Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports:
• At 1:41 a.m., an officer observed a car traveling at a high rate of speed then swerve in the road. Upon pulling the car over, the officer encountered a young woman driving and smelled an alcoholic beverage coming from the car.
The officer asked the woman where she was coming from and she said from one of the local bars at which time the officer had the woman exit the vehicle and perform a field sobriety test.
The officer observed irregularities in the woman’s eyes and that she stumbled.
She was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.