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Police Blotter: RPD officer nearly struck by vehicle

June 26, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police chased a driver on Wednesday after a Roswell officer was nearly struck by a vehicle. According to a police report, a brief pursuit ensued after a man nearly struck a police officer with a vehicle while leaving a parking lot on East 19th Street. While the man fled the area, he struck a vehicle, [&hellip...

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Police Blotter: Police respond to 7 domestic disturbances over weekend

June 24, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police officers responded to seven domestic disturbance incidents over the weekend. One incident involved a verbal dispute. The remaining six incidents were physical in nature, according to a news release from the police department. During one...

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Roswell man dies in motorcycle crash

June 22, 2014 • Local News, Police BlotterComments Off

Staff Report A 57-year-old Roswell man died Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle near mile post 15 on State Road 2 in Chaves County. According to the New Mexico State Police, a 2012 Harley Davidson driven by Philip Lopez Jr. was traveling north on...

Police Blotter: Mayor reports threats to police

June 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Mayor Dennis Kintigh’s office reported that the mayor was the victim of threats from an unknown female, according to police reports. Sometime between noon and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, a woman contacted City Hall and left two different voice messages that Sabrina...

Police Blotter: Shooting investigated

June 16, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police are investigating a shooting at an occupied dwelling which occurred at 2:45 a.m. on Friday, according to police reports. No one was injured in the incident, which took place in the 1000 block of S. Michigan Avenue, but the house sustained an...

Police Blotter: Police: Summer school now in session

June 13, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police remind the community that summer school and summer break are in session. Help Roswell’s youth have a safe and happy summer by watching out for youngsters crossing the road. Complying with all driving laws is much better than having an officer...

Police Blotter: Police arrest 3 on drug, paraphernalia charges

June 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police arrested three people on drug or drug paraphernalia charges over the weekend, according to police reports. Twenty-eight adults and two juveniles were arrested between Friday and Sunday. Some of the charges include abandonment or abuse of a...

Police Blotter: Homicide victim identified

June 6, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police identified the victim of Wednesday’s homicide as 30-year-old Isaiah Sanchez. Police officers responded to a house on the 1800 block of North Maryland Avenue in reference to a dead body at about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The investigation is...

Police seeking ID on homicide victim

June 5, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are currently soliciting the public’s assistance in identifying a man who is the victim in a homicide case. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a house on the 1800 block of North...

Police Blotter: Police arrest 30 over weekend

June 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police officers responded to more than 40 incidents, and arrested a total of 30 individuals throughout the course of the weekend. Some of the charges for the arrested include possession of methamphetamine, battery against a household member,...