Press release: Portales man gets 12 years

Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced today that Epigmenio (Pete) Baltazar, age 36, was sentenced to serve twelve (12) years in prison for one (1) count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The charges stem from July of 2009 when Portales Police Department and Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office received tips regarding the sale […]

Baltazar, Esmeralda “Mana”

Esmeralda “Mana” Baltazar, 52, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Sept. 14, 1953, to David Y. and Viviana Rodriguez Perez in Hereford, Texas. She married Miguel Baltazar in September of 1973 in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Anthony Catholic […]

Cops and courts: Clovis man arrested in connection with stabbing

A 22-year-old Clovis man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a stabbing in the 1000 block of W. Eighth St., according to police. Robert K. Wilson, 22, who is also known as Craig Wilson, is charged with aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, criminal trespass, and concealing identification, according to jail officials. He is being held on […]

Martinez, Juana

Juana Martinez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juana Martinez, 59, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Jan. 26, 1944, in Toyahvale, Texas, to Gavina and Jose Hernandez. She married Tranquilino A. Martinez on March 17, 1981, in Pecos, Texas. They moved to Portales in 1986. […]