Public Safety

Police Find No Evidence of Collision Between Truck and School Bus

iLos Alamos Police arrive at the scene of a report of a minor collision, with no injuries, between a Los Alamos Public Schools special needs bus and a black Dodge Ram truck shortly after 8 a.m. today in front of Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. Sgt. James Rodriguez explained that the driver of the truck reported that she felt the bus make contact with her vehicle and actually move it a little bit. ‘In examining both the truck and bus, we found no evidence of contact on either vehicle,’ Rodriguez said. ‘No one was cited and we told the driver of the truck not to park where she

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2013

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.

Jan. 31 at 7:52 a.m. / Los Alamos National Bank reported that it was the victim of a forgery in the 2800 block of Woodland Road. The estimated loss is unknown.

Jan. 31 at 2:30 p.m. / A 78-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was the victim of fraud in the 2700 block of Walnut St. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

Feb. 1 at 3:31 p.m. / A 48-year-old Espanola man reported that someone damaged

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Los Alamos Police Arrest Couple with Bundles of ID Cards, Drugs and Cell Phones

By Carol A. Clark

In responding to a report, Los Alamos Police located two people in a room at Motel 6, 2201 Trinity Dr., about 6 p.m. Thursday, surrounded by bundles of ID cards, bags of methamphetamines, marijuana, pipes, pills and several cell phones.

Police arrested Leona Bjarke, 23, of Los Alamos and Connor Fox, 25, of Colorado Springs, Colo., at the scene and charged them with trafficking a controlled substance, distributing/selling, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and concealing identity.

Bjarke also had an active warrant for a probation violation.


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LANL’s Emergency Services Division Leader Charged With Battery; No Longer Employed

Tony Stanford
Los Alamos Daily Post
Police have filed charges against Anthony “Tony” R. Stanford, who lost his job as Emergency Operations Division Leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory Friday.

“Mr. Stanford is not currently an employee of the Laboratory. As general policy, because of employee privacy, the Laboratory does not discuss personnel matters,” LANL Spokesperson Kevin Roark said.

Stanford, 56, was formally charged Monday, Feb. 4 with battery and assault against a female employee at the Laboratory.

The charges stem

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Search Continues for LANB Bank Robber

FBI News:

The FBI released the following information a few moments ago:

The FBI and Los Alamos Police Department are looking for a woman who robbed Los Alamos National Bank branch at 77 Rover Blvd. in White Rock Tuesday, Feb. 5.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American female in her late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’4” tall, and weighing about 150 pounds.

She may have a scar or tattoo below her left eye.

The suspect wore a black jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt and a gray hooded sweatshirt. She also had on winter gloves.

Witnesses say the suspect entered the bank shortly before

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