Crime

New Mexico establishes cold case unit

50 Views   The New Mexico Department of Justice created a cold case unit to look into unsolved crimes across the state. The announcement was made by Attorney General Raúl Torrez, who will oversee the three-member unit. The members are leaders in law enforcement: McKinley County Sheriff James Maiorano III, Valencia County

Mexican cartel violence likely to increase in 2024, experts say

61 Views   Internal fracturing, election year uncertainty will keep U.S. neighbor a ‘high risk’ country EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – The next president of Mexico will face ongoing economic and migration challenges and will have to tackle increasing drug cartel violence brought about by the fracturing of existing transnational criminal organizations

Making fentanyl child exposure a crime in New Mexico

66 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Only 10 days are left in this year’s legislative session and some lawmakers at the Roundhouse are focusing on passing a bill targeting fentanyl use around kids. House Bill 106 aims to create penalties for parents who expose their children to fentanyl.

Explosive found at Deming probation office; public asked to avoid the area

64 Views   DEMING, N.M. (KRQE) – The Deming Police Department announced that an “explosive device” was found at the probation office located at 920 S. Silver Ave. on Monday, Jan. 22, at 8:40 a.m. The department says there may be a second device nearby and is advising the public to avoid the area.

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