Reward offered for stolen remains

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A reward is offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for stealing cremated remains taken in a Las Cruces area burglary.

The Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office reports at least two residential burglaries at apartments over the weekend in an unincorporated area of the county.

The apartments appeared to have been ransacked and numerous items taken including clothes, televisions, surround sound systems, DVD players and more than 50 DVD movies. 1 of victims also reported the cremated ashes of his sister were taken.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect or suspects.

Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, http://www.lcsun-news.com