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New Mexico Crime

Mother Of Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Arrested In New Mexico

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.05.2016 | Crime

Elizabeth Johnson, an Arizona woman convicted in the Christmastime 2009 disappearance of her 8-month-old child, Gabriel Johnson, has been arrested in ...

Police Hunt 4-Year-Old Road Rage Victim's Killer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.21.2015 | Crime

Police in New Mexico are trying to identify the person responsible for a road rage shooting that claimed the life of a 4-year-old girl Tuesday. "This ...

Police Believe Death Of Man, Young Daughter Was Murder-Suicide

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.13.2015 | Crime

A custody dispute may have led a New Mexico father to fatally shoot his 7-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself, authorities say. Rio...

Woman Photographed Sodomizing 7-Year-Old Boy: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.13.2014 | Crime

An Albuquerque woman is behind bars after allegedly emailing photographs of herself performing oral sex on a 7-year-old boy to someone she calls the "...

Mom Accused Of Child Abuse For Trying To Admit Daughter Into Mental Hospital

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.09.2014 | Crime

A mother in Hobbs, New Mexico, claims her teenage daughter has tried to poison her four times. Yet when she tried to get the 15-year-old admitted i...

Mom Whose Van Full Of Kids Was Shot By Police Breaks Silence

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.03.2014 | Crime

The Tennessee woman who was on vacation with her five children, when she became the subject of a wild pursuit that ended with an officer firing upon h...

Alleged Cookie Thief Can't Make $5 Bond

Associated Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque man charged with stealing cookies can't get out jail. That because a bail bond agent says the $5 bond is too high...

Man Leaves Daughter With Gun To Get Head Tattoo: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weird News

Someone wasn't using his head. Albuquerque father John Ruiz has been charged with child endangerment after police say he left his 11-year-old daugh...

Woman Allegedly Hit Mom On Head With Vibrator

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.05.2014 | Crime

A New Mexico woman is facing a battery charge after allegedly hitting her mom with a battery-operated vibrator. Cara Claffy, 35, was arrested Sunda...

WATCH: Police Fire On Minivan Full Of Children

David Lohr | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

A Tennessee woman on vacation with her five children led cops on a wild pursuit that ended shortly after an officer fired upon her minivan. Newly r...

Teens Set Home On Fire In 'Midget Porn' Heist: Cops

Posted 09.17.2013 | Weird News

It's the little things that get you... arrested. Sergio Seanez, 18, and a 17-year-old accomplice broke into a mobile home in Chaparral, N.M. last ...

Hammer-Wielding Man In Wheelchair Attacks Boy At Grocery Store: Cops

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News

An Albuquerque family was caught off guard at the grocery store Monday when they said a man in a wheelchair randomly smacked their son in the head wit...

Grandma Makes Shocking Discovery During Robbery

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News

Don't expect a birthday present from granny this year. Pamela Dearinger thought the man breaking into her home looked familiar, but when she pulled...

Mom Charged With Child Abuse After Bobcat Mauls Son

Posted 04.14.2013 | Crime

A New Mexico mother has been charged with child abuse after a bobcat mauled her son at a zoo. Courtney Hutchins, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday...

Man Hit By Car After Allegedly Biting Off Girlfriend's Brother's Finger

Posted 02.28.2013 | Weird News

An Albuquerque man hit by a car was actually running from his girlfriend and her brother after he bit the brother's finger off, police say. Leandro...

Man Allegedly Breaks Into Ex's Apartment, Bites Off Her Toe

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Weird News

Hey, it was just the tip. Shoe salesman Daniel Anaya, 27, is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's Santa Fe apartment and biting off the tip...

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WANTED: Outlaws Who Vandalized Billy The Kid's Tomb

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.30.2012 | Crime

Infamous outlaw Billy the Kid has been dead for nearly 131 years, but someone apparently still holds a grudge against the buck-toothed gunslinger. ...

CANNA-FIST: Dad And Teen Son Allegedly Attacked Pot Shop Owner

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

Marijuana is supposed to make people mellow, but there was nothing calm and relaxed about Raul Garay when he went into an Albuquerque pot dispensery o...

Handless Man Threw Boulder At KFC Window, Cops Say

Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

A man who has no hands and only speaks Swahili is accused of chucking a boulder through the windows of a KFC in New Mexico. Employees of the Albuqu...

Man Locked In Solitary For 2 Years Wins $22 Settlement

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.27.2012 | Crime

A New Mexico man held in solitary confinement at a county prison for two years without a trial has won a $22 million suit for violations of his consti...

Cops: Drunk Driver Hogtied By Witness

Posted 01.19.2012 | Crime

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico man hogtied a suspected drunken driver accused of barely avoiding several head-on collisions on a stretch of hig...

WATCH: Two New Mexico Police Officers Fired After Attack Caught On Video

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Two Albuquerque police officers were fired Wednesday following the release of unedited video that showed them apparently doing a ...

WATCH: Dad Really Finds Razor In Son's Halloween Candy

Posted 01.02.2012 | Crime

Everyone's parents warned that sickos tamper with Halloween candy, but now there's indisputable proof that the warnings weren't just based on urban le...