Public record — July 11

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

Danger under the sun

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Clarence Plank Summer sun may be a pleasure but area cancer experts say safely enjoying the sun means taking proper precautions. There are an estimated two million cases of skin cancer diagnosed yearly in the U.S. Most are considered to be sun-related, according to the American Cancer Society. James Townson, 66, of Melrose is one […]

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, […]

Public Record — May 18

April cases before the Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to court documents:

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 […]

Distemper cases concern vets

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer At least two recent cases of distemper in dogs have doctors at Caprock Veterinarian Clinic concerned. “It’s been years since I’ve seen any distemper cases,” Dr. Kathryn Bartlett said. Distemper is an airborne and contagious disease that can affect a dog’s respiratory, urogenital, gastrointestinal, optic nerves and central nervous […]

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 […]