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Road Repairs On Central Between Oppenheimer And 15th Street Begin Thursday

on July 8, 2015 - 11:38am


Crews from Century Club Construction are scheduled to make isolated asphalt repairs along Central Avenue beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 9 and running through 5 p.m. Friday, July 10.

Work will consist of milling and paving small areas of the eastbound lane near the intersections of Oppenheimer and 20th Street, and an area along the westbound lane between Main Street and 15th Street.

On-street parking near these locations will be limited due to construction equipment and materials. Pedestrians may experience a sidewalk closure and detour.

FBI Seeking Info To Id Victims In Sextortion Case

on July 8, 2015 - 8:57am

FBI News:

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance to identify additional victims of convicted online predator Lucas Michael Chansler.

Chansler, 31, formerly of St. Johns, Fla., was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison for engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography. Chansler pled guilty Aug. 13, 2014 to nine counts of producing child pornography.

According to court testimony, Chansler targeted 350 minor victims in 26 different states throughout the United States, three Canadian provinces, and the United Kingdom.

NM State Police Begin 89th Recruit School

on July 8, 2015 - 8:51am
NMSP News:
SANTA FE  Out of hundreds of applicants for the New Mexico State Police recruit school, 57 recruits were present Sunday to begin their 22-week journey to become New Mexico State Police officers.
Chief Kassetas addressed the recruits during the family orientation ceremony and congratulated them on being part of the process. He also reminded them of the challenges ahead and the growth they would experience if they succeed to the end of the academy journey. 
Chief Kassetas challenged the recruits stating, "Today, you will begin to understand that the sacrifices and hard work you

Council Rejects SFCSO Vehicle Donation To Sheriff

on July 7, 2015 - 10:00pm

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero answers questions from Council as to his intended use of the official vehicle under consideration for acceptance that was donated from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office. Screen Shot/LAC

Matt Wolk expressed his anger at questions the Council was asking Sheriff Lucero and urged them to accept the donated vehicle for the sheriff. Screen Shot/LAC


Los Alamos Daily Post

At tonight's County Council meeting, Councilors voted 3-3 against a motion to allow Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero to accept an official vehicle slated for

High Flyers Hosts Self Defense Seminar For Women

on July 7, 2015 - 8:20am

SFCSO Gifts Vehicle To Los Alamos Sheriff

on July 6, 2015 - 7:28pm
Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert A. Garcia presented an official vehicle slated for auction to Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero last week in Santa Fe. Photo by Chris Clark/
Staff Report
Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert A. Garcia presented an official vehicle slated for auction to Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero last week in Santa Fe.
"He said it was to help me out and in honor of my 23 years of service as a sheriff with the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Department," Lucero said.
Lucero is serving his second term in office and his requests for an official