Anthony Women arrested after overnight standoff

An Anthony Women was arrested after an overnight standoff.

Following a standoff that lasted nearly seven hours, an Anthony woman was arrested by Doña Ana County Sheriff’s detectives for allegedly threatening a woman with a gun and attempting to steal her car – moments after threatening another woman who lives nearby. 45 year old Lourdes Alvarado, allegedly got into a physical altercation with a woman in the 200 block of Church Street in Anthony. The victim, who drove herself to an El Paso-area hospital, told detectives Alvarado had pointed a gun at her and had physically assaulted her. According to deputies, a call from the 2700 block of Anthony was made to 911 less than an hour before the incident on Church Street, claiming Alvarado had been there making threats. Alvarado, is being held without bond.