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    Nelson faces 57 counts of child sexual exploitation

    September 18, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Nelson The case of John Alan Nelson, 52, was bound over for District Court on Sept. 3. Nelson was arrested on Aug. 16, by the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office and charged with 57 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. According to the criminal complaint,...

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    Viewing of recovered items continues today

    September 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Between 200 to 300 items, including a telescope, can be viewed and claimed through today until 6 p.m. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Police Department held a viewing of goods stolen during a recent spate of burglaries. The viewing started around 9 a.m....

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    Nelson shares a wealth of experiences, regional history

    September 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Morgan Nelson and his daughter in the cotton fields. (Courtesy Photo) About to celebrate his 94th birthday, Morgan Nelson retains an almost encyclopedic knowledge about Roswell, Chaves County and New Mexico. His library contains some 30 to 40 notebooks full...

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    Rogers sworn in as magistrate judge

    September 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Judge Freddie Romero (right) swore K.C. Rogers into his new offices as Magistrate Court judge. Rogers’ wife, Mary, held the Bible while three generations of family members stood beside him as he took his oath of office. (Jessica Palmer Photo)   Keith...

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    RPD to hold viewing for recovered items

    September 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The police are holding a viewing of items recovered following a number of vehicle burglaries. They are asking anyone who was the victim of a vehicle burglary between Aug. 19 and Sept. 5, to make a report of the incident and then come to the Roswell Police...

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    Burglary suspect arrested despite escape

    September 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department responded to a burglary in progress in the 2700 block of South Washington Avenue around noon on Saturday. Officers arrested 23-year-old Angel Olguin on charges of aggravated burglary, larceny over $2,500, tampering with evidence,...

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    Cadets honored for quick action

    September 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From left, NMSP Chief Pete Kassetas, top row Officer Joseph Mason, Deputy Giovani Ramirez, Officer Colter Childress, DPS Secretary Gorden E. Eden. Bottom row, Officer Allison Blake, Officer Jacob Tubbs, Deputy Tasheena Montoya. (Courtesy Photo) Six cadets...

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    Britt Snyder announces his candidacy for Chaves Co. Sheriff

    September 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lt. Britt Snyder threw his hat into the ring Saturday. He announced his candidacy for the position of Chaves County Sheriff, at a reception held at Comfort Inn. Here, Snyder discusses his plans for the future at CCSO with one of the constituents. (Jessica...

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    Pit bull kills dog; attacks woman

    September 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    An 80-year-old woman was attacked by a pit bull, Friday evening, as she was walking her two Pomeranians in the 1300 block of East McGaffey Street. According to her niece, Anna Renfro, the woman was knocked down and her 12-year-old Pomeranian, Duke, died...

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    Local, state law officials celebrate Solis’ retirement

    September 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Officials from city, state and county gathered at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Tuesday, to bid Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis farewell. Solis retired after he found out that he has cancer. He will return to...