Funeral services and the procession route have been set for Las Cruces Police Department’s retired Chief Jaime Montoya. Montoya, 52, passed away Jan. 3 after battling cancer in 2018. Montoya was a 26-year veteran of LCPD and served as Chief from December 2013 until his retirement in December 2017. A public viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Baca’s Funeral Chapel at 300 E. Boutz Rd. in ... CONTINUE
Police arrested a man suspected of snatching a purse from a 60-year-old woman outside a Las Cruces Walgreens store. Richard Gerald Kimpel III, 19, of the 2200 block of Stone Pine Drive, is charged with a third-degree felony count of robbery. At about 7 p.m. on Monday, March 26, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred outside the Walgreens store at 1256 El ... CONTINUE
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Toucan Market celebrates 10th anniversary Saturday By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin For 10 years, an unlikely pairing of business partners has brought Las Crucens the special foods their diets require or their palates crave. Former newspaper executive Richard Cole and career grocer Bob Bauer will celebrate Saturday, June 27, doing what they do seven days a week, serving the community at Toucan Market, 1701 E. University Ave, in the Pan Am Plaza. They’ll be on hand ... CONTINUE
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
For four years Memorial’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has held a reunion party for the “alumni” from the NICU. Former babies who were patients and their families get together for this Halloween themed party each year and see each other again. Often, babies and their families will have long stays in the NICU and they bond with other families. The reunion party to allows families and caregivers to celebrate milestones ... CONTINUE