Taillight stop results in arrest

July 8, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

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 morning. According to the police report, Crocker had 7.8 grams of marijuana [&hellip...

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Cash, credit card reported stolen from vehicle

July 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

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...


Hobbs man charged with striking state trooper’s car

July 2, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

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...

Woman arrested on stalking, child endangerment charges

July 1, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

  Lozano A Roswell woman was arrested in connection with stalking, child endangerment and aggravated assault charges on Sunday. Jozette Lozano, 37, was arrested and charged with two counts of child endangerment, stalking, aggravated assault, and public...

Police Blotter: RPD officer nearly struck by vehicle

June 26, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

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...

Police Blotter: Police respond to 7 domestic disturbances over weekend

June 24, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

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...


Roswell man dies in motorcycle crash

June 22, 2014 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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...