Cops and courts: Portales man sentenced for aggravated assault

A Portales man was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections for three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, fourth-degree felonies, and tampering with evidence, also a fourth-degree felony. Julian Carrasco, 37, was found guilty Thursday by Roosevelt County Jury. The charges stem from an incident that occurred March 17, 2003, […]

Free gun locks can put the safety on

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David Cresap of Crosshair Gun Shop discusses gun safety and how to install cable-style gun locks at his store Monday. CNJ staff photo: Jack King. By Darrell Todd Maurina Three Curry County law enforcement agencies will receive free gun locks today from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The agencies will then offer them for distribution […]