Daniel Lowell and Trista Schlaefli were arraigned this morning in federal court in Las Cruces, on an indictment charging them with carjacking and firearms charges resulting in a death. The charges arise out of a Nov. 27, 2017, crime spree during which Lowell and Schlaefli allegedly fled from a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint resulting in the death of former Las Cruces Police Officer J.R. Stewart and attempted to carjack two other vehicles. During today’s hearings, Lowell and ... CONTINUE
BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE Southwest Environmental Center (SWEC) Prius raffle winner William Bretz of Las Cruces takes the key to his new sporty Prius from Vescovo Toyota of Las Cruces owner George Vescovo Tuesday morning, April 24. Each year the Southwest Environmental Center raffles off a new Prius,selling 500 tickets at $110 each, as away to fund its work to protect and restore wildlife and their habitats. This year the drawing was held on ... CONTINUE
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By Gabrielle Rochelle For the Bulletin My mother lived to be almost 96, in fairly good shape until the last four years when a minor stroke laid her low. We closed her apartment, knowing that she would not be able to live alone anymore. She had outlived my father by 35 years and had occupied the same second-floor walk-up apartment in Philadelphia most of those years. We distributed her possessions among us and gave the key back to the landlord, an old ... CONTINUE
By Richard Coltharp Las Cruces Bulletin Drizzt Garcia-Washburn, an 18-year-old senior at Centennial High School, walked into foreign territory last Saturday. Sure, he’d seen City Barber Shop before. Every Las Crucen has. It’s been here for 60 years. Courtesy photoEven as a ... CONTINUE
BULLETIN REPORT Las Cruces police are continuing to investigate Monday evening’s shooting on Athenian Way that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy, according to a press release from the Las Cruces Police Department. Shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, police responded to the report of shots fired on Athenian Way, just south of Foothills Road. Officers then received information that a shooting victim had been transported by private vehicle to the nearby Mountainview Regional Medical Center. The victim, identified as ... CONTINUE