Judge hedges on Obamacare court ruling

Freedom New Mexico A reminder that few things are as simple as they first seem: In January, when a federal judge in Pensacola declared President Obama’s health care reform law unconstitutional, the judge became something of a shining knight of the right. Now his armor is looking a little tarnished. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson, […]

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Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Feb. 16 • Dominique Lucero, born in 1974, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license as per a plea agreement. Lucero was sentenced to four days in jail, 360 days supervised probation and $475 in fines and fees. Feb. 22 • David […]

Portales past: March 13, 1962

March 13, 1962: Portales News-Tribune: Transwestern Pipeline Co. has appealed to the United States Supreme Court a judgment calling for the payment of more than $40,000 in damages to nine Portales Valley farmers.

Police conduct warrant roundup

PNT staff report The Portales Police Department conducted a warrant roundup Saturday morning, serving 13 warrants for failure to appear in court or for drug-related charges, Deputy Chief Lonnie Berry said. The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office and Eastern New Mexico University Police Department assisted.

Feb. 27 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents:

Feb. 20 — Public record

Recent Roosevelt County Magistrate Court cases, according to court documents: Feb. 11 • Donald Session, born in 1984, pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs and negligent use of a firearm. Session was sentenced to 90 days in jail, one year supervised probation, certain alcohol substance restrictions, 24 hours […]

Feb. 13 — Public record

Recent Roosevelt County Magistrate Court cases, according to court documents: Jan. 18 • Roberto Lizarraga, born in 1987, pleaded no contest to a second offense of aggravated DWI. Lizarraga was sentenced to 30 days in jail with a pre-sentence confinement of two days, two years of supervised probation, an additional 15 days in jail for […]

Jan. 23 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Jan. 14 • Maria Gandara, born in 1971, pleaded not guilty to a first offense of DWI and defective equipment. She was found guilty and sentenced to 364 days supervised probation with costs of $30 per month and $712 in fines and fees.

Jan. 16 — Public record

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Jan. 7 • Erin Burnworth, born in 1978, was found guilty of a first offense of aggravated DWI. Burnworth was sentenced to two days in jail with eight hours of pre-sentence credit, one year of supervised probation with costs of $30 per month and […]

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Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Thursday • Robert Wiley, born in 1989, was found guilty of first offense DWI. Wiley was sentenced to four days in jail with one day of presentence confinement credit, one year of supervised probation with monthly costs of $30 and $541 in fines and […]