Judge grants motion to withdraw as counsel

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Ninth Judicial District Judge Stephen Quinn granted a public defender’s motion to withdraw as counsel for a 19-year-old Portales man charged in the slaying of a teenage woman in April 2004. Raton attorney Ray Floersheim stepped down as Richard Baca’s lawyer on Friday during a hearing at the […]

Floersheim, Helmi Heikkila

Helmi Heikkila Floersheim Services: Have been held. Helmi Heikkila Floersheim, 90, of Colfax County, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Colfax County General Long Term Care Nursing Facility in Springer. She was born on Sept. 1, 1913, in Quincy, Mass., to Elida Maria Vuorinen and Anshelm Heikkila. She was preceded in death by her […]