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Most Wanted DWI Absconders

on February 4, 2016 - 12:45pm
NMSP News:
SANTA FE   As of today, six out of the 10 original Most Wanted DWI Absconders have been captured with assistance from the New Mexico State Police and other law enforcement agencies around the state.
The list of most wanted DWI absconders is available online here. Many of these offenders are also violent criminals who drove drunk and either seriously injured another driver or killed them, or they are repeat offenders who are at high-risk for causing a tragedy to occur in the future.
The list has been refreshed to include a new top 10, based on the

Ahead of Super Bowl 50, Udall And Others Lead Bill To Protect Young Athletes From Concussions

on February 4, 2016 - 10:44am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
From Sen. Tom Udall's Office:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting young athletes from the dangers of sports-related traumatic brain injuries.
The Youth Sports Concussion Act would help ensure that safety standards for sports equipment, including football helmets, are based on the latest science and curb false advertising claims made by manufacturers to

Heinrich Supports Emergency Funding Bill To Address Opioid And Heroin Abuse Epidemic

on February 4, 2016 - 9:16am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., is supporting emergency funding legislation to address the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic that is devastating communities in New Mexico and across the country.
The bill S.2423, introduced by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, would provide supplemental appropriations totaling $600 million for drug prevention and treatment programs.
"Prescription drug and heroin addiction is a public health crisis that's taken a devastating toll on families and

Dems File Ethics Complaint Against Would-Be GOP Secretary Of State Candidate

on February 4, 2016 - 7:45am
DPNM News:
The Democratic Party of New Mexico, filed an ethics complaint Monday with the Secretary of State’s Office in response to Rep. Nora Espinoza’s publicly using her legislative website – an official government resource – to promote her potential candidacy for the very office that oversees and enforces campaign ethics rules.
“It is more important than ever that New Mexicans have candidates whom they can trust,” DPNM Chair Debra Haaland said.

Los Alamos Police Blotter Jan. 28 To Feb. 3, 2016

on February 3, 2016 - 7:48pm

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.


Jan. 28 at 12:55 p.m. / Police arrested Jerome Montoya, 28, of Los Alamos on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.





Jan. 28 at 1:58 p.m. / Police arrested Zachary Keller, 27, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged him with embezzling a vehicle.





Jan. 28 at 11:55 p.m.

Udall Bill To Childproof E-Cigarettes Signed Into Law

on February 3, 2016 - 9:28am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON D.C.  Friday Jan. 29, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall welcomed news that a bill he championed to improve e-cigarette safety has been signed into law by the president.
The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 requires manufacturers to put childproof caps on the small bottles of liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes. The number of e-cigarette users — especially young users — has soared in recent years, and this is the first piece of national legislation to help regulate the impact on public health.
According to the New Mexico Poison and Drug