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LAPD Investigates Vandalism At Overlook Park

on August 17, 2017 - 6:38am

LAPD News:

 

The Los Alamos Police Department is investigating vandalism at Overlook Park in White Rock, which occurred sometime between 5 p.m. Aug. 11 and Aug. 12.

LAPD Cpl. Sheldon Simpson discovered the vandalism while on patrol and there also were reports from members of the public. Simpson first noticed damage to the lids of trash cans and then found that two picnic tables were missing, which he later discovered had been thrown over the cliff into the canyon.

​Cmdr. Preston Ballew said Wednesday that anyone with information on this incident should call LAPD Dispatch at 505.662.8222.

Redondo And Stauber Visit Popular Los Alamos History Museum Exhibit Creator Isao Hashimoto

on August 16, 2017 - 5:18pm

Los Alamos Historical Society Board Member Michael Redondo, left, and Los Alamos History Museum Director Judith Stauber with Japanese digital artist Isao Hashimoto during their recent visit to Japan on behalf of the Los Alamos/Japan Project. Hashimoto’s time lapse animation of the world’s nuclear explosions is a popular yet sobering Cold War exhibit in the Hans Bethe House in Los Alamos. Flashing lights on a world map indicate the locations of explosions that have occurred while differing sounds reveal the countries that conducted the tests.

LAPSA Presents Local Student With New Mini-Bike

on August 16, 2017 - 4:52pm

LAPSA Vice President/Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris, left, and LAPSA President Jeff Dare present fundraising project winner Xavier Chalkley, 13, of Los Alamos with a Coleman mini-bike Tuesday outside the Los Alamos Police Department. Courtesy photo

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Los Alamos Public Safety Association Vice President and Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris and LAPSA President Jeff Dare of LANL Emergency Response presented Xavier Chalkley, 13, of Los Alamos with a Coleman mini-bike. Chalkley is the winner of the LAPSA fundraising project and purchased his winning ticket following the Rodeo Parade Saturday.

Stimmel Sentenced On Roof Citations

on August 16, 2017 - 3:49pm
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos

 

Municipal Judge Alan Kirk gave Jay Stimmel of White Rock until Oct. 31 to finish replacing a roof on his Kayenta Drive property. During a pro se trial Monday in Los Alamos, Judge Kirk fined Stimmel $500 in each of four separate citations for having a roof in disrepair but suspended $300, $300, $250 and $500 in those cases until Oct. 31. 

The cases all relate to Stimmel having begun to replace his roof in 2015 when he obtained the first of three permits from Los Alamos County.

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District Court Service For Los Alamos Disrupted

on August 16, 2017 - 3:16pm
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos

 

First Judicial District Court Administrator Stephen T. Pacheco confirmed Wednesday that the Court is not sending a clerk to the Los Alamos Justice Center Wednesdays as it has in the past to provide services for local residents.

“The judiciary as a whole has been underserved for the past several years,” Pacheco said. “Our District Court is currently down by seven clerks. On occasion, we have had only one or two people come by on our day in Los Alamos, so for the time being we will not have a clerk there on Wednesdays.”

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Inspection Operation Puts 17 Commercial Vehicles ‘Out Of Service’ Near Waldo

on August 16, 2017 - 2:37pm
NMSP News:
 
New Mexico State Police officers participated in a Weight and Inspection Operation, Aug. 1-3, near Waldo off I-25.
 
During a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors with the New Mexico State Police conducted inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers, with an emphasis on infractions that would cause them to be placed Out of Service.

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