Illustration photo of SOC guards from SOC-NM.com
Five protective force firing range personnel at Los Alamos National Laboratory were terminated earlier this month for inappropriate behavior while on duty.
These individuals worked for SOC (Securing Our Country), a full-service security management company under contract to protect the Laboratory.
SOC is owned by Day & Zimmerman, a 110-year-old company headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa.
SOC’s mission is to provide security services for individuals, domestic facilities, nuclear power plants and military bases
Melissa Carpenter of Los Alamos is in jail charged with fourth degree felony shoplifting. Courtesy/LAPD
Police arrested Melissa Carpenter of Los Alamos Wednesday afternoon and charged her with shoplifting $250-$2,500 worth of merchandise, which is a fourth degree felony.
Carpenter, 36, was captured with the help of Deborah Stone-Richard, a native of Virginia, who is on an extended visit to Los Alamos.
Stone-Richard was volunteering Wednesday at Fuller Lodge Art Center, 2132 Central Ave., when she heard a crash of sales items on the floor.
She saw that a woman, who turned Read More
U.S. MARSHALS News:
DETROIT – The Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team (DFAT) has made its first arrest using the new TIP411 system that it rolled out a few weeks ago.
Shannon Gene Ring, 46, of Monroe, Mich., was arrested by the Marshals led DFAT earlier today.
The arrest came as a direct result of a tip received via the new texting tip service.
Ring was wanted in Monroe County from 1989 for Failure to Appear for a Probation Violation with the underlying charge being Manufacture and Deliver a Controlled Substance.
Ring was arrested in the 400 block of Antoinette in the City of Detroit without incident. Read More
Mourners say goodbye to Nikolas Ventura-Arencon at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church this morning. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com
Community members, family and friends filled Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Canyon Road this morning to say goodbye to Los Alamos High School student Nikolas Ventura-Arencon.
Ventura-Arencon, 14, was a ninth grade student at Los Alamos High School who died in a head-on collision Nov. 21 on N.M. 4 near the White Rock “Y.”
Los Alamos Public Schools is providing grief counseling to students and staff.
The principals Read More