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 inoperable brake light. Police said Christopher D. Tuckness, 32, was found in possession of a [&hellip...

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Traffic stop results in arrest

July 10, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

Roswell Police arrested a 29-year-old woman on an outstanding warrant and a charge of concealing identity following a traffic stop on Tuesday. Just after midnight on Tuesday morning, police stopped Vanessa Renee Lucero, 29, of Roswell, on a traffic violation...

Taillight stop results in arrest

July 8, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

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...

Cash, credit card reported stolen from vehicle

July 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

  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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...