Tucumcari man faces child porn charges

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari man is being charged with 45 felony counts of manufacturing child pornography, three felony counts of distribution of child pornography and 236 felony counts of possession of child pornography. Stephen Hensley of Tucumcari was arrested on Thursday after agents of the New Mexico State Police’s Online Predator Unit linked him to […]

Securing border starts with fixing immigration

Many see border security as a simple issue: just stop people from coming across, and let those who try to come illegally suffer the consequences. The fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, however, shows the deceptive complexities underlying the issue. Sergio Adrian Hernandez, described as 15 by U.S. authorities […]

DEA finds pot farm north of Tucumcari

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Thomas Garcia Federal drug officials, along with 25 soldiers from the New Mexico National Guard, raided a San Miguel County ranch on Friday and found 1,500 pounds of marijuana. The pot was valued at $2 milllion to $3 million, officials said. The ranch owner, along with many local law enforcement agencies, said they were not […]

Trucker’s Spa prostitutes receive probation

William Thompson Three women formerly employed at the now defunct Trucker’s Spa, ten miles west of Tucumcari, were each given six months probation in Quay County Magistrate Court Wednesday. Jane Yoh, Myung Choi and Woo S. Yoo each had entered pleas of no contest to charges of prostitution. If any of the women violate their […]