State responsible for speed limits

Recently Danny Watkins of Alto received a speeding ticket while traveling through Elida. He complained in a letter to the editor that Elida is, “…a speed trap” and that Elida’s police officers should, “…concentrate on enforcing the law.” That’s precisely what they do. Elida has two certified police officers to enforce laws, but their primary […]

Sheriff using dummy to curb speeding

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Jared Tucker There’s a real dummy logging hours at the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Department, but he’s been there four years and it turns out he’s pretty good at his job. Chief Deputy Sheriff Malin Parker said his office has been using a dummy to combat speeders since Sheriff Darren Hooker was elected to office in […]

12-30-07 Magistrate Court

The following dispositions were filed in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court recently. According to the documents: • Guadalupe Granados, 39, pleaded no contest to the charges of aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs (second offense), speeding, no insurance, expired registration, failure to maintain lane, open container and driving on a suspended/revoked drivers license. […]