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Local News Releases

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Friday, Apr. 20

Burglary
Hanover Creek Road – Fierro
Caller needs LE.

Domestic disturbance
Tabor Drive
Caller advised that a named individual is fighting with her. Deputy dropped caller off at a place of business.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Apr. 20

Domestic disturbance
Maple Street
17-year-old caller having problems with mother and mother’s boyfriend.

Reckless driver
Highway 180
White Dodge pickup swerving all over the road. Officer went traffic with white Dodge pickup at Mingo’s Party Place/clear from traffic stop.

Monday, Apr. 16

Welfare check
Copper Street – Tyrone
Male vomiting/not eating for a week/very congested/has breathing problems/refused to go to the hospital. Deputy had contact with male advising he is okay.

Reckless driver
Highway 180 – MM 130 (1 mile north of Grant County Airport Road)
NMSP pulled vehicle over at Highway 180 –MM 124 (Bayard Cemetery)

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Apr. 16

Unattended death
Watson Street
Caller advised that her 69-year-old brother-in-law who she tried to call yesterday was found deceased.

Weapons fired
340 Mayo Street
Officer advised they are fireworks/had contact with the people lighting the fireworks and advised them to stop.

Monday, Apr. 16

Criminal trespass warning
2850 E. Highway 180
CTW violator is in the yard now. Officer had contact and issued CTWs.

Harassment
SCPD
Walk-in advised he was threatened by a named female at the Comfort Inn.

Friday, Apr. 20

Welfare check
S. Arizona Street
A female is yelling bloody murder and someone is running down the street/female disconnected. Officer advised that the person running down the street is now at SCPD. Officer en route to Alice Street.

Silver City Community Theatre casting for Pulitzer Prize winning drama Saturday May 5, 5:30 pm and Sunday May 6, 2:30 pm at Penney Playhouse, 405 N. Bullard, male/female actors ages 20s - early 50s.

The cast of the play is multi-racial. Auditions requested from African-American females and males that are Middle-Eastern looking.

For the weekend beginning Friday April 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and ending Monday April 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 63 calls for service and had 130 self-initiated activity, and made 17 arrests including 1 for DWI.

Included in the above calls for service are 1 Burglary, 1 Fight call, 8 Domestic Disturbance, 1 Larceny, 1 Loud Music, 1 Assault, 2 Disturbances, 2 Shopliftings, 2 Abandoned 911, 3 Harassment, 9 Welfare Checks, 3 Reckless Drivers, 1 Motorist Assist, 2 Unwanted Subjects, 11 Citizen Contacts, 5 Suspicious Persons, 4 Citizen Assists, 1 Private Property Crash, 1 Noise Complaint.

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The Grant County Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

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The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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