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Person of interest turns in self

June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe Paul Martinez, 34. who was listed as a person of interest in the Farmer case, turned himself into the Roswell Police Department, Wednesday. He was a witness to an incident on Monday night where a man was shot and had to be flown out of state for treatment. The shooting took place in the [&hellip...

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No puppy love here

June 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

An interstate business deal went awry, resulting in a case of harassment. According to police reports, a woman bought an AKC-registered English Mastiff puppy from a breeder who lived in Tonkawa, Okla. When the check was returned for insufficient funds,...

Man enters no-contest plea on sex charges

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Shay Dickinson, 38, entered a plea of no-contest on two counts of charges of criminal sexual contact of a minor, one a third-degree felony and the second a second-degree felony, on Tuesday. The charges date back to incidents that happened in March 2012. The...

Neglected youth found by police officers

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Deputies of Chaves County Sheriff’s Office faced a shocking scene when they responded to a domestic dispute in the 400 block of West Hobson Road, Monday night. They found a 30-year woman and her 63-year-old husband arguing in the yard. Lt. Britt Snyder said...

City considering lodging fee

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

City Council will hold a public hearing Thursday, 7 p.m. at City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave., regarding an ordinance that would impose fees on lodging facilities for the expansion of the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The state Legislature recently...

Senior Olympics invade Roswell

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Chaves County delegation to the New Mexico Senior Olympics march in the Parade of Athletes at the opening ceremonies for the 35th annual games at NMMI’s Stapp Parade Field, Wednesday. (Kevin J. Keller Photo) Colorful flags rippled in the wind...

Family dispute leads to injury

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A long-standing family dispute turned violent with one man shot and flown out of state when it was discovered that he had two shotgun pellets in his heart and two in his liver. The incident occurred in the 600 block of South Delaware Avenue, around 10:30 p.m....

AG against horsemeat

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A statement made by New Mexico Attorney General Gary King, Monday, that claimed horsemeat processing within the state was illegal, was nothing more than an opinion and ultimately holds no legal weight, his spokesman said Tuesday. “His opinion does not carry...

Traveling for the Constitution

June 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veteran Jerry Oliver passes through Roswell Tuesday as he walks from San Diego to Washington, D.C., carrying the American flag in order to raise awareness and support for the U.S. Constitution. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Horns are honking in a friendly, patriotic...

Bersane, Miller to face more charges

June 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Frederick Bersane (left), Abery Miller (right) The Roswell Police Department received another arrest warrant for Frederick Bersane, 33, on additional charges of robbery, along with one count of false imprisonment. Bersane was featured as Roswell’s Most...