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Recent Crime News
Thursday Oct 23 | via KRQE Albuquerque
A 71-year-old woman whipped out her revolver and took the law into her own hands when she fired at a burglary suspect as he fled her rural neighborhood, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies said the woman had spotted a suspicious vehicle in a neighbor's driveway Monday and confronted the driver, who claimed he was working for a telephone company and checking service. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 22 | via Carlsbad Current-Argus
Authorities say a suspicious 71-year-old New Mexico woman thwarted a burglary attempt but may have gone too far by shooting as a man fled the scene. The Luna County Sheriff's Office says a man who'd parked in her neighbor's driveway Monday said he was checking on phone service but grabbed her phone to keep her from calling 911. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
According to the Luna County Sheriff's Office, two alert senior citizens foiled a burglary Monday morning in a rural Luna County neighborhood. A 71-year-old woman who lived in the Gap area noticed a car in her neighbor's driveway and was suspicious. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Deming Headlight
Sunday evening, El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents in New Mexico arrested a suspect from Mexico with an active warrant in Nevada as a suspected sex offender. Border Patrol agents were conducting patrols off NM Highway 11 utilizing night vision technology when they observed six individuals attempting to circumvent the U.S. Border Patrol Immigration Checkpoint on foot. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> Border Patrol agents in Deming arrested a Mexican man this week after learning he had a warrant out of Nevada for sex crimes against a child. Jesus Jimenez-Franco, 33, reportedly failed to appear for a 2003 court hearing in Minden, Nevada, related to a charge sexual assault of a minor, according to a Border Patrol news release. Comment?
Sep 29, 2014 | via Deming Headlight
A local wanted man who escaped police custody by leading law enforcement officials on a high speed pursuit, turned himself into U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Sunday. Gerardo Jaramillo, 19, walked into the Columbus Port of Entry on Sunday 9:49 p.m. and advised officials he was a wanted man. Comment?
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