Archives for March 2020

Roswell Police Warn Against Coronavirus Stimulus Scammers

WE TOLD YOU YESTERDAY ABOUT A VIRTUAL KIDNAPPING SCAM GOING AROUND, NOW ROSWELL POLICE ARE OUT WITH ANOTHER WARNING REGARDING SCAMS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

WITH THE RECENT PASSAGE OF THE CARES LAST WEEK IN CONGRESS, THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT IS REMINDING BOTH PRIVATE CITIZENS AND BUSINESS OWNERS TO BE WARY OF SCAMMERS WHO WILL USE THE SITUATION TO THEIR ADVANTAGE…BY GOING AFTER CRITICAL INFORMATION…AND ULTIMATELY YOUR MONEY. IF ANYONE CONTACTS YOU ON THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL ASKING FOR PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS…DON’T GIVE IT TO THEM UNLESS YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHO THEY ARE.

Artesia Police Search for Gun Thief

ARTESIA POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO STOLE A GUN FROM A STORE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

INVESTIGATORS TELL US THE MAN WALKED INTO BENNIE’S WESTERN WEAR ON WEST MAIN STREET IN ARTESIA AROUND 3-30 FRIDAY AFTERNOON…AND ASKED THE CLERK TO LOOK AT A RED WHITE AND BLUE 1911 PISTOL. AS THE CLERK TURNED HIS BACK TO THE MAN, HE RAN OUT THE DOOR WITH THE GUN. HE WAS LAST SEEN WEARING A BLACK SHIRT AND PANTS WITH A WHITE BASEBALL CAP WITH AN EMBLEM OF AN OIL DERRICK ON THE FRONT. YOU CAN SEE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM THE ROBBERY RIGHT NOW ON THE CRIME STOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY FACEBOOK PAGE.

Expert Offers Advice for Parents Trying to Work from Home During School Closure

A GROWING NUMBER OF US ARE WORKING FROM HOME AND WITH THE KIDS OUT OF SCHOOL IT CAN BE EVEN HARDER TO GET ANYTHING DONE. DARRELL MOODY HAS ADVICE FROM AN EXPERT…

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DOCTOR JIM GUILKE IS PRESIDENT OF S-4 NETQUEST LEARNING SERVICES… I ASKED HIM FOR SOME TIPS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMESCHOOLING AND WORKING FROM HOME….
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DOCTOR GUILKE SAYS PLAN YOUR DAY OUT…USING A SCHEDULE OR AGENDA TO STAY ON TASK.

Tax Deadlines Extended for Coronavirus

NEW MEXICO TAXPAYERS CAN EXTEND THEIR DEDLINES BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE NEW MEXICO TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT…ANNOUNCING THAT NEW MEXICO TAXPAYERS QUALIFY FOR EXTENDED RETURN AND OTEHR PAYMENT DEADLINES DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. THE DEADLINE FOR PERSONAL, FIDUCIARY, AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX RETURNS, RETURN PAYMENTS AND ESTIMATED PAYMENTS…EXTENDED FROM APRIL 15th TO JULY 15th. PAYMENTS DUE BETWEEN APRIL 16th AND JULY 14th MAY BE SUBMITTED UNTIL JULY 15th. WITHHOLDING BEING REPORTED AND ASSOCIATED PAYMETNS DUE MARCH 25th AND JULY 25th MAY BE SUBMITTED AT THE END OF THAT WINDOW…HOWEVER INTEREST WILL BE DUE ON PAYMENTS MADE AFTER MARCH 25th.

Artesia Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery

ARTESIA POLICE NEED YOUR HELP INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ARTESIA POLICE COMMANDER LINDELL SMITH SAYS IT HAPPENED EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AT AN ALLLSUP’S CONVENIENCE STORE…
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SMITH SAYS NO ONE WAS HURT…BUT THE GUYS GOT OFF WITH SOME CASH AND CIGARETTES…CRIME STOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY…NOW OFFERING A REWARD IN THE CASE.

FBI Issues Warning Over Virtual Kidnapping Scam

THE FBI IS OUT WITH A WARNING TO FOLKS IN ROSWELL ABOUT A SCAM MAKING THE ROUNDS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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IT’S THE VIRTUAL KIDNAPPING SCAM…ROSWELL POLICE PIO TODD WILDERMUTH EXPLAINS HOW IT WORKS…
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IF YOU GET ONE OF THESE CALLS…HANG UP AND CALL POLICE.

Man Arrested for Artesia Drive-By Shooting

A MAN IS BEHIND BARS ACCUSED OF A DRIVE BY SHOOTING OVER THE WEEKEND IN ARTESIA. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

27-YEAR-OLD JESUS BLANCO MARTINEZ…ARRESTED SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT AFTER EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY HE OPENED FIRE ON A HOME IN THE TWO THOUSAND BLOCK OF NORTH PINE IN ARTESIA. MARTINEZ…STOPPED NOT FAR FROM THE SCENE…DEPUTIES RECOVERED THE SUSPECTED GUN AND SHELL CASINGS WERE FOUND INSIDE MARTINEZ’S 2019 FORD F-150. HE’S CHARGED WITH SHOOTING FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE, SHOOTING AT AN OCUPIED DWELLING, AND TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE. THE HOME WAS STRUCK BY SEVERAL BULLETS, HOWEVER THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES.

ENMU Roswell Opens Campus to Students

THE EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY ROSWELL CAMPUS IS REOPENING TODAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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COLLEGE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR DONNA ORACION SAYS THE CAMPUS IS OPEN SO STUDENTS CAN SPEAK WITH ADIVSORS OR GET OTHER SCHOOL-RELATED BUSINESS DONE…
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Coronavirus Task Force Member Talks About Federal Effort to Fight COVID 19

THE WHITE HOUSE WILL NOT IMPOSE STRICT QUARANTINES ON PARTS OF NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND CONNECTICUT. DARRELL MOODY IS TALKING TO A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT’S CORONAVIRUS TASK FORCE ABOUT THE FEDERAL EFFORT TO FIGHT THE SPREAD OF COVID 19…

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SEEMA VERMA IS ADMINISTATOR OF THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES…SHE SAYS SOCIAL DISTANCING RIGHT NOW IS CRITICAL…
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VERMA SAYS IT’S A TWO-PRONGED STRATEGY…LIMITING THE SPREAD WHILE REDUCING THE LOAD ON AN ALREADY OVER-BURDENED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.

Earthquake in West Texas Rattles Part of Southeast New Mexico

AN EARHQUAKE RATTLES SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

A 5-POINT-OH MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE REPORTED AT 9-16 THURSDAY MORNING BY THE US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY…ABOUT 30 MILES WEST OF MENTONE, TEXAS. THE TREMORS WERE FELT AS FAR AWAY AS CARLSBAD, ARTESIA AND OTHER PARTS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO.
THE QUAKE WAS ORIGINALLY REPORTED AS A MAGNITUDE 4.7 BEFORE THE USGS REVISED ITS STRENGTH.
THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR INJURIES.