Los Alamos Police Commander Preston Ballew has issued a press release related to a handgun missing from SOC’s inventory. SOC is the contracted physical security force for Los Alamos National Laboratory.
According to Ballew, an officer from his department took a report at approximately 6:35 p.m., Nov. 1 from SOC. The weapon was discovered missing during an inventory check earlier in the day, Ballew stated in the release. The Los Alamos Police Department is investigating this incident and working closely with LANL, DOE and SOC to locate and identify how this weapon became missing.
Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of the missing weapon or who may be involved is encouraged to call the Los Alamos Police Department at 505.662.8222.
Ballew added that this case is in “Active Status,” therefore no more information will be released until police close the case.