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State Police Launch Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols

on January 31, 2015 - 10:15am

Courtesy/NMSP

STATE News:

SANTA FE — New Mexico State Police (NMSP) will conduct Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols and Registration, Insurance and Drivers’ License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of February.

These efforts continue to show a significant reduction in alcohol related fatalities, NMSP said. This is attributed to the continued media attention and intensive advertising.

These checkpoints are helping to change society’s attitude about drinking and driving. People are choosing to not drink and drive.

Police Urge Motorists To Proceed With Caution

on January 30, 2015 - 1:13pm

LAPD News:

Traffic accidents are occurring in and around Los Alamos County as road conditions are dangerous due to snow and ice from the storm.

"I urge motorists to stay off the roads or proceed with extreme caution if they must drive," Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone said.

Commander Oliver Morris told the Los Alamos Daily Post that so far there have been three reported crashes including a rollover on the Main Hill Road.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 21 To Jan. 28, 2015

on January 29, 2015 - 3:41pm

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.

Jan. 21 at 2:12 p.m. / A 47-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she is being stalked on Diamond Drive.

PAUL KUBLER

Jan. 21 at 4:21 p.m. / Police arrested Paul Kubler, 62, of Los Alamos at 28 Short Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. 

Jan. 22 at 5:08 a.m. / Police arrested Alexander Rose, 28, of Los Alamos on N.M.

LAPD's Operation Genesis Nets Additional Arrests

on January 26, 2015 - 12:05pm

LAPD News:

Los Alamos police detectives have arrested two additional suspects on warrants associated with Operation Genesis.

Elizabeth Yates and Trevon Yates were arrested Saturday evening. Officers and investigators also recovered marijuana and a substance suspected of being heroin while affecting the two arrests. Los Alamos Police Commander Preston Ballew said this morning that the substance believed to be heroin has been sent to the state lab for testing.

Ballew added that "more arrests are imminent."

Police arrested Elizabeth Yates, 52, of Santa Fe on a Los Alamos Magistrate Court

Los Alamos Police Make Eight Arrests And Confiscate Guns, Cash, Drugs During Operation Genesis

on January 23, 2015 - 9:12pm

Police detectives confiscate guns, drugs, paraphernalia and cell phones during Operation Genesis. Courtesy/LAPD

Police detectives confiscate cash, drugs, paraphernalia and cell phones during Operation Genesis. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

As part of Operation Genesis, Los Alamos Police Department detectives and specialized officers began executing warrants Thursday evening and in the early morning hours of today throughout Los Alamos and White Rock, arresting eight people and confiscating guns, cash, drugs, paraphernalia and cell phones.

Detectives also worked with undercover detectives from

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 16 To Jan. 21, 2014

on January 22, 2015 - 11:19am

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.

Jan. 16 at 11:55 a.m. / Police arrested a 16-year-old Los Alamos boy at 2075 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

Jan. 16 at 7:20 p.m. / A 43-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she is the victim of larceny at TA-03. The estimated loss is less than $250.

Jan.

County Crews De-ice And Sand Main Hill Road

on January 22, 2015 - 8:17am

Los Alamos police control traffic while County crews de-ice and sand the Main Hill Road at about 6 p.m. Wednesday. Courtesy photo

News Alert: Vehicle Rolls Over On Truck Route

on January 16, 2015 - 9:21am

LAPD News:

A single vehicle rolled over on the truck route at about 7 a.m. today and the male driver was transported with minor injuries to Los Alamos Medical Center.

Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Preston Ballew explained that the driver was heading west on the truck route when he hit black ice and flipped over.

"It's still winter and there is ice on the roads ... we are urging motorists to slow down," Ballew said.

The truck route is open but Ballew said motorists should proceed with caution because police are wrapping up details at the scene.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 9 To Jan. 14, 2014

on January 15, 2015 - 3:20pm

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.

Jan. 8 at 8:43 a.m. / A 62-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he is the victim of identity theft on Pecos Drive. The estimated loss is unknown.

DERRICK KOEHLER

Jan. 8 at 11:10 p.m. / Police arrested Derrick Koehler, 28, of Los Alamos at 3701 Arkansas Ave., and charged him with Aggravated DWI: Blood Alcohol concentration of .16 or more.

 

 

MARKISHA ATENCIO

Jan.

New Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris Sworn In With Other Officers Monday At Special Ceremony

on January 13, 2015 - 9:04am
From left, Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone with newly promoted Cmdr. Oliver Morris, Senior Public Service Aide Tom Beyer, Cpl. Matt Lyon, Ofc. David Bradshaw and Ofc. Gabriel Nieto. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados delivers the oath of office to Cmdr. Oliver Morris. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados delivers the oath of office to Cpl. Matt Lyon. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Newly sworn in Los Alamos Police Ofc. David Bradshaw receives his badge. Photo by Chris

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 1 To Jan. 7, 2014

on January 8, 2015 - 11:58am

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.

CHLIUYEN SHOCKEY

Jan. 1 at 3 p.m. / Police arrested Chliuyen Shockey, 40, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

Jan. 1 at 5:06 p.m. / Police arrested Martha Romero, 39, of Cordova at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged her with embezzlement stemming from an Oct.

2014: Los Alamos Police Department Year In Review

on January 4, 2015 - 2:44pm

Los Alamos Police Officers, John Hughes of Metzger's in White Rock and Chamisa Guidance Councilor Michelangelo Loboto painted the rock Oct. 15 in White Rock in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Men Paint Rock Purple To Draw Attention To Domestic Violence Awareness Month

STAFF REPORT

Los Alamos Police Officers were joined Oct. 15 by John Hughes of Metzger's Best Buy in White Rock and Chamisa Guidance Councilor Michelangelo Loboto to paint the rock in White Rock in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 27 To Dec. 31, 2014

on January 1, 2015 - 4:14pm

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.

Dec. 27 at 1:10 p.m. / A 60-year-old Bethesda, Md., man reported being the victim of a traffic accident with injuries near 20th Street and Central Avenue.

Dec. 28 at 7:44 p.m. / A 25-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone burglarized her car parked on Capulin Road. The estimated loss is unknown.

BENJAMIN HERMAN

Dec. 29 at 11:34 a.m.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 12 To Dec. 22, 2014

on December 26, 2014 - 10:30am

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.

Dec. 12 at 3:58 p.m. / A 43-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she is the victim of embezzlement on Rover Boulevard. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

SHAWN DERYKE

Dec. 12 at 12:40 p.m. / Police arrested Shawn Deryke, 45, of Los Alamos at 2356 45th St., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

Dec. 18 at 9:47 a.m.

LAHS Students Dismissed Today Without Incident

on December 19, 2014 - 11:19am

LAHS News:

Los ALamos High School students were released from this morning's Shelter in Place and from school at 10:50 a.m. today without incident, Assistant Superintendent Gerry Washburn said.

The Shelter in Place was based on an anonymous threat posted on a Facebook page.

According to the LAHS website, the school took the action of sheltering the students in place as a precaution. Police are investigating the matter.

Today was the last day of finals at the high school and as school began, LAHS was initially evacuated due to a false fire alarm.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 11 To Dec. 17, 2014

on December 18, 2014 - 4:58pm

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.

Dec. 11 at 9:27 p.m. / A 53-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was assaulted on Sioux Street.

KENNETH HAGEDORN

Dec. 11 at 10:07 p.m. / Police arrested Kenneth Hagedorn, 33, of Los Alamos at 1200 Sioux St., and charged him with aggravated assault.

Dec. 12 at 12:06 p.m. / A 59-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone damaged his property.

Los Alamos Police Department Hosts Awards Banquet

on December 16, 2014 - 5:50pm

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Civilian of Year Award to Senior Office Specialist Connie Salazar. Courtesy/LAPD

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Detention Officer of the Year Award to Ofc. David Bradshaw. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department hosted its first awards banquet Saturday to honor employees for their outstanding performance, dedication to their profession and service to their community.

Chief Dino Sgambellone wants to emphasize the importance of recognizing employees for going “above and beyond” what is expected of them during day to

Local Police Ramp Up Enforcement For Holiday Safety

on December 16, 2014 - 9:35am

LAPD News:

Starting now and continuing through the holidays, the Los Alamos Police Department will be conducting traffic enforcement, focusing on accident related violations to include seatbelt enforcement.

The public can help reduce the risk of vehicle crashes by adhering to posted speed limit signs, allowing enough room between them and the vehicle they are following and driving with caution when inclement weather threatens.

Officers also will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this holiday season. To report potentially impaired drivers, dial #D-W-I, or #-3-9-4.

Citizens in Los

Appreciation Dinner Honors Local Firefighters And Police

on December 14, 2014 - 7:22am

Barranca Mesa Elementary teacher Cynthia Kuenzel serves Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone, his wife Robyn and children Emily and Nick during Saturday's annual Appreciation Dinner. More than 130 police officers, firefighters and their families were served. The First United Methodist Church and Bethlehem Lutheran Evangelical Church annually host an appreciation dinner during the Christmas Season. Because so many firefighters and police were working Saturday night, a special appreciation breakfast will be held Dec. 29 for personnel who missed the dinner. Photo by Gene Schmidt

Los Alamos

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 4 To Dec. 10, 2014

on December 11, 2014 - 10:50am

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.

GLORIA ORTIZ

Dec. 4 at 9:23 a.m. / Police arrested Gloria Ortiz, 53, of Santa Fe near Diamond Drive and Range Road and charged her with operating a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor.

Dec. 4 at 4:30 p.m. / A 12-year-old Espanola boy reported that he was battered on Hawk Drive.

 

NEVEN FARQUHAR

Dec. 5 at 10:25 a.m.

Los Alamos DWI Planning Council Meets Thursday

on December 10, 2014 - 8:38am

Recently the committee gathered to celebrate their work and look at future projects and goals. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

DWIPC News:

Education is key in the prevention of drinking and driving or other impairments and the local DWI Planning Council (DWIPC) has been working on the issue for a decade in our community.

In order to apply for and receive this grant money, the Los Alamos County Council established the DWIPC through a resolution in 2004. The DWIPC advises the County Council on its DWI plan and spending of DWI grant funds. 

 

The DWIPC will receive $64,000 for 2015 and the

Department Of Public Safety Thanksgiving 2014 Weekend Wrap Up

on December 5, 2014 - 11:44am

NMDPS News:

SANTA FE – Over the Thanksgiving weekend, New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Police were proactive in making it a safe one for New Mexico residents, visitors and travelers.

Following is a breakdown of the weekend wrap up:

New Mexico State Police:

  • Fatal Crashes - 1
  • Crashes with injures - 14
  • Non-injury crashes - 58
  • DWI arrests - 44
  • Cell phone use citations - 10
  • Speeding citations - 2,705
  • No seatbelt citations - 239
  • Saturation patrols - 26

Motor Transportation Police:

  • Crashes with injuries - 1
  • Non-injury crashes - 5
  • Commercial motor vehicle inspections conducted - 500

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2014

on December 4, 2014 - 11:51am

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.

DENIKA ROMERO

Nov. 27 at 9:46 p.m. / Police arrested Denika Romero, 33, of Espanola in Espanola on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

Nov. 28 at 3:59 p.m. / A 57-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was battered by a household member on Gold Street.

 

RYAN ROLLER

Nov. 28 at 4:22 p.m.

State Police Hold Sobriety Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols Across State Through December

on December 2, 2014 - 6:48am

Courtesy photo

STATE News:

New Mexico State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols and Registration, Insurance and Drivers’ License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties throughout December.

This effort continues to show a significant reduction in alcohol related fatalities and is attributed to the continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society’s attitude about drinking and driving. People are choosing to not drink and drive.

Los Alamos Man Involved In Pojoaque Crash In Which Woman Dies

on December 1, 2014 - 11:41am

STAFF REPORT

The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office reports that a Los Alamos man was driving a vehicle Saturday in Pojoaque that collided with another vehicle in which the driver died at the scene from her injuries.

SFCSO Lt. Joe McLaughlin told the Los Alamos Daily Post that Robbin Wood of Los Alamos was traveling north on N.M. 30, Mile Marker 3 in the San Ildefonso Pueblo at 4:45 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29 when he lost control of his 2006 Chevy four-door vehicle.

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