The Las Cruces Police Department is now accepting applications for Police Service Aides — a new non-commissioned position intended to handle low-priority and non-hazardous calls for service. LCPD hopes to fill three full-time and three part-time positions which will help direct traffic, take misdemeanor reports that have no suspect information, perform routine patrols, conduct non-injury crash investigations, assist commissioned officers and perform other community outreach in support of the Las Cruces Police Department. “We’re excited to move forward with this new program ... CONTINUE
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the person or persons responsible for setting fire to a north Nevarez Street house on Black Friday. Those who provide tips through Crime Stoppers do not have to leave their own name and can remain completely anonymous. About 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, Las Cruces firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 104 N. Nevarez ... CONTINUE
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The Las Cruces International Film Festival revealed its official poster Friday, Jan. 25, at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science. The museum, filled with party guests, provided a dramatic backdrop for the event. LCIFF Executive Director Ross Marks spoke prior to the unveiling, explaining that each year festival organizers work to identify a local artist to create a collectible poster. Christina Ballew is the first woman in the festival’s four-year run to design the poster. “She has created what I believe ... CONTINUE
From left: Special Olympian Andrew Kegel, LCPD Community Liaison Officer Aaron Glymph, Codes Enforcement Officer Steven Chavez, Special Olympian Tyler Tracy, LCPD Lt. Joy Mickendrow and Codes Enforcement Officer Mary Telles share some laughs during the Tip-a-Cop fundraiser at ¡Ándele! Restaurante Jan. 25 to raise funds for New Mexico Special Olympics. CONTINUE