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 By PNT Staff    publish/News    May 18, 2016

University summer semester different

PNT Staff Writer [email protected] After only three short weeks of calm, Eastern New Mexico University faculty, staff and students will already be headed back to the grind on June 3 for the beginning of the summer semester. The summer semester...

 

Police: Victim was in captivity for 24 hours

A Portales homicide victim suffered a traumatic brain injury, multiple burns and severe bruising during a series of altercations with his accused killer, according to an arrest affidavit filed in district court on Tuesday. Police said William... Full story

 

Affidavit alleges abuse

A Portales homicide victim suffered a traumatic brain injury, multiple burns and severe bruising during a series of altercations with his accused killer, according to an arrest affidavit filed in district court on Tuesday. Police said William...

 

Saying thanks to Portales

link Derek Major PNT staff writer When I tell people I’m from New York City, the first thing I get is a weird stare. Then comes the question I’ve heard dozens of times in the eight months I’ve... Full story

 

NBA playoffs lack drama

link PNT staff writer Every night after work, the first thing I find channel surfing is whatever game is still on. I’ve had my choice between the NBA and NHL playoffs, and I keep choosing the NHL.... Full story

 

Hernandez verdict affects others

link Derek Major PNT staff writer It took seven long days for the verdict to happen, but the family of Odin Lloyd finally has their justice. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was... Full story

 

New zone has challenges

link Derek Major PNT staff writer I love watching sports. Kids, preps, college or pros, it doesn’t matter. If it’s on, I’m probably watching. But after 28 years of living in the Eastern time...

 

Local roundup — April 8

Detention officer attacked by inmate Roosevelt County Detention Center Administrator David Casanova confirmed Tuesday that a detention center officer was recently attacked by an inmate. But, Casanova said, the officer was not seriously injured and... Full story

 

Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, Roosevelt County Sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 8:28 a.m.: Officer requested, 600 block of West Commercial Street • 11:36 a.m.: Fire rural, 500 block of... Full story

 

Year in review — Road project finished

Editor’s note: This is the third of three reports on the most compelling stories in the Portales area in 2014 as determined by the PNT staff. Staff writer [email protected] After more than two years and several weather delays, the U.S. 70... Full story

 

Year in review — Escape prompts changes at jail

Staff writer [email protected] Editor’s note: This is No. 2 on the list of most compelling stories published in the Portales News-Tribune in 2014, as determined by the PNT staff. In July, an inmate Roosevelt County jail officials later learned... Full story

 

Year in review — Citizens save elm trees in cemetery

Staff writer [email protected] Editor’s note: This is the first of three reports on the most compelling stories in the Portales area in 2014 as determined by the PNT staff. Citizens took action earlier this year, halting the demolition of the...

 

County sheriff, tax assessor only local contested races in today’s election

Two local races will be decided in today’s general election. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The county sheriff’s race features three candidates, with independent Diego Lucero, Republican Malin Parker and Democrat Charles Perez vying for the...

 

Police blotter — Nov. 4

Jail log As of 7 a.m. Monday Released since 7 a.m. Friday • Two released to another jail • One released on bond Booked since 7 a.m. Friday • Male, 21, bench warrant • Male, 37, parole violation • Male, 42, court order • Male, 34,...

 

DA: Motive in killing could be self-defense

PNT staff writer [email protected] District Attorney Andrea Reeb said Monday the death of a Portales man early Saturday morning may have been a case of self-defense. Fabian Madrid, 26, of Portales was shot to death in the 900 block of North... Full story

 

Police blotter — Oct. 21

Jail log 7 a.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Monday: Released in the past 48 hours: 4 Two males on bond Two females on bond Booked in the past 48 hours:4 Male, 52, bench warrant Male, 31, bench warrant Male, 25, bench warrant Female, 19, bench warrant Number...

 
 By PNT Staff    publish/News    May 20, 2014

Meetings Watch — Roosevelt County Commission, May 21

The following took place at Tuesday’s Roosevelt County Commission meeting in the Commission Room at the Roosevelt County Courthouse. • The commission appointed Kendell Buzard as the Roosevelt County representative of the New Mexico/Arizona... Full story

 

Police blotter — April 13

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Thursday • 3:45 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, location unknown. • 4:34 a.m.: Officer requested, location unknown. • 4:54 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident hit and run, 1700 block of... Full story

 

Police blotter — April 11

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Wednesday • 12:11 a.m.: Officer requested, location unknown. • 6:47 a.m.: Fire/regular response, location unknown. • 7:52 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 300 block of South Roosevelt...

 

Police botter — April 10

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Tuesday • 1:51 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1100 block of North Avenue A. • 7:55 a.m.: Prisoner transport, 100 block of Airport Road. • 8:44 a.m.: Prisoner transport, 100 block of...

 

Police blotter — April 8

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Friday • 12:27 a.m.: Fake ID, 1000 block of West Second Street. • 12:41 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, 800 block of West 15th Street. • 12:47 a.m.: Alarm activation, 1000 block of... Full story

 

Police blotter — April 6

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Thursday • 12:35 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, 1000 block of North Chicago Avenue. • 5:45 a.m.: Burglary, 1200 block of West Hickory Street. • 6:10 a.m.: Burglary, 700 block of...

 

Police blotter – April 3

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Tuesday • 2:53 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, location unknown. • 7:14 a.m.: Prisoner transport, 100 block of Airport Road. • 7:36 a.m.: Theft, U.S. 70. • 7:59 a.m.: Ambulance...

 

Police blotter — April 2

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Sunday • 12:32 a.m.: Deputy requested, 1800 block of North Roosevelt Road 1. • 12:38 a.m.: Noise disturbance, 2200 block of East University Drive. • 2:33 a.m.: Suspicious...

 

Police blotter — March 13

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Tuesday • 12:03 a.m.: Officer requested, 1700 block of North Boston Street. • 2:50 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1900 block of South Avenue I. • 3:23 a.m.: Harassment, 1000 block of...

 

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