Public Safety

Search Continues for LANB Bank Robber

FBI News:

The FBI released the following information a few moments ago:

The FBI and Los Alamos Police Department are looking for a woman who robbed Los Alamos National Bank branch at 77 Rover Blvd. in White Rock Tuesday, Feb. 5.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American female in her late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’4” tall, and weighing about 150 pounds.

She may have a scar or tattoo below her left eye.

The suspect wore a black jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt and a gray hooded sweatshirt. She also had on winter gloves.

Witnesses say the suspect entered the bank shortly before Read More

FBI Releases Photo of Suspected Bank Robber

Photo of suspected bank robber demanding cash from a teller this afternoon at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock. Courtesy/FBI

FBI News:

The FBI and Los Alamos Police Department are looking for a woman who robbed Los Alamos National Bank, 77 Rover Blvd., in White Rock, today, Feb. 5.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American female in her late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’4″ tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

She may have a scar or tattoo below her left eye.

The suspect wore a black jacket over a black hoodie and a gray hoodie. She also had on winter gloves.

Witnesses Read More

Police Surround LANB in White Rock

Los Alamos Police vehicles are out in force at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock and throughout the area following a bank robbery there this afternoon. FBI agents have taken over the case and are on scene. Photo by Rebekah Valentine

Police will be out in force around White Rock and near Pinon and Chamisa Elementary Schools while the hunt is underway for the woman suspected of robbing Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock this afternoon. Photo by Rebekah Valentine Read More

FBI Takes Over Local Bank Robbery Case

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police have handed off this afternoon’s bank robbery case of the Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock to the FBI, which is standard procedure.

The latest information obtained by the Los Alamos Daily Post is that the suspect is described as a 5’4” Hispanic woman, mid 20-40 years of age with a blue star tattoo on her face and wearing a black sweatshirt with logo on it.

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Children Remain Inside White Rock’s Chamisa and Pinon Schools While Police Hunt Bank Robber

 

LAPS News:

Both Chamisa Elementary School and Pinon Elementary School in White Rock will keep students in school until parents/guardians pick them up this afternoon.

“In cooperation with local police, we are following this procedure as a safety precaution as they continue their investigation of a bank robbery suspect (s) potentially in the area,” from a statement released by Los Alamos Public Schools.

LAPS said that police patrols have been beefed up in the area around the schools and there will be an increased police presence at the schools while parents pick up their Read More

Breaking News: Police Hunt Woman Suspected of Robbing White Rock LANB

(Update 3:10pm with updated suspect description)

LAPD News:

Early police reports indicate that a robbery occurred this afternoon at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock.

The suspect is believed to be a female Hispanic, 5′ 4″ and wearing Black sweat shirt, gray pants, Logo on shirt, has Blue Star Tattoo on face. Age: mid 20 to 40.

She was last seen headed toward Smith’s Food and Drug Center on Sherwood Boulevard carrying about $4,000 in cash from the bank in a plastic bag.

Details may change on this developing story so check back for updates. Read More

NM Delegation Introduces Mining Cleanup Legislation

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News:

 

  • Bill Would Allow States to Access Funding for Reclamation of Abandoned Uranium and other Mines

WASHINGTON D.C. – New Mexico Congressional Delegation members Sen. Tom Udall, Sen. Martin Heinrich, Rep. Ben Ray Luján and Rep. Steve Pearce, introduced legislation Monday in the United States Senate and House to help state and tribal governments complete high-priority uranium mine cleanup projects.

The Abandoned Mine Land (AML) fund was created as part of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) and requires fees to
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Heinrich Calls for Sufficient DOE Cleanup Funding

Sen. Martin Heinrich with President Barack Obama in January. Courtesy/U.S. Senate

U.S. SENATE News:

Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. together with Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., sent a letter to President Obama today calling for sufficient funding for DOE’s Defense Environmental Cleanup program in FY2014.

Heinrich asked the president to consider funding two projects that he said are of particular importance to New Mexico.

“We urge you to request $225 million for environmental cleanup for Los Alamos National Laboratory and $222 million to operate and maintain the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Read More

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 24 to Jan. 30, 2013

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.

Jan. 24 at 10:07 p.m. / A 71-year-old Los Alamos man reported he was the victim of larceny in the 600 block of La Bajada. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

Jan. 24 at 10:33 a.m. / Los Alamos Public Schools reported that it was the victim of larceny at 2101 Hawk Dr. The estimated loss is less than $500.

ISAAC PEARSON

Jan. 24 at 12:20 a.m. / Police arrested Isaac Pearson, 40, of Los Alamos near West Jemez Read More

Los Alamos Police Chief Ties Knot

It was clearly a joyous occasion Saturday, Feb. 2, as Municipal Judge Alan Kirk performed the marriage ceremony of Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy and Gina Coluzzi, joined here by her children Angela, Nicholas and Christopher at their White Rock home. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Family and close friends gathered at the casual outdoor wedding of Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy to Gina Coluzzi who works in finance at Los Alamos County. The ‘Paradise West’ wedding theme held at the family’s White Rock residence included palm trees and pink flamingos. Photo Read More

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