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Public Safety

  • White Rock man arrested in Pojoaque

    Justin Stone, 25, of White Rock, was arrested by officers from Santa Fe Police and Sheriff’s Department in Pojoaque Monday morning.

    Stone allegedly ditched a car containing a “mobile meth lab” and ran away from police in Santa Fe Friday.

    According to police, Stone, who listed his address as 711 Meadows Lane, drove away after he was pulled over for running a red light near Cerrillos Road and Richards Ave. early Friday morning. Stone allegedly abandoned the car nearby and police later found meth-making materials in the vehicle. His passenger,

    Emma Keener, 20, of Los Alamos, was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.

  • Winter Storm Warning Continues Until Early Wednesday

    A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST WEDNESDAY.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... EXPECT TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES BELOW 7500 FEET AND 6 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SOME WEST FACING SLOPES.

    * TIMING... SNOWFALL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. PATCHY AND DENSE FOG WILL ALSO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AS THE SNOW DECREASES ALONG AND WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

    * WINDS... WEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.

  • Road conditions improve in northern New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Road conditions in northern New Mexico are improving. The state highway department reports fair conditions on New Mexico State Highways 434, 38, 120 and U.S. 64. A few icy spots do remain and drivers are urged to slow down and drive with caution for the rest of Monday afternoon and evening.


     


     

  • Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Through 11 a.m. This Morning

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... TOTAL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

    * TIMING... SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH THE LATE MORNING.

    * WINDS... NO WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

    * SNOW LEVELS... FALLING BACK TO THE SURFACE EARLY TONIGHT.

    * LOCAL IMPACTS... .SNOW PACKED ROADS... REDUCED VISIBILITIES... AND TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

  • Police Beat 02-07-12

    Jan. 26

    8:17 p.m. — Andrew Chavez, 21, of Santa Fe, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 535 Central Avenue, Los Alamos.

    Jan. 27

    9:08 a.m. — A 9-year-old Los Alamos girl was reported to be the victim of criminal sexual penetration of a child.

    1:27 p.m. — A 46-year-old Los Alamos woman reported she was the victim of burglary from a dwelling on Longview Drive.

    5:42 p.m. — A business in Santa Fe reported it was the victim of criminal damage to property of less than $1,000 that occurred at 2400 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.

    Jan. 29

  • Travel Advisory for Northern NM Roads

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State road crews are out plowing, salting, sanding and putting down cinders on state highways in northern New Mexico because of snow packed and icy roads.

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation reports difficult driving conditions on Interstate 25 from Wagon Mound to Raton Pass and on U.S. 64/87 from Raton to 5.6 miles west of Capulin.


     

  • Winter Weather Makes a Comeback

    Staff, Wire Reports

     

    Los Alamos County residents woke up to an unexpected surprise Saturday as another three to five inches of snow fell in the area. And even more of the white stuff fell in the Jemez Mountains, which was welcome news for skiers.

    According to its website, Pajarito Mountain received seven inches of snow Saturday and its base was 44 inches.

    On Saturday morning, N.M. 502 was snow covered and icy as was N.M. 4 heading into the Jemez Mountains. Most of the side roads around town also were snow covered and icy.

    The storm, however, did cause some problems in the Los Alamos area.

  • Pfizer Recalls 1M Birth Control Packs

    Pfizer is recalling 1 million packets of birth control pills due to a packaging error that could raise the risk of an accidental pregnancy by leaving women with an inadequate dose.

  • Potential Winter Storm Takes Aim at Northern New Mexico

    POTENTIAL WINTER STORM ON THE WAY FOR PARTS OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO LATER THIS WEEK...

    ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RETURN TO PARTS OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO BEGINNING LATE THURSDAY AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE SAN JUAN AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS... AS WELL PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

    IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW... A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP NEAR THE NEW MEXICO/TEXAS STATE LINE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AS GULF MOISTURE ADVANCES NORTHWARD AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING STORM.

  • Police Beat 01-31-12

    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.

    Jan. 19

    12:13 p.m. — Kelly Casados, 43, Los Alamos, was arrested on a probation violation at 3055 Trinity Drive.

    12:50 p.m. — A 15-year-old El Rancho juvenile was arrested on a marijuana possession charge at Los Alamos High School.

    1:46 p.m. — Benjamin Baca, 36, Los Alamos, was arrested and charged with driving while his license was suspended or revoked at 1247 Trinity Drive.

    8:01 p.m. — Leroy Romero, 55, Truchas, was arrested on a charge of minimum speed regulations on East Road.