Tag Archives: las cruces

Scam Telephone Call Suggests Ransom Payment

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) — Las Cruces police are warning residents of potential scam telephone calls that try to entice call recipients to respond to the scene of a motor vehicle crash, provide personal or financial information, or pay ransom for the safe return of a relative. On Wednesday, Jan. 6, a…MORE

Felon found with loaded handgun at Las Cruces Walmart

(PRESS RELEASE)     Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) — Police arrested a felon suspected of being in possession of a loaded handgun at a Las Cruces Walmart store on Friday. Manuel Ramirez, 42, of the 2100 block of Chisholm Trail, is charged with one fourth-degree felony count of receipt, transportation or possession of a firearm…MORE

Revenge killing in Las Cruces

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —  Las Cruces police have said that 71 year old Santiago Rascon has acknowledged killing his son’s neighbor last Saturday, as the victim sat in a vehicle outside of his home. Rascon, who has been charged with first-degree murder and two counts of tampering with evidence in the shooting death of 29…MORE

5 Juveniles, Ages 12-15, Charged in Armed Robbery in Las Cruces

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB)–Las Cruces police, with assistance from a Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office deputy, arrested five juveniles suspected in a Thursday evening joyride that resulted in shots fired during an incident of road rage and the armed robbery of a woman. The suspects are two 14-year-old boys, a 15-year-old boy,…MORE

Mother suspected of exposing children to meth, failing to report abuse

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) Police arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of exposing her young daughters to methamphetamine and interfering with the investigation of sexual assault allegations made against her uncle, who was arrested in October. Kaylee Robyn Scoughton, 25, of the 200 block of Branding Iron Circle, is charged with four…MORE

Lac Cruces woman scorned

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —  A Las Cruces woman was in no mood to discuss the matter of being scorned. 25 year old Amanda Gonzales has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a felony count of criminal damage to property of more than $1,000 dollars. Investigators say that Gonzales…MORE

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