30, Apr 2013 - Lea County Sheriff's Department Investigating Fatal Shooting Near Hobbs, New Mexico
The Lea County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a shooting that left a man dead near Hobbs. Last night, deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 3200 block of West Jones Road. When deputies arrived, they found a victim of a fatal gunshot wound.
20, Apr 2013 - Man, 85, leads police chase, cops say
SILVER CITY, N.M. -- Authorities say an 85-year-old New Mexico man led Grant County sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and was caught only after lighting a cigarette and losing control of his car. The Silver City Sun-News reports that Silver City resident Frank Jimenez was arrested early Wednesday following reports that he was driving erratically in the Grant County Detention Center ...
18, Apr 2013 - N.M. sheriffs learn from bus abuction
A sheriff at the center of a case that gripped the nation briefed New Mexico lawmen about the kidnapping of a young boy from a school bus and the intense hostage drama that followed.