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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 24 – Aug. 30, 2016

on August 31, 2016 - 12:51pm

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.

MARC JOHNSON

Aug. 24 at 1 a.m. / Police arrested Marc Johnson, 53, of Santa Fe at 400 Trinity Dr., and charged him with DWI: Blood Alcohol Content of .08 or more.

Aug. 24 at 6:16 a.m. / Police responded to the unattended death of a Los Alamos person. Foul play is not suspected.

 

MARQUISE BARELA

Aug. 24 at 7:29 a.m.

Bench Warrant Issued For Byron Henderson

on August 30, 2016 - 9:25pm

Byron Henderson 

Public Safety Alert:

Sheriff Marco Lucero would like to let residents in Los Alamos County know that an active bench warrant has been issued for convicted sex offender Byron Henderson.

Henderson was recently arrested on another warrant issued by the Los Alamos Police Department. Since that time, he was released and has failed to provide the Los Alamos County Sheriff’s Office with accurate registration information.

The bench warrant issued by Magistrate Court Judge Patricia Casados is for failure to comply with conditions of release.

For information regarding registered

Los Alamos Probation Ofc. Linda Peña Speaks At Rotary

on August 30, 2016 - 8:09am

Linda Peña, the adult probation officer for Los Alamos County Municipal Court and Magistrate Court shares details of her work during last Tuesday's meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos at Cottonwood on the Greens Restaurant at the Los Alamos Golf CoursePhoto by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris, a member of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos introduces Probation Ofc. Linda Peña during last Tuesday's lunch meeting. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LAPS Ponders Storing Firearms On Campus

on August 29, 2016 - 2:28pm

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone approached the LAPS Board of Education during a special session Thursday evening to discuss the idea of storing firearms on campus at Los Alamos Middle School and Los Alamos High School. He explained that this is a new trend in police procedure in light of shooting incidents across the country. His School Resource Officers brought back this idea from a recent training program they attended in which it was explained that having weapons secured on campus saves precious time when lives are at stake due to an active shooter.

ANALYSIS: Law And Disorder In The Unruly State Of New Mexico

on August 27, 2016 - 11:50am
Chris Mechels, right, prepares to testify Tuesday at a New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Board Hearing on proposed rule changes. Photo by Roger Snodgrass
 
Police students march in formation Tuesday at the Law Enforcement Academy. Photo by Roger Snodgrass
 
By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
A meeting Tuesday in Santa Fe solicited public comments on rules changes related to the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy, but the hearing may have to be done over because procedures did not follow existing rules and were made up on the spot, according to a key participant.

Los Alamos Police Requests Public’s Assistance To Identify Two Female Suspects In Shoplifting Case

on August 25, 2016 - 4:38pm

Do you know who this woman is? Call L.A. crime stoppers at 505.662.8282. Reporting individuals can remain anonymous. Video screen shot/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department Investigations Section is seeking the identities of two suspects in a shoplifting case. 

The Los Alamos Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the following two female suspects as seen in the surveillance footage.

LAPD is offering a reward of up to $150 to anyone who has information on the identity of the two suspects.  

Anyone with information can call L.A.

NMDOT Unveils Powerful Ad To Combat Drunk Driving

on August 25, 2016 - 9:50am

NMDOT News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Today, New Mexico Department of Transportation Secretary Tom Church and Department of Public Safety Secretary Scott Weaver will unveil a powerful new TV ad to combat drunk driving and announce New Mexico’s participation in a nationwide effort to crackdown on drunk driving through Labor Day.

They will unveil the new ad at 2 p.m. at the New Mexico State Police District 5 Office in Albuquerque.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 17 – Aug. 23, 2016

on August 24, 2016 - 7:53pm

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.

BRENDEN BROWN

Aug. 17 at 12:41 p.m. / Police arrested Brenden Brown, 26, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

Aug. 17 at 2:24 p.m. / A 34-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone burglarized his vehicle parked on La Paloma Drive.

The estimated loss is unknown.

Aug. 17 at 6:49 p.m.

Vandal Ruins Manhattan Project Sign Overnight

on August 19, 2016 - 2:15pm

A vandal has ruined this sign placed near the guard tower at the enntrance to town as part of last month's annual ScienceFest event. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

A vandal ruined the large sign placed near the guard tower at the entrance of town that depicts the flavor of the Manhattan Project. 

Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation Marketing Manager Ryn Herrmann told the Los Alamos Daily Post that the vandalism occurred overnight and she has reported it to the Los Alamos Police Department. 

Former Los Alamos student Livy Snyder originally painted the sign for the 2015

LAPD Announces Intersection Change On Villa Street

on August 19, 2016 - 8:37am

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is issuing notification to all motorists that the Los Alamos County Traffic and Engineering Department has established a new four-way stop sign intersection.

The intersection at Villa and 33rd Street, in front of Aspen Elementary School, has been converted from a two-way stop to a four- way stop. Officers will be out enforcing this new change.

A motorist approaching an all-way stop is always required to come to a full stop before a crosswalk or stop line.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 10 – Aug. 16, 2016

on August 17, 2016 - 9:10pm

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.

Aug. 10 at 11:25 a.m. / A 55-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone damaged her property on Aster Street. The estimated loss is more than $1,000.

ADDIS FURH

Aug. 10 at 7:59 p.m. / Police arrested Addis Furh, 27, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

 

 

 

 

CESAR VARGAS

Aug. 11 at 6:02 a.m.

Police Advisory: Be Aware That School Begins Thursday

on August 15, 2016 - 9:48am

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department would like to take a moment and remind motorists that school is back in session this Thursday and officers will be out in school zones for traffic enforcement to ensure all students, parents and staff return from summer break safely and have an enjoyable school year.

LAPD also would like to remind parents whose children are taking Atomic City Transit to school to ensure they are aware of the bus routes they are supposed to take.

At the start of school last year, several children were reported missing because they were confused about the different

Safety Personnel Learn Mountain Bike Skills

on July 28, 2016 - 4:40pm
Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross is teaching an International Police Mountain Bike Association course this week to public safety personnel. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 20 - July 26, 2016

on July 27, 2016 - 11:00pm

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.

NICHOLAS ROYBAL‑MARTINEZ

July 20 at 3:15 p.m. / Police arrested Nicholas Roybal-Martinez, 22, of Medanales at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

 

 

JEREMIAH DYSON

July 20 at 3:39 p.m. / Police arrested Jeremiah Dyson, 41, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

 

MELANIE MAXEY

July 20 at 9:32

BOLO For Aging Terrorists

on July 27, 2016 - 11:49am

HSNW News:

Dutch police detectives are on the lookout (BOLO) for three aging German far-left militants who have disappeared decades ago but who have emerged as the main suspects in a series of recent heists.

Ernst-Volker Staub, 61, Burkhard Garweg, 47, and Daniela Klette, 57, are former members of the violent Red Army Faction (RAF) — also known as the Baader-Meinhof gang — a German militant group, which terrorized Germany (then: West Germany) in the 1970s and 1980s with a campaign of bombings, arson, kidnappings and killings.

DutchNews reports that the Dutch and German police suspect

State Police Announce Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols

on July 26, 2016 - 9:45am

STATE POLICE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols and Registration, Insurance and Drivers’ License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during August 2016.

State Police are bringing awareness to this endeavor, 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.

People are choosing to not drink and drive.

Alert: Temporary Glitch In 911 Phone Lines At Los Alamos Police Department’s Dispatch Center

on July 21, 2016 - 9:26pm

UPDATE: LAPD's Dispatch Center 911 phone lines are now working properly again.

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department’s Dispatch Center is reporting that its 911 phone lines are not operating properly.

Phone calls coming in on 911 are forwarding to Santa Fe’s police dispatch center as an interim solution, and Santa Fe dispatch is then working the calls made to 911 back to LAPD dispatch using cell phones to relay information.

Phone technicians are on their way to the Dispatch Center to try and resolve the issue and Century Link is also investigating the phone line.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 14 - July 19, 2016

on July 20, 2016 - 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.

KAYLA GOMEZ

July 14 at 11:25 a.m. / Police arrested Kayla Gomez, 29, of Santa Fe at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

 

 

CHANTELLE CHAVEZ

July 18 at 9:09 p.m. / Police arrested Chantelle Chavez, 26, of Santa Fe at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

July 13 at 3:14 p.m.

Robbers Ruin Jemez Camping Trip

on July 20, 2016 - 8:23am
Robbers break the window of two cars parked near the highway during a camping trip over the weekend in the Jemez. Courtesy photo
 
After breaking the windows of two vehicles parked Sunday near the highway in the Jemez, robbers steal a variety of items from inside. Courtesy photo
 
By CANDE ENRIQUEZ
Los Alamos

Last Sunday at about 3 p.m., some relatives and I went camping in the Jemez Mountains and after packing up we headed to the San Antonio water springs in the area.

Benefit For Connie Salazar At Ohkay Convention Center

on July 19, 2016 - 2:37pm

The community is invited to attend a fundraising event for Connie Salazar who is the administrative assistant to the chief of police in Los Alamos. She is undergoing treatment for cancer in Texas and her medical expenses are mounting and she needs the community's help. Courtesy image

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone Releases Second Quarter Crime Statistics

on July 18, 2016 - 7:17pm

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone has released crime statistics for the second quarter of 2016, which were compiled by the Records Section of the Los Alamos Police Department.

Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property. The offenses of murder (homicide), rape, robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category. The offenses of arson, burglary, larceny, and auto theft make up the property crime category.

Community Invited To Coffee With A Cop Tuesday

on July 18, 2016 - 9:09am

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department invites the community to participate in Coffee with A Cop.

Meet Los Alamos police officers, ask questions and share concerns, 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, at Morning Glory Bakery Company at 1377 Diamond Dr.

Officers Capture Bear That Killed Baby Goats Sunday

on July 18, 2016 - 8:05am
The bear that killed six baby goats Sunday morning at a residence on Estante Way in White Rock was captured Sunday night. Photo by Louis Borges
 
Tranquilized bear sleeps inside transport container. Photo by Louis Borges
 
Photo by Louis Borges
 
Photo by Louis Borges

Accident At Diamond And Canyon Road Sunday

on July 17, 2016 - 9:58pm
A collision between two pickups overturned one of them Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Diamond Drive and Canyon Road. The Los Alamos Daily Post will report further details when they become available. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/ladailypost.com

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