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Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • About 4:05 p.m., an officer responded to a report of battery in the 900 block of East Amazon Street. A 47-year-old man told the officer that when he came back from picking his daughter up from school, he saw a man […]

Police blotter — Jan. 30

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of North Avenue N about 5:45 p.m. for a report of a stolen purse. A 31-year old woman told the officer she noticed her purse was missing from her truck. She said she […]

Jan. 23 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer responded to a report of a fight in progress about 4:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Lime Street. When he arrived, he found one group of people in an alley and another in the park. The officer […]

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Jan. 16 — Police blotter

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

Immigration enforcement not police’s job

With the 82nd Texas Legislature just a couple of weeks away, pre-filed anti-immigration bills already are piling up. Let’s hope that reason wins out and bad legislation is shuttled to the dustbin where it belongs. One such bill, filed last month by Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, would require law enforcement officers to investigate the immigration […]

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

Dec. 19 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday: • Two officers went to the 700 block of South Avenue B in reference to an instance of breaking and entering that had just occurred. When they arrived, a 25-year-old woman said she was in a bedroom at the rear of the […]

Dec. 10 — Police blotter

Argen Duncan Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 12:40 p.m., an officer spoke with a 49-year-old woman who suspected someone stole her purse in the 1300 block of Oakwood Circle. The white leather purse contained about $150 cash, credit cards, a department store gift card, a […]

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Dec. 5 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 8:20 a.m., an officer was called to Portales Junior High School in reference to a fight. When he arrived, an administrator told him two 12-year-old girls were in a fight at the beginning of school. The administrator told him one […]

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Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police records: Thursday • Just after 3 a.m., an officer responded to a report of a man falsely obtaining accommodation at a motel in the 1100 block of First Street. The desk clerk said about an hour earlier, a man inquired about room rates and […]

Nov. 28 — Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 5:40 p.m., a magistrate probation officer requested a police officer in the 200 block of South Avenue I to handle a narcotics violation. When the police officer arrived, the probation officer told him a 21-year-old man on probation had tested […]

Police blotter — Nov. 24

Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday • About 4:40 p.m., officers went to a business in the 1600 block of East Spruce Street to handle a report of shoplifting. A detective heard the call of shoplifting on the police radio and saw two teenage boys run from the […]

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Samplings of recent calls handled by Portales-area law enforcement, according to police reports: Wednesday • About 7:20 p.m., officers responded to a report of domestic battery in the 800 block of East First Street. A 29-year-old woman told them that about 15 days ago, her 38-year-old boyfriend hit her and left a black eye, and […]

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Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer went to a pet business in the 200 block of South Avenue H about 7:20 a.m. for a report of a burglary. The business owner said the night before, someone removed pins from the hinges on the back door […]

Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to police reports: Friday: • About 10:55 p.m., officers went to the area of West Third Street and South Avenue E in reference to a possible fight in progress. While they were on their way, the dispatcher said several people involved were leaving the scene in […]

Nov. 7 — Police blotter

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Police blotter — Oct. 27

Samplings of recent calls to Portales-area law enforcement, according to records: Friday • An officer was called to the Portales Skate Park about 6:15 p.m. for a report of a car windshield being cracked by fireworks fired from the skate park. The officer met a 40-year-old Portales woman who said she was driving down 18th […]