State police help clean up Belen

New Mexico

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – It looks like state police are making progress in Belen.

Last week, state police assigned 40 officers to a two-week crime operation there. So far, they have made 47 felony arrests and 66 misdemeanor arrests. Five stolen vehicles and five firearms have also been seized.

Officers say they are also able to cover other parts of Valencia County.

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