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Los Alamos Police Blotter: May 4 to May 9, 2012

on May 14, 2012 - 11:00am

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.





May 2 at 1:41 p.m. / Police arrested Jonathan Etuk, 31, of Mendanales at the Los Alamos Detention Center on an outstanding felony warrant from another jurisdiction.

May 4 at 4:41 p.m. / A 54-year-old Jemez Springs man reported that someone damaged his property on 41st Street. The estimated loss is less than $1,000.

May 4 at 7:52 p.m.

Espanola Man to Serve 10 Years in Prison

on May 9, 2012 - 5:27pm

FBI News:

A federal judge in Albuquerque has sentenced James Aley White, 31, of Espanola to a 120-month term of imprisonment for his bank robbery conviction.

White will be on supervised release for three years after he completes his prison sentence. He also was ordered to pay full restitution to the bank that was the victim of his crime.

U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales said that on Nov. 15, 2011, White pled guilty to robbing the Bank of America at 8040 Academy Road NE in Albuquerque on Aug. 19, 2011.

According to court filings, the bank was robbed on Aug.

Safety & Security Matters Show [Audio]

on May 9, 2012 - 3:12pm

Safety and Security Matters radio show, hosted by Carol A. Clark and recorded at the KRSN AM 1490 studios in Los Alamos.

April 25, 2012 - FBI Featured on Safety and Security Matters radio show with Carol A. Clark



Feb 29, 2012 -  This month's program focuses on the "Every 15 Minute" program highlighting the dangers of distracted driving. Program guests are Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy and Los Alamos Fire and Police Chaplain Cheryl Ridlon.


Police Out Score Firefighters Saturday

on May 7, 2012 - 11:19pm

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police Capt. Randy Foster hits a triple against Los Alamos Fire Department "pitcher" Jerry Adair during a softball competition at Overlook Park Saturday, that went down to the wire, before the police team prevailed 26-25 following nine hard fought innings. Photo by Shayna Whitaker

"Catcher" Connie Salazar of the Los Alamos Police Department throws a ball back to the pitcher while "Umpire" Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider contemplates whether it was a ball or a strike. Fire Chief Troy Hughes is at first base. Photo by Shayna Whitaker

Spectators Riley and Spenser Foster

Firefighters Promoted During Special Ceremony

on May 7, 2012 - 10:08pm

During a special ceremony Monday at Fire Administration on East Road, three firefighters were promoted. From left, Battalion Chief Paul Grano will supervise the C Shift, Battalion Chief Kelly Sterna will oversee training and exercises related to Los Alamos National Laboratory. Newly promoted Deputy Fire Chief Glenn Trehern is a second generation firefighter. He worked in LANL's Fire Protection Division for 13 years and has been with LAFD for 22 years. He will be in charge of operations and will supervise all three fire shifts at LAFD.