Roosevelt County Newswire

Roosevelt County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Roosevelt County, NM.

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  1. Officials identify body found in burning pickup west of PortalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    According to the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office, the body has been identified as 58-year-old Steve Robert Gephart.

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  2. Burned Body Identified in PortalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Investigator also listed contributing factors in the death to be meth use and cardiovascular disease. Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office reports that based on these findings and an extensive, thorough, investigation completed by the 9th Judicial ...

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  3. Mesalands gets Xcel grantRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | Quay County Sun

    ... in Texas and New Mexico in 2019 and 2020. One of the farms, the Sagamore Wind Project will be built near in Roosevelt County. The construction of the 522-megawatt facility that will be the largest wind energy facility in New Mexico when it is ...

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  4. Roosevelt County authorities crackdown on illegal dumpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... so we're just trying to hit it off before it becomes a huge problem," said Lt. Javier Sanchez with the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Department. "You know, we've seen washers, dryers, refrigerators, couches, any kind of household items. You name it, ...

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  5. Man Arrested on Warrant in Roosevelt County After Allegedly Firing Shots at HomeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | MyHighPlains.com

    On May 1, Deputies with the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office were called to the area of milepost 10 on New Mexico Highway 330 in reference to shots fired. Once on scene, deputies said they made contact with a person and witnesses who told them a man, later identified as Randy Lopez, 44, had been driving erratically and shining his headlights onto their property before pulling into their driveway.

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  6. Portales Police Investigating Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... olice arrested and charged 23-year-old Angel C. Loya with an open count of murder. Loya was booked into the Roosevelt County Detention Center pending arraignment and detention hearing.

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  7. Portales Police Investigating Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... 3-year-old Angel C. Loya charging him with an open count of murder in this matter. Loya was booked into the Roosevelt County Detention Center pending arraignment and detention hearing.

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  8. Fritch evacuations lifted, Harbor Bay Fire 85 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... that started sometime around 3:30 p.m. central time on Thursday, southwest of the city. According to the Roosevelt County Fire Department, the fire sparked around 4:00 p.m. It was burning near the Roosevelt County and Lea County line and has now ...

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  9. Court upholds dismissal of charges in livestock fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    An appellate court decision upholds the dismissal of a 2016 fraud indictment against two people who worked at a livestock auction business in Roosevelt County in eastern New Mexico. The New Mexico Court of Appeals decision issued Monday says District Judge Drew Tatum ruled correctly that Darcie Pareo and Calvin Pareo were denied their right under state law to testify before the grand jury that charged them with fraud, conspiracy and other crimes.

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  10. Complaints Say Officer Failed to Act During Hate CrimeRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | US News & World Report

    ... the dismissal of a 2016 fraud indictment against two people who worked at a livestock auction business in Roosevelt County in eastern New Mexico. A Texas pastor has been arrested for failing to immediately report an assistant youth pastor accused of ...

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  11. Portales man accused of causing deadly DWI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KOB-TV

    ROOSEVELT COUNTY, N.M. New Mexico State Police are investigating a deadly drunk driving crash that happened over the weekend in Roosevelt County. Police say 31-year-old Ricardo Navarrete was driving in the southbound lanes of US 70 on Saturday when he rear-ended a Dodge Neon causing it to flip over.

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  12. NMSU experts to present on ag topics at High Plains Crop and Livestock SymposiumRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    The Roosevelt County Cooperative Extension Service is partnering with area agricultural experts to present the first annual High Plains Crop and Livestock Symposium Thursday, Feb. 22. New Mexico State University Extension Veterinarian John Wenzel will be one of the presenters at the High Plains Crop and Livestock Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 22. This daylong event will feature scheduled educational classes for producers involved in beef cattle production and row crop farming. Several presentations will be made by experts from New Mexico State University's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

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  13. Jury duty scams reported in Roosevelt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | KOB-TV

    The Ninth Judicial District Court has issued a warning about a jury duty scam circulating around the southeastern New Mexico community. According to the court in Portales, someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer has told people by phone they did not show up for jury duty and must pay a fine.

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  14. Clovis Rape Suspects Identified Through SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | MyHighPlains.com

    Clovis Police use a social media app to identify three men accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a weekend party. New Mexico State Police arrested Thomas Newton, 24, Isaiah Edley, 19, and Rahman Buchanan, 18, at a home Roosevelt County.

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  15. New Mexico sheriff on paid leave after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    An Eastern New Mexico sheriff has been placed on leave following his Jan. 15 shooting of a suspect who led deputies on a chase in a front-end loader. The Eastern New Mexican News reported Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker was placed on paid administrative leave for an indefinite time this week in connection with the shooting of James Wallace McFarlin.

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  16. New Mexico Sheriff on Paid Leave for ShootingRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2018 | US News & World Report

    An eastern New Mexico sheriff has been placed on leave following his Jan. 15 shooting of a suspect who led deputies on a chase in a front-end loader. The Eastern New Mexican News reports Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker was placed on paid administrative leave for an indefinite time this week in connection with the shooting of James Wallace McFarlin.

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  17. Quay earns awardThomas GarciaRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Quay County Sun

    ... audit opinions. In addition, an award is given to the most improved county. This is the first year for Roosevelt County to receive the award. Roosevelt also received the Most Improved County Award with an unmodified opinion and only three findings ...

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  18. NM authorities: Deputy shoots Portales man who drove front-end loader erratically near trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    New Mexico authorities said a sheriff's deputy shot a man last week in Portales because he was driving a front-end loader near traffic and bystanders. At 11:54 a.m. Jan. 15, the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office got a call of a suspect attempting to flip over a car with a front-end loader at Cottonwood Place, according to Officer Carl Christiansen, public information officer for the New Mexico State Police.

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  19. New Mexico sheriff feared loadera s driver might hit othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Authorities say an eastern New Mexico sheriff shot a Portales man driving a front-end loader because the man was driving erratically and the sheriff feared he would strike other drivers or bystanders. The New Mexico State Police says 4 8-year-old James Wallace McFarlin had used the loader to try to flip over an SUV and crashed through fences before Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker wounded him Jan. 15. The NMSP says Parker reported that McFarlin almost struck a motorist during a pursuit and that Parker tried unsuccessfully to shoot out the loader's tires before he shot McFarlin through the loader's read window.

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  20. New Mexico sheriff feared loader's driver might hit othersRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say an eastern New Mexico sheriff shot a Portales man driving a front-end loader because the man was driving erratically and the sheriff feared he would strike other drivers or bystanders. The New Mexico State Police says 48-year-old James Wallace McFarlin had used the loader to try to flip over an SUV and crashed through fences before Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker wounded him Jan. 15. The NMSP says Parker reported that McFarlin almost struck a motorist during a pursuit and that Parker tried unsuccessfully to shoot out the loader's tires before he shot McFarlin through the loader's read window.

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