New Mexico State Police and Roswell Police Department Joint Task Force to Reduce Crime


New Mexico State Police and Roswell Police Department make significant amount of arrests in week long operation in Roswell.

The New Mexico State Police Uniform Bureau, Crime Suppression Bureau, Investigations Bureau and the Roswell Police Department (RPD) conducted a weeklong operation in an effort to reduce criminal activity in the community.

On Monday April 8, through Friday April 12, 2024, multiple New Mexico State Police units, alongside RPD put forth a great effort to keep the streets of Roswell safe. The mission of the operation was to identify, interdict, and arrest any and all major criminals in possession and or distributing narcotics and felony related crimes. Along with felony crimes, officers and agents arrested individuals on other crime related charges.

The operation ended with 17 arrests, 1 stolen vehicle recovered and listed below, the amount and type of drugs taken off the street:

64 Fentanyl Pills

30 grams of Methamphetamine

15 grams of Cocaine

This operation sends a clear message that those who seek to harm our communities, we will find you, we will stop you, and we will bring you to justice. The arrests and seizures from this operation are a testament to the unwavering dedication of our law enforcement partnership.” Said New Mexico State Police Chief Troy Weisler.

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