By Roger Lanse
On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, A Silver City Police Department officer responded to a criminal damage to property call at 612 E. Yankie Street. The officer made contact with a female who stated that her son, Zachary Munoz, later determined to be 25-years-old, of the address, had damaged her door and left a bag of human feces outside the door.
According to an SCPD report narrative, Munoz' grandmother, who is the homeowner, advised that Munoz was banging on the metal security door so hard, demanding to be let in, when the damage occurred. The grandmother stated she did not want Munoz inside because of previous violent incidents. She valued the damage to the door at $250. The officer took photos of the door and advised he noticed a green plastic bag next to the front door that contained what appeared to be feces.
By Roger Lanse
Silver City police officers, including a captain, a lieutenant, a detective, two sergeants, and a patrolman, were dispatched in reference to a welfare check at the Lintero Apartments, Apt. 40, 2711 Leslie Road, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at about 10:21 a.m., Officers were advised that Shady Madrid, 25, of the address, had given birth to a child at the apartment and that the baby may be unhealthy. When officers arrived at the apartment, according to an SCPD report narrative, they could hear people moving about in the apartment but no one answered the officers' knocks and loud commands to open the door.
In order to minimize public health risk as a result of the significant increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Grant County this week, the County has instituted the following measures that will become effective as of 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020 and will be re-assessed on Monday, November 30, 2020.
• County Government Offices that include Administration & Finance, Clerk, Assessor, Treasurer, DWI Compliance, Planning, and Probate Judge will not provide direct services to the public. The offices will operate during normally scheduled business hours, however; business will need to be conducted electronically via email, mail or by telephone. Under certain circumstances, citizens will be seen on a "by appointment only basis" by calling the respective office. As a precautionary measure to protect the public and the staff, there will be a few screening questions prior to the scheduling of an appointment.
The following is information for the distribution of a Silver Alert from the Deming Police Department. Please refer all media inquiries to the Deming Police Department at (575) 546-0354.
The Deming Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Ralph McClendon, a Caucasian male, eighty-one-years-old, six-feet tall, weighing 145 pounds, red and white hair, and blue eyes. It was unknown what Mr. McClendon was last seen wearing however, he has a long white beard, wears glasses, and always wears khaki pants and a long-sleeved button up shirt.
Eighteen additional COVID-19 deaths
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,753 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
611 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
62 new cases in Chaves County
34 new cases in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
83 new cases in Curry County
2 new cases in De Baca County
312 new cases in Doña Ana County
40 new cases in Eddy County
17 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
3 new cases in Harding County
3 new cases in Hidalgo County
69 new cases in Lea County
10 new cases in Lincoln County
6 new cases in Los Alamos County
14 new cases in Luna County
18 new cases in McKinley County
8 new cases in Otero County
3 new cases in Quay County
35 new cases in Rio Arriba County
23 new cases in Roosevelt County
90 new cases in Sandoval County
35 new cases in San Juan County
10 new cases in San Miguel County
132 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases in Sierra County
13 new cases in Socorro County
21 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
57 new cases in Valencia County
15 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County
3 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center
8 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County
By Roger Lanse
The Silver City Town Council was presented with a proposed ordinance at its Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 regular meeting. The ordinance would approve a request for a zone change from Residential A to Residential B-2 for nine lots in San Vicente blocks 15 and 16, including addresses 107, 109, 111, and 113 on Dorothy Street. The other parcels are not addressed. Each of the lots were listed as equal in size -- .115 acres. The applicant was Ed Garland who was not present, but was represented by Bill Miller.
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