DPS News

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Lea County – On Thursday, February 4, 2016 around 12:30 p.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a fatal vehicle crash which occurred at mile marker 35 on NM State Road 128. (more…)

Officer Involved Shooting

Valencia County – On Thursday January 28, 2016, New Mexico State Police was involved in an officer involved shooting incident.  This incident occurred at the Manna Mart in El Cerro Mission as officers were attempting to capture a subject who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant.  (more…)

26 Defendants Charged as Result of a three month Narcotics Investigation in Dona Ana County

Doña Ana County: The New Mexico State Police recently concluded a three month investigation into narcotics trafficking in the Las Cruces area. Operation “Southern Sweep” involved several different Drug Trafficking Organizations operating in the area selling various types of narcotics, including methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and marijuana. Charges from this investigation include Distribution of Marijuana, Trafficking a Controlled Substance and various Conspiracy and Firearms charges, which stem from narcotics transactions in Dona Ana county. (more…)

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash near Gallup

McKinley County- On Monday, February 1, 2016 at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a fatal vehicle crash.  This crash occurred at mile marker 14 on Interstate 40, west of Gallup, New Mexico.  (more…)

Officer Involved Shooting

Santa Fe, NM – On January 27, 2016, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the New Mexico State Police was contacted to investigate an officer involved shooting incident for Santa Fe Police Department. This incident occurred around 8:46 p.m. at the Motel 6, located at 3007 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe, after officers from the Santa Fe Police Department located an armed robbery suspect and shots were fired. (more…)