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Lockdown Lifted At Los Alamos High School

on October 1, 2015 - 1:11pm

LAPS News:

A domestic dispute in a neighborhood near Los Alamos High School around noon today led police to place the school in lockdown as a safety precaution.

A Los Alamos Public Schools spokesperson told the Los Alamos Daily Post that the LAHS Principal Brad Parker has been in communication with parents, teachers, staff and students.

LAPD Cmdr. Preston Ballew explained that the report of the domestic dispute was deemed to be unfounded and has evolved into a medical issue instead.

The lockdown has been lifted, everyone is safe and classes have resumed.

Armed Man Jumps Over Counter, Robs Bank

on October 1, 2015 - 12:18pm

Bank robber suspect. Courtesy/FBI

FBI News:

A man armed with a handgun robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank Wednesday after jumping over a counter.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set white male in his mid-20s to early 30s, approximately 5’10” to 5’11” tall, with reddish brown hair and a beard. He wore a black baseball cap with a white Under Armour logo on it, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and shoes with black soles.

At approximately 3:48 p.m., the suspect entered the Bank of Albuquerque at 4201 Wyoming Blvd. NE.

Los Alamos Police Collect 312 Pounds Of Old Prescriptions During Saturday's Drug Take Back Day

on October 1, 2015 - 11:58am

The Los Alamos Police Department collection site set up Saturday near the patio at Smith’s Maketplace. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD Evidence Technician Anthony Lucero assists a citizen with a drop off. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department collected 312 pounds of unwanted and unused prescriptions during Saturday’s drug take back day.

The total collection amount was from drop offs made to the LAPD drug box located in the police station lobby at the Judicial Complex and the two collection sites in Los Alamos and White Rock. 

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Police Seek Public's Assistance To Locate Suspect In Friday's Theft At Los Alamos Historical Museum

on October 1, 2015 - 11:20am

William Ryan Skelton. File photo

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for the person believed to be responsible for Friday’s incident at the Los Alamos Historical Museum. 

William Ryan Skelton, 30, is wanted on charges of larceny and criminal damage to property near Bathtub Row in Los Alamos.

The suspect was last seen driving a blue 1994 single cab Toyota truck with New Mexico plate NGM286.

Police are asking citizens to call Crimestoppers at 505.662.8282 with information on this case or to report the whereabouts of Skelton. 



Many Millions To Settle Livermore Lay-off Suit

on October 1, 2015 - 10:39am

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory span one square mile. Courtesy/LLNL

LLNL News:

The claims of 129 of the plaintiffs in the long-running lawsuit brought by 130 former workers against Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been resolved.

In the settlement, the Laboratory has agreed to pay the former employees a total of $37.25 million in contract damages. 

The lawsuit arose out of a 2008 workforce restructuring at the Laboratory, which impacted more than 1,000 employees. In 2013, the claims of five “test plaintiffs,” out of the 130, were litigated in two separate jury trials.

The first