If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 

Missing Person - Possible Address of 209 North Alameda Street, Carlsbad, NM
August 14, 2019

CARLSBAD POLICE

CRIME OF THE WEEK

8-14-19

OFFENSE: Missing Person

OCCURRED: 8-1-19

VICTIM: Juan Pesante

LOCATION: Possible Address of 209 North Alameda Street, Carlsbad, NM


On 8-1-19, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a missing person in regards to Juan Pesante who last spoke to his mother on 7-28-19 via telephone. Juan is approximately 5’08”, 130 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to Juan’s whereabouts. 

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest should Juan’s disappearance have been committed through criminal means.  

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

  1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227 

  2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

  3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



Missing Person - 2410 E. Greene Street, Carlsbad, NM
August 12, 2019

CARLSBAD POLICE CRIMESTOPPERS

8-12-19

OFFENSE: Missing Person

OCCURRED: 10-24-2014

VICTIM: Brian Runnels

LOCATION: 2410 E. Greene Street, Carlsbad, NM


On 10-24-2014, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a missing person in regards to Brian Runnels who was last seen on 10-16-2014 at 2410 E. Green Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Brian worked for Thomas “Ace” Appling and lived on the property in a small camper. The Carlsbad Police Department is continuing to look into this matter. Brian Runnels is approximately 5’11”, 175 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to Brian’s whereabouts. 

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest should Brian’s disappearance have been committed through criminal means. 

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

  1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227 

  2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

  3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



POTENTIALLY STOLEN FIREARMS - EDDY COUNTY, LOVING NEW MEXICO 
August 05, 2019

EDDY COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS

CRIME OF THE WEEK

AUGUST 5, 2019

CRIME:                     POTENTIALLY STOLEN FIREARMS 

OCCURRED: JUNE / JULY 2019    

VICTIM:                    UNIDENTIFIED

LOCATION: EDDY COUNTY, LOVING NEW MEXICO 

If you recently purchased a firearm from a Hispanic male in his mid-twenties, identified as Ricardo Calderon, there is a strong probability that the firearm you were sold have been entered in the National Crime Information Data Base as a stolen firearm.  Crimestoppers of Eddy County will pay a reward up to one thousand dollars for any stolen firearm that is willfully relinquished to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office.   

The defendant in a criminal proceeding is always presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways: 

 
1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips   

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office 

Mark Cage 

Sheriff  



Auto Burglary: 1600 Block of Redwood, Carlsbad, NM 88220
June 18, 2019

CARLSBAD POLICE

CRIME OF THE WEEK

OFFENSE: Auto Burglary

OCCURRED: 5-29-19

VICTIM: Carlos Jacquez

LOCATION: 1600 Block of Redwood, Carlsbad, NM 88220


On 5-29-19 at approximately 1700 hours, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Redwood in regards to an auto burglary report. Officers spoke with Carlos Jacquez who advised that someone had entered his silver car and took a purse containing several cards. Carlos was able to provide video footage of the event. See the photographs attached to this posting.


Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this suspect(s) involved in the incident. 

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. 

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



Fire 701 N 4th St Artesia NM 
June 11, 2019

Artesia Police

Crime of the Week

Offense:      Fire

Occurred:    June 11th 2019

Location:    701 N 4th St Artesia NM 


Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a fire that occurred June 11th  2019. On the morning June 11th Artesia Fire Department responded to a structure fire in a vacant residence, resulting in a complete loss of the structure.  During the course of the investigation the circumstances surrounding the fire were deemed suspicious. 

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this, please contact Crimestoppers with information.

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 

 



Shooting 3824 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220
May 23, 2019

CARLSBAD POLICE

OFFENSE: Shooting

OCCURRED: 5-10-19

VICTIM: Motel 6

LOCATION: 3824 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220


On 5-10-19 at approximately 0433 hours, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to Motel 6 in regards to shots fired in the area. Officers spoke with motel staff and reviewed video footage in which a black PT cruiser and subjects from the vehicle are seeing shooting in the parking lot which caused damage to the motel building and a yellow in color jeep. See the photographs attached to this posting.


Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this suspect(s) involved in the incident. 

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. 

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



Larceny Of Motor Vehicle Alma’s Restaurant
February 25, 2019

Artesia Police 

Crime of the Week

02/25/19

Offense:      Larceny Of Motor Vehicle

Occurred:    February 19, 2019

Location:    Alma’s Restaurant 1802 W. Main St Artesia NM  


Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving vehicle theft that occurred on February 19th 2019 between 8:00 and 9:30 AM.  A white 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD four door diesel pick-up, NM Plate 613WGR was taken from the parking lot at Alma’s Restaurant.  Inside the truck was Jack , a brown and black yorkie dog. Jack was also taken with truck.  

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information.

Reward ending in 68 has yet to be claimed

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



Arson: 1415 North 8th Street, Carlsbad, NM
February 25, 2019

CARLSBAD POLICE

2-25-19

OFFENSE: Arson

OCCURRED: 2-19-2019

VICTIM: Joseph Quesada

LOCATION: 1415 North 8th Street, Carlsbad, NM

On 2-19-19, the Carlsbad Police Departments responded to a vehicle fire, located at 1415 N. 8th Street in the City of Carlsbad. The victim advised that someone had placed rags into the gas tanks on both of his pickup trucks causing damage to both of them. Video footage in the area showed a car on the property at 3:14a.m., a two toned pickup truck driving onto and from the property, and a male for the next hour. Arson investigators from the Carlsbad Police Department concluded that the fire was intentionally set.  See the photographs attached to this posting.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this suspect(s) involved in the incident. 

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. 

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

 



Robbery Fenn’s Country Market 2001 W Main St.
January 25, 2019

Artesia Police

01/25/2019

Offense:      Robbery

Occurred:    January 25th, 2019

Location:    Fenn’s Country Market 2001 W Main St.

 

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a robbery that occurred at about 9:40am on January 25th 2019.  Employees of Fenn’s were taking a deposit from the store to the bank. As they entered their vehicle, they discovered a subject hiding in the back seat.  

The suspect demanded the money and acted as if he had a handgun.  The suspect took two “Western Bank” bank bags and fled south through the Eagle Draw.  The suspect is described as slim build, 5’6”-5’9” wearing black pants, lightweight black jacket and black mask.  The suspect also had on muddy or dirty blue tennis shoes.  

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for these crimes, please contact Crimestoppers with information.

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”



Dollar Tree 416 N 26th St Burglary
January 21, 2019

 

Artesia Police

Offense:      Burglary

Occurred:    July 12th  2018

Location:    Dollar Tree 416 N 26th St

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving an Burglary which occurred on the night of July 11th 2018.  The employees of the Dollar Tree to find that the store had been burglarized.  During the crime the suspect(s) entered the office and were able to open the store safe. A large amount of cash was stolen.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for these crimes, please contact Crimestoppers with information.

 Awards have been issued for tips ending in 68

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”



5102 SIOUX ROAD AGGRAVATED BURGLARY
January 14, 2019

CRIME: AGGRAVATED BURGLARY, LARCENY OF A FIREARM

OCCURRED: JANUARY 1, 2019                           

VICTIM: JENNIFER SCHOOLCRAFT  

LOCATION: 5102 SIOUX ROAD, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO, 88220

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving an Aggravated Burglary and Larceny of Firearm that occurred sometime between December 27, 2018 and December 31, 2018 in Eddy County.   

On Tuesday, January 1, 2019 deputies with the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 5100 block of Sioux Road in reference to a report of a residential burglary.  The victim of this incident stated that sometime between December 27, 2018 and December 31, 2018 their residence located at 5102 Sioux Road was burglarized and multiple items were taken.  

The victim stated that their black .9 millimeter Glock Model 17 was taken from their residence. They also stated that their .38 caliber Smith and Wesson pistol was also taken with an unknown amount of coins and cash. The total value of the items taken is estimated to be $1200.00.  The victim stated that a black Dodge Ram pickup was seen parked in their driveway at approximately 1330 hours on the day of the burglary. 

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways: 

 
1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips



CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONTACT OF A MINOR: AUGUST 30, 2018
December 20, 2018

CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-20-2018
Eddy County (NM) Sheriff's Office
Enhanced cash reward available for qualifying tips submitted by 12/27/18, 9 PM MT.

CRIME: CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONTACT OF A MINOR 
OCCURRED: AUGUST 30, 2018 
VICTIM: JUVENILE 
LOCATION: ARTESIA NEW MEXICO, 88210

Crimestoppers of Eddy County requests your assistance in locating an individual who has two warrants through Eddy County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor.

On August 30, 2018 deputies with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 3300 W. Main (Public Safety Complex) in reference to a report of Criminal Sexual Contact. Upon arrival and subsequent investigation detectives obtained evidence and statements to charge forty-seven year old Raul G. Delgado Jr with a single count of Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor. Attempts to locate Mr. Delgado have been unsuccessful and he currently has two felony warrants.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office 
Mark Cage 
Sheriff

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Armed Robbery: 901 W. Mermod
December 19, 2018

Carlsbad NM Police Department 
CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-19-18
Enhanced cash reward offered through 12-25-18, 8:45 PM MT

OFFENSE: Armed Robbery
OCCURRED: 12-19-18 
VICTIM(S): Family Dollar 
LOCATION(S): 901 W. Mermod Street, Carlsbad NM

On 12-19-18, Officers of Carlsbad Police Department responded to the Family Dollar located at 901 W. Mermod Street in regards to an armed robbery that just occurred. Law enforcement was advised that a male entered the store concealing his identify with a mask and demanded money while brandishing a firearm. The male left on foot and was seen getting into a silver Nissan 4 door passenger car with tinted windows. The car is then seen heading westbound on Fox Street.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information and/or locations related to this suspect(s) involved in the incident.

Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:
1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227 
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”



Looking for any information 12-5-18
December 05, 2018

CARLSBAD POLICE

OFFENSE: Several shooting cases

OCCURRED: 11-14-18 – 12-5-18

VICTIM(S): Numerous

LOCATION(S): Numerous

On 11-14-18, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the local hospital in regards to an adult with a gunshot wound. The victim advised they were shot by an Indie Cervantes. On 12-5-18, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the local hospital in regards to a woman who advised she was shot by Indie Cervantes. Search warrants and criminal complaints were approved through the local DA’s office and the magistrate judge has approved two arrest warrants. Indie is approximately 5’5”, 145 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information and/or locations related to this suspect(s) involved in the incident.

Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. Reward ending in 68 has yet to be claimed.

Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:

  1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227

  2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com

  3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

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CRIME: HOMICIDE BURGUNDY STREET, CARLSBAD
November 21, 2018

CRIME: HOMICIDE 
OCCURRED: OCTOBER 25, 2018 
VICTIM: ALBERTO G. PARRAZ JR. 
LOCATION: BURGUNDY STREET, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO

Crimestoppers of Eddy County requests your assistance in solving a Homicide that occurred in Eddy County. On October 25, 2018 at approximately 0839 hours deputies with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 1602 Burgundy in reference to a male individual who was unconscious and not breathing. Upon arrival to the scene deputies and emergency medical professionals determined that the male individual, later identified as Alberto G. Parraz 45 years old of Carlsbad New Mexico, was deceased. Further investigation determined that Mr. Parraz has sustained a gunshot to his person. Detectives with the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were contacted and arrived on scene to investigate this incident.

The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division.

Rewards have been awarded for the following tips ending in 01, 06, 54.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office 
Mark Cage 
Sheriff



OFFENSE: Robbery 501 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM
November 16, 2018

OFFENSE: Robbery 
OCCURRED: November 16, 2018 
VICTIM: Western Commerce Bank 
LOCATION: 501 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM

On November 16, 2018, officers responded to 501 North Canal Street in Carlsbad, NM in reference to an armed robbery. Officers met with employees who advised a male entered the bank brandishing a gun demanding money.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this suspect or the stolen items.

Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:
1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227 
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

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OFFENSE: Several Vehicle Arson Cases in Carlsbad, New Mexico
November 01, 2018

OFFENSE: Several Vehicle Arson Cases 
OCCURRED: 4-21-18 through 10-29-18 
VICTIM(S): Numerous 
LOCATION(S): Numerous, in Carlsbad, New Mexico

April 21, 2018: Officers of Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department to the 2700 block of Monte Vista in regards to a vehicle that was on fire.

6-14-18: Officers of Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department to 711 Tierra Del Sol in regards to a truck that was on fire.

9-17-18; Officers of Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department to the 3500 block of Joshua Court in regards to a small passenger car that was on fire.

10-11-18: Officers of Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department to 1000 block of N. Thomas Street in regards to an RV that was on fire.

10-29-18, Officers of Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department to 212 W. Wood in regards to a motorcycle that was on fire.

In each of these cases, arson investigators determined that each of these vehicles were set on fire intentionally. 
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this suspect(s) involved in the incidents.

Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:
1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227 
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”



CRIME: HOMICIDE 1600 BLOCK OF BURGUNDY, CARLSBAD
October 27, 2018

CRIME: HOMICIDE 
OCCURRED: OCTOBER 25, 2018
VICTIM: ALBERTO G. PARRAZ JR. 
LOCATION: 1600 BLOCK OF BURGUNDY, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO

Crimestoppers of Eddy County requests your assistance in solving a Homicide that occurred in Eddy County. On October 25, 2018 at approximately 0839 hours deputies with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 1602 Burgundy in reference to a male individual who was unconscious and not breathing. Upon arrival to the scene deputies and emergency medical professionals determined that the male individual, later identified as Alberto G. Parraz 45 years old of Carlsbad New Mexico, was deceased. Further investigation determined that Mr. Parraz has sustained a gunshot to his person. Detectives with Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were contacted and arrived on scene to investigate.

The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office 
Mark Cage 
Sheriff



CRIME: AGGRAVATED BURGLARY, LARCENY OF A FIREARM 1500 BLOCK PICACHO STREET
October 15, 2018

CRIME: AGGRAVATED BURGLARY, LARCENY OF A FIREARM 
OCCURRED: OCTOBER 5, 2018
VICTIM: MORGA NATIVIDAD 
LOCATION: 1500 BLOCK PICACHO STREET, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO

Crimestoppers of Eddy County requests your assistance in solving an Aggravated Burglary and Larceny of a Firearm that occurred in Eddy County. On October 6, 2018 at approximately 1405 hours, Deputies responded to Picacho Street in reference to a report of a residential burglary. The victim of this incident stated to deputies that someone had broken into his house and took his .22 caliber rifle along with approximately $1600 dollars in money. He advised he had some friends over at his house on October 5, 2018. The victim stated these friends left around 0430 hours on October 6, 2018 at that was the last time he noticed this items. The estimated loss of this incident is $2,200.00.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information. Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:

1. Call 575-887-1888 or toll-free 844-786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office 
Mark Cage 
Sheriff



Offense: Larceny Tate Branch Dodge
October 08, 2018

Offense: Larceny
Occurred: 08/31/18 
Victim: Tate Branch Dodge
Location: 908 S. 1st St Artesia NM

Crimestoppers of Eddy County requests your assistance in solving a larceny. On 08/31/18 Tate Branch Dodge report that a 2014 PJ 14’x8’ bumper pull dump trailer had been taken from their lot. The trailer was secured with a hitch lock. The trailer also had a spare tire carrier and lock on the tool box. The trailer is similar to the one pictured.

If you have any information as to the suspects responsible for this crime or the vehicle please contact Crimestoppers with information.

Crime stoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. Rewards ending in 96, 01, and 06, have yet to be claimed.

Tips can be submitted in one of three ways:
1. Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
2. Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”

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