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Tri-City police department blotters – May 17 through May 19, 2024

Bayard Police Department

Friday, May 17

Domestic disturbance
Runnels Drive
It was physical and male left in a gray Toyota. Deputy had negative contact with parties/spoke to caller who advised everything was verbal.

Welfare check
Bayard Library
Officer advised issued CTW to a named female at this location/she is leaving the premises/officer will be giving female a ride to magistrate court in Bayard.

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Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – May 17 through May 19, 2024

Friday, May 17, 2024

Camino Serna Drive
Stated his brother is texting him saying he is going to kill caller in his sleep/the front door does not lock so he is afraid for his life.

Domestic disturbance
Bell Street
Advised she is being kicked out of her house and she resides there/a named male is putting everything outside and he threatened to hit her/she is outside, and he is inside the home. Deputy advised everything is okay/parties are separated/female will be leaving to another location.

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Silver City Police Department blotter – May 17 through May 19, 2024

Friday, May 17

106 W. Yankie Street
Someone defaced a Jewish flag and egged the property. Male on skateboard from Grateful Living starting fights with people. Second caller on 911 advised people from Grateful Living are fighting behind Independent Ink/they are harassing one guy because he is Jewish.

300 N. Bullard Street
Call merged to above 106 W. Yankie Street call.

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May Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers' Support Group

The May Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers' Support Group will meet on May 23, at 5pm at Cross Point Church on Hiwy 180 E.

Tri-City police department blotters – May 13 through May 16, 2024

Bayard Police Department

Monday, May 13

Welfare check
Winifred and Royal streets
Female slumped over in her vehicle. Officer advised she is waiting on someone to repair her tire.

Missing persons
Erie Street
Caller advised her daughter has been missing for 31 hours. Caller called back advising she just walked in the door. Officer made contact/she is okay.

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SC Ranger District prepares for prescribed burning Cameron Creek

Cameron Creek project includes portion of Fort Bayard area trail system

SILVER CITY, NM, May 17, 2024 – The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District is assessing conditions in preparation for burning Phase 2 of the 2,010-acre Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire project. Given suitable conditions, crews hope to ignite portions of the planned prescribed fire unit as early as the week of June 3. An area closure will be in effect during the prescribed fire. The exact date of ignition will depend on weather and fuels conditions and firefighting resource availability. 

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End of Life Options Topic of the Next "Life Cafe" May 23, 2024

Siriharma greenSilver City -- The next meeting of the monthly "Life Cafe" takes place Thursday, May 23, at 4:00 pm at the Silver City Public Library, when former Hospice worker and end-of-life caregiver Siridharma Khalsa will discuss end-of-life options available in New Mexico. The monthly, 90-minute life cafe is free, and facilitated by Lisa Jimenez, certified death doula and practitioner of Shamanic healing arts.

"It's so important that everyone become educated about what their end-of-life options are here in New Mexico, get clear about their personal wishes and share those with their loved ones and their primary care provider," said Jimenez. "This is a great opportunity to learn about those options and understand how to be better prepared for death."

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Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – May 13 through May 16, 2024

Monday, May 13

Domestic disturbance
Sanctuary Road – Pinos Altos
Blue Chevy Cruize/caller advised he hit her in the face and dragged her around/going down Pinos Altos Road to Arenas Valley/he is under the influence of both drugs and alcohol/caller refusing medical/a 3-year-old child is in the home as well.

Welfare check
Ventana de Sierra
Caller from GRMC advised an oncall physician has not answered his phone for the past hour/unknown last time he was spoken to.

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