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Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Saturday • An officer responded to a call on Chicago Street just after midnight where the assistant manager of a business said two adolescent males had just stolen from the store. Officers tracked the two boys to a convenience store and confronted them. […]

Sept. 4 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • While an officer was in attendance at a Portales High School function, he was advised there was a fight between two individuals in the parking lot. The officer arrived on the scene to find one teenager crouched on top of another, […]

Aug. 31 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent call to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer responded to an auto burglary call at midnight in the 400 block of north Avenue K. A man said a car stereo was stolen from his 1993 Jeep. He said he went inside his friend’s house for 15 minutes […]

Police blotter — Aug. 28

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Tuesday • An officer handled a child custody dispute about 8:35 p.m. in the 2100 block of Pojoaque Court. A 21-year-old woman said her parents came to her residence to pick up her grandmother’s vehicle. Her parents took custody of her 1-year-old daughter […]

Aug. 21 — Police blotter

Argen Duncan Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports:

Aug. 21 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court records:

Aug. 17 —

Recent samplings of calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday • An officer was sent the 500 block of South Avenue A about 8:20 a.m. in reference to a report of an auto burglary. A 22-year-old woman said someone entered her vehicle and took her purse, which contained several items, from the […]

New Mexico can’t afford to keep Rail Runner

A recent column by Paul Gessing, president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation, which promotes limited government, economic freedom and individual responsibility:

Aug. 14 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Wednesday • An officer was sent to the 800 block of East First Street about 8:30 p.m. in reference to a report of a dangerous dog. A 40-year-old woman said her husband went outside because he heard their dog barking and saw a […]

Effects of U.S. credit downgrade will be felt over next few years

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Kevin Wilson The recent credit downgrade by Standard and Poor’s won’t have an immediate resonation to Americans beyond rhetoric, but the effects will be felt over the next few years, local bankers and economists said. For the first time in the country’s history, the country’s credit rating was downgraded by a credit agency from “AAA+” […]

Their view: Bike bridge not example of fiscal responsibility

A recent column by Paul Gessing is president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation, which promotes limited government, economic freedom and individual responsibility.

Public record —

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: May 23 • Torricello Embry, born in 1974, pleaded guilty to criminal damage to property less than $1,000. Embry was sentenced to 182 days of supervised probation, paying restitution and $173 in fines and fees. • Monico Sanchez, born in 1981, pleaded guilty to […]

Police blotter — Aug. 7

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records:

Police blotter — Aug. 3

PNT staff Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records:

July 31 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer responded to a report of a domestic disturbance about 1:40 p.m. in the 800 block of North Avenue I. A 29-year-old woman said she and her boyfriend had argued, and he recorded her with a small video camera. During […]

July 27 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer was dispatched to a convenience store in the 1700 block of South Avenue D about 7 p.m. in reference to shoplifting. A dispatcher told him an employee had detained a subject. The 16-year-old employee said he saw a 15-year-old […]

July 24 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Monday • An officer responded to a report of fraud about 4:40 p.m. At the Portales Police Department, the officer spoke with a 36-year-old man who said a checkbook was stolen from his home. The man provided copies of three checks that he […]

July 24 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: June 29 • Isaac Montano III, born in 1980, pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended or revoked license. Montano was sentenced to four days in jail with four days of pre-sentence credit, 360 days probation and $581 in fines and fees. July 7 […]

July 20 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer responded to a report of a fight involving a beer bottle about 11:30 p.m. at a business in the 1000 block of West Second Street. When she arrived, a state police officer had already detained a woman. The Portales […]

July 17 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • About 4:30 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1500 block of South Avenue D Place in reference to a residential burglary. A 26-year-old woman said she went out of town July 5 and returned home July 9. She noticed her […]