Doña Ana County Manager Fernando R. Macias will bring a $10.2 million revamped roads proposal back before the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 27. The public is encouraged to attend and comment. Originally discussed at the March 13 regular meeting, the revamped proposal contemplates significant improvements to 19 roads in the county’s road inventory, as well as a mechanism by which the commission could consider bringing private roads into its maintenance inventory. Roads targeted for improvement under the ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces police continue to ask for the public’s help locating a teenage boy who is considered a runaway and has not been seen by family since Feb. 19. Andres Martinez, 14, was last seen at his home, on the 1500 block of Foster Road, at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Martinez is enrolled at Lynn Middle School but has not been in class since mid-February. He ... CONTINUE
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Gustavo Flores, 26, of Las Cruces, N.M., was sentenced yesterday in federal court to 120 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for his conviction on a methamphetamine trafficking charge. The FBI arrested Flores on July 10, 2017, on a criminal complaint charging him with committing drug trafficking and firearms offenses in Doña Ana County, on Jan. 28, 2017. According to the complaint, Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) officers arrested Flores after finding approximately five pounds ... CONTINUE
Planned East Mesa Water Outage Residents and businesses along Genesis Lane and Jamison Drive between Mesa Grande and Mesa drives will experience a water outage for four hours beginning at 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Adjacent areas also may be impacted by the outage. Once service is restored, customers may notice discolored water due to iron, manganese and calcium deposits. Although the water is safe to drink, the City recommends waiting to wash laundry until after the water becomes clear. The discoloration ... CONTINUE