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ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Crime in New Mexico continues to be a growing problem. Friday, federal and local law enforcement announced the results of an operation in southeast New Mexico that led to the arrest of 100 suspected criminals. Operation Washout Roswell ran from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19.
According to a news release from the U.S. Marshal Service, Operation Washout is a national initiative focused on the investigation and arrest of violent fugitives with active arrest warrants, by providing an immediate-impact operational model meant to support partner agencies and provide communities with relief from violent crime.
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