Public Safety

New Mexico Gas Company performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell

9 ViewsROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Gas Company will be performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell beginning April 11. The company is starting a 3-year project in Roswell and surrounding communities where all customers’ residential and business sewer lines will receive a precautionary inspection.

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office sees spike in deputy-involved violence

18 ViewsBernalillo County Sheriffs Office saw two shootings in one week. U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján is co-sponsoring a bill to address violence against law enforcement officers. A spike in deputy-involved violence has become a priority for the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, and now a new bill to address violence

Cowboys for Trump founder heads to Washington D.C. for Capitol riot trial

2 ViewsOTERO COUNTY, N.M. – Otero County commissioner Couy Griffin is in Washington, D.C. awaiting trial for his part in the attack on the Capitol building last Jan. 6. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol grounds. KOB 4 spoke with him this Sunday afternoon

Deming firefighters win pay raises after weekslong negotiations

16 ViewsDEMING, N.M. – City councilors approved a new contract with local firefighters nearly two months after they walked off of the job. The contract agreement includes a 9% raise for all employees, added benefits for instructors and on-the-job pay during 48-hour shifts.

Surge in New Mexico bank robberies

6 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) –New Mexico authorities continue to deal with a surge in bank robberies. The FBI is investigation two more that happened Wednesday. One happened around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Fe, at a Wells Fargo on St. Michaels. Police say the suspect led Santa Fe Police on a

Santa Fe police officer and driver killed in crash after pursuit

8 ViewsA City of Santa Fe police officer died in a crash during a pursuit on Interstate 25. A Santa Fe police officer and one other person died in a crash following a pursuit on I-25 near Santa Fe. According to Santa Fe Police, a kidnapping was reported Wednesday morning