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Youth Falls ill Tonight at Teen Center

on September 26, 2013 - 10:00pm

Police and Fire Department EMTs responded to the Los Alamos Teen Center early this evening to attend to a youth who fell ill. The youth was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center and his condition is unknown at this time. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Woman Sought by Police Remains on the Lam

on September 26, 2013 - 7:32am

Irene Quintana. Courtesy/LAPD
Staff Report

Los Alamos Police Detectives continue searching for the woman who has been on the lam since Sept. 17. 

Irene Quintana, 49, of Chamita is wanted on a warrant with two felony charges: Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Conspiracy. Quintana is suspected of attempting to send controlled substances through the mail into the Los Alamos County Jail earlier this month

Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris commended alert jail staff who were able to ascertain the contraband coming into the Jail - ensuring the environment is safe from outside influences.

Mystery Surrounds Tree Deaths in Pajarito Acres

on September 25, 2013 - 1:26pm

Something mysterious is killing dozens of trees and shrubs in Pajarito Acres. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Something is killing trees and shrubs on four properties in Pajarito Acres and it has officials baffled and homeowners deeply concerned.

Asking not to be identified, a homeowner who has lost 85-100 trees, spanning more than 24 species since late spring shared their story with the Los Alamos Daily Post.

"In May I noticed a ring of dead grass around my large Silver Maple ... within days the leaves on the tree were turning black

FBI Searches for Bank Robbery Suspect

on September 25, 2013 - 10:10am

FBI News:

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a man who robbed Western Commerce Bank, 1910 Wyoming Blvd NE, Tuesday.

The suspect is described as a white male, age ranging from 25 into his 30s, approximately 6' to 6'2" tall, with a slender build, shoulder-length dark brown hair, a brown goatee, and tattoos on both arms. He wore a black T-shirt with a gray skull design, and black pants.

Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 12:11 p.m. and handed a teller a note that demanded money.

Quemazon Homeowner Pleads For Break Ins To Stop

on September 24, 2013 - 2:44pm
This vacant home for sale in Quemazon has been the subject of several break ins since August and has now been taken off the market. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
The homeowner stated that teens who broke into her vacant home stored this card table and chairs along with bottles of alcohol in the garage in preparation for future parties. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

A homeowner in Quemazon has been plagued with break ins recently and is pleading for it to stop following what she believes was an attempted break in Sept. 14.