Local News Releases

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Friday, Nov. 24

Welfare check
Deputy advised that a female advised that a named male is walking around Hurley with a gun. Deputy ATL.

Suspicious vehicle
North Hurley road @ sewer plant
Deputy advised that the driver is going to leave the vehicle for the night/one male and one female dropped off at a North Hurley Road address.

Friday, Nov. 24

111 S. Texas Street
A named male stole her laptop.

1956 E. highway 180
Adult female took a 4-pack of margarita and left in an older black pickup down Rosedale Road.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Nov. 20

Criminal damage to property
Watson Street
Caller advised that someone cut off a piece of board to storage/unknown if items were taken.

Welfare check
1001 Central Avenue
Car possibly wrecked into the M&A. Officer advised everything is fine.

Monday, Nov. 20

Game and Fish
W. Highway 180 and W. Market Street
Injured deer in eastbound lane. Deputy advised the deer was put down.

Double E Ranch Road – Gila
Caller advised his neighbor’s house was broken into/door is broken off. Deputy tried to call caller to follow up but negative contact.

Auditions for Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced take place Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m., and Monday, December 11 at 5 p.m., both in the Silver City Co-op's former Marketplace Cafe, 614 N. Bullard, according to Silver City Community Theatre producer Liz Mikols.

"We're looking for seven women and five men," says Mikols. "While we need actors of all ages, half will be in their 20s."

Monday, Nov. 20

Welfare check
Pine Street – 8:45 a.m.
Caller advised that her sister called and advised that another named female is being held hostage by a named male. Officer advised everything is okay, the male isn’t there.

Domestic disturbance
Pine Street – 9:30 a.m.
Caller advised that her grandma was hitting her with her cane and punched her. Officer advised going into ditch from Church of Christ on Silver/contact with two subjects on Silver and Birch/one in investigative detention.

For the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend beginning Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday November 27, 2017 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 85 calls for service and had 247 self-initiated activity, and made 9 arrests. No arrests were made for DWI.

Included in the above calls for service are 4 Domestic Disturbance, 1 Loud Music, 2 Disturbance, 4 Harassment, 6 Welfare Checks, 3 Animal Complaints, 3 Civil Stand By, 3 Information Complaint, 1 Breaking & Entering, 1 Reckless Driver, 2 Motorist Assist, 1 Injuring – Tampering, 3 Unwanted Subject, 4 Citizen Assist, 1 Child Exchange, 1 Noise Complaint, 1 Private Property Accident, 1 Vehicle Accident No Injuries, 2 Accident Property Damage.

prairie rattler rsTim Geddes will be talking about venomous snakes such as this Prairie Rattlesnake at the monthly Audubon program this Friday at 7 PM. (Photo by Tom Spinker)Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society will present a progam titled "Herptiles and the Venomous Snakes of Southwestern New Mexico" on Friday, December 1. The program will be at 7:00 pm in Room 219 of WNMU's Harlan Hall at 12th and Alabama Streets.

Tim Geddes, co-founder of The Friends of City of Rocks State Park, will discuss many aspects of our local "herptiles" - snakes and amphibians. Tim will use photographs and his own drawings to cover classification, skin, and reproduction of various amphibians and reptiles. He will also discuss reptile venom and the treatment of snakebite.

The presentation is free and the public is welcome. Light refreshments follow.

Live from Silver City

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