Public Safety

Letter To The Editor: Door To Door Scammer

By David Palmer
Los Alamos
This evening a nice young man came to my door in White Rock selling children’s books, with the story that he was financing an internship to go to Boeing to restore a P51 Mustang. He said that he lived just a few blocks away. Since I don’t have children he said that I could also pay for the books to be donated to a children’s hospital.

After he left, I googled the company ““, and found that they are persistent scammers. I even found somebody else who had evidently met

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Alert: Resident Warns Of Deer Likely Killed By Cougar

News Alert:
A resident in the 1100 block of Sioux contacted the Los Alamos Daily Post today to warn the community that he found a dead deer over the weekend in his backyard that appeared to be killed by a cougar because its throat was ripped out.
“I live on Sioux and wanted to warn everyone in the area. Animal control came out but would not say whether it looked like a lion kill or not but it looks a lot like one to me … it tried to get the deer out of my yard under my fence.”

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Scenes From Safety Town Underway At Mountain School

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Jordan Redmond instructs kindergarteners in ways to manage anger as part of this week’s Safety Town program underway until noon today at Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Chris Clark/
LAPD Sgt. Jordan Redmond also shares a video on managing anger featuring McGruff the Crime Dog. Photo by Chris Clark/
Cpl. Robert Stephens organizes a trip to Safety Town, where the students are taught how to follow traffic lights, stop signs, and how to get to their destination safely. Photo by Chris Clark/

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Global Samples From Nuclear Contamination Sites Reveal Unpredicted Uranium And Plutonium Behavior

Workers on a cleanup site at DOE’s Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State, one of several sites sampled for uranium and plutonium variations. Courtesy/DOE

LANL News:

  • Los Alamos Analysis Shows Elements Not Acting In Nature As Previously Modeled

Knowing how a chemical in soil reacts and transforms over time in response to neighboring elements, weather and heat is essential in determining whether that chemical is hazardous.

This is especially important when that chemical is radioactive.

In a collaborative, international effort led by Los Alamos National Laboratory, researchers

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AG’s Anti-Money Laundering Unit Prosecutes Racketeer And Wins $100,000 In Restitution For Victims

John Meister booking photo. Courtesy/OAG

OAG News:

ALBUQUERQUE The Anti-Money Laundering Unit of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has successfully prosecuted John Meister of New Mexico, resulting in $100,000 in restitution to victims.

The OAG Anti-Money Laundering Unit’s criminal investigation proved that Meister devised a scam to mislead two victims into bogus investment schemes while he was working for FedEx in 2013-2014.

Bernalillo County District Court has scheduled sentencing for Aug. 26, 2015 and the OAG can argue for the maximum sentence of seven years of incarceration

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