Archives for February 2020

Teen Accused of Trying to Hire Hitman to Kill Classmates

A TEEN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN TENNESSEE ACCUSED OF TRYING TO HIRE A HITMAN ONLINE TO KILL TWO OF HIS CLASSMATES FROM ROSWELL HIGH SCHOOL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

A GRAND JURY INDICTMENT…HANDED DOWN AGAINST 18-YEAR-OLD COLTON BEALL. INVESTIGATORS WITH THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT SAY HE TRIED TO USE A FAKE “RENT A HITMAN” WEBSITE TO HIRE SOMEONE TO STRANGLE TWO 16-YEAR-OLD FEMALE CLASSMATES. THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN IN DECEMBER…AFTER THE WEBSITE’S OWNER CONTACTED POLICE TO SAY THAT BEALL HAD FILLED OUT MULTIPLE FORMS REQUESTING A MURDER. BEALL WAS ARRESTED THURSDAY IN MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE. HE’LL BE EXTRADITED BACK TO ROSWELL TO FACE CHARGES.

Eddy County Deputies Recover Multiple Stolen Items

EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES HAVE RECOVERED CLOSE TO 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN STOLEN PROPERTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ON THURDAY, DEPUTIES FOUND A CAT SKID STEER, A POLARIS RANGER, A UTILITY TRAILER, A MOBILE GENERATOR LIGHT TOWER AND OTHER STOLEN ITEMS AT A PROPERTY ON ROUNDUP ROAD IN CARLSBAD…CAPTAIN MATTHEW HUTCHINSON…
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THE RECOVERED PROPERTY IS WORTH ABOUT 184-THOUSAND DOLLARS…TWO PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS…ADDITIONAL CHARGES ARE PENDING.

State Health Officials Continue to Monitor Coronavirus Outbreak

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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DOCTOR MICHAEL LANDEN IS STATE EPIDEMEOLOGIST WITH THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH…HE SAYS THEY HAVE PLANS IN PLACE…JUST IN CASE…
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THE DEPARTMENT ALSO HAS A WEB PAGE WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE AT NMHEALTH.ORG.

New Mexico State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Eddy County

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A FATAL CRASH ON US 285 IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT HAPPENED AROUND 6 O’CLOCK TUESDAY MORNING…NEW MEXICO STAE POLICE SAY 24-YEAR-OLD KAYLIN HESTER, OF MIDLAND, TEXAS WAS DRIVING A 1999 CHEVY SUBURBAN NORTHBOUND ON 285 NEAR THE INTERSECTION WITH ATOKA SOUTH OF ARTESIA…WHEN THE SUV STRUCK THE BACK OF A SEMI-TRACTOR TRAILER TURNING AT THE INTERSECTION. HESTER SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES IN THE CRASH AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. TWO PEOPLE IN THE SEMI WERE UNINJURED. INVESTIGATORS SAY ALCOHOL DOES NOT APPEAR THO HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THE CRASH AND HESTER WAS WEARING A SEATBELT.

Roswell Mayor Urging Voters to Support Public Safety Complex Bond

ROSWELL’S MAYOR CONTINUES TO MAKE HIS CASE FOR WHY VOTERS SHOULD SUPPORT A NEW PUBLIC SAFET COMPLEX. DARREL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MAYOR DENNIS KINTIGH…URGING VOTERS TO APPROVE A GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND TO FUND THE COMPLEX WHICH WOULD HOUSE A FIRE STATION AND ADMINSTRATION OFFICES, POLICE DEPARTMENT, EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER, MUNICIPAL COURT AND POSSIBLY A DISPATCH CENTER…
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VOTERS WILL DECIDE THE BOND’S FATE ON TUESDAY.

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Granjeros de las nueces pecan por todo el oeste del pais se juntarán en el sur de NM para hablar sobre el potencial de cultivando el producto en la India, nuevos sistemas de irrigación y que hacer sobre los pecan weevils. La universidad estatal de NM anunció que el Western Pecan Growers Conference anual- se llevara a cabo el primero de marzo en Las Cruces. Este ano marcando el número 54 para la conferencia en cual participantes llegan de NM, Arizona, El Oeste de Texas y California. Presentadores incluyen expertos de la universidad estatal de NM y la universidad de GA.
Un hombre ha sido arrestado en conexión con un asesinato en Roswell. El departamento de policía dice que Daniel Joseph Sosa fue detenido y permanece encarcelado mientras la investigación continua- Robert Ortega the Third fue disparado en su hogar en la cuadra 300 de East Church Street en Roswell. Autoridades también dicen que la madre de Sosa también estaba presente en el hogar y fue interrogada después del incidente. Se reporta que Sosa confeso al asesinato, Sosa diciendo que pensaba que Ortega era el diablo.
Restos humanos fueron encontrados en una cancha cerca de Carlsbad. Hasta ahora no se sabe la identificación de la víctima- el departamento de policía respondiendo a la llamada la semana pasada, lanzando la investigación. Oficiales recuperaron restos humanos con pedazos de ropa además de otros artículos – más cuando de desarrolle

New Mexico Ranks 7th Among States for Sexual Assaults

NEW MEXICO RANKS AMONG THE MOST DANGEROUS STATES IN THE COUNTRY WHEN IT COMES TO SEXUAL ASSAULT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ACCORDING TO THE MOST RECENT FBI UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING DATA…NEW MEXICO RANKS 7th IN THE US FOR HAVING THE MOST RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES. EXPERTS SAY NEW MEXICO’S VAST RURAL AREAS COULD HAVE SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE HIGH NUMBER. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ACROSS THE STATE ARE WORKING TO CLEAR BACK LOGS OF RAPE KITS. IN ALBUQUERQUE NEW DNA TECHNOLOGY RECENTLY LED TO THE ARREST OF A MAN FOR A SEXUAL ASSAULT BACK IN 1997.

House GOP Leader Calls Red Flag Law Unconstitutional

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS ARE RESPONDING TO THE GOVERNOR’S SIGNING THE RED FLAG BILL INTO LAW. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

HOUSE GOP LEADER JIM TOWNSEND…AMONG DOZENS OF REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS WHO SAY THE NEW LAW IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL…
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SENATE BILL FIVE ALLOWS LAW ENFORCEMENT TO DISARM AN INDIVIDUAL DEEMED TO BE A DANGER TO THEMSELVES OR OTHERS. MOST OF OF THE STATE’S COUNTY SHERIFF’S OPPOSE THE MEASURE.

Great American Cleanup Coming Up

THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP IS JUST ABOUT A MONTH AWAY AND KEEP CHAVES COUNTY BEAUTIFUL NEEDS YOUR HELP. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

FROM MARCH 27th THROUGH APRIL 25th, VOLUNTEERS WILL WORK ACROSS THE COUNTY CLEANING UP LITTER AND OTHER DEBRIS…RITA KANE-DOERHOEFER IS WITH KEEP CHAVES COUNTY BEAUTIFUL…
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FOR MORE DETAILS…VISIT THE KEEP CHAVES COUNTY BEAUTIFUL FACEBOOK PAGE.

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park Hosting Bird of Prey Demonstration

THERE’S A SPECIAL PRESENTATION THIS WEEKEND AT LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS STATE PARK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE PARK…HOSTING A LIVE BIRD OF PREY PRESENTATION SATURDAY INSIDE THE VISITOR CENTER. LAURA McCANN WITH NEW MEXICO RAPTORS WILL BRING MULTIPLE BIRDS OF PREY FOR THE DEMONSTRATION INCLUDING A RED-TAILED HAWK, TURKEY VULTURE, AND A GREAT HORNED OWL. IN ADDITION TO THE PRESENTATION, THE VISITOR CENTER WILL HAVE FREE BOOKS FOR BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN, PROVIDED BY THE LUTHERAN LITERACY PROJECT. McCANN WILL PRESENT THE BIRDS OF PREY AT 1 O’CLOCK SATURDAY AFTERNOON.