Portales police investigating child’s death

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Portales Police used tape and patrol cars to block off the street by mid-afternoon and by nightfall the PPD mobile crime trailer was parked at the scene. (Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Portales police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old Portales boy. Emergency personnel found him unresponsive and not breathing […]

9/4 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Officers responded Aug. 25 to a call from the 800 block of Meriwether reporting a burglary in progress. Investigating officers found a man in a nearby alley, emanating a strong odor of alcohol, and detained him for questioning. They found several missing […]

Portales man dies in vehicle mishap

Freedom Newspapers A vehicle mishap late Monday night caused the death of a Portales man. Police believe Roy Parker, 51, was killed when his 1993 Dodge truck pinned him to a building. Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said sometime before 11 p.m., Parker attempted to start his truck outside of Goober McCool’s. Parker started his […]

Clovis police investigating white powder

CNJ staff Police are investigating the discovery of white power in an envelope Thursday at the PNM Gas office at 600 Georgia St. A police field test identified the substance as benzoyl peroxide, which can cause eye irritation and may irritate the skin with prolonged contact. A representative of the company told police when the […]