Feb. 27 —

Samplings of calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 1:50 p.m., officers responded to City Park in reference to a 911 hang-up from a cell phone. They learned from a witness that a battery had occurred and the victim and suspect left in separate vehicles. While trying to find the […]

Police blotter — Feb. 23

Samplings of recent calls to Portales police, according to police records: Sunday: • An officer was dispatched to a business in the 400 block of West 18th Street for a report of vandalism about 4:40 p.m. A man reported that someone had done $750 worth of damage to a Red Box DVD rental machine at […]

Feb. 20 —

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Feb. 16 — Police blotter

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Ten charged with gambling at country club

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A Portales city councilor and former Roosevelt County manager have been charged with illegal gambling in connection with a Dec. 30 undercover investigation at the Portales Country Club. Councilman Oscar Robinson and former County Manager Michael Miller were among a group of 10 charged with petty misdemeanor gambling, according […]

Feb. 13 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • An officer went to a non-profit organization in the 600 block of First Street in reference to a report of a bad check. The office manager said she received a returned check written for $133 by a 38-year-old woman. She said […]

Portales boy facing weapons charge

A 15-year-old Portales boy faces a fourth-degree felony and a misdemeanor charge after bringing handgun parts and knives to school, according to Portales Police Department records. The boy is charged with unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon on school premises, a fourth-degree felony, and unlawful possession of a handgun, a misdemeanor. According to police records: […]

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Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Thursday • About 6:40 a.m., an officer responded to a report of criminal damage in the 800 block of East Second Street. A 26-year-old woman said sometime between midnight and 6:30 a.m., someone broke out the front windshield of her 2008 Dodge. She […]

Monday morning briefing: Local snow records, a voice for teens and the British invasion

Good morning. It’s the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing Remembering Jay Jay the newest giraffe addition to Hillcrest Zoo, sadly, passed on Saturday. Click on the video of the day if you want to remember his arrival. Local weather facts The heaviest snowfall recorded in Clovis’ history was November 1911 when 22.5 inches fell. For […]

Feb. 6 — Police blotter

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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 […]

Police blotter — Jan. 26

Samplings of recent calls to Portales police, according to police records: Friday • About 1:20 a.m., an officer went to the 900 block of East Canadian St. to handle a verbal domestic disturbance. When the officer arrived, a 21-year-old man said he and his 19-year-old girlfriend were yelling at each other over relationship problems. The […]

Jan. 23 — Weekly update

PNT staff report Portales woman receives prison sentence Athena Shepherd, charged with abusing her then-10-year-old stepdaughter in September 2009, was sentenced to three years in prison and one year of probation in the case on Jan. 5, according to Ninth Judicial District Court records. She was given one year of pre-sentence confinement credit. Shepherd pleaded […]

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

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Police blotter — Jan. 12

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law-enforcement, according to police records: Saturday • An officer responded to the 100 block of South Indio Avenue on a report of a fire and explosion just after midnight. When he arrived, the front of a white 1999 Ford F-150 was engulfed in flames. After the fire was out, […]

Jan. 9 —

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Wednesday • About 2 p.m., a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputy reported seeing windows broken out on a vacant residence in the 1800 block of North Avenue O. The house belongs to the City of Portales. The house appeared otherwise secure and undamaged. There […]

Jan. 2 — Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • A police officer was dispatched to Allsup’s, 120 South Chicago St., at 5:41 p.m. in reference to an automobile burglary. • Officers were dispatched to Allsup’s, 1801 South Avenue I, at 6:01 p.m. in reference to domestic violence in progress. A […]