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Local News Releases

These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

Monday, May 28

Unwanted subject
W. Kelly Street
A named female is at the house flipping caller off/now she is running down Kelly Street. Officer had contact with caller/set up frequent patrol.

Unwanted subject
Hidden Way
Caller’s ex is causing problems and she wants him removed. Officers had contact advising male left to a relative’s house.

The High Desert Humane Society will be holding their monthly REDUCED FEE vaccination clinic this Saturday June 9 from 9-NOON at the shelter at 3050 S Cougar Way 575-538-9261. Rabies-$10 plus the license-$2.50-$20, Dog Combo-$20, Cat combo-$18, Bordetella-$20, Leukemia-$20, Micro-chipping-$25, Deworming by weight $10-$45. We will also have rattle Snake Vaccine available.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, May 28

Welfare check
Taylor Street and Tom Foy Blvd.
Semi has been parked there for a few nights and the lights are on.

Domestic disturbance
E. Elm Street
Caller advised that his wife hit him with a metal part from his Harley/it busted his wrist open but he is refusing medical.

Monday, May 28

Breaking and entering
Chukar Drive
Caller advised he has camera and can see someone in his house. Deputy made entry through window and advised negative on anyone in or under the house.

Loud music
Bataan Memorial Park
Deputy advised clear/adults just loading up now.

¡Fiesta Latina! provides more than 40 master artisans from all around Mexico an opportunity to share their cultures and goods with those of us north of the border. The Artisan Mercado vendors represent rural women's cooperatives and families working to preserve ancient traditions, methods and materials. 

If you happen to receive a call that says Apple in the Caller ID, is it NOT Apple. It is a phishing attempt.

The person who called me had a VERY strong accent and said Apple had detected suspicious activity on my iCloud account, and I should press 1 to speak to a support person or press 2 to hang up. I did neither. I just hung up.

Silver City, NM, May 31, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest wishes to remind all visitors on public lands to practice “situational awareness.” Situational awareness is the perception of environmental elements and events – in essence, knowing what going on around you at any given place and time. When visiting the forest you should remember that you are sharing space with a variety of wildlife; including snakes, bears, mountain lions, deer, elk, and many more species. The wildlife on your public lands should be viewed from a distance.

The forest has received a report of a mountain lion near water sources; and a human/bear encounter occurred over the Memorial Day weekend. New Mexico is in a state of severe to extreme drought and that affects the wildlife as well. Prey animals, such as deer and elk, are moving to lower levels searching for forage and water, and this brings large predators down to lower levels looking for food and water as well. Your safety, and the welfare of the wildlife population, are important to the Gila National Forest and to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF)

Friday, May 25

Panhandler
Silver Heights/Hudson
Named male/clear.

Suspicious vehicle
Leslie Road
Officer out with a named male and a named female.

Live from Silver City

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