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Chief Sgambellone Releases Crime Statistics For 2016

on February 1, 2017 - 12:29pm

Los Alamos Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone

 LAPD News:

Today, Los Alamos Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone released calls for service and crime statistics for the 12 months of 2016, which were compiled by the Records Section of the Los Alamos Police Department.

Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property. The offenses of murder (homicide), manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category.

Get On The Super Bowl Buzz Bus Feb. 5

on February 1, 2017 - 12:02pm

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 25 – Jan. 31, 2017

on February 1, 2017 - 11:27am

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them


Jan. 25 at 3:17 p.m. / Police arrested Vincent Paul, 44, of Los Alamos near Deer Trail and North Mesa Road and charge him with aggravated DWI.





Jan. 26 at 11:05 a.m. / Police arrested Tillie Trujillo, 38, of Espanola on 20th Street and charged her with driving on a revoked or suspended license.






LAHS Students Win DWI Awareness Poster Contest

on January 31, 2017 - 11:32am
These top three winning posters are created by students at Los Alamos High School. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

The DWI Planning Council is celebrating success with their DWI awareness poster contest and some great plans for February.

Three members of the Los Alamos High School class of 2019 were the top three vote getters after 70 entries were submitted for review, during DWI Awareness Week. Those winners will now have their posters displayed Feb. 17 for “DWI Day at the Roundhouse” at the Round House.

The first place entry by Jade Portillos, featured a drawing of

Local Authors Book Fair Features 'The Perils And Pleasures Of Publishing' Feb. 4

on January 31, 2017 - 10:31am
Tom (T. Jackson) King. Courtesy photo
Writing a book seems like a huge task, doesn’t it? Authors have discovered, to their dismay, that writing the book is only half the battle: once the book is written you have to get it published.
The Local Authors Book Fair Saturday, Feb. 4 at Mesa Public Library will feature several authors who have figured out a way to get their books published, and the Fair also will feature a panel discussion by three experts in the field. The Book Fair is 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and the panel discussion is 1 p.m.
Tom (T.

Alert: Lane Closures At Diamond And West Road; Diamond And Trinity Feb. 1-3

on January 31, 2017 - 9:23am


The Los Alamos County Traffic Division will be setting up for lane closures at Diamond Drive and West Road as well as at Diamond Drive and Trinity Drive Wednesday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 3 to allow for installation of illuminated hospital signs.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and shut down for the lunch hour starting at 11:30 a.m. through 1:15 p.m. and end work at 3:30 p.m. each day.

Motorists are urged to proceed carefully through these project zones.

Direct questions or concerns regarding this project to Traffic and Streets Division Manager Daniel Erickson at

Save The Date For Local Authors Book Fair Feb. 4

on January 30, 2017 - 11:11am

Loacal Authors Book Fair Saturday at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy/LAC


The Library is proud to feature local authors 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 in a Local Authors Book Fair in the Upstairs Meeting Rooms at Mesa Public Library.

The Book Fair will appeal to people who love books, people who enjoy shopping locally and aspiring authors themselves.

There will be books on many different topics (such as Searching for Dark Matter with Cosmic Gamma Rays by Dr. Andrea Albert and The Origins and Components of Behaviorology by Dr.