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Police Release Details Of N.M. 4 Mobile Home Incident

on March 4, 2015 - 4:55pm

The driver hauling a moblie home Tuesday attempted a U-turn on N.M. 4 and in the process, broke two axels and wheels and the hitch attached to his trailer, causing a massive traffic backup during rush hour. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAPD News:

Commander Oliver Morris of the Los Alamos Police Department released details of Tuesday's incident regarding the single-wide mobile home bocking N.M. 4 at approximately mile marker # 66:

The call came in at 4:56 p.m. of a semi-truck “broke down” on N.M. 4 just south of the intersection of the Truck Route.

Los Alamos Police Have Unionized

on March 4, 2015 - 12:50pm
Labor Management Relations Board members monitoring Tuesday's election include Eppie Trujillo, standing and Trey Frazier. LMRB member Felicia Orth also was in attendance. Courtesy photo
The official secret ballot used in Tuesday's election. Courtesy photo
Voters sent an overwhelming message to unionize the local police department during Tuesday's International Union of Police Associations (IUPA) Bargaining Unit election held 4-7 p.m., in the Boards & Commissions Room at the County Municipal Building.
Nineteen voters cast yes ballots and one voter cast a no ballot.

Improvised Explosive Device Recovered In Taos

on March 4, 2015 - 10:18am

NMSP News:

TAOS COUNTY - The New Mexico State Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team assisted the Taos Police Department regarding a call involving an improvised explosive device at around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The EOD Team recovered a destructive device at the Dream Tree Transitional Living Shelter and rendered it safe. All materials found were taken into evidence and an investigation is underway. The possibility of filing any charges is pending the outcome of that investigation. 

Direct questions relating to the investigation of this case to the Taos Police Department at 575.758.2216.

UPDATE: Breaking News: N.M. 4 Shut Down Use Alternate Route

on March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm

UPDATE: Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris just announced that N.M. 4 is clear and traffic is moving again.

This mobile home broke down about 4:15 p.m., today on N.M. 4 near the Truck Route. At 7 p.m., Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris said the mobile home has been towed off the roadway and traffic is now moving smoothly. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

At about 4:15 p.m. today, a mobile home broke down on N.M. 4. Traffic is backed up. Los Alamos Police Department are asking motorists to seek alternate routes.

CASA: Make A Difference - Be A Child's Voice

on March 3, 2015 - 12:07pm
CASA News:
CASA is an organization that recruits and trains community volunteers to be strong advocates for children who have been abused.
Our advocates are the “eyes and ears” of the Court and report to the Judge as to the wellbeing of the children they are assigned to. Our volunteers make a difference in the lives of children who’ve been hurt and need a caring and trustworthy adult in their lives.
We are looking for individuals who are passionate about advocating for children, who can be objective and report the facts to the Court, and who can work as part of a team of