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Hensel bound over for trial on witness intimidation charge

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Ross Hensel, charged with intimidation of a witness, was bound over for trial in 5th District Court, Wednesday. The alleged incident took place on Dec. 7, following a hearing in Magistrate Court for his girlfriend, Laura Collins, who is charged with burglary. Hensel, 54, is a co-defendant in the same case. Chaves Country Sheriff’s Deputy [&hellip...

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Fire takes mobile home, contents

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Michael Duran takes a break from clearing debris from a trailer that was destroyed by an overnight fire at 98 Willard St., Dexter. (Mark Wilson Photo) A fire destroyed a mobile home at 98 Willard St., Dexter, Monday evening. The Midway Volunteer Fire...

Wilson campaigns at Kiwanis luncheon in Roswell

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Former Rep. Heather Wilson visits with members of the Kiwanis Club during its weekly meeting, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) U.S. Senate hopeful and fellow Kiwanian, Heather Wilson joined members of the Roswell Kiwanis Club at their weekly meeting Tuesday...

Aguilar gets 15 years

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Arnold Aguilar, 28, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in the Department of Corrections with 5 years suspended, on charges of third-degree criminal sexual penetration of a minor. The charges resulted from an incident that took place at the Western Inn, 2331 N....

Boys & Girls Club Christmas giveaway needs more donations

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Efforts are not yet done to help the Roswell Boys & Girls Club gather toys for local children. Don Buechner, owner of Insurance Restoration Services, helped coordinate Hip Hop for Toys, a fundraiser involving local dancers, Friday at the Roswell Mall. His...

Special City Council meeting, Thursday

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell City Council will convene for a special meeting Thursday at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave, at 5:30 p.m. The council will handle two requests from the MATRIX International Security Training & Intelligence Center. MISTIC Inc., provides unique...

Off-duty RPD Sgt. spots felon; calls for uniform

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

A trip to Walmart Monday evening became an adventure for an off-duty police officer when he recognized a shopper in the store as a felon with an outstanding federal warrant. The ATF had issued warrant against Richard J. Gonzales as a felon in possession of a...

Feds award transit grants

December 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., announced that several New Mexico communities will share more than $774,796 in federal transit grants. The funds, received through the U.S. Department of Transportation, will be used to support bus and other transit services...

Abuse trial set

December 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer A pre-trail hearing was held Monday for Steffanie Kautz, who is charged with two counts of child abuse for the May 3 death of 14-year-old Breanna Bodge. One count is based on the allegations that Kautz, 29, neglected the...

Student joins IC

December 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The seventh-grade class at Gateway Christian School wraps presents and stuffs stockings before delivering their presents to several area nursing homes recently.(Jessica Palmer Photo) Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer A New Mexico State University senior, who...