A high-ranking official with the Valencia County Detention Center has been placed on paid administrative leave following his alleged involvement in a fist fight at a local bar.
No court date has been set for a 43-year-old Las Maravillas man who is accused of stabbing his wife multiple times with a pocket knife earlier this month.
The Belen police officials want residents to corral their cats and canines.
Valencia County Sheriff deputies believe they caught the suspect who dragged a Los Lunas man more than a 130 feet in a carjacking in Meadow Lake last month in an incident that eventually claimed the life of the 66-year-old victim.
A 35-year-old Peralta woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of child abuse this week following allegations she "beat" her foster children on several occasions.
A 31-year-old Belen man was indicted on charges including aggravated battery, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and three counts of and child abuse following an incident where police said he shot his estranged wife in the abdomen last month.
Valencia County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who they say stabbed his wife multiple times with a pocket knife Monday morning at their Las Maravillas home.
Daniel Barde, an ex-state police officer accused of DWI and child abuse in July 2011, was sentenced to one year of supervised probation and community service after entering into a plea and disposition agreement on Jan. 28 in Valencia County District Court.
The oldest suspect in the 2010 sexual hazing case at Valencia High School was sentenced Tuesday to an undetermined amount of supervised probation in Valencia County District Court.
The hum of the drums was entrancing.
The number of homicides in Valencia County doubled in 2012, and the number assaults in every municipality rose with the exception of Bosque Farms and Peralta, according to crime statistics compiled by local law enforcement agencies.
Burglaries in Belen and Los Lunas are up while other property crimes are generally down from 2011, according to crime statistics compiled from Valencia County law enforcement agencies.
Dark clouds seemed to part and skies were clear just before nightfall, just in time for a memorial of two residents who were shot and killed last year during a domestic dispute.
An arrest of a Los Lunas Walmart burglary suspect proves law enforcement knows no bounds.
A Belen man is being held at the Valencia County Detention Center after police said he shot his estranged wife in the abdomen Monday morning while two of their three children watched.
A Belen family is concerned over their 14-year-old son who went missing earlier this week.
A 32-year-old Belen man was charged with impersonating a police officer this week after officers said he tried to deceive a woman to give him money at a Wells Fargo ATM.
A 66-year-old El Cerro man was transported to an Albuquerque hospital Thursday following what deputies believe was a carjacking along Airport Drive and Manzano Expressway.
Peralta town officials say improving the quality of roads is the most immediate need that is expected to be addressed as part of a long-term plan for the town.
The state prosecutor involved in the 2011 Los Lunas Del Taco robbery case called the outcome "strange" after the parties left the courtroom on Tuesday.