Public Safety

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, 2012

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.

 

KEVIN HERRING

Nov. 8 at 11:47 a.m. / Police arrested Kevin Herring, 34, of Los Alamos in the 4000 block of Sycamore Street and charged him with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

 

JOSHUA KREPPS

Nov. 8 at 11:47 a.m. / Police arrested Joshua Krepps, 20, of Los Alamos in the 4000 block of Sycamore Street and charged him with possession of


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Letter to the Editor: Driving is Not a Right

Khalil J Spencer
League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor 1173

The Sunday morning Monitor reminded us of just how close we came to killing some children at the Montessori School on Canyon Road.

Why? Because as County Engineer Kyle Zimmerman tells us, our safety is held hostage by a few “irrational” drivers.

Not only do we not control them, but it seems difficult to even know who the people are who are trying to kill us, including another driver who crashed the same week on Main Hill Road while, according to the Daily Post, driving aggressively and passing another vehicle.

Often,


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LANL’s Ward Hawkins to Speak on Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

LACACIS News:
 
Ward L. Hawkins, Program Manager for Nuclear Testing Limitations at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will present a talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at an open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security.
 
Hawkins talk, “CTBT On-Site Inspection: The Final Verification Measure” will provide general background information on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and a detailed description of the On-Site Inspection verification regime.
 
The public is invited to attend Hawkin’s talk, which will be held in

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US, Kazakhstan Commission Radiation Detection Systems Aimed at Preventing Nuclear Smuggling

Anne Harrington. Courtesy/NNSA

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Kazakhstan Customs Control Committee (KCCC) recently held a ceremony to commission the specialized radiation detection equipment at Astana International Airport – a significant milestone in the joint effort to prevent the illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials.

The ceremony recognized the effective ongoing cooperation between the U.S. and the Republic of Kazakhstan, along with the generous financial contributions from New Zealand,


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Los Alamos Canyon Bridge Work Begins Nov. 17

Omega Bridge in Los Alamos. Courtesy/LANL

COUNTY News:

 A damaged expansion joint on the south end of the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge, known as Omega Bridge, is being replaced beginning Saturday, Nov. 17.

Los Alamos National Laboratory plans to do the work on weekends when vehicle traffic is reduced. Planned workdays include Nov. 17, Nov. 18, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2.

One lane of the bridge will be closed in each direction and there may be brief periods when traffic is stopped while material is being moved, said Vince Sing of Project Management.

Signs and other traffic control measures will be in place


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