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Author archives: Keith Bell

  • Shoot-out leaves man wounded

    July 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Levi Booher, 21, of Hagerman was seriously wounded during what appears to be a shootout, Tuesday evening, in the 500 block of North Missouri Avenue. Witnesses said that an SUV drove past; they heard gunfire. They also indicated that there was return fire....

  • Animal Services gets another alligator to place

    July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Animal Services received another alligator, Wednesday. The 2-year – old American alligator was turned in voluntarily unlike the previous two, which were confiscated in March when the Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force served a search...

  • Bravo pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

    July 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (8)

    After eight years of waiting, the family of murder victim Susan Amos-Bravo received resolution, Friday, when Ramon Bravo, 37, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of second-degree murder for the slaying of his estranged wife. The incident took place on April...

  • Man attempts murder, rape

    July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A family gathering turned lethal on Sunday when, after all other guests left, the ex-boyfriend drenched the hostess with gasoline and threatened to ignite the two of them. Jonatan Cano, 27, was charged with the attempted murder and rape, Monday. Shortly after...

  • Currier orders hearing

    July 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Michael Gomez, Jesus Carranza’s defense attorney, presented a motion in Judge Charles C. Currier’s court, Wednesday, to have one of the state’s key witnesses evaluated for psychological disorders. Carranza, 27, is charged with the murder...

  • Crash kills one in two-car head-on collision

    July 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments (4)

    Fatal crash near the 182 mile marker on Highway 380. (Jessica Palmer Photo) One person died, Monday afternoon, in a two-vehicle head-on collision near the 182 mile marker on Highway 380 east of Roswell. A source at the Roswell of fices of the New Mexico State...

  • Help Sage win Hero Dog Award

    June 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s famed Sage, the Search and Rescue dog, has been nominated in the competition for National Honors as the Hero Dog Award from the American Humane Association. Sage is New Mexico’s last surviving dog who served during 9/11. She is one of...

  • Shamas denies Bravo defense motion

    June 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Accused murderer Ramon Bravo appeared in District Court, Wednesday, after defense attorney S. Douglas Jones Witt filed an in limine motion that would have prevented the State from presenting the posthumous testimony given by Donald Prince in a 2006 civil suit...