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‘You are so busted!’

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Police arrest two suspects, male and female, following a traffic stop at 2 a.m., Tuesday, on the corner of Missouri and Alameda. A total of four police cruisers eventually arrived at the scene and spent half an hour searching the suspects and their vehicle before arresting the two in an ongoing investigation. Mark Wilson Photo [&hellip...

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1776 Happy Birthday to us! 2012

July 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters finish the job of setting up fireworks, Tuesday, for the Roswell Sertoma Mike Satterfield Memorial Fireworks Extravaganza at Cielo Grande. This is going to be a great day in the All-America City. Elks Lodge No. 969, 1720 N. Montana, will host a...

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves hits milestone

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

In 1972, a bridge between employers and service members was erected when, anticipating the end of the Vietnam War and the draft, the Department of Defense established the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The organization commemorated its 40th...

Chaves County Detention Ctr. receives accreditation

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Detention Center is the first in the state to receive a Certificate of Accreditation from the Adult Detention Professional Standards Council. The certificate was awarded Thursday evening at the closing session of the New Mexico Association...

Woman leads deputies in wild ride in stolen RV

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Christina Vandergriff A young Albuquerque woman went for a wild ride in a recreational vehicle reportedly stolen from Thunderbird Trailer Park, 907 N. Atkinson Ave., around 8:30 a.m. Monday. The 57-year-old victim told the Roswell Police Department that he...

UFO Fest brought thousands

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Alien believers, cohorts, fanatics and skeptics alike have now returned to their respective homelands, leaving behind a successful commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the 1947 incident, one of the most debated events in...

Man flees from, shoots at members of the RPD

July 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eric Aldaz The Roswell Police Department arrested Eric Aldaz, 22, Saturday, after officers responded to a 911 call from a resident at 5 Briar Ridge around 6:45 p.m. According to the police, Aldaz was holding a woman at gunpoint. The patrol officer sent to the...

Church on the Move honors veterans, feeds 600

July 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Church on the Move members prepare part of the feast the church offered veterans and other members of the community, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Church on the Move welcomed more than 600 members of the community Saturday to honor area veterans,...

Floats, costumes, vehicles entertain parade spectators

July 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Parade participants begin their march down Main Street during the 2012 Roswell UFO Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s Alien Parade colored the streets with creative floats, wacky costumes, vintage cars and motorcycles, Saturday, encapsulating...

Costumed creatures cavort at contests

July 1, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Extraterrestrials wait to take the stage during the Alien Costume Contest at the 2012 Roswell UFO Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photos From laser-eyed guinea pigs to statuesque sun goddesses, the alien costume contests offered UFO Festival spectators...