More charges filed in slayings

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Photos of homicide victims Odis and Doris Newman are displayed along with a variety of BB and pellet guns at a news conference Thursday at Clovis-Carver Public Library. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Additional charges were filed Thursday in connection with last week’s slaying of two longtime Portales residents. Police also […]

Officers due back after shooting

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Three Clovis police officers involved in shooting a murder suspect this week will probably be back at work this weekend or by Monday at the latest, Chief Bill Carey said. Officials said Officers Roger Dial and Mike Harmer and Agent Robbie Telles all discharged their weapons when Jerry Fuller […]

Investigation continues in Newman slayings

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Funeral services for Odis and Doris Newman are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, but information about how they died remained limited on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a man accused of killing the longtime Portales residents was still in a Lubbock hospital after he was shot by police attempting to arrest him. The […]

Arrests end days of angst

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Lt. Jimmy Glascock of the New Mexico State Police (left) speaks about Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting while 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler (right) and Clovis Police Chief Bill Carey look on. (CNJ correspondent: Claude Vigil) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Five days after Roosevelt County officials discovered two bodies in the trunk of a burned […]

Timeline of events in Roosevelt County deaths

Freedom Newspapers Timeline: Roosevelt County deaths • 10:15 p.m. Wednesday: Officials said a car belonging to Odis and Doris Newman was at ACCESSBANK in Portales, where someone attempted to use a debit card that belonged to Doris Newman. According to a search warrant filed Tuesday in magistrate court, the person attempted to withdraw $400, but […]

Suspect profiles

Compiled by David Irvin Three men and one woman are in police custody in connection with last week’s deaths of Odis and Doris Newman. The following profiles of the suspects were compiled by Freedom Newspapers Staff Writer David Irvin. Jerry Fuller Age: 32 Residence: Portales Charge: Two open counts of murder Bond: None Fuller is […]

Fuller, Louise

Services: Have been held. Louise Fuller, 78, of Portales, died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on March 27, 1926, in Talpa, Texas, to Drusel and Eargle Berry. She grew up in Runnels County, Texas, where she attended school. Upon graduation, she moved to Galveston, Texas, where she […]

Fuller, Barbara

Barbara Fuller Services: No local services are planned Barbara Ann Fuller, 71, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 20, 1932, in McAdo, Texas, to George W. and Julia Beatrice Boren Shaw. She was raised in Fort Sumner where she graduated from high […]

Fuller, Francis

Francis Fuller Services: Have been held. Mr. Francis Fuller, 83, of Portales, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 19, 1919, in Kintyre, N.D., to Amanda and Francis M. Fuller. He grew up on the family farm in Kintyre. He and two brothers served in Europe and two other […]

Church to hold special service

By Darrell Todd Maurina Calvary Baptist Church of Portales normally has about 50 people attending services, but its interim pastor, the Rev. Bobby Fuller, hopes to have three times that number this Sunday. According to a church press release, July 20 will be “Family Roll Call Sunday” for the church. Each member family at Calvary […]