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Verizon burglarized

August 6, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Verizon cash disconnected A burglary by forced entry was reported Monday morning at the Verizon Store in the 200 block of North Main Street. Damage to the cash drawer was determined to be $100, and more than $1,500 in cash has been stolen. The last time the store was known to be secure was midnight Sunday. [&hellip...

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Welfare check leads to mental evaluation

August 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

A woman was taken to an area hospital for a mental evaluation following a request for an RPD officer to conduct a welfare check. The event occurred in the 2000 block of South Sunset Boulevard.   Assault suspect ID’d RPD has a suspect in the case of...

2 arrested outside movie theater

August 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police arrested two men Thursday night outside of Icon Cinema in connection with drug paraphernalia charges. Travis G. Garlinger, 28, of Roswell, was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the report. Also arrested was Jason...

Assault report nets arrest

July 31, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police responding to a report of an aggravated assault on Monday, arrested a Roswell woman on outstanding warrants. Police were called to the 2300 block of Cole Avenue at about 2 a.m. on Monday to conduct a welfare check following a report of an...

­Driver arrested after driving on wrong side of road early Saturday

July 29, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

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...

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

July 23, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...