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RPD down 25 cops

January 25, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Deparment is 25 officers down from the normal complement of 96. With 20 people in management positions, either sergeant or above, and a further 18 who work in other departments, this leaves 33 officers to answer service calls. “We were 16 officers down when I first started. We got up to strength, [&hellip...

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‘Hoo? Me?’

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This barn owl came into the care of a local wildlife rehabilitator after he flew into a window. He has been under observation for 72 hours to make sure he did not have a concussion. He has eaten well and is being returned to his home where it is believed he...

Wood, tax consultant, running for Ward II seat

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Billy Wood Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Billy Wood, who has operated his own tax consulting office for 17 years, 13 of which have been in Roswell, says he is running for the Ward II City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor...

Ruidoso man goes missing

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kenneth Paul Payne, 73, went missing in Ruidoso on Friday. The family believes he may have headed for Roswell. Anyone who may have information on Payne should contact the Ruidoso Police Department 258-7365.(Courtesy Photo) A 73-year-old man went missing from...

Dexter man convicted of child porn possession

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Dexter man Norman Allen, 49, entered a guilty plea in a federal court in Albuquerque to possession of a visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Allen will be...

Week 2 of Legislature, focus on natural gas

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Record low natural gas prices have caused concern on the part of the Legislature to evaluate its task, and Constitutional duty, of balancing the state’s budget. As the second week of the regular legislative session...

Thief attempts to steal car of off-duty police officer

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police officers arrested Erik Flores, 26, for battery against a peace officer, Sunday. The suspect was contacted by officers on the 3900 block of Southeast Main Street a little after midnight after he attempted to steal the car of an off-duty police...

Cable internet outage delayed RDR

January 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A CableOne Inc., internet outage on Saturday evening delayed the Daily Record in posting content to its website, rdrnews .com, and interrupted all news content, halting several of its reporters from completing their work in a timely manner. According to...

Birders band, form UFO of Roswell

January 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Despite the appropriately “Roswell alien” acronym, members of the UFO of Roswell are into watching flying objects of a different kind. The United Field Ornithologists of Roswell had its first organizational meeting at the Retreat at Enchanted Farm on East...

Donaldson: King ‘memorable’ speaker

January 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sam Donaldson, former ABC News journalist and news anchor, left, and Phelps White chat during the 13th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast at the Best Western Plus Sally Port, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A former Washington...