Roswell Police officers responded to seven domestic disturbance incidents over the weekend.
One incident involved a verbal dispute. The remaining six incidents were physical in nature, according to a news release from the police department. During one incident, an argument ensued between two sisters. Both women are in their mid-thirties, according to police. The argument became physical when one sister attempted to throw a brick at the other. She was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery, and criminal damage. She was taken to the Chaves County Detention Center, where she was held on a $5,000 bond. No injuries were reported.
Burglars busy over weekend
Nine incident reports involving burglary, including residential and vehicle burglaries, were filed over the weekend. One burglary with forced entry occurred on the 600 block of [auth] East Albuquerque Street. Over $5,000 worth of items, including a cast iron potbelly stove and a vintage sewing machine were stolen from a home.
Another burglary with non-forced entry occurred at a local independent living facility. An 86-year-old woman had over $1,000 stolen from her room. The case is under investigation.
Man threatened with hatchet
Two aggravated assault incidents occurred on Saturday. One incident occurred on the 200 block of East Reed Street, while the other transpired on the 500 block of West McGaffey Street.
During both incidents, a man supposedly owed another man money. During the incident on Reed Street, a man brandished a firearm at a 22-year-old man. During the incident on West McGaffey a man raised a small hatchet at a 36-year-old man.
No injuries were reported in either aggravated assault case. Through the course of both investigations, neither victim wanted to pursue charges against their assailant. At this time, the incidents do not appear to be related, according to police.
Chaves County Sheriff’s Office
On May 27, David Andrew Kann was arrested in the 3200 block of South Atkinson Avenue in connection with a charge of receiving stolen property.
On May 28, Barbara A. Rich was arrested in the vicinity of Krenzel Road in Dexter in connection with charges of resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and criminal damage to property.
On May 29, Richard Adolph Trujillo was arrested in the 600 block of South Main Street in connection with charges of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, fourth offense; driving while license suspended or revoked; and required position and method of turning in intersection.
On May 30, J.D. Akin was arrested in the 2200 block of South Baylor Drive in connection with charges of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and driving while license suspended or revoked.
On June 10, Frankie Dean Norvell was arrested in the 5100 block of South Main Street in connection with a charge of aggravated battery on a household member.
On June 11, Martin Gallegos was arrested in the vicinity of Llaves Road and Old Clovis Highway in connection with charges of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, second offense; and abandonment or abuse of a child.
On June 14, Sarah Fife Odell was arrested in the 100 block of Yakima Road in Dexter in connection with a charge of criminal trespass.