Public Safety

NMDOT: I 25 Repaving Project Begins In Santa Fe Area


SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Brasier Asphalt Inc. will begin a pavement rehabilitation project Monday, June 12 in the Santa Fe area. 

Work will take place on I 25 in both directions from mile marker 277 (South of Cerrillos Rd.) to 290 (South of El Dorado). The 13-mile project is expected to last 20 working days and will include new pavement and striping.

Work will take place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., six days a week weather permitting. One lane will be closed during non-peak hours, with all lanes leading into the Santa Fe area remaining open until 9 a.m., Read More

Cone Zone: Week Of June 12, 2023


Public Works Projects:

The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Public Works staff through contractors. For more information, email, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects/Public Works” link at Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones.

Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

33rd / 34th Street Road and Utility Improvements

TLC Plumbing and Utility will continue working on the roadway portion of Read More

New Mexico State Police Officer Arrested For Sexual Assault

NMSP News:

LAS VEGAS — A female victim reported May 8, 2023 to New Mexico State Police (NMSP) officers in Gallup that she had been the victim of a sexual assault by a man who was now a NMSP officer.

The NMSP Investigations Bureau was requested to take charge of the investigation.

Agents learned that in July of 2022, the 20-year-old female victim had been on a two-week New Mexico National Guard deployment in Las Vegas, N.M. She identified Isaiah Cheromiah, 30, of Laguna, N.M. as a fellow soldier, and at the time of the incident an officer with the Grants Police Department.

The victim said that she, Cheromiah, Read More

Governor issues Executive Order For Emergency Funding For City Of Farmington In Wake Of May Mass Shooting

From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE — The Lujan Grisham administration issued an executive order Thursday approving emergency funding for the City of Farmington in the wake of a mass shooting that left three New Mexicans dead last month and six injured.

The funding will assist the city in providing increased mental health support for community members affected by the tragedy.

“I have made it clear to the Farmington community that the state will provide whatever resources necessary for as long as it takes to heal from what happened May 15,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said. “While the wider Read More

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