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Large amount of marijuana seized

Courtesy of the Bosque Farms Police Department:  About 30 marijuana plants and 4 1/2 pounds of ready-for-sale product was discovered in a Peralta home after police responded to a domestic violence call Saturday.

While responding to a domestic violence call in Peralta Saturday, Bosque Farms police officers uncovered large quantities of marijuana in various stages of the cultivation process.

The Chavez Family

Chavez family photo: Tibo Chavez would bring his family to the Roundhouse. Tibo, when he was lieutenant governor, has his to oldest children, Chris and Reggie, sit on his desk, while their mother, Betty, looks on.

Tibo Chavez was many things to many people — a lawyer and a lawmaker, a herbalist and a historian, an author and an agriculturalist, a politician and a public servant.

Judge gives man 16 years for murder

A man who shot and killed his cousin five years ago wanted to be released from jail and be placed on house arrest, but instead, a district court judge sentenced him Tuesday to the maximum of 16 years in prison.

Belen, RC talking about police service

Protecting the residents of Rio Communities from crime without cutting into Belen's police coverage is the dilemma officials from both municipalities grappled with Tuesday at the first of several collaborative workshops.

Commission sends plan back to P&Z

Valencia County commissioners decided to take the advice of their legal counsel and sent a proposed land-use ordinance for parts of Tomé and Adelino back to the planning and zoning commission before taking action.