Written by Officer Dusty Francisco 09/03/2021
Lovington, NM – The following is information for the distribution of a Silver Alert from the Lovington Police Department (LPD). Please refer all media inquiries and questions to LPD at (575) 396-2811.
LPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Octavio Aranda-Rios. Rios is a 76-year-old Hispanic male, 5’07” tall, weighing 147 pounds, with brown eyes and black and gray hair. He was last seen on September 2, 2021, around 4:00 p.m., at 1213 South 2Nd Street in Lovington, NM. Rios was last seen wearing a “Levi” brand jeans and a blue work shirt. He is believed to be driving a black 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup displaying a New Mexico license plate of 786-RGG. His whereabouts and destination are not known. Octavio Aranda-Rios is missing and believed to be in danger if not located.
Anyone with any information regarding this Silver Alert is asked to call LPD at (575) 396-2811.