Recent Crime News
Monday Mar 23 | via KRQE Albuquerque
An Alamogordo woman is facing charges after her two dogs attacked and killed another dog. Police arrested Desiree Romeyn Thursday. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
The Alamogordo Police Department arrested a 37-year-old woman Thursday after two of her dogs allegedly escaped her fenced yard and mauled another dog, causing severe injuries that led to the animal's death, APD spokeswoman said. Desiree Romeyn is charged with two counts of fourth-degree felonies under New Mexico's Dangerous Dog Act, according to Magistrate Court documents. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via Alamogordo Daily News
Alamogordo Police Department officers arrested a 36-year-old man Monday for allegedly striking another man in the head with the butt of a rifle and firing a shot between his legs, according to an APD press release. Daniel Torres is charged with third-degree felony aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and one count each of fourth-degree felonies shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, possession of a firearm by a felon and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon , according to an APD press release. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via KOAT-TV
So those looking to get away with murder in The Land of Enchantment should note that hiding the body for at least six years is a necessity. Officials say Margie Pointer's case is an example of why the law needs to change. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via KOAT-TV
Some police detectives and family members of victims say, getting away with murder in New Mexico, may be as easy as keeping the body hidden for six years. YOU ARE WATCHING KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS LIVE AT 10:00. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Alamogordo Daily News
Local residents have left flowers, votive candles, stuff animals, photographs and other items in front of the home where last week's fatal shooting occurred as a memorial to the two victims. Terrick Thompkins, 33, of Alamogordo, is charged with nine felony counts, including two counts of first-degree murder, in connection with the shooting. 2 comments
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
Local residents have left flowers, votive candles, stuff animals, photographs and other items in front of the home where last week's fatal shooting occurred as a memorial to the two victims. Terrick Thompkins, 33, of Alamogordo, is charged with nine felony counts, including two counts of first-degree murder, in connection with the shooting. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via Alamogordo Daily News
A motorist reported that one or more suspects broke into his 1998 Ford Crown Victoria, stole a stereo system and urinated inside the vehicle. A suspect has been identified. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Alamogordo Daily News
Alamogordo Police Department evidence technicians collected evidence from a home in the 1500 block of Florida Avenue on Friday. Two people were fatally shot at the home Thursday night. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via KOAT-TV
TWO HOURS TO CONVICT THEM OF MURDER. A MAN AND WOMAN WERE SHOT TO DEATH AT A HOME WITH FOUR KIDS INSIDE. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
The Otero County Sheriff's Office arrested an Alamogordo woman last week who allegedly forged paychecks and took more than $7,100 from a local non-profit animal shelter where she formerly worked. Jennifer Carrasco, 33, is charged with nine counts of fourth degree-felony forgery , one count of third-degree felony embezzlement and one count of fourth-degree felony tampering with evidence. Comment?
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