Public Safety

LAPD Ofc. David Boe Bids Los Alamos Farewell

One of the most beloved police officers in Los Alamos, Ofc. David Boe, is retiring Friday. He stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post newsroom Wednesday to say goodbye and play one last time with newsroom mascot Oli M. He spoke of several highlights of his career starting with his graduation from the New Mexico Police Academy, later teaching at the academy, earning a Top Driver Award, two Officer of the Year awards and teaching bike patrol techniques to many officers at LAPD and surrounding agencies. Ofc. Boe also served as the Department’s Fleet Manager, updating numerous processes including equipment Read More

Op-Ed: Raid On Trump’s Florida Home Political Persecution

By FRANK TRAMBLEY
1st Vice Chairman
Republican Party of New Mexico

In response to Valerie Fox’s Aug. 9 letter to the editor (link) criticizing Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Steve Pearce’s justified reaction to the recent FBI raid on former President Trump’s residence, Mar-a-Lago, I must say it is Valerie who is, in fact, tone deaf – and, in fact – quite blind.

While Ms. Fox’s letter attempts to incorporate her “criminal justice background” as a basis for her argument to demonize Trump, it becomes quite apparent that she turns a blind eye to facts which should at least make a reasonable Read More

New Mexico Environment Department Files Administrative Complaint Against Rust Movie Productions In Fatality Case

NMED News:

SANTA FE – Today, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) filed an administrative complaint against Rust Movie Productions, LLC (RMP) after the company contested citations issued April 19, 2022.

NMED and RMP were unable to reach a settlement of the citations during a 90-day administrative review period following the contest, requiring NMED to file the complaint with the Occupational Health and Safety Review Commission.

RMP has 15 days following service of the complaint to file their response to NMED’s complaint with the Commission. Upon receipt of the complaint and response Read More

One Of LA’s Finest Ofc. David Boe Assisting Residents

Los Alamos Police Ofc. David Boe is spotted assisting a couple of residents dealing with a dead battery this afternoon after exiting Pig+Fig Cafe in White Rock. Photo by Tom Hill

By TOM HILL
Los Alamos

A couple of Los Alamos citizens were dealing with a dead battery upon exiting Pig+Fig Cafe this afternoon. It required some tools to access the battery. Stepping into the breech was Ofc. David Boe, one of the very finest on the Los Alamos Police Department (LAPD) Force. After a jump start, they were on their way in fine fettle.

Ofc. Boe is a regular at Pig+Fig, where I’ve known him for almost 10 years. No Read More

State Agencies Partner To Make New Mexico Roads Safer

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) have released the final Wildlife Corridors Action Plan (Plan).

The Plan has been prepared to minimize wildlife-vehicle collisions and increase motorist safety in accordance with New Mexico Senate Bill 228, the Wildlife Corridors Act.

The Act, signed into law by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham in 2019, directed the NMDOT and the NMDGF to develop the Plan for NMDOT roads statewide. The Plan identifies wildlife-vehicle collision hotspots Read More

NMSP Missing Endangered Persons Update: Jacob Evans & Matthew Evans Located & Safe, Sandra Perry Still Missing

UPDATE: Missing Endangered Person Advisory for Luna County Sheriff’s Office. Jacob Evans and Matthew Evans have been located and are both safe. Sandra Perry is still missing.

NMSP News:

LUNA COUNTY — The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) originally issued the following information this morning for the distribution of a Missing Endangered Person Advisory from the Luna County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO).

LCSO is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Sandra Perry, and her two sons, Jacob Evans and Matthew Evans.

All three were last seen at around 6 a.m. Aug. 8, at 1680 Apache Hills in Deming. Read More

NMSP: One Man Dead, Another In Jail After Driving Into Flood Waters In Mora County

John Vasquez

NMSP News:

MORA COUNTY — A Guadalupita man has died after the vehicle he was a passenger in was driven into flood waters in Mora County.

The driver of that vehicle, John Vasquez, 30, also of Guadalupita survived and left the scene. He was later located, arrested and charged with Homicide by Vehicle.

The incident started at around 2:30 p.m. Aug. 7, when New Mexico State Police officers received a call about a pickup truck with two men inside that had driven into a flooded portion of New Mexico State Road 434 at milepost 7.

Witnesses say the truck drove around several vehicles that were stopped Read More

NNSA: 45 Kilograms Of Highly Enriched Uranium Removed From Japan, Returned To United States

NNSA Administrator Jill Hruby in the KUCA reactor room with Professor Hironobu Unesaki, left, and Ken Nakajima, Director of the Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science at Kyoto University. Courtesy/NNSA

Kyoto University and Y-12 National Security Complex technical experts prepare the highly enriched uranium shipping containers for transportation. Courtesy/Kyoto University

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fulfilling a commitment made at the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Japan’s Read More

Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard Reacts To Kids Count Data Showing New Mexico Again In 50th Among States For Child Well-Being

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard

STATE News:

…Commissioner Garica Richard urges support of Constitutional Amendment No. 1 

ALBUQERQUE — New Mexico is again ranked 50th in the nation for child well-being according to the national Kids Count Data Book, a 50-state report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard, on behalf of the Vote YES for Kids campaign, responded to the results in a video statement where she urges New Mexicans to support Constitutional Amendment No. 1, which will appear Read More

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