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Dead man found in his home in Hobbs

August 9, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

New Mexico State Police responded to a call on a dead man found in his house in Hobbs. Jason Cummings, 32, of Hobbs, was found dead. Cigarettes stolen from North Walgreens The Roswell Police Department responded to a report of shoplifting at Walgreen North at 3:40 a.m. Friday, where $60 of cigarettes were allegedly taken. [&hellip...

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Man arrested for possession

August 7, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Early Wednesday, a man was charged for having a controlled substance and for possession of a prohibited substance. The arrest was made in the 100 block of East 19th Street.   Public consumption A woman was arrested on a charge of drinking in public in...

Man arrested on battery charge

August 7, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police responded to a domestic disturbance on the 100 block of West Hendricks Street at 1:31 p.m. on Wednesday. Lizandro Feliciano, 25, of Roswell, was arrested on a charge of battery on a household member, according to a Roswell Police Department...

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...

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...