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Marquez still not sentenced

A man who previously pleaded no contest to inappropriately touching an 11-year-old child was not sentenced, but made a first appearance before a new judge Oct. 23 concerning a violation of his conditions of release.

Where does the water go?

The Socorro City Council held a Community Development Block Grant hearing during its regular meeting Oct. 21, and the hot topic was drainage.

Magdalena, marshal sued over search

The village of Magdalena and its marshal are being sued in federal court over a July 11 search for a rumored marijuana grow operation, during which searchers allegedly pulled naked teenagers out of a shower and handcuffed people to furniture. Search efforts resulted in two marijuana charges: a misdemeanor and a petty misdemeanor.

Thieves at large in county

The Socorro County Sheriff's Department is searching for those responsible for a series of larcenies in Lemitar and Polvadera.