Silver City Crime
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Thursday Feb 12 | via Scdailypress.com
There was a drop in major crime in Silver City during 2014 compared to the previous year, but changes to police tactics may mark an even bigger shift in 2015, according to Police Chief Ed Reynolds. Reynolds presented an overview of crime statistics for the 2014 calendar year during Tuesday's regular Town Council meeting. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via Scdailypress.com
During a preliminary hearing last week, the District Attorney's office dropped Max Peru's charges related to December's ATM theft. This is the second .. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via Silver City Sun-News
Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsDetective Amador Martinez looks over evidence from bowling alley massacre that occurred 25 years ago on Feb. 10, 1990. Police responded to a crime scene inside Las Cruces Bowl, 1201 E. Amador Ave., where seven people, including four children, were shot multiple times at close range. Comment?
Saturday Feb 7 | via KOB-TV New Mexico
Authorities say 39-year-old Joseph Sifuentes, of Silver City, was arrested by Grant County Sheriff's Deputies on Friday afternoon without incident. State Police say Sifuentes is accused of shooting the victim in the face and neck inside a home early Thursday. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Silver City Sun-News
New Mexico State Police SWAT officers prepare to search a residence in Santa Clara looking for Joseph Sifuentes who is wanted in reference to a shooting that occurred in Bayard on Thursday. SANTA CLARA >> A Santa Clara man was captured Friday afternoon, and is being held in connection with a shooting early Thursday morning in Bayard. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Scdailypress.com
Judge J.C. Robinson decided Thursday to bind over Silver City resident Steven Morales, 36, for trial to be set at a later date. Morales was arrested last week in Albuquerque on a warrant for his arrest in connection with an open murder. Comment?
Thursday Feb 5 | via The Grant County Beat
Steven Morales, 36, of Silver City was bound over to district court on first-degree murder and tampering with evidence charges in a preliminary hearing in Judge J.C. Robinson's Sixth Judicial District Court on Thursday, Feb. 5, regarding the Jan. 14, homicide of Esteban Ortega, 22. Esteban's body was found inside a vehicle on Radio Tower Road off of Highway 15 near Pinos Altos. Esteban was shot twice with a .45 caliber handgun. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via Scdailypress.com
High interest storefront moneylenders in Grant County may be forced to change the way they do business if a bill in the New Mexico House of Representatives .. Steven Morales, 36, the Silver City man who was arrested in Albuquerque last week in connection to a murder in Grant County, is set for a preliminary hearing .. Comment?
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