Crime

High speed chase in Las Cruces ends with one suspect in custody

DONA ANA COUNTY, N.M. - A high speed chase throughout Las Cruces ended with one man in custody Thursday night.

Las Cruces Police said it began around 7 p.m. after a late model SUV with two subjects inside was reported to police.

Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved as the driver led them on a 40-minute chase through the city with speeds up to 90 mph.

Initial reports stated the driver led police through city streets, then onto Interstate 10, back into the city, and then onto I-25.

According to police, the car often drove through congested roadways and neighborhoods, and at one point came close to hitting a Las Cruces officer.

The chase ended on the intersection of Apodaca Road and Highway 28.

This article will become updated as more information becomes available.


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