Public Safety

Police Seek Public’s Assistance To Locate Suspect In Friday’s Theft At Los Alamos Historical Museum

William Ryan Skelton. File photo

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for the person believed to be responsible for Friday’s incident at the Los Alamos Historical Museum. 

William Ryan Skelton, 30, is wanted on charges of larceny and criminal damage to property near Bathtub Row in Los Alamos.

The suspect was last seen driving a blue 1994 single cab Toyota truck with New Mexico plate NGM286.

Police are asking citizens to call Crimestoppers at 505.662.8282 with information on this case or to report the whereabouts of Skelton. 



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Many Millions To Settle Livermore Lay-off Suit

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory span one square mile. Courtesy/LLNL

LLNL News:

The claims of 129 of the plaintiffs in the long-running lawsuit brought by 130 former workers against Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been resolved.

In the settlement, the Laboratory has agreed to pay the former employees a total of $37.25 million in contract damages. 

The lawsuit arose out of a 2008 workforce restructuring at the Laboratory, which impacted more than 1,000 employees. In 2013, the claims of five “test plaintiffs,” out of the 130, were litigated in two separate jury trials.

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Atomic City Transit Bus And Pickup Collide On NM 4

An Atomic City Transit (ACT) “Dial a Ride” bus was involved in an accident at about 6:40 a.m. today on N.M. 4 near White Rock. The bus was carrying two passengers and no injuries were reported, however the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center with unknown injuries. A County spokesperson said that the ACT bus driver took evasive action to avoid a near head on collision with the pickup. The shoulder was soft and the bus rolled onto its side. The road was closed to clear the accident but has re-opened now.  Police said the exact cause of the accident

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 23 to Sept. 29, 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.

Sept. 23 at 10:13 a.m. / Police arrested Elsie Fernandez, 36, of Ojo Caliente on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

Sept. 23 at 3:40 p.m. / Police arrested Mario Sanchez, 27, of Espanola at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. Police booking photo is not available.



Sept. 24 at 9:56 a.m. / Police arrested

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TSA Agents Find Record Number Of Guns In Carry-on Luggage At Airports

Loaded gun discovered at airport screening center. Courtesy/TSA

HSNW News:

TSA agents in airports across the United States discovered 67 guns in carry-on luggage during the week ending Sept. 17, which broke an earlier record of 65 firearms found during one week in May 2013.

TSA officers found nearly 1,900 firearms in carry-on luggage between Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2015. This year is thus on track to see a 28 percent spike in the number of firearms found compared to the 2,212 guns — an average of about 40 a week — discovered by TSA agents in 2014.

TSA notes that of those 67 guns discovered last week,

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