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 […]

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 […]

ENMU sets record for enrollment

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University set a new record for enrollment this fall. According to a university press release, this semester marks ENMU’s first to enroll more than 5,000 students. Semester credit hours, which affects funding, rose by 7 percent, according to the release. The release says that total enrollment is 5,080 students […]

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; […]

Portales past: Aug. 25, 1910

Aug. 25, 1910: Roosevelt County Herald ad: 2000 of those special lemonades a week is the record at the Dobbs Confectionery. Better get in for one or more early in the week in order to avoid the rush.

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 […]

Public record —

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 […]

Home construction sets record

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Jared Tucker What’s the best way to combat a nationwide economic downturn and a falling housing market? Build new homes and remodel existing ones, according to city and real estate personnel. Portales Planning Director Sammy Standefer said Portales set an all-time record in the 2009-2010 fiscal year for new home construction and for additions and […]

Public record — July 11

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

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, […]

June 6 —

The following is a sample of calls made to dispatch from Wednesday through Friday.

Area could see record highs

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By Jared Tucker: PNT staff writer By Jared Tucker PNT Staff Writer Forecasters say predictions of record-breaking heat across eastern New Mexico today is just the beginning of a scorcher that could last for days. Today’s forecast calls for temperatures to climb to a high of 98 degrees in Clovis with predictions of 105-degree highs […]

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:

Public Record — May 9

Recent cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents: Feb. 17: • Clifton Evrage, 43, pleaded not guilty to battery against a household member and assault on a household member. Evrage was found guilty of battery against a household member, but acquitted of assault on a household member. Evrage was sentenced […]

Public Record — May 7

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: March 22: • Jeremy Gutierrez, 18, pleaded no contest to contempt. Gutierrez was sentenced to 364 days of supervised probation and $373 in fines and fees. • Jacob Sealey, 19, pleaded no contest to contempt. Sealey was sentenced to 364 days of supervised probation […]

ENMU signs player for men’s basketball

Freedom New Mexico Max Carries, a 6-foot-7 junior-to-be forward from Moreno Valley, Calif., has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season at Eastern New Mexico University. Carrier is transferring from Irvine Valley College in California. Last season, he helped the Lasers to a 26-5 record and a berth in the quarterfinals […]

Zias’ Mayo Otis sets school hits record with ‘slam’

Freedom New Mexico DURANT, Okla. — Alex Mayo Otis broke an Eastern New Mexico University career record on Saturday, and she did it in style. In what was otherwise a tough weekend for the Zias, the senior outfielder from Phoenix became the program’s all-time hits leader with a third-inning grand slam in a 15-12 loss […]