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RPD seeks info on fatal shooting

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance about the shooting of Juan Gonzales, age 26. The incident occurred at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th. Officers from the RPD responded to Pecan Place in reference to shots fired. When they arrived, the officers found Gonzales dead as a result of [&hellip...

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Accident on Country Club

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

East Country Club Road, from Main Street to Grand Avenue, was closed for about 40 minutes on Thursday morning. A gas tanker stopped in a parking lot before pulling onto Country Club when the driver of a green Dodge Durango attempted to pass on the right. The...

Utah man arrested for kidnapping

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested a Utah man, Wednesday, on charges of kidnapping. Ahmad Jones, 33, was staying at the Belmont Hotel, 2100 West Second Street, having come to Roswell to visit a former girlfriend. The 25-year-old victim told officials that...

Armed robbery subject arrested

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Tom Ethan, 22, around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, on charges of armed robbery, for an incident that had occurred three hours earlier at the bus stop near Albertsons, 1110 S. Main St. The 56-year-old victim told officials...

Fire at Farley’s

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Customers were evacuated from Farley’s Bar and Grill, 1315 N. Main St., around 6 p.m. Tuesday when a fire started on a stack of wood behind the restaurant. “The fire was located in the southeast corner of the building where they receive deliveries. We...

Mega solar project nears completion

May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction crews are close to completing the Roswell 2.5 megawatt solar project on W. Brasher, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A massive new solar project may power up in south Roswell by the end of June, providing enough energy to power some 780 homes....

Carrasco sentenced to 24 years

May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Victoriano Carrasco was sentenced on Thursday after pleading no contest to 13 charges, including residential burglary, aggravated burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and receiving stolen property. Judge James Hudson ruled that Carrasco should receive 24...

Local clinic handles drug scare

May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Family Care on North Main Street contacted all patients who received a drug suspected of causing a health scare in North Carolina and Illinois. All patients reported no reactions. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A local health clinic that received the only...

Man charged with battery on a peace officer

May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Larry Horton, 48, was arrested on Friday near the intersection of South Wyoming Avenue and West Jaffa Street. He was charged with two counts of battery on a peace officer. The arrest followed an incident that occurred late in the evening in the 900 block of...

City celebrates true meaning of holiday

May 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Commander of the American Legion Post 28 and Vietnam veteran Orlando Padillo gives an address at South Park Cemetery on Monday to commemorate all fallen and living military verterans on Memorial Day. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Red, white a blue shimmered across...