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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.

Friday, Nov. 17

Welfare check
121 W. 12th Street
Officer observed a male lying by the entrance door of the laundry and issued the male an indefinite CTW at an employee’s request to American Laundry and Laundryland.

Unwanted subject
Yucca Street
Caller advised that a named female is knocking on her door and she has an indefinite CTW issued on Feb. 2, 2017. Officer advised clear.

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Bayard Police Department

Monday, Nov. 13

Suspicious vehicle
Bayard Library
Officer advised out with a named female/clear.

Suspicious vehicle
S. Elm Street
A green Ford pickup has been parked there for one hour/caller advised it was also there yesterday with a female driver. Officer made contact advising female is a private investigator and will be . . .

Monday, Nov. 13

Domestic disturbance
Highway 152 – Santa Rita
Caller advised grandson was causing problems then disconnected. Deputy made contact advising everything is okay/going to remain on scene for a while.

Welfare check
Kirkland Road and Loma Verde
Male pacing back and forth/just got into a blue Eclipse/driving north on Kirkland. Deputy advised negative contact.

Beginning December 1, 2017 the NMDOT will be closing the gates located on NM 159 seasonally; lower gate at mile post 12.3 and the upper gate located at mile post 22.6 will be CLOSED due to expected winter weather conditions making the roadway impassable. The traveling public is asked to use US 180 to NM 12 (Reserve) to NM 435 (Reserve Beaverhead Road) for access into Willow Creek, Snow Lake and the Gila National Forrest.

The NMDOT will monitor gates, expected opening next spring.

For updated information go to: New Mexico Department of Transportation at www.nmroads.com.

Monday, Nov. 13

Shoplifting
610 Silver Heights Blvd.
A named male just took alcohol and has left the store. Officers ATL.

Harassment
Silver Consolidated Schools
Caller advised that someone left a voicemail saying that if the kids aren’t let out of school by noon, something will happen to a named male.

Mimbres, NM — The Wilderness Ranger District is turning out its Forest Service horses and mules into the North Skates Pasture. This pasture is part of the Sapillo Allotment and is used by the Forest Service in cooperation with the permitee, The Nature Conservancy. The FS horses and mules are pastured between mile markers 18-22 and Lake Roberts on the north side of Highway 35.

District Ranger Rachelle Huddleston-Lorton states "It is vitally important, to both the health and safety of the public and the health and safety of the livestock, that all gates are closed when you exit the pasture." If the gates are left open the horses and mules can wander onto the highway. This area is open to the public. All gates are identified with signs referring to the livestock in the pasture.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/.

The Silver City CLAY Festival will take place July 16-21, 2018.

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