Portales residents petition to remove Roosevelt County Sheriff

PORTALES, N.M.  (KRQE) – People working to remove the Roosevelt County Sheriff will have their day in court.

Portales attorney Eric Dixon told KRQE News 13 several Portales residents have been victimized by Sheriff Malin Parker and want to see him removed from office.

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday to determine if there is probable cause for the petition to move forward.

If the petition gets enough signatures, it would be submitted to the County Clerk and a special election would be held.

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