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Mary Ellen Emily Quintana
RIO ARRIBA COUNTY – The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) seeks assistance from the public in locating Mary Ellen Emily Quintana, 73, of Radium Springs.
Quintana told family members she would be traveling to Española. It is unknown when she left Radium Springs, or when she arrived in Española.
Her 1994 green Ford Explorer was located by NMSP abandoned on State Road 76 around mile post 13 near Cordova.
Quintana is described as 5’01” tall, 140 pounds with brown eyes and black and white hair. It is unknown what she is wearing.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts
Ofc. Darian Jarrott was laid to rest Feb. 12 during a private burial in Lordsburg.
This update identifies the officers involved and gives additional details leading up to the shooting.
LUNA COUNTY – New Mexico State Police (NMSP) Ofc. Darian Jarrott initiated a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet pickup Feb. 4, on Interstate 10 eastbound, near mile marker 102 east of Deming.
During the traffic stop, Ofc. Jarrott asked the driver, identified as Omar Felix Cueva, 39, of Deming to exit the vehicle.
Cueva exited the driver’s side holding an AR-15 style rifle and fired at least one shot at Ofc.
ALBUQUERQUE — Brittany Huizar, 20, of Santa Fe pleaded guilty March 31 in Federal Court to a charge of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury in Indian Country.
A grand jury indicted Huizar Nov. 4, 2020. According to the indictment, Huizar and eight other individuals on Dec. 31, 2019 assaulted a child, who is an enrolled member of the Nambe Pueblo, multiple times before the child was able to escape. The assault began at Valdez Park on the Santa Clara Pueblo.
Huizar faces up to 5 years in prison.
The Santa Fe Resident Agency of the FBI investigated this case with assistance from the
From left, Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew, Cmdr. Oliver Morris, Louie and his mom Erin in the lobby of the LAPD where Louie presented the officers with a thank you card for making his Easter brighter. Courtesy/LAPD
From left, Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew, Sgt. Chris Ross, Cpl. Ben Hinrichs and Cmdr. Oliver Morris with beeping Easter eggs they created for a couple of visually impaired kids. Courtesy/LAPD
The Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad was sent a request by a local Los Alamos mother to create beeping Easter eggs for her visually impaired child and
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.
March 4 at 3:06 p.m. / Police arrested Arturo Houston, 38, of Española in Española on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
JESSICA LETICIA MENDEZ
March 6 at 12:47 a.m. / Police arrested Jessica Leticia Mendez, 25, of Ohkay Owingeh on Trinity Dr., on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction and charged her with shoplifting and
New Mexico State Police (NMSP) will be conducting DWI sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols; and registration, insurance and driver’s license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of April.
NMSP is bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society’s attitude about drinking and driving.
Note: Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not
The Los Alamos Fire Department responds to a small brush fire this morning in the canyon south of Estante Way in White Rock. A firefighter at the scene stated that the fire was out. With current drought conditions it’s a tinderbox around the county and residents are urged to use extra caution to avoid sparking fires. Photo by Joyce Wolff
Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross commands the bomb robot from within the LAPD Special Operations Mobile Unit during training today at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills
The remotely controlled robot rolls forward to examine the danger at hand, which in this case is a body ‘dummy’ strapped in a suspicious backpack during training today at Overlook Park. Photo by Shari Mills
The robot with a specially designed knife lifts up and cuts the strap of the backpack from the dummy during training today at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills
Cmdr. Preston Ballew stands by ‘under
Police Chief Dino Sgambellone in his office Monday at the LAPD. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone marked 30-years of service in law enforcement March 17. He told the Los Alamos Daily Post that he is grateful for having had the opportunity to serve in this way and alongside some amazing people.
“It has always been important to me to be in a career that made a difference,” he said. “And while there have been many challenges along the way, both personally and professionally, I believe I can
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