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Man from Mescalero accused of sexually abusing a child

ALBUQUERQUE – A Bureau of Indian Affairs Police Officer allegedly sexually abused a child, and he is now facing up to 15 years in prison. Dexter Whiskers, 43, of Mescalero, N.M., and an enrolled member of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, made an initial appearance in federal court on April 15 facing a charge of sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country. Whiskers’s preliminary and detention hearing was on April 20.
MESCALERO, NM

James Fire east of Cloudcroft; less than 1 acre, 0% contained

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The James fire sparked around 11:20 a.m. Friday east of Cloudcroft in an area along U.S. Highway 82. In an update at 3:30 p.m., New Mexico Forestry Division officials said crews have kept the fire at 0.75 acres. All evacuations have been lifted and Highway 82 is now open again. Additional firefighters are […]
CLOUDCROFT, NM
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Highlights of Tri-State 70th Annual Meeting

Under the theme of Driving Change, chairman Tim Rabon, who also serves as a trustee of Otero County Electric Cooperative in Cloudcroft, N.M., highlighted to the more than 450 member attendees and guests in attendance at the 70th annual meeting that 2021 will prove to be one of most pivotal years in the history of Tri-State.
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Former police officer on the Mescalero Apache Reservation charged with sexual abuse

A former Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer faced a charge of sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of New Mexico. Dexter Whiskers, 43, of Mescalero, and an enrolled member of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, made an initial appearance in federal court April 15, a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office indicated.
MESCALERO, NM
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FBI: Man Faces Child Abuse Charge In Indian Country

ALBUQUERQUE — Dexter Whiskers, 43, of Mescalero, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, made an initial appearance in Federal Court Friday facing a charge of sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country. Whiskers will remain in custody pending a preliminary and...
MESCALERO, NM
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Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Located within Lincoln National Forest, Cloudcroft is a small village in Otero County. With a population of just 701, according to 2019 estimates, this tiny settlement is certainly one that can be easy to overlook. Yet for its mild summer temperatures and high elevation (amongst the highest in all of the United States), it has become New Mexico's "best-kept secret," making it a popular tourist stop for those in the area.
CLOUDCROFT, NM

Winter storm brings snow to Otero County

Winter weather came through Otero County in the early morning hours of March 11 and continued through the day in some parts of the county. The National Weather Service-El Paso issued a winter weather advisory for the Sacramento Mountains effective until noon Friday, March 11. Three to five inches of...
OTERO COUNTY, NM

Mescalero students win drone tournament championship

Four students from the Mescalero Apache School drone program competed in the Harmony Public Schools Second Drone competition in Houston, Texas in February. From Feb. 17-19 the Mescalero Chiefs were represented by team members Angel Enjady, Caydence Palmer, Jacoby Ortega and Elijah Lester. Enjady and Palmer were named Tournament Champs...
MESCALERO, NM
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Cold front brings snow to Mescalero, New Mexico

MESCALERO, N.M. — Snow fall in Mescalero, New Mexico could reach up to 2 inches by Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures around noon were 27 degrees at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Mescalero is about 130 miles north from El Paso. An approaching storm system...
MESCALERO, NM

Man from Mescalero faces federal assault charges

ALBUQERQUE, N.M. – Lance Cojo, 35, of Mescalero, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, appeared in federal court on Feb.1 for a preliminary and detention hearing on charges of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury to an intimate partner and assault of an intimate partner by strangulation in Indian Country. Cojo will remain in custody pending trial, which has not been scheduled.
MESCALERO, NM

Man from Mescalero faces cyberstalking charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jayvian Chee, 19, of Mescalero, New Mexico, appeared in federal court on Feb. 1 for detention hearing where he was charged with cyberstalking. According to a criminal complaint, from Nov. 28, 2021, through Jan. 9, 2022, Chee allegedly harassed a minor through social media platform Instagram by sending her threating messages and cyberstalking her. Chee created multiple spam accounts and threatened to send explicit material of the victim to others.
MESCALERO, NM
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FBI: Man From Mescalero Pleads Guilty To Federal Assault

ALBUQERQUE – Romeo Martinez, 23, of Mescalero, pleaded guilty Jan. 25 in federal court to assault resulting in serious bodily injury in Indian Country. Martinez will remain in custody pending sentencing, which has not been scheduled. According to the plea agreement and other court documents, June 29, 2021, Martinez,...
MESCALERO, NM

Silver Alert issued for Mescalero man

MESCALERO– A Silver Alert was issued by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Jan. 24 for Robert Dayaye, 71, of Mescalero. Dayaye is described as a 71-year-old Native American male, 6 feet tall, weighing 167 pounds, with brown eyes and long gray hair. Dayaye was last seen on Jan....
MESCALERO, NM
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