DEPUTIES INCREASE PATROLS ALONG HIGHWAY 70

DEPUTIES INCREASE PATROLS ALONG HIGHWAY 70

The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has stepped up patrols along U.S. Highway 70 east of Las Cruces, joining other law enforcement agencies to reduce speed along one of the county’s most traveled roads.

From Feb. 9, 2012 to March 4, 2012, sheriff’s deputies wrote 1,486 citations on Highway 70 east of I-25. Those tickets included infractions for proof of registration and insurance documentation and proper licensing as well as speeding.

In addition, 19 arrests were made.

Enhanced patrols will continue.