Video sting should be prosecuted

Kevin Wilson

“The Shawshank Redemp-tion” is one of my favorite 10 movies, and I’m sure I’m not alone here. The prison film is full of great acting, great storytelling and moments that give us all pause. But even the minor lines have weight. Midway through the film, new inmate Tommy Williams regales the lunch table crowd with […]

Houston teacher arrested after Curry County online sting

CNJ staff report A Houston area school teacher was arrested Friday for child solicitation following an investigation by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Michael Crawley, 30, is being held in Harris County, Texas, in lieu of $200,000 bond, Undersheriff Wesley Waller said Monday. Curry County deputies contacted the Harris County Texas High Tech Crimes Unit, […]

Cannon airman charged for child pornography

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Senior Airman Zebulon Benne was arrested Wednesday and remains in jail on a $500,000 bond. CNJ staff A 24-year-old Cannon Air Force Base airman faces 60 felony charges, accused by a special Internet sting squad of downloading and distributing child pornography. Senior Airman Zebulon Benne was arrested Wednesday and remains in jail on a $500,000 […]

Student arrested in child solicitation sting

CNJ staff A 24-year-old college student from New Laguna Pueblo was the latest to be arrested by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office for soliciting underage sex on the Internet. Stuart Romero was arrested Sunday when he showed up in Clovis at a decoy house to have sex with what he thought was a 13-year-old girl, […]

Child solicitation sting nets arrest

CNJ staff A 21-year-old man was arrested Sunday in Blanco as a result of a child solicitation sting operation by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. David A. Archuleta of Blanco was charged with 12 counts of child solicitation by electronic device, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. According to the release: • Archuleta […]

Girls battle for state seed at Lil’ Custom Classic

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Tony Cordova is in for a busy weekend. Cordova has two teams in the fourth annual Lil’ Custom Classic slow-pitch softball tournament at Guy Leeder Complex — one in girls 16-and-under and another in boys 12-and-under — and, he said, they approach it in different ways. For the girls, […]