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NM State Police Officer involved in fatal shooting along I-40 in Cibola County

Cibola County, NM (KKOB) –On October 17, 2020, at approximately 10:50 a.m., New Mexico State Police responded to assist the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) with a vehicle pursuit on State Road 6, west of Los Lunas, NM. Valencia County Sheriff’s deputies pursued the vehicle on State Road 6 to Interstate 40.  The vehicle merged…MORE

Fatal rollover crash on US 285 in Eddy County

Eddy County, NM (KKOB) — On September 26, 2020 at about 10:22 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal rollover crash on US 285, near milepost 40 by Carlsbad, NM. The Initial investigation indicated a 2017 GMC SUV, driven by Helen D. Reiser (37) of Carlsbad, NM was traveling north on…MORE

NM police settle for $300K after detaining disabled woman

Santa Fe, NM (AP) –New Mexico State Police have reached a $300,000 settlement with a disabled woman who accused an officer of grabbing and handcuffing her after she refused to provide ID in 2016. Jessica Guttman claimed in her 2018 lawsuit that she and two friends were parked on the side of a highway looking…MORE

Hiker found dead in the Sandia Mountains

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –Missing hiker Gibran Hernandez-Avila was located Saturday, deceased, in the Sandia Mountains. The death is ruled accidental at this time. The 40-year-old man went for a hike in the Sandia Mountains the previous weekend. He last communicated with his family through a video text sent from the La Luz Trail Sunday, September…MORE

Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory: Knyghtly Pena of Grants

Grants, NM (KKOB) — The following is information for the distribution of a Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory from the New Mexico State Police. The New Mexico State Police is asking the public’s assistance in locating Knyghtly Pena, a ten-year-old Hispanic female, four feet tall, weighing approximately 70 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  Knyghtly…MORE

New Mexico State Police participate in Labor Day C.A.R.E. operation

New Mexico (KKOB) –During the Labor Day holiday, the New Mexico State Police participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (C.A.R.E.) operation across all roadways within the state.  The goal of the traffic initiative is to increase motorist safety and reduce the number of crashes through a strong law enforcement presence. Because of the increased…MORE

Fatal motorcycle crash on U.S. 285 in Chaves County

Chaves County, NM (KKOB) –On September 7, 2020 at about 11:00 p.m. the New Mexico State Police responded to a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 285 and New Mexico State Road 2 in Chaves county south of Roswell. The initial investigation indicates that a 2009 Harley Davidson ridden by Jimmy Allen Pargas…MORE

APD Open Space Unit helps rescue women on La Luz Trail

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD’s Open Space Unit worked with the Bernalillo County Fire Department and New Mexico State Police overnight to rescue two women who were lost on La Luz Trail. The two women, ages 29 and 59, were lost about 3 miles down the trail. They did not have lights, food, rain gear,…MORE

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