June 12 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer took a report of animal cruelty about 6:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of San Miguel Court. An 18-year-old woman said her small dog had been beaten and was en route to the veterinary clinic. She said her 20-year-old […]

Police blotter — June 8

Samplings to recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer took a report of child abuse about 7:10 p.m. A 19-year-old woman and her 25-year-old fiance said her 18-month-old son was injured while staying with his 23-year-old father. The officer observed red marks on the child’s left temple, the […]

Police blotter — June 5

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer responded to a call of a verbal domestic disturbance about 7:10 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Abilene Street. A 56-year-old man said he and a 22-year-old woman were arguing because she comes home at 6 a.m. every […]

May 29 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • An officer was sent to the city skate park about 8:20 p.m. in reference to a report of a broken car window. A 17-year-old boy said his Eclipse was parked in front of the skate park gate while he was in […]

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Recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer was contacted about noon regarding a male having a knife at Lindsey-Steiner Elementary School. A six-inch butterfly knife was recovered, and the investigation was ongoing.

May 22 — Police blotter

Recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer was dispatched to a business in the 1100 block of West First Street about 3 p.m. in reference to a criminal damage report. He was told the male suspect was last seen running from the area. The northwest corner of the […]

Police blotter — May 18

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Thursday • An officer responded to the 800 block of West Fourth Street on a report of a burglary. The victim reported a television and a lock box containing jewelry, paperwork and photos missing. The officer noted that an investigation was under way […]

May 15 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • An officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of North Abilene to handle a report of larceny. A 52-year-old woman said her $300 laptop was taken from her home while she was running errands. The investigation was ongoing, and police had […]

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Police blotter — May 11

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Sunday • Officers were sent to the 1200 block of North Abilene Street about 2:45 a.m. in reference to a residential burglary that occurred in the 700 block of South Avenue B. One officer met with a man and a woman, residents of […]

May 8 — Police blotter

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

Police blotter — May 4

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer was sent to Portales Recreation Center about 4:35 p.m. in reference to larceny. A 24-year-old woman said money was missing from the center coin bag. She said money was taken April 20 and then she again noticed at least […]

May 1 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer was dispatched to the area of City Park about 11:55 a.m. in reference to two girls fighting. He was told they were on Ninth Street. The officer located the two 17-year-old girls and took a report. Wednesday • About […]

Police blotter — April 27

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Thursday • An officer was dispatched to the 600 block of South Main Street about 9:05 p.m. in reference to an auto burglary. A man reported someone had stolen a car stereo, an XM Sirius radio and two car chargers from a Mitsubishi. […]

April 24 —

Recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • About 3 p.m., an officer responded to a report of a narcotics discovery in the 400 block of North Avenue B. A 19-year-old man said he and his girlfriend broke up and she asked him to pack her belongings and clean the house […]

Police blotter — April 20

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • Officers were dispatched to a store in the 1800 block of South Avenue I about 10:50 p.m. in reference to a panic alarm. Upon arrival, two officers checked the doors, which were locked, and saw an employee walk from the back […]

April 17 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 7:50 a.m., an officer was sent to the 900 block of South Avenue B for a report of criminal damage. When he arrived, he saw a gold Chevrolet sedan with the back window damaged by a brick. The 23-year-old man […]

Police blotter — April 13

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer responded to an auto burglary incident in the 1200 block of Hickory at 8:47 a.m. where he made contact with a man who said someone had gained unauthorized access to his vehicle between the hours of 8:30 p.m. on […]

April 10 —

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday: • While on patrol in the 1700 block of east Third Street about 1:15 a.m., an officer checked the exterior of a church and observed a broken glass door. The scene was secured, and a church representative was called. • An officer […]

Police blotter — April 6

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Sunday • An officer was sent to the 500 block of South Avenue D about 8:25 a.m. in reference to a juvenile runaway. A 64-year-old woman said when she went to bed about 9 a.m. the night before, her 16-year-old granddaughter said she […]