Archives for May 2019

NMSP Identifies Officers Involved In Deadly Shooting

New information being released in the officer-involved shooting in Carlsbad last week. New Mexico State Police now identify three officers as having discharged their weapons in the shooting that left 47 year-old Lori Markham dead. Those officers were Carlsbad Corporal James Logsdon, Detective Patrick Bryant, and Officer Jacob Castaneda. The department has previously said that Markham pointed a semi-automatic pistol at them first. Officers were at her home to check her welfare in the 300 block of Peachtree. The beat officers called for the SWAT Team after Markham would not cooperate.

Pecos Valley Drug Task Force Issues Safety Bulletin Over Pills Laced With Fentanyl

THE PECOS VALLEY DRUG TASK FORCE IS OUT WITH A SAFETY BULLETIN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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THAT’S EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF MARK CAGE TALKING ABOUT A BATCH OF PHONY OXYCODONE PILLS — LACED WITH FENTANYL — RECOVERED RECENTLY IN CARLSBAD…
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SHERIFF CAGE SAYS IF YOU COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE PILLS…DON’T TAKE THEM…INSTEAD CALL 911.

Sewer Work to Force Closure of Roswell Alley

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT AN ALLEY CLOSURE PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK IN ROSWELL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

BEGINNING MONDAY, THE ALLEY EAST OF NORTH MAIN STREET BETWEEN 9th AND 10th STREETS WILL BE CLOSED SO CREWS CAN REMOVE AND REPAIR A SEWER LINE. IN THE COMING DAYS, CREWS WILL ALSO CLOSE A PORTION OF 9th STREET BETWEEN NORTH MAIN AND NORTH VIRGINIA AVENUES. DRIVERS ARE ASKED TO USE CAUTION WHILE THE WORK IS BEING DONE. ONCE THE NEW SEWER LINE IS IN PLACE, THE ALLEY WILL BE REPAVED. THE PROJECT SHOULD BE DONE BY JUNE 15th.

Carlsbad Car-A-Fair This Weekend

THE CARLSBAD CAR-A-FAIR IS SATURDAY AT THE BEACH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

REGISTRATION IS TONIGHT FROM 6-TO-7…CARLSBAD AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATION SOCIETY PRESIDENT STEVE ANGELL SAYS THE SHOW GETS UNDERWAY SATURDAY…
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FOR MORE INFORMTION, GO TO CARSCLUBOFCARLSBAD.COM.

Roswell Parks and Rec Hosting Two Summer Dances

THE CITY OF ROSWELL PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT IS HOSTING A PAIR OF DANCES THIS SUMMER. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE FIRST DANCE…SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY JUNE 8th WILL HAVE A DJ PLAYING A VARIETY OF MUSIC…INCLUDING COUNTRY, TOP 40 AND BALLROOM MUSIC. THEN, ON SATURDAY, JULY 20th, ROSWELL’S VERY OWN CIBOLO SPRINGS WILL PERFORM…THE SET LIST IS EXPECTED TO INCLUDE COUNTRY AND WESTERN DANCE MUSIC. BOTH DANCES WILL BE HELD FROM 6-TO-9 IN THE EVENING AT THE ROSWELL ADULT CENTER ON NORTH MISSOURI AVENUE. TICKETS ARE 5-DOLLARS PER PERSON.

Linda Davis to Perfrom Thursday at Ocotillo Performing Arts Center

THE ARTESIA ARTS COUNCIL’S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF TONIGHT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE COUNCIL HOSTING THREE TIME GRAMMY WINNER LINDA DAVIS FOR AN EVENING IN THE ROUND…COUNCIL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LAURIE SCHOTZ…
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TONIGHT’S CONCERT STARTS AT 7 O’CLOCK AT THE OCOTILLO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.

Overnight Shooting in Eddy County Leaves Carlsbad Man Dead

EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING THAT LEFT A CARLSBAD MAN DEAD. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO R-172 NYMEYER ROAD SHORTLY BEFORE ONE O’CLOCK TUESDAY MORNING BECAUSE OF SHOTS FIRED. WHEN THEY ARRIVED, THEY FOUND 39-YEAR-OLD JUSTIN SWENSON DEAD FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND. INVESTIGATORS TELL US WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING A RED PICKUP TRUCK WITH LOUD EXHAUST SPEEDING AWAY FROM THE SCENE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE SHOOTING. EDDY COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS IS OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST. REWARDS HAVE BEEN AWARDED FOR TIPS ENDING IN 74, 23, OR 82. FOR DETAILS…GO TO EDDYCOUNTYCRIMESTOPPERS.COM.

Roswell Fire Department Gets New Fire Truck

THE ROSWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS A NEW FIRE TRUCK. (DEDICATION CEREMONY SCHEDULED FOR 10:00 A.M. AT FIRE STATION 1) DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ROSWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT TRUCK ONE…REPLACING THE DEPARTMENT’S LADDER 1 TRUCK…WHICH WILL BE PLACED IN RESERVE. THAT FREES UP LADDER 4 TO BE OFFICIALLY RETIRED FROM SERVICE. THAT TRUCK HAS BEEN IN USE SINCE 1991. TRUCK ONE IS A 2018 ROSENBAUER MODEL BUILT IN SOUTH DAKOTA. THE 80-THOUSAND POUND VEHICLE IS CONSIDERED TOP OF THE LINE. 800-THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE COST…COVERED BY A GRANT. THE CITY WILL PICK UP THE REST OF THE TRUCK’S 1-POINT 1-MILLION DOLLAR PRICE TAG.

NM House Republicans Renew Calls for Troops At the Border

NEW MEXICO HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE RENEWING THEIR REQUEST TO THE GOVERNOR TO REDEPLOY NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO THE BORDER. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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REPUBLICAN JIM TOWNSEND SAYS THE SITUATION HAS BECOME DANGEROUS…
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MORE THAN A DOZEN REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SIGNED A LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR.

Republicans Lawmaker Sounds Off on Border Crisis

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS REMAIN AT ODDS WITH THE GOVERNOR OVER HOW TO ADDRESS THE SITUATION AT THE BORDER. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

HOUSE REPUBLICANS HAVE BEEN REQUESTING ASSISTANCE AT THE BORDER, BUT THE GOVERNOR HAS SO FAR DENIED THEIR REQUEST. STATE REP CANDY EZZELL SAYS THERE IS DEFINITELY A CRISIS AT THE BORDER…
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ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT, CLOSE TO 19-THOUSAND ASSYLUM SEEKERS ARE TRYING TO CROSS THE BORDER RIGHT NOW.