Las Cruces Police arrest man who allegedly burglarized home, fought with officer

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Las Cruces Police have arrested a 25-year-old man they suspect of burglarizing a home Thursday.

Police say Cesar Israel Herrera tried running from police and allegedly punched an officer several times before he was taken into custody.

Herrera is charged with one count each of residential burglary; battery upon a peace officer; and evading or obstructing an officer.

Herrera also had three outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Police say that officers later determined that Herrera had burglarized a home on Sambrano Avenue. Herrera was booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center with bond set at $10,000.

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