Portales man charged with child abuse, DWI

PNT staff report A 37-year-old Roosevelt County man has been arrested on accusations that he was driving while intoxicated with an unrestrained toddler in the back seat. Manuel Gallegos is charged with child abuse and altering vehicle registration, both felonies, as well as a third offense of aggravated DWI, not maintaining lanes, driving on a […]

Possession, use of mood-altering substances banned

American Forces Press Servicce WASHINGTON — Air Force officials issued guidance banning the knowing use and possession of any substance, other than alcohol or tobacco, that is ingested to alter mood or function. On June 8, the Air Force published an Air Force guidance memorandum revising Air Force Instruction 44-121, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention […]

Bookout reaches plea deal

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Curry County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout entered a no-contest plea Friday morning to a felony charge of tampering with public records. She will serve 12 months unsupervised probation, according to her attorney. Under the terms of the agreement, Bookout must resign as county treasurer immediately. Bookout was indicted in February […]