The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By David Stevens

Pages past, April 28: Rough night in an overcrowded city jail


Last updated 4/27/2021 at 5:49pm

On this date …

1961: Inmates at the Clovis jail were trying to settle back into their routines after a night the Clovis News-Journal described as “stormy.”

Police Chief Ollie Damron said the trouble started about 2 a.m. when a fight broke o...

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