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RPD arrests Goddard High student

September 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Goddard High School student Brittany Suzanne Russell, 17, was arrested for and charged with attempted murder, Friday, according to a press release from the Roswell Police Department. School Resource Officer Helen Cheromiah responded to Goddard High School Friday around 11 a.m., after Russell stabbed an individual in the face. Detective Keith Rightsell was...

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RPD arrests Flores in armed robbery

September 3, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell Police Department identified Ezekial Warner’s co-conspirator in the Aug. 28 armed robbery of students as Geraldo Flores, 19. Detective Richard Romero obtained an arrest warrant on Thursday. Officers apprehended Flores around 3:30 p.m., Friday,...

‘I can see my house from here!’

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Soldiers from Kirtland Air Force Base perform parachute training exercises, Wednesday morning, at the Roswell International Air Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Gardner addresses NMML

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The agenda of the Sept. 6 legislative special session was the focus of Keith Gardner’s, chief of staff for Gov. Susana Martinez, remarks Thursday afternoon during a luncheon honoring past presidents at the New Mexico Municipal League conference. Martinez,...

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...

Dopp’s closing reception 9/24

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A mixed media collage, “What,” in artist Susan Marie Dopp’s exhibit at Isaac’s Gallery. Below, gouache and graphite on paper. (Emily Russo Miller Photo) After a month of hypnotizing museum-goers with contrasting colors and repetitious patterns,...

Girl Scouts makes UW dollars count

September 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Cookies, camping, and crafts — these are the three C’s Girl Scouts is perhaps better known for. Rebecca Sherwood, membership team leader for Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest, said the organization that’s been in Chaves County since the early 20th...

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...

Warrants out for Holbert, Ballinger

September 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

The Roswell Police Department issued arrest warrants for William Holbert and Derek Ballinger, Thursday, on 19 counts of larceny. The warrants follow an Aug. 18 incident in which officers Rob Tucker and Charlie Corn responded to the area of Tierra Berrenda and...