Perp hits fairgrounds for wire

May 30, 2012 • Police Blotter

Police were dispatched to the Southeast New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 S.E. Main St., Tuesday, where $10,000 worth of copper and electrical wire were taken from the north side of the arena.

Missing handgun

The police received a walk-in report about the theft of a Ruger P94 9mm handgun, Tuesday. The victim stated that the firearm [auth] was discovered missing on May 1, but he did not report it because he thought he may have misplaced it.


Police were called to Deborah Drive, Tuesday, after someone gained access to a vehicle and removed a blue Sony Cybershot camera and a pink MP3 player. Officials reported no signs of forced entry. The items were valued at $400.


Police were called to Target, 2755 N. Main St., Monday, after subjects took two Kindle Fire tablets, valued at $199 each, from the store without paying.

Illegal dumping

The residents in the 2300 block of North Sherman Avenue received notice from the city to clean up the area. One called the police to his residence on Monday to report illegal dumping in the alley after someone left branches and debris in his dumpster.

Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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