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Jan. 13, Callejon Road – A green Chevy truck hauling a camper went off the road and landed face down in a ditch. more
Five adults accused of keeping 11 children in sordid conditions at a remote compound in Northern New Mexico appeared for an arraignment Wednesday (Aug. 8) in Taos Magistrate Court, but prosecutors … more
A Peñasco High School parent was charged with child abuse and assault upon a school employee after he was accused of beating his son following a disciplinary hearing and raising a fist to the school's principal when she tried to intervene. more
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from May 22-27. May 22 9:39 a.m. Welfare check, Taos High School – A caller said two students left campus and the caller was … more
Rose Vargas, the former manager at U.S. Bank on Taos Plaza, pleaded guilty to one felony count of embezzlement Tuesday (Feb. 25) as part of a plea deal with the 8th Judicial District Attorney's Office. more
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from April 1-6. For complete listing visit taosnews.com. more
Monte Verde Lake – Angel Fire Police Chief Brad McCaslin and Lt. J.D. Harvey studied a five-foot-high heap of ash, melted plastic and twisted metal Monday afternoon (May 6) where a house burned … more
The following is a selected overview of recent case activity in or related to the Taos County court system. All dates and times are subject to change. For past coverage of these cases, refer to the … more
Questions about Herrera's mental health have resulted in multiple delays to each case over the last two years … more
Three former New Mexico law enforcement officials received a total of $900,000 after accusing former New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas of … more
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Nov. 6-11. more
Eight people were injured and one person died in a  three-vehicle crash Friday evening (Dec. 21) on State Road 68 south of Ranchos de Taos.Sheriff's deputies arrested Iesha Loretta Hartt, 25, of Ranchos deTaos on charges related to the crash. more
New Mexico State Police confirmed on Thursday that the man shot outside a home that burned in Angel Fire on May 5 was the home's owner, George Herrera, and  said the remains of his wife, Diane … more
Rio Arriba County Sheriff James Lujan was arrested Thursday morning (May 21) as Española police were executing a search warrant on his phone. Sgt. Jeremy Apodaca, a spokesman for the Española Police Department, said, "The sheriff did resist, and evaded and obstructed our officers, and he was subsequently arrested." more
Drivers should continue to question whether drinking one too many this November would be a wise decision before hitting the road. New Mexico State Police have set up sobriety checkpoints and … more
Updated April 15 at 10 a.m. A Ranchos de Taos man who pleaded guilty in January to stabbing a man while attempting to steal his vehicle outside Smith’s grocery store in Taos was sentenced to … more
A two-vehicle, head-on collision on State Road 38 sent three people to Holy Cross Hospital on Friday night (Feb. 22) with serious injuries. more
Two Taos County men are being charged with federal crimes following three break-ins. Taos county resident John Vaughn Rohan pleaded guilty in federal … more
Red River residents gathered Wednesday (Feb. 27) to commemorate the retirement of Red River Town Marshal David Smith, who announced he would be leaving his post earlier this year. Prior to his … more
In 2018, a masked burglar moved around Taos County like a ghost. There he was, in the frame of a surveillance camera at Popolo’s Games in Taos, and again, some months later, at Bull o’ … more
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from June 19-24. June 19 12 a.m. Traffic hazard, Taos Post Office, 318 Paseo del Pueblo Norte – A caller said a large tree was … more
Can a handshake constitute a fourth-degree felony? The 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office will have to prove why it can this week. On Thursday (July 11), a 65-year-old janitor who … more
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from April 17-20.April 179:52 a.m. Missing juvenile, Chalupp's Pizza - A caller said a 3-year-old boy with no shoes on was walking down the … more
Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe and deputies from his office arrested a woman Thursday afternoon (May 16) who allegedly admitted to using a BB gun to rob a woman at a local business in Ranchos de … more
Officials at the town of Taos are cracking down on scofflaw short-term rental owners in the area. And their effort was recently bolstered by new restrictions placed on lodging by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham as part of an ongoing effort to combat the spread of coronavirus. more
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