Reward In Burglary At NMSU, Las Cruces

Nov 26, 2013

  Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the person or persons who broke into several vehicles parked at New Mexico State University and damaged automated teller machines inside Corbett Center.

New Mexico State University Police learned that unknown suspects broke windows to several vehicles parked in Lot 17 North near Corbett Center Student Union during the early-morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 24. Electronics and tools were stolen from the vehicles parked in Lot 17.

After breaking into the vehicles, the suspects apparently used the stolen tools to try to gain access to ATMs inside Corbett Center. They also tried to enter the operations area of the U.S. Postal Service office that’s located inside Corbett Center.

Damage to the ATMs is estimated at several thousand dollars.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect or suspects who committed these crimes is asked to contact Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.