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. 

Burglary 4-15-21 1402 W. Luckey Street
April 21, 2021

OFFENSE: Burglary
OCCURRED: 4-15-21
LOCATION: 1402 W. Luckey Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
On 4-15-21, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to 1402 W. Luckey Street regarding a burglary of a storage unit. The victim advised someone had broken into his storage unit taking various tools, a 70-inch TV, HALO video game collectibles, three laptops, a Nintendo video game, and an Xbox video game. Video footage was found in the area; see the attached photographs.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County are looking for any information related to this case.
Crimestoppers offers rewards of up to $4,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest.
Tips ending in 21, 96, and 43 have 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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Criminal Damage to Property 4-9-21
April 16, 2021

OFFENSE: Criminal Damage to Property over $1,000.00
OCCURRED: 4-9-21
VICTIM: City of Carlsbad
LOCATION: 901 Muscatel Ave, Carlsbad, NM 88220
On 4-10-21, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to Carlsbad Municipal Golf Course regarding damaged turf grass around the 15th hole of the golf course. Damage is estimated at around $4,000.00, according to staff. See the photograph below.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County are looking for any information related to this case.
Crimestoppers offers rewards of up to $4,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest.
Tips ending in 21, 96, and 43 have 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”


Aggravated Battery 3-24-21
March 30, 2021

OFFENSE: Aggravated Battery
OCCURRED: 3-24-21
VICTIM: Richard Korn
LOCATION: 2400 Block of West Pierce Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
On 3-24-21, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the Carlsbad Medical Center in regards to a male identified as Richard Korn who had been stabbed multiple times.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this case.
Crimestoppers offers up to $4000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. Rewards ending in 96 and 43 have 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”


Arson 3-1-2021
March 08, 2021

OFFENSE: Arson
OCCURRED: 3-1-2021
VICTIM: Dennis McKinley
LOCATION: 900 Block of Franklin Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
On 3-1-21, Officers of the Carlsbad Police Department along with Fire Personnel responded to the 900 Block of Franklin Street in regards to a house that was on fire. Once the fire was extinguished, it was determined the house was initially set on fire and a couple of people were seen around the house at the time the fire started.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to this incident.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. Rewards ending in 68, 96, and 43 have 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”


HOMICIDE STEVI ODOM-LYNCH
February 27, 2021

CRIME: HOMICIDE
OCCURRED: FEBRUARY 26, 2021
VICTIM: STEVI ODOM-LYNCH
LOCATION: LEASE LOCATION, EDDY COUNTY NEW MEXICO
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a Homicide incident that occurred in Eddy County on February 26, 2021.
On 2/26/2021 at approximately 10:30 A.M., Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of East Kinkaid Ranch Road and North Lake Road south of Artesia NM. A deceased female, later identified as Stevi Kathleen Odom-Lynch was found near an oilfield lease road. There were signs of foul play involved in her death. The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office is requesting any individual with information to please come forward. A reward up to 4,000.00 will be offered for any information that leads to a suspect and or arrest of a suspect.
The incident is being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division. Any information that leads to the arrest(s) of the individuals involved in this incident could be awarded up to $4,000.00 dollars.
Rewards have been awarded for the following tips ending in 60, 43, 96.
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
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips
Eddy County Sheriff’s Office
Mark Cage
Sheriff


Aggravated Burglary 1-28-2021 S. Thomason Road, Carlsbad
February 16, 2021

OFFENSE: Aggravated Burglary
OCCURRED: 1-28-2021
VICTIM: Edward Britt
LOCATION: 3900 Block of S. Thomason Road, Carlsbad, NM
Officers responded to the 3900 block of S. Thomason Road in regards to an aggravated automobile burglary. Officers learned that someone had entered Edward's vehicle and stole a Kel-Tec US .9mm Sub Rifle 2000 semi-automatic pistol and 30 round magazine.
In the same area, a black 2007 GMC Yukon displaying New Mexico license plate 424WPT was observed at another residence. The unknown suspect fled the area in the vehicle. See the attached photograph.
The black 2007 GMC Yukon displaying New Mexico license plate 424WPT was later reported stolen from the Stage Coach Inn in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on January 30, 2021.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to the suspect(s) and vehicle involved in the incident.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. Tip rewards ending in 60, 43, and 96 have yet to be claimed.
Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:
Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com Use the mobile app, "P3 Tips."
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Burglary 1-27-21 Texas St Carlsbad
January 28, 2021

OFFENSE: Burglary
OCCURRED: 1-27-21
VICTIM: Michael Toth
LOCATION: 2200 block W. Texas Street, Carlsbad, NM
Officers responded to the 2200 block of W. Texas in regards to a motorcycle that had been stolen from a storage unit. Officers learned that someone had entered Michael’s storage unit and stole two Harley Davidson motorcycles, one of which was previously recovered. Michael went on to state a blue 2005 Harley Davidson Blackhawk 240 TMC is still missing. Video footage revealed a grey in color dually pickup truck is seen the night before leaving the property with the motorcycle in question.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to the suspect(s) and property involved in the incident.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. The tip rewards ending in 30, 96, and 43 have yet to be claimed.
Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:
Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.com Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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Breaking and Entering 600 block of north 5th Street, Carlsbad, NM
January 26, 2021

OFFENSE: Breaking and Entering
OCCURRED: 1-26-2021
VICTIM: N/A
LOCATION: 600 block of north 5th Street, Carlsbad, NM
Officers responded to the 600 block of North 5th Street in regards to a breaking and entering. A male was seen forcing his way into an apartment before leaving the area.
The male who entered the apartment has been identified as Arthur Rueda and is wanted for questioning in regards to this case. Arthur also has several active arrest warrants. See attached photograph.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to the suspect(s) involved in the incidents.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. 
 
Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:
Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.comUse the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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Robbery 2300 Block of west Pierce Street, Carlsbad, NM
January 13, 2021

OFFENSE: Robbery
OCCURRED: 1-12-2021
VICTIM: Rue 21
LOCATION: 2300 Block of west Pierce Street, Carlsbad, NM
 
Officers responded to Rue 21 in reference to a robbery. Witnesses stated two women entered the store. One was described to be a dark-skinned woman with a diamond-shaped tattoo on her chest, and the other was a light-skinned woman. Both selected approximately $1,000.00 worth of men’s and women’s clothing before the woman with the chest tattoo attempted to pay for the clothing. The second woman flashed a gun and demanded the clothing be bagged up before both women left the store with the items.
One of the women was identified as Eva Mendoza and is wanted for questioning in regards to this case.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to the suspect(s) involved in the incidents.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. The tip reward ending in 30 has yet to be claimed.
Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:
Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.comUse the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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UNLAWFUL TAKING OF A MOTOR VEHCILE 12-30-2020
December 30, 2020

CRIME: UNLAWFUL TAKING OF A MOTOR VEHCILE
OCCURRED: DECEMBER 10, 2020
VICTIM: PATRICK NAGEL
LOCATION: 2800 BLOCK PECOS HIGHWAY, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO, EDDY COUNTY
 
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving an Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.
 
On December 10, 2020 deputies with the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 2800 block of the Pecos Highway in reference to a report of possible stolen vehicle. Upon arrival contact was made with the victim, identified as Patrick Nagel, the owner of a 2017 black Can Am X3. Mr. Nagel reported that the vehicle was taken from his property sometime on December 9, 2020. Patrick stated he had this Can Am for sale, and listed it on Facebook. He stated he had it parked on a trailer next to his camper on US Highway 285. The Can Am was sitting on a trailer, the trailer was still on scene, but the straps that were securing the Can Am were cut and lying on the ground. The Can Am was covered in "rhino lining" and was valued at $20,100. If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact Eddy County Crime Stoppers.
 
The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division. Any information that leads to the arrest(s) of the individuals involved in this incident could be awarded up to $1,000 dollars.
 
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
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips
Eddy County Sheriff’s Office
Mark Cage
Sheriff


Commercial Burglary 12-29-20
December 29, 2020

OFFENSE: Commercial Burglary
OCCURRED: 12-29-20
VICTIM: Dean's, Inc.
LOCATION: 2000 Block of E. Orchard, Carlsbad NM
Employees reported someone had entered their yard stealing a trailer with a large spool of wire. Video footage was obtained.
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for any information related to the suspect(s) involved in the incidents.
Crimestoppers offers $50-$1000 rewards for information that leads to an arrest. The tip reward ending in 30 has yet to be claimed.
Tips can now be submitted in one of three ways:
Call (575) 887-1888 or call toll free at (844) 786-7227
Visit eddycountycrimestoppers.comUse the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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Burglary October 27, 2020 Aspire 1211 W Main St Artesia NM
October 30, 2020

Artesia Police 
Offense: Burglary
Occurred: October 27, 2020
Location: Aspire 1211 W Main St Artesia NM
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a burglary
of a business that occurred on the night of October 27 th 2020.
Sometime between the hours of 5:30PM on the 27 th and 8:05AM on the 28 th
unknown person(s) entered the Aspire Offices located at 1211 W Main St. A small
gray and black safe was taken along with a chair and coats. The chair and coats
were later recovered along South 13 th St.
If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please
contact Crime Stoppers with information.
Awards have been issued for tips ending in 30 and 93.
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.”


Structural Burglary 4615 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM
September 04, 2020

OFFENSE: Structural Burglary
OCCURRED: July 4th Weekend
VICTIM: Thomas Warren
LOCATION: 4615 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM

On July 6, 2020 the Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a structural burglary that took place sometime during the 4th of July weekend at VIP Self Storage, located at 4615 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM. The suspect(s) stole six green US Mint Monster boxes and a black Pelican storage box, both of which contained numerous certified coins and silver bullion. (Please see attached images.)
The value of stolen items is believed to be between $15,000-$20,000. The Carlsbad Police Department is asking for anybody who may have any information about this incident, or those responsible, to please contact the Carlsbad Police Department at (575) 885-2111 Ext. 2240 or Crimestoppers at (575) 887-1888.

Crimestoppers offers $50-$4000 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.”

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Auto Burglaries - June 30th 2020 and on
August 01, 2020

Offense: Auto Burglaries
Occurred: June 30th 2020 – present.
Location: Artesia NM
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a string of auto burglaries which have occurred between June 30th 2020 and present.
During this time frame, during the overnight and early morning hours, several suspects have been burglarizing vehicles in the Canyonstone apartment complex and surrounding areas. There have been several firearms along with other valuables taken. Suspects appear to be a group of males and females using a small grey car.
 
If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”
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Fire Investigation - 2901 W Grand Ave Artesia NM
July 31, 2020

Offense: Fire Investigation
Occurred: July 19th 2020
Location: 2901 W Grand Ave Artesia NM
Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a fire which occurred on July 19th 2020.
On July 19th 2020 at a 5:16 PM the Artesia Fire Department responded for a structure fire at 2901 W Grand Ave. The house was under renovation at the time and sustained heavy damage. The subsequent investigation has determined that the fire is suspicious in nature.
If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers 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
3. Use the mobile app, “P3 Tips.”


LARCENY - 5100 S. THOMASON, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO
July 31, 2020

CRIME: LARCENY
OCCURRED: JUNE 25, 2020
VICTIM: LIONEL OLIVAS
LOCATION: 5100 S. THOMASON, CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO, EDDY COUNTY
Crime Stoppers of Eddy County and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office are requesting your assistance in solving a larceny which occurred on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
On the evening of Thursday, June 25 2020 a deputies with the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5100 block of South Thomason Road southeast of Carlsbad in reference to a package stolen from a mailbox. After FedEx delivered the package in the mailbox, the victim observed a maroon single cab Toyota pickup truck stopped by the mailbox. The pickup truck then fled the scene. The victim further described the vehicle as an older model maroon single cab Toyota pickup truck with faded paint and a loud exhaust.
When the victim went to check the mailbox, they discovered that someone had gone through the mailbox and the package was missing. The package contained an IPhone cell phone with an approximate value of $1000.00.
 
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
3. Use the mobile app, P3 Tips
Eddy County Sheriff’s Office
Mark Cage
Sheriff


OFFENSE: Commercial Burglary Fastenal
July 08, 2020

CARLSBAD POLICE CRIMESTOPPERS
CRIME OF THE WEEK 07-08-2020
OFFENSE: Commercial Burglary
OCCURRED: April 9, 2020
VICTIM: Fastenal
LOCATION: 413 S. Canal, Carlsbad, NM
On April 9, 2020, officers with the Carlsbad Police Department responded to a report of a commercial burglary that took place sometime between 3:00 am and 6:00 am at Fastenal, located at 413 S. Canal, Carlsbad, NM. The suspect(s) forced entry through the back door of the business and took numerous items totaling more than $3,000. The Carlsbad Police Department is asking for anybody who may have any information about this incident, or those responsible, to please contact the Carlsbad Police Department at (575) 885-2111 Ext. 2240 or Crimestoppers at (575) 887-1888.


Artesia Hospital - male individual who had been shot
June 02, 2020

Sheriff Mark A. Cage reports that on June 2, 2020 at approximately 0410 hours deputies with the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Artesia General Hospital in reference to a male individual who had been shot. Upon arrival deputies were advised that a male individual, later identified as twenty eight year old Alonso Valdez of Artesia New Mexico was deceased.
Subsequent investigation determined that the location the shooting occurred at was 14 Crystal Drive in Artesia New Mexico. Deputies and Detectives responded to that address and a homicide investigation began. Several search warrants and interviews were conducted during the course of this investigation.
The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division. If there is any information that the community would like to report in reference to this incident please contact Captain Matthew Hutchinson or Detective Robert Smith at 575-887-7551.


Auto Burglary Artesia Public Schools 906 W Quay Ave Artesia NM
April 23, 2020

Offense: Auto Burglary
Occurred: April 22nd 2020
Location: Artesia Public Schools 906 W Quay Ave Artesia NM

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving a burglary which occurred on April 22nd 2020.
On the morning of April 22nd at about 3:20 am an unknown suspect(s) entered the Artesia Public Schools Maintenance Yard. The suspect(s) burglarized a storage building and several vehicles. They also vandalized vehicles with spray paint. The suspect(s) then stole a 2008 Chevrolet single cab work truck with ladder rack, utility body and government license plates. Along with the truck numerous tools, wheelbarrow, hand dolly and push spreader were taken.

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



UNLAWFUL TAKING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: RED ROAD AND MILLS RANCH ROAD, CARLSBAD NM
April 09, 2020

CRIME: UNLAWFUL TAKING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE
OCCURRED: MARCH 28, 2020
VICTIM: ONE NATION RENTAL
LOCATION: RED ROAD AND MILLS RANCH ROAD, CARLSBAD NM

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting your assistance in solving an Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle incident that occurred in Eddy County on March 28, 2020.

On March 28, 2020 Deputies were dispatched to an oil field location near Red Road in reference to a stolen 20 foot Lamar utility trash trailer with blue porta potties. The trailer had stickers and a sign with the company name and logo on it depicting “One Nation Rental”. The trailer is bearing New Mexico License Plate 88585TRK. The location from which the trailer was stolen is described as an oilfield location off of Red Road about one mile to the south of Mills Ranch Road. The estimated value of these theft is approximately $ 6,200.00 dollars.

The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division. Any information that leads to the arrest(s) of the individuals involved in this incident could be awarded up to $1,000.00 dollars.

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



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