Man arrested in April beating at Q-Time

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20150504__LSN-L-ARREST-0505-p1Las Cruces, N.M. — Las Cruces police have arrested one of the men suspected of beating a 30-year-old man April 17 outside a local nightclub, according to a news release.

Gregory Trevor Derouen, 26, was charged with one count each of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and conspiracy. Derouen also was found to be in violation of his probation, the release said, and he was being held without bond at the Doña Ana County Detention Center.

Sometime between 1:30 and 2 a.m. April 17, a 30-year-old man was in the parking lot of Q-Time, on E. Amador Ave., when he was attacked by two or three men. The suspects inflicted severe damage to the victim’s face and head, the news release stated.

The victim got a ride home from a friend, but he was subsequently airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso, where he has undergone several surgeries, according to police.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that helps identify one or two other suspects who allegedly assisted Derouen on April 17.

Anyone with information that can help with this investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip by text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day, and callers do not have to give your name to collect a reward.

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