Portales police deputy chief arrested (updated)

Freedom New Mexico Portales Deputy Police Chief Lonnie Berry is accused of destroying traffic tickets issued to a woman and her boyfriend. The accusations are part of a 19-page affidavit filed Thursday in District Court after Berry was arrested and charged with three felony counts of tampering with public records. Berry, a 26-year career Portales […]

12/11 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police went to a business on the 1900 block of Prince Street in reference to a suspected shoplifter. A New Mexico State Police officer told Clovis police he saw the 16-year-old male attempt to steal five packages of […]

10/11 Police blotter

A selection of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to call logs: • At 6 p.m. Thursday, police arrested an 18-year-old male on a warrant for failing to appear at his Sept. 2 sentencing at Magistrate Court. The man’s sentencing stemmed from a charge of driving without a license. He was at […]

Summer best time to get kids ‘booked’

Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist I hope your kid gets booked this summer like I did before I started high school in a not-so-distant past. After all, there’s not much to do around here and it won’t hurt your kids to get into some adventures or misadventures this summer. I’m talking, of course, about reading. Summer […]