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By Roger Lanse

A Silver City Police Department officer responded to 1412 N. Bennett Street at approximately 10:45 p.m. in reference to an injuring/tampering with a motor vehicle complaint. The officer had been advised by the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority that a female said her vehicle's window had been broken by another female.

When officers arrived at the address the victim told them, according to an SCPD report narrative, she and a male friend had arrived at 1605 Canal Street at about 10:30 p.m. to pick up her dog from Andrea Amyx, who had been caring for the animal, when the two females got in an argument. Amyx, the narrative said, told the 27-year-old victim she needed to leave the property and when the victim got in her van to leave, Amyx punched the victim's driver side door window with her closed fist causing it to shatter. Officers noted the damage to the victim's vehicle and later, also observed shattered glass at the Canal Street address

Twenty-three additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 936 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
279 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
40 new cases in Chaves County
19 new cases in Cibola County
11 new cases in Colfax County
33 new cases in Curry County
3 new cases in De Baca County
116 new cases in Doña Ana County
44 new cases in Eddy County
3 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
72 new cases in Lea County
3 new cases in Lincoln County
4 new cases in Luna County
34 new cases in McKinley County
18 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Rio Arriba County
8 new cases in Roosevelt County
54 new cases in Sandoval County
69 new cases in San Juan County
10 new cases in San Miguel County
63 new cases in Santa Fe County
5 new cases in Sierra County
2 new cases in Socorro County
4 new cases in Taos County
5 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
24 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

The Department of Health on Monday reported twenty-three additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

By Roger Lanse

On Monday. Dec. 28, 2020, at about 11:35 p.m. Santa Clara Police Department officers were dispatched to a disturbance call at 500 S. Prescott Street in reference to someone screaming. When officers arrived, they found 34-year-old Stephanie Brewer, outside, on top of a 13-year-old male who was screaming for help, according to a statement of probable cause.

As officers removed Brewer from the child, the statement said, and attempted to place her in investigative detention, she began to scream and resist arrest. She refused to speak with officers and continued "screaming at the top of her lungs and wouldn't listen to any instructions," the statement said. The officers had to "physically carry" Brewer to be placed in a patrol car.

img 0971 previewThe first Gila Regional Medical Center 2021 baby was born on New Year's Day. His name is Joshua Amador II, born 1/01/21 at 3:32 am to Brianna Apodaca and Joshua Amador.

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, and to comply with the current Public Health Order, the County will continue to operate with the following measures and will re-assess on Monday, February 1, 2021.

• 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.

Seventeen additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 1,033 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

345 new cases in Bernalillo County
30 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Colfax County
17 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
131 new cases in Doña Ana County
55 new cases in Eddy County
20 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
12 new cases in Hidalgo County
63 new cases in Lea County
17 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
13 new cases in Luna County
42 new cases in McKinley County
10 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
22 new cases in Rio Arriba County
19 new cases in Roosevelt County
75 new cases in Sandoval County
70 new cases in San Juan County
2 new cases in San Miguel County
25 new cases in Santa Fe County
18 new cases in Sierra County
4 new cases in Taos County
7 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
15 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center
9 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

The Department of Health on Sunday reported seventeen additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Thirty-two additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 1,252 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

268 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
48 new cases in Chaves County
18 new cases in Cibola County
3 new cases in Colfax County
30 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
117 new cases in Doña Ana County
104 new cases in Eddy County
20 new cases in Grant County
4 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
48 new cases in Lea County
18 new cases in Lincoln County
12 new cases in Los Alamos County
25 new cases in Luna County
74 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
10 new cases in Otero County
6 new cases in Quay County
35 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
74 new cases in Sandoval County
174 new cases in San Juan County
16 new cases in San Miguel County
49 new cases in Santa Fe County
22 new cases in Sierra County
4 new cases in Socorro County
20 new cases in Taos County
6 new cases in Torrance County
34 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

The Department of Health on Saturday reported thirty-two additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Dr. Tracie Collins, Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health, addressed the public on December 30, 2020 to provide a brief update about vaccines.

"As of December 27, New Mexico ordered and was delivered 49,625 doses of the vaccine, and administered 41,075, which is about 83% of the total amount received," Collins said. She said the doses have been distributed to both urban and rural areas.

Collins reminded New Mexicans to register at cvvaccine.nmhealth.org to stay updated about eligibility for upcoming vaccine distribution. 160,000 New Mexicans have already registered. "After you register, you will get notifications to update your profile including health conditions," she said. "You will get notified when the vaccine is available in your area."

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