Alamogordo Police Arrests and Rash of Juvenile Vandalism
The Alamogordo Police Department released a statement concerning wide range damage to vehicles being vandalized across the city and the county on November 18th, 2023
In the early morning hours and throughout the day of November 18, 2023, the Alamogordo Police Department responded to numerous calls for criminal damage involving multiple vehicle windows being broken all over the City Alamogordo.
The investigation additionally revealed these individuals were responsible for similar damage, in both Tularosa, New Mexico and La Luz, New Mexico. The juveniles also were responsible for kicking over and damaging two motorcycles and for stealing and crashing a motor vehicle. The information related to criminal activity outside of the City of Alamogordo jurisdiction has been relayed to Otero County Sheriff’s Office and Tularosa Police Department.
As a result of the Alamogordo Police Department’s investigation:
A 16-year-old male was arrested and charged with Felony Criminal Damage to Property (over $1000), Conspiracy to Commit Felony Criminal Damage to Property, Reckless Driving, and Operator to be Licensed.
A 14-year-old male was arrested and charged with Felony Criminal Damage to Property (over $1000), Conspiracy to Commit Felony Criminal Damage to Property, Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Duty Upon Striking a Fixed Object and Operator to be Licensed.
A 13-year-old male was arrested and charged with Felony Criminal Damage to Property (over $1000), Conspiracy to Commit Felony Criminal Damage to Property and Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle.
Two 13-year-old males were arrested and charged with Felony Criminal Damage to Property (over $1000) and Conspiracy to Commit Felony Criminal Damage to Property.
The juveniles were arrested and later released to their parents/guardians.
This investigation is ongoing. Please contact the Alamogordo Police Department at 575-439-4300 with any additional information.
A complete record of arrests made for the week of November 13th thru 19th can be found at https://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/DocumentCenter/View/11610/November-13-to-19…
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