July 13 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer responded to a report of breaking and entering at the Rotary Park baseball field concession stand about 7:30 a.m. After completing that investigation, the officer checked other baseball field concession stands in the city. At City Park, he found […]

Police blotter — June 3

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 12:25 a.m., an officer responded to a report of a male walking down the street with a shotgun in the 1300 block of South Avenue F. When the officer arrived, he began to check the area, and a 25-year-old woman […]

Driver’s license resolution unfair

Roosevelt County commissioners who supported the resolution to change the law that allows immigrants to get a driver’s license undermine our cherished values of equality and fairness. In the last legislative session, the senate decided to keep driver’s licenses for immigrants because it was the right thing to do. Religious leaders and people of faith […]

June 26 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: June 19 • About 9:45 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of North Globe Avenue in reference to a delayed burglary report. A 26-year-old woman said she spent the previous night at a friend’s house and took her mother’s vehicle […]

Police blotter — June 22

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Saturday • About 6:15 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of East 18th Street to take a report of a stolen porch swing. A 65-year-old woman said the swing was hanging from the porch at 6:45 a.m., and she noticed […]

Tuesday morning briefing: First Clovis train, open meetings and the law of the land

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Fast facts The first Santa Fe Railway cars arrived in Clovis from Albuquerque on Dec. 18, 1907. Engineer Jeff Roberts brought the train in at night and initially failed to see the townsite. He had to back his train into the station. Meetings watch […]

June 19 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • At 5:32 p.m., officers responded to call in the 1500 block of south Abilene in reference to a burglary. A man said as he was leaving for work at 7 a.m., he discovered his work vehicle had been broken into. The […]

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Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Friday • An officer responded to a larceny complaint about 5:05 p.m. in the 1100 block of East Third Street. A 41-year-old man said sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. that day, someone took the passenger-side hubcaps from his gray GMC Yukon […]

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 […]

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 […]