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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. Main St., in November 2009. The victim was a 16-year-old boy and [&hellip...

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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...

National Guard returns from Kosovo

December 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

SFC Felipe Sosa is greeted by his wife Angela upon his arrival home with other troops from Kosovo, Saturday, at the Roswell International Airport. (Mark Wilson Photo) Faces pushed against a fence and Welcome Home signs fluttered while supporters and family...

Marines, helpers distribute 5,000 Toys for Tots

December 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Alejandra and Antonio Morales carry their new Christmas gifts during the Toys For Tots toy handout Saturday, at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center.(Mark Wilson Photo) After collecting an estimated 5,000 Christmas gifts, the hard work of volunteers behind the...

Santa and his biker elves stop at Assurance Home

December 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa and his band of biker elves put in a very special appearance at the Assurance Home Saturday to give gifts to the kids during the The Assurance Home Toy Run. (Mark Wilson Photo) Mild winter conditions allowed Santa Claus to cruise into the Roswell...