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Author archives: Keith Bell

  • Stabbing was a random act

    September 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Chief Alfonso Solis elaborated, Monday, on the information received late Friday about the attempted murder at Goddard High School. He said that the stabbing of a fellow student by Britanny Russell, 17, appears to have been a random act and the...

  • RPD serves arrest warrant on Cruz

    September 4, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Detective Keith Rightsell served another arrest warrant on Adam Cruz for vehicle burglary and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, Wednesday. The warrant was taken to Chaves County Detention Center where Cruz is being held on charges of armed...

  • RPD loss seminar draws area retailers

    September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police Sgt. Ty Sharpe conducted the inaugural mini-seminar on loss prevention for local retailers at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Thursday. More than 20 retailers attended and received advice from the police about the laws pertaining to...

  • Be careful: Distemper rates up

    September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officials at Animal Control say that the incidence of distemper has doubled this year. Tammy McKee, veterinary technician and kennel manager, said, “If we have been seeing 25 percent of the animals coming in with distemper in previous years, this year...

  • Police arrest Tabor on sex charge

    September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division arrested Kenneth Tabor, 35, Wednesday, on one count of sexual exploitation of a child. According to Det. Sgt. Daniel Ornelas, their suspicions became aroused during a joint operation between...

  • RPD arrests Chacon on multiple charges

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police arrested Samuel Chacon, 19, on Monday. Chacon allegedly acted as an accomplice to Kris Shuman, 30, in a case of armed robbery and false imprisonment. Shuman has already been detained at the Chaves County Detention Center on charges of armed robbery,...

  • Family feud sparks courthouse brawl

    August 31, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    A brawl broke out on the mezzanine at Chaves County 5th District Court at 2 p.m., Monday, after a hearing in juvenile court as two families exited Judge Freddie Romero’s courtroom. According to Sheriff’s Deputy D.R. Treadwall, “some seven or eight...

  • Herrera hearing scheduled

    August 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Assistant District Attorney Debra Hutchins informed the court, Monday, that the State filed amended or alternate charges against Isreal Herrera, 22, on Aug. 24. Currently Herrera is charged with willful and deliberate first-...

  • History sought

    August 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Interarts Organization, in conjunction with The Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico, prepare to collect memorabilia for New Mexico’s upcoming celebration. Interested parties can take their memorabilia to 208 N. Lea Ave. Pictured from...

  • Carranza case dismissed

    August 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The District Attorney’s office filed a dismissal of charges or a nolle prosequi on Jesus Carranza’s murder trial, which was due to start on Aug. 30. Carranza was facing charges of first-degree murder for the slaying of Zachary Perez. The 16-year-old Perez...