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For Immediate Release

January 21, 2011

DUSM Ben Segotta

District of New Mexico

(505) 462-2330 (desk)

Warrant Round Up Nets 93 Arrests

Las Cruces, N.M. –  Law enforcement agencies in Otero County, Lincoln County and on the Mescalero Indian Reservation concluded a large scale warrant round up today.


The weeklong roundup resulted in 93 arrests and cleared 127 local, state and federal warrants.


“This collaborative law enforcement effort is another example of success when law enforcement joins forces to make all of our New Mexico communities a safer place,” said U.S. Marshal for the District of New Mexico Conrad Candelaria.


The round up included law enforcement from the Ruidoso Police department, Alamogordo Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriffs’ department, Otero County Sheriffs’ department, Bureau of Indian Affairs tribal police, New Mexico State Probation and the U.S. Marshals Service.