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Public Safety

  • 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.

  • Yemeni woman arrested on suspicion of mailing a pair of bombs in plot against U.S.

    SAN'A, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni police arrested a woman on suspicion of mailing a pair of bombs powerful enough to take down airplanes, officials said today as details emerged about a terrorist plot aimed at the U.S. that exploited security gaps in the worldwide shipping system.

  • SOC again awarded LANL's protective force contract

    SOC LLC has been awarded a contract to continue providing protective force services at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The contract is for three years with two one-year extensions and has a value of about $251 million.

    OC LLC, operating as SOC Los Alamos, has provided protective force services for Los Alamos for more than a decade.

    The company was previously known as Protection Technology Los Alamos (PTLA).

    Its current contract runs through Dec. 22, with the new contract to begin the following day.

  • MDA B leak sends 13 to clinic

    Workers uncovered two, 55-gallon drums from an excavation pit at Los Alamos National Laboratory's Material Disposal Area B earlier in the day Wednesday. The drums were uncovered inside an enclosure on the east end of the landfill on DP Road.

  • Police Beat 10-26-10

    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. 14

    2:07 a.m. – A 54-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was the victim of larceny at 1200 Trinity Dr. The estimated loss is less than $250.