Skip directly to content

Public Safety

Los Alamos Sheriff's Office Looking into Reports Registered Sex Offender Photographed Students

on March 17, 2014 - 9:49pm

Los Alamos Sheriff Marco Lucero

Los Alamos County Sheriff's Department News:

The Los Alamos County Sheriff's Department issued a press release today stating that Sheriff Marco Lucero is looking into complaints brought to his attention by parents of students attending Pinon Elementary School in White Rock.

Last week, Sheriff Lucero was visited by parents of students who attend school at Pinon Elementary. The parents were concerned that a local registered sex-offender was taking pictures of students during a recent school function. 

Sheriff Lucero was told that Thomas (Ted) Vives was

WIPP UPDATE: Internet Rumors About Safety Concerns Are Inaccurate

on March 17, 2014 - 9:08pm

WIPP News:

An Internet rumor has been fueling concerns about the need to be prepared to evacuate southeastern New Mexico because of recent events at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

There is absolutely no basis for these rumors. Monitoring conducted by Nuclear Waste Partnership of air, soil, water and vegetation are showing no radiation releases that would approach levels causing health concerns. Independent monitoring by the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center has reached similar conclusions. (View CEMRC’s monitoring data at CEMRC.org.)

In a recent letter to New

Advisory: Strong Winds Continue Through Early Tuesday

on March 17, 2014 - 8:07pm

NWS News:

The National Weather Service has released a wind advisory through early Tuesday. Sudden wind gusts may cause drivers to lose control of vehicle.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM - 6:21 PM MDT MON MAR 17 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING AND EVEN INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.A VIGOROUS DISTURBANCE ALOFT AND A STOUT JET STREAK ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FEATURE WILL BE TRACKING NEAR THE NORTHERN BORDER OF NEW MEXICO TONIGHT.

LAPD Hires Three New Officers and Two Dispatchers

on March 17, 2014 - 7:39pm

New Los Alamos Police Officers Robert Larsen, Tim Lonz, Chief Dino Sgambellone and Ryan Wolking Thursday following the swearing in ceremony at the Justice Center. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department initiated an Officer Selection Process toward the end of 2013. After a diligent and thorough testing and screening process of approximately 40 applicants, 10 certified applicants were chosen to continue in the testing process. Three out of the 10 certified, were successful in the process and accepted position’s with LAPD.

Magistrate Judge Pat Casados swears in new Los

Beware Of Local Telephone Scam Underway

on March 16, 2014 - 9:59am

LAPD Alert:

The Los Alamos Police Department issued the following information to alert the community to a possible telephone scam underway in the area.

A woman contacted the police to report that she received a telephone call from someone pretending to be the IRS and informing her that she owed money to the IRS. 

They asked her if she had an attorney, to which she stated that she didn’t. The woman told police that her husband typically takes care of the bills and the taxes, and she was certain he had done so.

The same people called back a number of times telling her that she could

Pages


Advertisements