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­Driver arrested after driving on wrong side of road early Saturday

July 29, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Roswell Police arrested a man for driving down the wrong side of Main Street early Saturday morning. Officers observed a black Dodge Ram pickup truck heading north in the southbound lane of North Main Street at about 2:40 a.m. Justin Tyler Mendenhall, 27, of Roswell, was arrested on a charge of aggravated driving under the [&hellip...

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Police seek driver of van in hit-and-run accident

July 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Roswell Police are seeking the driver of a van that struck a motorcycle, sending a Ruidoso Downs woman to the hospital on Tuesday night. The accident occurred near the intersection of North Main Street and East Berrendo Road when a 2007 Harley-Davidson...

Restaurant lurking results in bust

July 22, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

A Roswell Police officer investigating a suspicious vehicle wound up arresting a man on a charge of marijuana on Sunday. At about 10 p.m. an officer saw a vehicle parked behind Church’s Chicken at 104 S. Reed St. The officer found Felipe Larez, 58, and...

Traffic stop results in 2 arrests

July 17, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Roswell Police arrested two people following a traffic stop on Tuesday. Jacob L. Montoya, 21, of Roswell, was arrested on a probation violation after police stopped a vehicle Montoya was driving at about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of Forest Drive, near the...

Police make several arrests Friday

July 15, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police made several arrests over the weekend for drug and drug paraphernalia charges. On Friday, police arrested Eric O. Thompson, 53, of Roswell in connection with charges of possession of marijuana, failure to appear and failure to comply. Thompson...

Man caught with smoking device during traffic stop

July 13, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police reported seizing a glass smoking device during a traffic stop Friday night. Roswell officer Kurtis Mowbray reported he conducted the traffic stop at about 10:45 p.m., Friday, near West Hendricks Street and Cypress Avenue because the vehicle had in...

Traffic stop results in arrest

July 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police arrested a 29-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant and a charge of concealing identity following a traffic stop on Tuesday. Just after midnight on Tuesday morning, police stopped Vanessa Renee Lucero, 29, of Roswell, on a traffic violation...

Taillight stop results in arrest

July 8, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Staff Report Roswell Police arrested a man for possession of marijuana on Friday after a traffic stop. Griffin A. Crocker, 40, of Roswell was arrested after police stopped his vehicle in the 300 block of South Montana Avenue just after midnight on Friday...

Cash, credit card reported stolen from vehicle

July 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell police responded to a report of a vehicle break-in at 5:05 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue. The victim reported a blunt object had been used to break into his 2001 Ford pickup. A wallet, $460 in cash, one credit card, a Social...

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Hobbs man charged with striking state trooper’s car

July 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Above: This submitted photo shows the damage done to Officer Carlos Verdugo’s state police vehicle. Below: Allred (Courtesy Photos) A Hobbs man accused of drunken driving and striking a state police vehicle Saturday was arrested Tuesday after being...