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Campaign signs taken

As election season gets into full swing, one municipal judge candidate is feeling what dirty politics is like.

Suspects in counterfeit ring arrested

After a three-month investigation into counterfeit money being passed in numerous Belen businesses, police have arrested and charged two suspects and hope to make more arrests soon.

Man asks judge for lighter sentence

A man who has spent five months of his 18-year sentence for killing his family while drinking and driving asked a judge for a reduced sentence so he can participate in a prison treatment program.

Council hears pros and cons of crematory

The debate about whether a local funeral director should be able to build a crematorium on his property was heard by the city council Monday, but a final decision for a zone change won't be made until later this month.

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.