Police Blotter: Man found stuck in a sewer drain

February 18, 2014 • Police Blotter

Roswell Police and firefighters had to rescue a man who was stuck in the sewer on Saturday.

A police officer responded to the 700 block of South Main Street in reference to a call reporting a man trapped inside a sewer [auth] drain. A woman told the officer that while she was driving in the alley, she noticed someone waving their fingers from underneath the sewer drain.

She stopped her vehicle to investigate and found a male trapped in the sewer drain. Firefighters from the Roswell Fire Department arrived on scene and assisted in the rescue of the man.

The 26-year-old man reported he crawled into the sewer drain from the Hondo River Bed and could not find his way back out.

He was taken to a local hospital for medical attention.


Woman arrested in domestic disturbance

Roswell Police responded to a domestic dispute on the 1900 block of South Main at 5:27 a.m. on Monday. Joanna Aguero, 33, of Roswell was arrested on charges of battery against a household member (not aggravated).


Burglars steal guns, cash

An aggravated burglary with forced entry was reported at 1:39 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Garden Avenue. A window was broken and Ruger firearms valued at $300 and $50 in cash was reported stolen. Damage to the window was estimated at $100.


Man yelling at cars arrested

Roswell Police responded at 2:35 p.m. Monday to a report of a man yelling at passing cars who appeared to be on drugs and was acting suspiciously. At the scene, police arrested Paul A. Mendoza, 31, of Roswell, on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia. According to police, Mendoza had a methamphetamine pipe in his possession.


Anyone having information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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