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LAPD Addressing Speeding Concerns In Los Alamos County

LAPD Cpl. David Boe conducting speed enforcement near the golf course. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has noticed an increase in speeding concerns from the Los Alamos public over the last month.

These concerns have come in a variety of forms to include; social media posts, emails, phone calls, and citizens utilizing the crime-tip submission tool on the LAPD website.

LAPD wants to take the opportunity to assure the public these concerns are being addressed and it is an area of focus for traffic safety in the community. Extra Patrols have been communicated to each shift


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New Mexico State Police Seizes 580 Pounds Of Marijuana Inside Home Depot Boxes At Gallup Port Of Entry Friday

NMSP discovered 495 vacuumed sealed packages of Marijuana concealed inside 20 Home Depot boxes Friday in the trailer of a CMV at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP

NMSP News:

GALLUP – At approximately 4 p.m. Friday, July 31, the New Mexico State Police conducted a safety cab inspection on a 2014 Freightliner Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) at the Gallup Port of Entry west of Gallup.

During the inspection, officers discovered 495 vacuumed sealed packages of Marijuana. The packages were concealed inside 20 Home Depot boxes in the trailer of the CMV. The total amount of Marijuana seized weighed


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Scene Of Trailer Flipping; Debris On N.M. 4 Earlier Today

Scene earlier this morning where a vehicle pulling a trailer with construction sheet rock flipped over spilling debris and blocking the lanes on N.M. 4 between the truck route (East Jemez Road) and the community of White Rock, at mile marker 66. The roadway is now clear and traffic is moving smoothly. Courtesy/LAPD

Scene earlier this morning where a vehicle pulling a trailer with construction sheet rock flipped over spilling debris blocking the lanes on N.M. 4 between the truck route (East Jemez Road) and the community of White Rock, at mile marker 66. The roadway is now clear and traffic is moving


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Scene From Detour On N.M. 4 Earlier Today

Scene earlier this morning where a vehicle pulling a trailer with construction sheet rock flipped over, blocking the lanes on N.M. 4 between the truck route (East Jemez Road) and the community of White Rock, at mile marker 66. The roadway is now clear and traffic is moving smoothly. Courtesy/LAPD


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Traffic Alert Update: Travel Now Running Smoothly On N.M. 4

Traffic Alert Update:

Traffic is now moving smoothly in both directions between the Truck Route and White Rock on N.M. 4 following the mishap earlier this morning in which trailer flipped over and blocked the roadway.

However, the Los Alamos Police Department is utilizing the shoulder while awaiting the arrival of a wrecker to remove the flipped trailer.

There is construction debris near the scene of the accident and motorists should slow down and proceed through this area at mile marker 66 with caution.

Motorists also are advised that once the wrecker arrives, the roadway will close again to


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Traffic Alert: Trailer Blocking Roadway On N.M. 4

Traffic Alert:

A vehicle pulling a trailer with construction sheet rock has flipped over, blocking the lanes on N.M. 4 between the truck route (East Jemez Road) and the community of White Rock, at mile marker 66.

Los Alamos Police Department is asking motorists to proceed with caution and avoid the area if at all possible to allow responders to clear the scene.


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U.S. Attorney Anderson Appoints Denise Billy Missing And Murdered Indigenous Persons Coordinator For New Mexico 

DOJ News:

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Attorney John Anderson announced today the appointment of Denise Billy to serve as the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Coordinator for the District of New Mexico.

She will be the first MMIP coordinator under a new Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative.

As the MMIP coordinator, Billy will gather reliable data to identify MMIP cases connected to New Mexico’s 22 Tribal Nations. She also will conduct outreach with tribal communities to assist in the creation and implementation of community action plans.

Her duties will further include coordinating


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FBI Announces Reward Of Up To $25,000 In Jacqueline Vigil Homicide As Part Of Operation Legend Expansion

Jacqueline Vigil

FBI News:

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the individual(s) responsible for the homicide of Jacqueline Vigil.

Vigil, who was 55 years old at the time of her death, was the mother of two New Mexico State Police Officers.

She was fatally shot in her driveway in Albuquerque, while in her 2006 Cadillac sedan Nov. 19, 2019. Vigil was about to go to the gym.

Nov. 27, 2019, police located and recovered a Jeep they believe was involved in the homicide. The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating.

This


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Fuselier: Portland And The Federal Police

By BOB FUSELIER
Los Alamos

I don’t know enough to critique the decision-making ability of Portland’s leaders in regards to the unrest that has recently occurred there. It’s a legitimate question, but I assume the people of Portland have the ability and means to address any problem.

To be clear, this column is not about how Portland is handling its protests. Nor is it in any way opposing the Portland authorities’ right to police unrest and criminal activity. My concern lays solely with the policing tactics used recently by the federal police forces in Portland.

There are concerning differences


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