Las Cruces police are continuing to investigate a report of a woman driving to work who was startled when an unknown man rose from the backseat of her sport utility vehicle and ordered her to drive across town. The incident was reported to have occurred in the early-morning hours on Sunday, May 6. The 28-year-old woman, who resides in the Sonoma Ranch area, told officers that she was on her way to work that morning. She entered her SUV, which had ... CONTINUE
The Sunday morning crash that temporarily closed north Triviz Drive resulted in serious injuries to the three occupants of the vehicle, and its 19-year-old driver charged with aggravated DWI and child abuse. Savannah Ruth Bigelow, 19, is charged with one count each of aggravated driving while intoxicated causing bodily injury, child abuse causing great bodily harm, reckless driving causing great bodily injury and operating a vehicle with an open container ... CONTINUE
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BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYREThe new chancellor at NMSU Dr. Dan Arvizu spoke to members of the press Friday afternoon outside the NMSU Center for the Arts, after being named to the role, which ... CONTINUE
Editor’s Note: On May 8, 2018, the Bulletin received a letter addressed to the community from MountainView Regional Medical Center CEO Denten Park, announcing his departure from Las Cruces to a new role as System CEO for Northwest Health in Bentonville, Arkansas. Below is Park’s letter in full. To the Las Cruces community: I am writing to inform you that, after much thought and prayer, I have accepted a position as System CEO for Northwest Health in Bentonville Arkansas. With a ... CONTINUE
Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyreLas Cruces Fire Chief Eric Enriquez tees off on the afternoon flight Friday afternoon, May 4, at Red Hawk Golf Course during the 2018 Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. To view ... CONTINUE
The Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office has determined that a Las Cruces police officer’s actions were justified in the Feb. 17 shooting of 23-year-old Nathaniel Montoya. In a letter dated May 3, 2018, District Attorney Mark D’Antonio stated, “After an extensive review of this case we have concluded that the shooting by Officer Joseph Campa was justified under New Mexico law. This office will not be taking any action against this officer.” Campa, a seven-year veteran of the Las Cruces Police Department, ... CONTINUE
The motorcyclist killed in Friday evening’s crash at the intersection of Engler Road and Jornada road has been identified as 25-year-old Spencer Lance Meister of Las Cruces. Traffic investigators learned that, about 6 p.m. Friday, May 4, a New Mexico State Police officer spotted a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed just west of Alamogordo. The motorcycle, driven by a man, was heading westbound on Highway 70 toward Dona Ana County when the New Mexico State Police officer lost ... CONTINUE