Rape suspect reports to Curry County jail for testing

Darrell Todd Maurina By Darrell Todd Maurina Freedom Newspapers Darrell_Maurina@link.freedom.com A 21-year-old accused of sexual assault reported to the Curry County Adult Detention Center Thursday evening for 60 days of sexual offender diagnostic testing. John Jacobs faces up to 18 months in state prison after entering into a plea agreement with prosecutors to one count […]

Public Record 11-23

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: l Jesse Aaron Lucy, 27, and Abigail Carrie Jones, 26, both of Portales. l Steven Ray Johnson, 44, and Lisa Ann Montes, 29, both of Elida. The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Roosevelt County District Court: l Kelvin C. Sprayberry, […]

Public Record 11-16

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: l Carl J. White, 60, and Mattie Carolyn Shipman, 57, both of Lubbock. The following dispositions were recently filed in Roosevelt County District Court: l Michael Vidmar, 34, found guilty of possession of firearm or destructive device by a felon. He will serve […]

Attorneys have opposing views on sex offender laws

Darrell Maurina New laws passed recently by the New Mexico legislature markedly increase penalties for sex offenders whose victims are children. Two criminal defense attorneys who have handled sex-related cases in the 9th Judicial District have opposite views of the new legislation. Clovis attorney Michael Garrett said the new laws give prosecutors important tools through […]

Public Record 11-9

The following marriage certificates were recently field in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: l Tracey Harald Hurd, 20, of Portales, and Danielle Janette Gruss, 21, of Clovis. l Gildaro Cano, 27, and Angelica M. Ward, 27, both of Portales. The following dispositions were recently filed in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court: l David Silva Jr., 19, found […]

Public Record 11-2

The following divorces were recently filed in the Roosevelt County District Court: Karen Lynn Melton and Mickey Dean Melton. The following certificates of marriage were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Francis L. Bono, 23, and Sherry I. Tapia, 28, both of Portales. The following dispositions were recently filed in Roosevelt County District Court: […]

Public Record 10-5

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Victor Sanchez, 64, of Portales, and Maria Engracia Diaz Salinas, 46, of Juarez, Mexico. Sidney D. Price, 44, and Betty D. McGee, 46, both of Elida. Armando F. Dominguez, 31, and Dorothy L. Collins, 34, both of Clovis. The following dispositions were recently […]

Public Record 9-28

The following marriage certificates were recently filed at the Roosevelt County Courthouse: James B. Jones, 22, and Jessica M. Harwell, 23, both of Portales. Ruben D. Esparza, 20, and Tina Baeza, 30, both of Portales. The following dispositions were filed in Roosevelt County District Court: Epigmenio P. Baltazar, 28, found guilty of aggravated driving while […]

Public Record 9-21

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Rex A. Maggard, 38, and Mary E. Garcia, 40, both of Portales. The following dispositions were filed in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court: Wanda Holguin, 43, found guilty of issuance of worthless checks and will serve 364 days of supervised probation. Martin Vicuna, 36, […]

Public Record 9/14

The following divorces were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Tomasa and Joe Montoya were officially divorced on Sept. 8. The following certificates of marriage were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Rojelio O. Orrantia, 24, of Tatum, and Janelle Pacheo, 23, of Cimarron. Juan S. Tovar, 20, and Jessica N. Licano, 20, […]