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Police Announce Checkpoints & Saturation Patrols In Los Alamos County During Summer 2019

on April 29, 2019 - 11:02am

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in Los Alamos county during the summer months of 2019.

LAPD 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.

Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.

  • Who: Los Alamos

Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force Takedown Results In Charges Against 60 Individuals

on April 29, 2019 - 10:13am
DEA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. Attorney General William P. Barr and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II, together with multiple law enforcement partners, has announced enforcement actions involving 60 charged defendants across 11 federal districts.
 
Those indicted include 31 doctors, seven pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners and seven other licensed medical professionals, for their alleged participation in the illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous narcotics and for health care fraud schemes.
 
In addition, HHS announced

New Mexico State Police Arrest Juvenile For Armed Robbery In San Miguel County

on April 29, 2019 - 9:52am
NMSP News:
 
SAN MIGUEL COUNTY At about 5:20 a.m., April 20 the New Mexico State Police responded to an armed robbery in progress at a Giant Gas Station in Romeroville off Interstate 25, near mile post 339.
 
The initial investigation determined a male suspect identified as a 16-year-old of Las Vegas, NM, robbed a Giant Gas Station at gunpoint. Upon leaving, the 16-year-old located and stole a vehicle in the parking lot of the Gas Station while the owner was asleep inside.
 
The male suspect made the owner of the vehicle drive away a short distance at gunpoint, before releasing him.

DA: Santa Fe Artist Gets 36 Years For Heinous Crime

on April 27, 2019 - 8:10am
District Attorney’s Office News:
 
SANTA FE First Judicial District Attorney Marco Serna announced Friday that convicted child rapist David Hyams was sentenced to 36 years in prison for the gruesome rape of a young girl while her mother, his girlfriend at the time, was at work.
 
In announcing the sentence, District Attorney Marco Serna said, “I remain focused on combating sexual violence in New Mexico and will continue to hold sexual predators accountable to the fullest extent of the law.

Scene Of Vehicle Accident On Main Hill Road

on April 26, 2019 - 10:58am

Scene of a vehicle accident at 8 a.m. today on the Main Hill Road. Photo by Arianna Maldonado

Scene of a vehicle accident today on the Main Hill Road. The wrecked vehicle is moved out of the way at about at 8:40 a.m. and traffic is flowing smoothly. Photo by Arianna Maldonado

LAPS Joins Drug Take Back Day April 27

on April 24, 2019 - 1:16pm
LAPS News:
 
Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a safe and convenient way to dispose of expired and unused prescription drugs.
 
LAPS is Part of the Solution
 
March 6, 2019, 35 LAPS students in grades 6-12 attended the New Mexico Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness in Rio Rancho. The students were chaperoned by nine LAPS staff, one school counselor intern, and two representatives from the Los Alamos Fire Department.

LAPD: Active Shooter Training Pueblo Complex May 1

on April 24, 2019 - 11:40am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is conducting an active shooter training May 1 at the Pueblo Complex at 1990 Diamond Dr.

This training is 1-4 p.m. and there will be multiple police units, officer and role players on scene.

Police advise people to avoid entering the building during this training exercise. The building will reopen after the training.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: April 20, 2019

on April 24, 2019 - 11:16am

LAPD News:

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.

LEROY ANTHONY MONTOYA

April 20 at 2:39 p.m. / Police arrested Leroy Anthony Montoya, 32, of Questa at Diamond Drive and Canyon Road and charged him with driving with a suspended or revoked license.

Traffic Alert: Multiple Vehicle Crash Bottom Of Main Hill

on April 23, 2019 - 5:44pm

Traffic Alert:

Los Alamos Police report a multiple vehicle crash near the twin tanks at the bottom of the Main Hill Road.

Santa Fe County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene along with medical response vehicles.

With only one lane open, traffic is backed up on the Main Hill Road as well as all the way to Pajarito on N.M. 4.

Police report that clearing the scene is going to take awhile and encourage motorists to avoid the area if at all possible.

Scenes From 2019 LAFD Wildfire Days At Pond

on April 21, 2019 - 7:50am

Terry Beery, a PEEC volunteer, helps a group of young children 'build' a healthy forest. She explains that trees need to be spaced apart rather than clumped together, which can increase the danger for wildfires. PEEC was among many organizations that participated in Wildfire Day, which the Los Alamos Fire Department held in collaboration with the Elks Lodge #2083 annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

From left, Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighters Shane Grano, Joseph Baca, Jaden Eads and Colorado Cordova host a booth about fire

Wildfire Day & Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

on April 19, 2019 - 10:40am
Sparky the Fie Dog greets visitors during Wildfire Day 2018. Courtesy photo

From left, Smokey Bear, Elroy the Elk, Sparky the Fire Dog and the Easter bunny are expected to be on hand at the annual Elk’s Easter Egg Hunt and Wildfire Day 2019 Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Central Avenue between Oppenheimer and 20th Street will be closed 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20 in support of the combined efforts of the Fire Department, Los Alamos Elks Lodge and many more to present the community with a safe and fun event – the annual Elk’s Easter Egg Hunt

Crime Victims’ Rights Week Provides Empowerment

on April 18, 2019 - 9:39am
Los Alamos Police Cpl. Adele McKenzie discusses Crime Victim's Rights Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The mission of Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13, was to give empowerment. So those suffering from abuses reach for assistance and others provide help to individuals who need it.

Crime Victim’s Rights Week is a national program but locally it was recognized through a proclamation presented by the Los Alamos County Council as well as informational cards posted on Atomic City Transit buses and 14 New

Los Alamos Police Blotter: April 13 To April 16, 2019

on April 17, 2019 - 11:09am

LAPD News:

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.

TAYLOR ROSE ORTEGA

April 13 at 3:39 p.m. / Police arrested Taylor Rose Ortega, 18, of Los Alamos near Rose Street and Central Avenue and charged her with careless driving, failure to maintain traffic lane, operating a vehicle under the influence of a drug and driving with an open container of alcohol.

 

BRIDGID MARTINEZ

April 16 at 12:45 p.m.

County Council Tentatively Approves LAPD Budget

on April 17, 2019 - 8:14am

Deputy Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera, left, and Cmdr. Oliver Morris present their department budget Tuesday night during the annual hearing before the County Council. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

Los Alamos County Council unanimously voted to tentatively approve the Los Alamos Police Department approximately $8.8 million budget Tuesday night during the budget hearing.

Additionally, council tentatively approved the following budget add-on options:

  • $35,224 for overtime pay
  • $33,000 for lifecycle purchases
  • $231,300 for a expanded consolidated dispatch center

Deputy Chief

New And Returning Student Registration May 6

on April 17, 2019 - 7:58am
Ofc. Chris Ross sees to it that Aspen Students safely cross the street to school. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
Los Alamos Public Schools will begin registration Monday, May 6 for returning students for the 2019-20 school year.
 
On that day, LAPS will send out an email to one parent or guardian per family with instructions for registering their student(s) online.
 
Once they receive this email, parents may log in to the student registration site to complete the online form for each child attending an LAPS school.
 
How to know if your child is a new or returning student:
  • Any

FBI, Albuquerque PD Capture Jeyden Bailey Barnhill

on April 15, 2019 - 4:45pm

Jeyden Bailey Barnhill

FBI News:

Jeyden Bailey Barnhill, who was wanted on a federal arrest warrant for allegedly absconding from pre-trial release, was apprehended Saturday, April 13 by the FBI with the assistance of the Albuquerque Police Department.

Barnhill, 24, was arrested during a traffic stop in Albuquerque.

Barnhill, of Albuquerque, was among several people arrested March 29, 2019 during a multi-agency law enforcement operation in southeast Albuquerque.

She was charged on a federal complaint with Hobbs Act Armed Robbery, Possession of Stolen Firearms, Possession of a Controlled Substance,

Community Bids Farewell To Cpl. David Boe

on April 15, 2019 - 2:51pm

Cpl. David Boe during an interview Thursday at the Los Alamos Daily Post spoke about his local police service and how much he will miss the community and he prepares to move to Cailfornia. Photo by Carol A. Clark

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

‘It’s been the best job I’ve ever had … by a long shot…’ –Cpl. David Boe

Cpl. David Boe wraps up his nearly eight-year service today with the Los Alamos Police Department.

“It’s been the best job I’ve ever had … by a long shot,” Cpl. David Boe told the Los Alamos Daily Post. “This is a bittersweet day.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: April 5 To April 6, 2019

on April 10, 2019 - 9:24am

LAPD News:

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.

LARISSA CANO

April 5 at 1:33 p.m. / Police arrested Larissa Cano, 23, of Chama on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.

 

 

OSCAR A. DUARTE-FIERRO

April 6 at 4:15 p.m. / Police arrested Oscar A. Duarte-Fierro, 25, of Los Alamos in Rio Arriba County on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

Breadsprings Man Arrested On Federal Murder Charge

on April 10, 2019 - 7:44am
FBI News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Troy Livingston, 18, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Breadsprings, N.M., made his initial appearance in Federal Court in Albuquerque, Monday morning on a criminal complaint charging him with murdering a Navajo woman with malice aforethought.  
 
Livingston remains in custody pending a preliminary hearing and detention hearing.
 
The criminal complaint alleges that Livingston beat the victim to death with a flashlight and his feet at a residence April 6 in Breadsprings in the Navajo Indian Reservation.

NMSP Seeks To Reunite Victims With Stolen Jewelry

on April 9, 2019 - 9:49am

NMSP News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Police recovered a stolen vehicle Oct. 13, 2018, in Pecos.

Inside the stolen vehicle, State Police officers discovered three backpacks filled with hundreds of dollars worth of stolen rings, watches, necklaces, coins and miscellaneous jewelry.

Now the New Mexico State Police wants to reunite this jewelry with its rightful owners.

Anyone in the areas of Santa Fe County, Pecos or the City of Santa Fe who are victims of burglary resulting in the taking of jewelry between June of 2018 and Oct.

Barricaded Suspect Arrested By State Police On Interstate 25 After Lighting Car On Fire

on April 3, 2019 - 3:53pm

Donald David Keehle

NMSP:

SIERRA COUNTY – At about 12:50 p.m., March 29, New Mexico State Police officers responded to a welfare check on a male subject who was placing trash and debris on Interstate 25 south, near mile post 84, north of T or C.

State Police officers encountered a parked maroon Chevy Impala parked off the right shoulder of I-25. A male identified as Donald David Keehle, 54, of Pueblo, Colo., was sitting in the rear passenger seat of the vehicle. Officer’s attempted to take Keehle into custody, however he refused to exit the vehicle.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 28 To March 31, 2019

on April 3, 2019 - 9:41am

LAPD News:

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.

JASON MICHAEL MIERA

March 28 at 10:47 a.m. / Police arrested Jason Michael Miera, 30, of Albuquerque on Central Avenue on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

CARMEN GONZALES

March 29 at 4:54 p.m. / State Police arrested Carmen Gonzales, 34, of Chimayo on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

KATIE E. PECOS

March 31 at 12:49 a.m.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 21 To March 26, 2019

on March 30, 2019 - 10:23pm

LAPD News:

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.

STEPHEN JAYMES MONTANO

March 21 at 3:33 p.m. / Police arrested Stephen Jaymes Montano, 23, of Grants at the Grants Police Department on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

RENEE CHAVEZ

March 21 at 4:39 p.m. / Police arrested Renee Chavez, 36, of Santa Cruz in Albuquerque and charged her with the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.

 

 

GUSTAVO SALAIZ

March 22 at 4:29

New Mexico State Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoints; Saturation Patrols Across State In April

on March 26, 2019 - 9:13am

NMSP News:

STATEWIDE – New Mexico State Police (NMSP) will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints during the month of April in all counties across the state.

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.

Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and

Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 6 To March 19, 2019

on March 25, 2019 - 7:49am

LAPD News:

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.

OSCAR A. DUARTE-FIERRO

March 6 at 8:19 p.m. / Police arrested Oscar A. Duarte-Fierro, 25, of Los Alamos in Espanola on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

 

 

MARK ALLEN SISNEROS

March 7 at Police arrested Mark Allen Sisneros, 24, of Santa Fe in Central Park Square and charged him with battery against a household member.

 

 

CHADRICK CAVANAUGH

March 8 at 5:05

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