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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 10, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018

on January 10, 2018 - 2:02pm

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 against them.


Dec. 10 at 12:01 a.m. / Police arrested James T. Evans, 50, of Los Alamos on 36th Street and charged him with disorderly conduct.




Jan. 3 at 2:24 a.m. / Police arrested Steven A. Stock, 40, of Los Alamos at 3000 Trinity Dr., and charged him with aggravated battery.



Jan. 3 at 8:06 a.m. / Police arrested Veronica A.

Udall, Heinrich Resolution To Restore Net Neutrality Protections Gains Momentum In U.S. Senate

on January 10, 2018 - 12:31pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Tuesday that 40 senators have signed on to co-sponsor a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the 2015 Open Internet Order.
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines to approve Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal that guts the Open Internet Order, which the D.C.

FBI: Farmington Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

on January 10, 2018 - 12:29pm
FBI News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Alexis Tarango, 22, of Farmington, pled guilty last week in Federal Court in Santa Fe, to a methamphetamine trafficking charge.
Tarango was arrested July 13, 2017, on indictment charging him with possession of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute Jan. 30, 2016, in San Juan County. Jan. 5, 2018, Tarango entered a guilty plea to the indictment without the benefit of a plea agreement.
At sentencing, Tarango faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum of 40 years in federal prison.
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Update - CAUTION: Icy Road Conditions

on January 10, 2018 - 9:20am

UPDATE: Truck flips over this morning at North Mesa/Barranca Mesa roundabout on Diamond Drive. Police caution motorists to slow down due to icy road conditions, especially during early morning commutes. Police report that the female driver of this one-vehicle flip over was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center with minor injuries. Courtesy photo

Byron Henderson To Spend Four Years In Prison

on January 9, 2018 - 3:29pm


Los Alamos Daily Post


Byron Henderson, arrested last March during Los Alamos Police Department’s Operation Spring Cleaning, will serve a four-year prison sentence on two drug-related charges following his sentencing by Chief Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer Jan. 4 in First Judicial Court.

The first count, possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine was reduced from a trafficking charge. Henderson was sentenced to 18 months on that charge and was handed a nine-year sentence on one count of trafficking with five years suspended.

Henderson will