RPD Chief Al Solis
Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis was listed in serious but stable condition Monday afternoon after being hospitalized Monday morning for treatment of an unknown medical condition.
Solis was taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center around 11:30 a.m. after the Roswell Fire Department and Emergency Services were called to the chief’s offices.
Sgt. Jimmy Preston confirmed that Solis was transported by ambulance with a police escort.
Solis’ wife was expected to meet him at the hospital.
The former Chaves County Detention Center administrator was sworn in as chief on Jan. 14, 2011.
City Administrator Larry Fry said, “Certainly our thoughts and our prayers are with the chief and his family as we wait to hear more about his condition. The chief is an asset to our community, but I believe that the RPD remains in good hands (during his absence) with the two deputy chiefs.”
Mayor Del Jurney also expressed get well wishes, stating he hopes Solis is better soon.