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Public Safety

  • Police Beat 12-07-10

    Items in Police Beat are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records.
    Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.
     
    Nov. 24
     
    12:03 p.m. – John Pacheco, 28, of Española was arrested by New Mexico State Police on a probation violation warrant from Los Alamos Municipal Court.
     
    9:08 p.m. – Stephen Behringer, 20, of Los Alamos was arrested on Arkansas Street on an outstanding warrant from Los Alamos Municipal Court.

  • Fire station computers scrutinized in porn probe

    New information obtained by the Los Alamos Monitor Wednesday afternoon indicates that sexually explicit material may have been downloaded onto Los Alamos Fire Department computers.

    The report comes on the heels of charges filed Sunday against firefighter Brandon Gore for indecent exposure and the Oct. 18 charges of voyeurism and tampering with evidence that are pending against former Capt. Aaron Adair.

  • Police promote senior officers

    Following extensive testing including two full days of simulated skill and knowledge assessment, five Los Alamos Police officers have risen in rank.
    Sergeants Jason Herrera and Preston Ballew have been promoted to the position of lieutenants.
    They replace Lt. Scott Mills who transferred to the Albuquerque Police Department and Lt. Reggie Briggle who will retire early next year, Capt. Randy Foster said Tuesday.
    Corporals Monica Salazar, James Rodriguez and Oliver Morris were promoted to the rank of sergeants.

  • Report: Nuclear weapon drivers sometimes got drunk

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents hired to transport nuclear weapons and components sometimes got drunk while on convoy missions, a government watchdog said Monday. In an incident last year, police detained two agents who went to a bar during an assignment.

  • Lunchtime crash blocks traffic on Trinity Drive

    A car crashed into the rear end of a pick up within the last hour on Trinity Drive.

    A passenger was transported to the Los Alamos Medical Center but no major injuries have been reported.

    Check back for more details on this breaking news story.

  • Police chief breaks up road rage incident

    While driving along N.M. 4 within the last hour, Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy came upon a scene resembling something out of an action movie.

    A truck was parked in the middle of the highway and the driver was wielding a 3-foot-long metal jack handle in the air.

    A bicyclist was clutching his bicycle in front of himself in a protective manner against the threatened blows from the rod.

    Check back for more details on this developing story.

  • Police Beat 11-23-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beatdo not imply innocence or guilt.

    Nov. 11

    2:05 p.m. - A 28-year-old Jemez Springs man reported the alleged theft of an unregistered vehicle from his residence on Iris Street. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

    Nov. 12

  • Police Beat 11-16-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Nov. 5

    2:21 p.m. – Mark Bolton, 59, of Los Alamos was charged with battery following an investigation into an altercation that took place in the parking lot at 1789 Central Ave., and summonsed to appear in court.    

  • Police Beat 11-09-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.
    Oct. 30

    12:18 a.m. – Jaymes Maes, 25, of Española was arrested and charged with a false imprisonment, interference with communication and other associated and non-associated offenses following an investigation into a domestic disturbance in the parking lot on Sombrillo Court.

  • Police Beat 11-02-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Oct. 21

    3:42 a.m. ­— A 54-year-old White Rock man reported that someone entered his residence during the night while he was sleeping. The suspect was scared away, according to the police report. The case is being investigated.