Feb. 20 — Public record

Recent Roosevelt County Magistrate Court cases, according to court documents: Feb. 11 • Donald Session, born in 1984, pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs and negligent use of a firearm. Session was sentenced to 90 days in jail, one year supervised probation, certain alcohol substance restrictions, 24 hours […]

Jan. 23 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Jan. 14 • Maria Gandara, born in 1971, pleaded not guilty to a first offense of DWI and defective equipment. She was found guilty and sentenced to 364 days supervised probation with costs of $30 per month and $712 in fines and fees.

Jan. 16 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Jan. 7 • Erin Burnworth, born in 1978, was found guilty of a first offense of aggravated DWI. Burnworth was sentenced to two days in jail with eight hours of pre-sentence credit, one year of supervised probation with costs of $30 per month and […]

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Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Thursday • Robert Wiley, born in 1989, was found guilty of first offense DWI. Wiley was sentenced to four days in jail with one day of presentence confinement credit, one year of supervised probation with monthly costs of $30 and $541 in fines and […]

Dec. 5 — Public record

Recent Roosevelt County Magistrate Court cases, according to court documents:

Nov. 28 —

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Nov. 3 • Shane McNicoll, born in 1980, pled guilty to battery on a household member, with the charged amended down to a misdemeanor and a charge of defective equipment dismissed, as per a plea agreement. McNicoll was sentenced to 39 days in jail […]

Public record — Nov. 21

Cases handled in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Nov. 15 • Charges of aggravated DWI for refusing a sobriety test, open container, stopped vehicle interfering with traffic and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer against Doris Welch were dismissed without prejudice because the prosecutor declined to prosecute. • Anthony Gallegos entered a […]

Short wins magistrate judge seat

Argen Duncan Republican Linda J. Short won the Roosevelt County magistrate judge position Tuesday with almost 77 percent of votes. Her opponent, Democrat James “Jim” W. Lee, had 1,018 of the 4,385 votes in the race. “I’m very happy,” Short said. Short plans to attend three weeks of new judges training starting Nov. 15 in […]

Perez withdraws from magistrate judge race

Argen Duncan In the magistrate judge race, Eastern New Mexico University police officer Charles Perez has withdrawn his candidacy and KENW News and Public Affairs Director for FM James “Jim” Lee has stepped into the contest. Both men are Democrats. Republican Linda Short is also running for magistrate judge in November. Perez withdrew Aug. 27, […]

Sept. 7 Public record

In the Roosevelt County Magistrate Court: Aug. 20 • Jeremy Claudio, Y.O.B. 1990, was found guilty of possession of paraphernalia and sentenced to six months in jail and $148 in fines. Charge of possession of marijuana is dismissed per plea agreement. Sentence to run concurrent with district court sentence of six months in prison for […]

Public record — Aug. 29

Recent cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents: July 29 • Valentin Barrientos-Perez, DOB unknown, pleaded guilty of DUI (first), driver must be licensed and child restraint (two counts); sentenced to 90 days in jail, $574 in fines; DWI school within 60 days; alcohol screening within 30 days of release; […]

Public record: Aug. 4

In the Portales Magistrate Court: July 12 • Stephanie Brumfield, DOB 1991, found guilty of minor in possession of alcohol and sentenced to one year supervised probation, 40 hours community service, and fined $300. July 15 • Adolfo Alvarez, DOB 1986, found guilty of attempting to bring contraband into place of imprisonment and possession of […]

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In Portales Magistrate Court: July 8 • Ana Ortega pled guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and sentenced to 364 days supervised probation; must attend ASPEN within 90 days and provide proof to probation office; probation will run concurrent with probation now serving; fined $148. Charge of possession of marijuana under one ounce dismissed per […]

Public record — July 11

The following cases were closed through the Roosevelt County Magistrate Court from June 18-23.

Embezzlement charges appear to fit pattern of conduct

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New mexico Embezzlement charges against the owner of Portales Livestock Auction appear to fit a pattern of conduct leading to a shutdown of the facility more than a year ago. Randy Bouldin is charged with embezzling more than $450,000 in December 2008, when prosecutors say he sold 1,000 head of cattle […]

June 6 — Public record

The following are recent cases from Portales Magistrate Court: Tuesday • Laura Gomez, 33, pled guilty to aggravated DWI (first). Sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 88 days suspended leaving two days to serve in the Roosevelt County Detention Center; one year supervised probation with DWI compliance officer; must attend ASPEN program, DWI school, […]

Public Record — May 18

April cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents:

Public Record — May 16

Recent cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents: Feb. 8: • Olivia Gutierrez, 51, pleaded guilty to a second offense of DWI, driving on a revoked license and not maintaining traffic lanes. Gutierrez was sentenced to eight days in the Roosevelt County Detention Center, two years of supervised probation and […]

Public Record — May 13

Recent cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents: Feb. 16: • Juan Montano, 41, was found guilty of a first offense of DWI and making an improper turn. Montano was sentenced to one year of supervised probation and $580 in fines and fees. • Jerry Ferguson, 53, pleaded no contest […]

Public Record — May 11

March cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents: