Public Safety

Los Alamos Police Blotter: June 18 To June 24, 2015

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

June 18 at 1:54 p.m. / A 21-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone trespassed on her property on Arroyo Lane.


June 18 at 1:54 p.m. / Police arrested Adrian Trujillo, 26, of Espanola at 20 Arroyo Lane and charged him with criminal damage to property. The estimated damage is less than $1,000. He also was arrested June 19 on an outstanding warrant.



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Udall On Supreme Court Health Insurance Decision

Sen. To Udall
U.S. SENATE News:            

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell that residents of any state can receive health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

“I welcome the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell, which preserves the insurance policies of millions of Americans. The Affordable Care Act has enabled tens of thousands of New Mexicans to get health insurance for the first time.


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Congressional Committee Members Call On DEA To Detail Methods Behind ‘Cold Consent’ Searches

WASHINGTON, D.C. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr., D-Mich., House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX, and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-NM. issued a letter Tuesday June 23 to Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenburg requesting details concerning the use of “cold consent” searches, particularly at transportation facilities.  

The letter cites a report released by the Justice Department

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Firing Operations Completed On Commissary Fire

SFNF News:
Commissary Fire Update:
Start Date: June 5, 2015
Percent Contained: 0
Size: 500 acres
Growth Potential: Moderate
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush
Summary: Fire crews on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District successfully completed firing operations with hand ignitions on 150 acres yesterday as part of a strategy to manage the fire for resource objectives. 
Resource objectives on the Commissary Fire

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Primary Fuse Failure Causes White Rock Power Outage


Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities’ electric linemen restored power to a little more than 150 customers in the White Rock area Wednesday evening. 

The 45-minute outage began around 5 p.m. when a primary fuse at an overhead pole failed. Affected by the outage were customers on Rover between Aragon and Paul Place, as well as customers on Glenview, Kolleen and Kris Courts, Kimberly and Jeffrey Place.

Linemen restored power by 5:45 p.m. to all customers.

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