Bayard Police Department

Friday, Nov. 26

Welfare check
Rosemary Street
Caller from Silver City Care Center advised an 80-year-old male lives across the street from the Food Basket in an abandoned building/he used to be a resident at SCCC but checked himself out against medical advice. Officer advised the male is okay and he will call the care center.

Unwanted subject
Runnels Drive
Advised that a named male is walking around the area and he knows he is not supposed to be in this area.

1001 Central Avenue
Caller advised a female is attempting to stop cars to get a ride. NMSP advised they have the female in investigative detention and will be taking her home.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Domestic disturbance
314 Tom Foy Blvd.
Red older model SUV/advised male and female arguing/can hear female yelling get off. Second caller advised male and female fighting in a white 4dr car. Officer went traffic at 4th and A streets but it was not the car/negative contact.

Cactus Street
Caller advised she was on vacation and she returned and found everything stolen and messed up/$400 was stolen and the alcohol.

Hurley Police Department

Friday, Nov. 26

Lea Drive – 12:35 a.m.
Caller called back advising "he" is yelling and is very upset at her. Caller is crying and saying earlier he put his hands on her. Caller stated she was going to the bathroom/advised she is walking through the house again/advised he gets very upset with her when she walks through the house.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Welfare check
Lea Drive – 1:48 p.m.
Caller advised he keeps yelling in a violent way and she wants officers to force him to go to the hospital to get evaluated.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Cortez Avenue
Caller advised his shop has been broken into and several tools are missing. Frequent patrol was set up for next two weeks.

Santa Clara Police Department

Saturday, Nov. 27

Suspicious vehicle
Bataan Park
Officer advised vehicle locked and secured/going to be on foot.

Weapons fired
Ft Bayard
Advising they heard two shots. Officer advised WCFD can't see vehicles but can hear people talking. Deputy advised in area ATL/in creek area/three vehicles possibly headed in his direction.

Content on the Beat

WARNING: All articles and photos with a byline or photo credit are copyrighted to the author or photographer. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.

Disclaimer: If you find errors in articles not written by the Beat team but sent to us from other content providers, please contact the writer, not the Beat. For example, obituaries are always provided by the funeral home or a family member. We can fix errors, but please give details on where the error is so we can find it. News releases from government and non-profit entities are posted generally without change, except for legal notices, which incur a small charge.

NOTE: If an article does not have a byline, it was written by someone not affiliated with the Beat and then sent to the Beat for posting.

Images: We have received complaints about large images blocking parts of other articles. If you encounter this problem, click on the title of the article you want to read and it will take you to that article's page, which shows only that article without any intruders. 

New Columnists: The Beat continues to bring you new columnists. And check out the old faithfuls who continue to provide content.

Newsletter: If you opt in to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option above this to the right, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Submitting to the Beat

Those new to providing news releases to the Beat are asked to please check out submission guidelines at They are for your information to make life easier on the readers, as well as for the editor.

Advertising: Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ads on the Beat.

Classifieds: We have changed Classifieds to a cheaper and shorter option. Check periodically to see if any new ones have popped up. The former software failed us, so it's just a category now, with prices posted. Send your information to and we will post it as soon as we can. Instructions and prices are on the page.

Editor's Notes

It has come to this editor's attention that people are sending information to the Grant County Beat Facebook page. Please be aware that the editor does not regularly monitor the page. If you have items you want to send to the editor, please send them to Thanks!

Here for YOU: Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News. Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—

Feel free to notify if you notice any technical problems on the site. Your convenience is my desire for the Beat.  The Beat totally appreciates its readers and subscribers!  

Compliance: Because you are an esteemed member of The Grant County Beat readership, be assured that we at the Beat continue to do everything we can to be in full compliance with GDPR and pertinent US law, so that the information you have chosen to give to us cannot be compromised.