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Police Blotter: Nephew’s nowhere near Peru

August 3, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police took a fraud report, Wednesday. The 80-year-old victim said she received a phone call from someone who identified himself as her great-nephew. He told her he had an accident and he needed money for car repairs and attorney fees. She sent money three times to Puno, Peru, and became suspicious when she received a [&hellip...

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Police Blotter: Laptop missing after lunch

August 2, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police responded to a call from Rent-a-Center, 2601 N. Main St., Tuesday. The victim said he left his HP laptop outside his office. When he returned from lunch, it was gone. Burglary Police were called to the corner of Brasher Road and Sunset Avenue, Tuesday,...

Heist nets thief guns, jewelry

August 1, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•The police were dispatched to the 700 block of West Hervey Street, Tuesday, after subjects broke into a residence and removed $2,000 worth of jewelry, a 12-gauge shotgun, a single-shot 20-gauge shotgun and a .22 caliber long rifle. The victim told...

Police Blotter: Police seize nearly 9 pounds of marijuana

July 31, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Drug Bust Officers from the New Mexico State Police stopped a black passenger vehicle while conducting a sobriety check point on U.S. 380 east of Roswell on Friday, around 11 p.m. The vehicle was occupied by two adult males. The officers detected an odor of...

Perps nick cash, firearms, electronics, in 2 incidents

July 28, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

•Police responded to a burglary on the 3200 block of South Lea Avenue, Thursday, after someone broke into two of the victim’s vehicles and stole $1,450 worth of electronics. •Police were dispatched to Killgo’s Brake & Alinement Shop, 1508 W....

Vandals toss bags of motor oil into pool

July 27, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were dispatched to the 700 block of La Jolla Lane, Wednesday, where subjects threw two gallon-sized garbage bags full of motor oil into a swimming pool. The victim believed the sack had been tossed over the back fence from the alley. Larceny •Police...

Man treated for gunshot wounds

July 26, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were dispatched to the 700 block of South Union Avenue, Tuesday, after a man called in saying he had been shot. Officers arrived and noted blood on the victim’s face, shirt and head. He was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center for...

Bank deposit $877 short

July 25, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were dispatched to Roswell Chevron, 917 N. Main St., Monday, after a representative of the store conducted an audit and discovered a discrepancy of $877 in a recent deposit made to the bank. Store officials believe the amount taken may be as high as...

Car fire; several drive-by shootings; copper larceny reported this weekend

July 24, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Arson The police were called to a car fire in the 700 block of South Kentucky Avenue, Sunday, by the Roswell Fire Department. According to the report, the vehicle had been completely consumed by flames. The firefighters told officers that several men in their...

Borrowed car returned with extras

July 21, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

Police were called to the 400 block of South Hemlock Avenue, Thursday. The person said she had loaned her vehicle to someone and when it was returned, she found an amplifier and what appeared to be burglary tools in the back seat. The items were booked into...