Public Safety

White Rock Man Sentenced In District Court

First Judicial District Court Judge T. Glenn Ellington hears sentencing recommendations Monday for Anthony Lambson of White Rock from Assistant DA Kent Wahlquist, left, and Defense Attorney Tyr Loranger in Santa Fe. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

SANTA FE —  A 21-year-old White Rock man was sentenced this week in the First Judicial District Court in Santa for trafficking of a controlled substance. Anthony Dakota Lambson was arrested in June 2016 after allegedly supplying heroin to two minors, one whom was


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FBI Searches For ‘Barrel Chested Bandit’

 ‘Barrel Chested Bandit’ Dec. 12, 2016. Courtesy/FBI

FBI News:

DALLAS, Texas The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a serial bank robber dubbed the “Barrel Chested Bandit,” who is believed to be responsible for eight bank robberies or attempted bank robberies across Texas, Arizona and New Mexico between Aug. 24, 2016 and Feb. 4, 2017.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual.

‘Barrel Chested Bandit’ Nov. 30, 2016 . Courtesy/FBI

Robberies:

  • Aug. 24 – Arizona

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Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteers Needed

Annie Rasquin is executive director of the First District Court CASA program, which serves Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Carolyn Stewart has been a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for foster children in the Los Alamos are for nine years, a volunteer position that makes a huge difference in their lives and is extremely rewarding for her.
 
Stewart is one of 45 CASAs in the First Judicial District, which encompasses Los Alamos, Rio Arribe

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Republican Lawmakers Meet With NM Environment Secretary Tongate On New Food Handling Regulations

NMED News:
 
SANTA FE Republican members of the House and Senate met Wendesday with New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Secretary Butch Tongate to discuss the department’s new food handling regulations.
 
Lawmakers expressed concerns about the impact the regulations would have on community groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations in their districts.
 
The new regulations require anyone who handles food at a public function to have a food handler card. The requirement applies to any location where food is served, including movie theaters and community fundraisers.

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LAFD: Preventing Burns In Your Home

LAFD News:
 
The Los Alamos County Fire Department would like to bring awareness of preventing burns in the home during this National Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 5-11, 2017.)
 
Each year there are more than 450,000 burn injuries that occur in the United States serious enough to require medical treatment. Many of these burns are preventable, here are some tips to help prevent these types of injuries.
 
One of the leading causes of burns to children is hot water scalds. These burn injuries are preventable:
  • Test water before bathing children. Never

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