Police: Gun report at Walmart unsubstantiated

PNT staff After searching Walmart on Monday, police discovered a report of a man with a gun in the store to be false. About 12:15 p.m., someone called dispatchers and made the report. Portales Police Deputy Chief Lonnie Berry said officers secured the store’s occupants, stopped people from entering and searched the store. They found […]

Oct. 17 — Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatchers: Wednesday • A Portales Police officer went to Portales High School about 1:10 p.m. on a report of a fight between students. A school administrator said a staff member saw an 18-year-old boy say something to a 14-year-old boy and take a swing at the 14-year-old. The […]

Police Blotter —

Recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 3:36 p.m., a caller in the Tinsley Crossing area reported two subjects taking gravel. • At 4:17 p.m., a caller in the area of N.M. 467 reported a 10-year-old girl passed out. Sunday • At 2:30 p.m., a caller in the 300 […]

Police Blotter — May 12

Recent calls received by Portales dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:59 a.m., a caller in the 900 block of East Canadian Street requested an officer because people at the residence were fighting and breaking things, as well as throwing objects at cars on the street. • At 2:53 a.m., a caller at […]

Police blotter — March 17

A sampling of recent calls to Portales dispatchers, according to call logs: Thursday • At 9:20 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of North Boston said she would like animal control to come and pick up a cat at her mother’s house. • At 2:46 p.m., a caller in the 500 block of South […]

Feb. 21 Blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Feb. 11 through Feb. 18 according to call logs:

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A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Jan. 22-29, according to call logs: Jan. 23: • At 12:01 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of North Boston Avenue reported a threat to the caller’s 16-year-old daughter on a My Space Web site. • At 4:26 p.m., a caller in the 1900 block of […]

Jan. 17 Police blotter

A sampling of calls Portales dispatchers received Jan. 8 throught Jan. 15, according to call logs: Jan. 8: • At 4:24 p.m. dispatchers sent officers to investigate an open 911 line. They were told that for the past few days, the caller’s dog had been sitting on the phone, which then dialed 911.

Dec. 20 Police Blotter

A sampling of call received by Portales dispatchers from Dec. 1-18, according to police call logs:

Jan. 8 Police Blotter

PNT staff A sampling of recent calls received by Portales Police dispatchers, compiled from reports: Jan. 3: • About 3:45 p.m., a small child kept calling 911 to say hi and wouldn’t let the dispatcher speak to a parent. An officer spoke to the mother. Jan. 4 • At 12:56 a.m., a caller reported a […]

Aug. 31, 2008 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: Monday • At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported fraud at a residence on Gemini Drive. • At 4:09 p.m., a caller reported a burglary of a vehicle on South Avenue A. • At 5:58 p.m., […]

Police Blotter, Aug. 3, 2008

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: July 25• At 9:44 a.m., one subject was arrested for an outstanding warrant on South Avenue B.• At 8:57 a.m., a caller reported the burglary of a residence on West Date Street.• At 9:42 p.m., […]

Police Blotter July 27, 2008

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: July 18• At 9:06 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver on West Second Street.• At 1:26 p.m., a caller reported the burglary of a vehicle on West Third Street.• At 4:46 p.m., a caller […]

July 20, 2008 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. July 11 •

Police Blotter — July 13

PNT Staff Reports The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. July 3 • At 4:20 p.m., a caller reported criminal damage to a vehicle on East Brazos Street. •

Police Blotter — July 6

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. June 27 •

Police Blotter — June 29

The following is a sampling of calls placed to Portales police dispatchers over the past week: June 19• At 6:45 p.m., a caller reported a dispute at a residence on East Ninth Street.• At 8:18 p.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle at a residence on South Avenue I.• At 10:29 p.m., a caller reported […]

Police Blotter March 16, 2008

The following is a sampling of calls placed to Portales police dispatchers over the last week. According to reports: March 8• A caller reported several cows on the roadway near N.M. 114, near the first curve near Dora.• A caller reported that three juveniles had entered the old Yam Theater on South Main Street. March […]

Police respond to suicide threat

Freedom New Mexico A suicidal 47-year-old Curry County man was placed in protective custody Friday morning after he threatened to shoot police officers. City, county and state law enforcement officers and Clovis’ mobile command unit were deployed to the scene before the situation ended without incident, according to Curry County Sheriff Matt Murray. The man […]

Roosevelt County now has 911 cell phone tracking system

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By Paula Cronic: PNT Staff Writer Roosevelt County 911 dispatchers now have a new system using global positioning satellite technology (GPS) which allows dispatchers to pinpoint the exact location of a cell phone caller. Before, Roosevelt County was phase one compliant, which means they were only able to track a caller by the cell tower […]