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Man accidentally shoots himself

November 25, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Adams Avenue, Thursday at 4:30 a.m., after a man shot himself as he was preparing his gun for going shooting. He stated that he had loaded it, racked it, but the slide jammed. His finger was on the trigger and the gun went off. The bullet [&hellip...

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Burglars hit residences all over city

November 24, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

•Police were called to West Eyman Street, Tuesday, after someone gained entry into a residence by breaking through two doors, and removed a 60-inch RCA television valued at $3,000. The damages were estimated at $300. •Police were dispatched to the 800...

Perps move Water Depot ice machine

November 23, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were dispatched to the Water Depot, 1003 W. Hobbs St., Monday, after a subject entered the facility by jumping over the fence. Then the subject broke the lock to allow a second individual access. Nothing was reported stolen, although the reporting...

Man carjacked at gunpoint by two assailants Saturday

November 22, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Carjacking A man reported that his Toyota Tundra was taken at gunpoint on Saturday. The incident took place in the 700 block of South Kentucky Avenue. The victim stated that two men, wearing hoodies, approached his vehicle. One carried a handgun, the second a...

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November 19, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Student with ’shrooms at University High •Police were sent to University High School, Thursday, where an 18-year-old student was found in possession of illegal mushrooms. •Police received a call, Thursday, from a Portales woman who met with a Roswell...

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November 18, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Thieves take tools, copper, electronics •Police went to Lonestar Milk Transport, 1023 S. Atkinson Ave., Thursday, where $15,749 worth of tools were reported stolen. •Police were dispatched to Discount Furniture, 509 E. Second St., Wednesday, after...

Perp passes phony check

November 17, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were called to Cash Today, 2801 N. Main St., Tuesday, after a $2,995 cashier’s check cashed at their facility was returned from the bank with notification that it had been faked or altered. Larceny Police were sent to the 3300 block of Futura,...

Thieves make off with electronics

November 16, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

•Police were dispatched to the 700 block of South Union Avenue, Monday, after someone kicked in the front door of a residence and removed two 52-inch flat-screen television sets, valued at $2,000 each. The victim had been away from the residence for less...

Armed robbery reported, aggravated assault

November 15, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Armed robbery Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of West Juniper Street, Friday, to take a report of armed robbery. The victim stated that a subject pointed a gun at her head and then stole a safe containing $300. The victim refused to prosecute....

50-inch TV goes missing

November 12, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were dispatched to A Street, Thursday, where sometime between 7:30 and 11 a.m., a subject gained entry into a home and removed a 50-inch LG flat-screen television, worth $1,112. Aggravated assault A beer skip turned nasty, early Thursday morning, after...