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News Alert: Police Caution Community To Increase In Vehicle Theft And Auto Burglaries

on March 17, 2016 - 5:05pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has seen an increase in motor vehicle thefts and automobile burglaries in the past few weeks. 

Five cases of motor vehicle theft/embezzlement have been reported thus far in 2016, three of which occurred in the last two weeks. All of these stolen vehicles have been recovered.

Seven auto-burglaries/breaking and entering cases also have been reported in 2016, three of which were reported in the last seven days. These case have occurred in both Los Alamos and White Rock.

“One arrest has been made as a result of a Los Alamos motor vehicle theft and

NMED Secretary To Discuss Revisions And Seek Input To LANL Consent Order

on March 17, 2016 - 4:57pm
The Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board (NNMCAB) is one of eight Site-Specific Advisory Boards established to involve local citizens in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) environmental
clean-up decision process at its nuclear facilities. Members of the public are encouraged to attend NNMCAB meetings and provide their unique perspective on environmental issues.
The NNMCAB will meet 1-5:15 p.m. March 30 at Sandia Resort, Ballroom A, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. At 1:45 p.m.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 9 To March 15, 2016

on March 16, 2016 - 2:15pm

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.

March 9 at 7:27 a.m. / A 49-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone stole her vehicle parked on Alabama Avenue. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.


March 9 at 8:13 a.m. / Police arrested Olivia Perez, 31, of Los Alamos near Diamond Drive and Orange Street on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.

March 9 at 3:11 p.m.

Victim's Advocacy Group Honors Rep. Garcia Richard

on March 16, 2016 - 1:46pm

From left, Sen. Bill O'Neil, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and Legislative Advocate Juliana Koob of the New Mexico Sexual Assault Coalition today at the Crime Victims Reparation - Advocacy in Action training underway this week in Bernalillo. Garcia Richard was honored with the AIA Service Award, which ‘Recognizes individuals whose work has been particularly noteworthy and that exemplify commitment that characterizes many of our State’s victim service providers. It also recognizes individuals who champion the efforts or enforce crime victim’s rights throughout our State.’ Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Police Address Death Of Cmdr. Scott Mills

on March 15, 2016 - 7:58pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department issued a statement today after the death of former LAPD Cmdr. Scott Mills in a crash Monday in Colorado.

“The Los Alamos Police Department extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Scott Mills,” Chief Dino Sgambellone said.

Cmdr. Mills, 51, was a veteran who served in the United States Air Force. He joined the LAPD on Nov. 30, 1998. During his police career, Cmdr. Mills served as an officer, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant and operations commander. He also served as a member of the Los Alamos Bomb Squad.