Police blotter: Feb. 28, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 12:03 a.m.: Caller reported shoplifting, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. 1:08 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 1600 block of Cameo Street. 6:39 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 800 block of Mitchell Street. 9:41 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic situation in progress, […]

Police Blotter: Feb. 27, 2013

Here is a sampling of, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 4:35 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, 400 block of North Lea Street. 4:45 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, Prince Street and Wilhite Road. 7:38 a.m.: Caller reported a dispute, 1100 block of Edwards Street. 8:22 a.m.: Caller reported trespassing, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. […]

Police blotter: Jan. 29, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 4:57 a.m.: Call in reference to disturbing the peace, 1000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 7:41 a.m.: Call in reference to fraud, 3700 block of North Prince Street. 8:24 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, 300 block of North Connelly Street. 8:38 […]

Police blotter – Aug. 12

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Thursday 12:30 a.m.: Caller reported a vehicle blocking a road entrance, 1500 block of highway 60-84. 5:25 a.m.: Caller advised her daughter was intoxicated and passed out in a field, near Sharondale Drive and Lexington Road. 7:24 a.m.: Caller advised a woman, who was […]

Court dispositions – Aug. 12

Recent cases in Curry County District Court, according to court records. Visit www.nmcourts.gov for more information on these cases. Case number D-905-CR-201200040. Cynthia Rodriguez, born 1982, pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing and shoplifting. Sentenced to 364 days jail-suspended, 364 days probation, one day pre-sentence credit and fees. Case number D-905-CR-201200121. Kellen Aragon, born 1982, pleaded […]

Judge sets new bond for accused officer

A former school resource police officer accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl he met at Portales High School has a new bond. Magistrate Judge Richard Hollis set Victor Castillo's bond at $100,000 cash only Friday at a hearing dominated with concerns about the one-time officer's mental state. District Attorney Matt Chandler told Hollis […]

Police blotter – Aug. 10

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 12:02 a.m.: Caller suspects a drug house nearby as there is come and go traffic at all hours, 800 block of Sheldon Street. 5:23 a.m.: Caller advised two horses were on the side of the road, 5200 block of North Norris Street. 7:54 […]

Police blotter – Aug. 9

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 1:58 a.m.: Caller advised her son, who is on medication for psychotic tendencies, was in the truck parked in front of the house having a mental episode and hitting the inside of the truck, 2900 block of Kelso Avenue. 2:50 a.m.: Caller advised […]

Police blotter – Aug. 8

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 4 a.m.: Caller reported two males were siphoning gas from a vehicle on the property, 1500 block of Mabry Drive. 8:13 a.m.: Caller reported burglary of a house they were watching while the owners were away, 1500 block of Westchester Street. 9:17 a.m.: […]

Police blotter – Aug. 7

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 12:04 p.m.: Caller reported beer stolen from back of delivery truck, 600 block of South Prince Street. 2:14 p.m.: Caller reported a male in a crane hit a power line, 3800 block of Mabry Drive. 2:32 p.m.: Caller reported male subject dumping dirt […]

Portales city councilor ‘disgusted’ about former police officer

Portales city councilor Keith Thomas said Saturday he was disgusted when he learned about felony charges against former Portales police officer Victor Castillo. Castillo, charged Friday with 31 felonies, is accused of maintaining a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl he met while serving as the department's school resource officer. Castillo maintains his innocence and […]

Police blotter – Aug. 5

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Thursday 12:03 a.m.: Caller reported shots fired in the area, 2100 block of West Grand Avenue. 6:07 a.m.: Caller advised an aggressive Rottweiler that was under the house found a way into the house and tried to bite him and the children, 1200 block […]

Court dispositions – Aug. 5

Recent cases in Curry County District Court, according to court records. Visit www.nmcourts.gov for more information on these cases. Case number D-905-CR-201100279. Robert Shaw, born 1985, pleaded guilty to resisting/evading/obstructing an officer and open container in a motor vehicle. Charges dismissed by judge were shooting at or from a motor vehicle, careless driving and driving […]

Police blotter – Aug. 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 5:21 a.m: Caller requested a check for dim lights seen through windows of a vacant house, 1900 block of Axtell Street. 7:21 a.m.: Caller reported he and his dog were attacked by another dog and caller was bitten, 100 block of East Tierra […]

Report details March jail assault

A Curry County jail inmate was discovered bloody and beaten shortly after noon on March 29. That's when another inmate "buzzed in to control and stated 'you better get me out of this pod before I kill someone.'" The report detailing the incident was released by county officials on Wednesday in response to a Clovis […]

Police blotter – Aug. 2

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 1:57 a.m.: Caller reported he chased, on foot, the person he caught breaking into his vehicle, who fled the scene on a bicycle, 1200 block of Oakhurst Road. 4:48 a.m.: Caller advised he had a railroad track rider detained and wanted him escorted […]

Police blotter – Aug. 1

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 1:18 a.m.: Caller advised shots were fired from two different firearms, near Sixth and Reid streets. 3:08 a.m.: Caller reported their front door kicked in and things taken, 1300 block of West 11th Street. 5:45 a.m.: Caller advised a service truck with a […]

Attorney says client attacked, beaten in jail

The June 27 assault of Jaime Perez may not have been the first time this year an inmate has used a broom handle to beat another inmate at the Curry County jail. Clovis attorney Marna Trammell said Monday that her client Terry Damron was attacked and beaten in the jail March 26 by another inmate. […]

Police blotter – July 31

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 12:20 a.m.: Caller advised someone in a truck was driving slowly past the house and around the neighborhood, 2100 block of Country Meadows Drive. 4:43 a.m.: Caller reported someone tried to take her vehicle but left it parked halfway in the road, 800 […]

Police confident in race policy

Law enforcement officials in Curry and Roosevelt counties say they are now in compliance with a 2009 law requiring them to have policies in place that ban bias-based profiling. But a spokesperson for an immigrant advocacy group said that may not have been the case when a survey was taken last year. Aimee Villareal said […]