las Cruces Police Investigate Apparent Homicide on Desert Rose Court

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Las Cruces police are investigating what appears to be a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon at a home on Desert Rose Court.

Shortly after noon on Tuesday, police were dispatched to a home on the 250 block of Desert...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Fire Damages Building on S. Mesquite Street

Main Street Fire

Las Cruces firefighters extinguished a fire in a building on S. Mesquite Street late Thursday evening.  Just after 11 p.m. Thursday, October 14, firefighters were dispatched to the report of a structure fire on the 500 Block of S. Mesquite Street...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Fire Station #3 Courtesy Noise Notice for October 14

Fire Station 3

A new Fire Station is currently being constructed in Las Cruces Council District #4 as part of the City's General Obligation (GO) Bond to replace the Fire Station 3 building. On Thursday, October 14 contractors will start work at 2 a.m. to begin ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Suspect in Officer Involved Incident Identified

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The Las Cruces Police Department and the Dona Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are continuing the investigation of the officer involved incident that led to the death of 35-year-old Gustavo A. Esparza who is suspected of firing upon Las Cru...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fire Damages Home on Senna Drive

Engine 3 Firetruck

Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved residential structure just after 3:30 a.m. overnight on the 4000 block of Senna Drive to find the home engulfed in flames on arrival. Thirty-one firefighters from the Las Cruces Fire Department r...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Police Investigating Officer Involved Incident

Crime Scene

The Las Cruces Police Department and the Dona Ana County Officer-involved Incident Task Force are investigating an incident that led to the death of a man who is suspected of firing at least one round at officers.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Saturday, October...

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Public Safety