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Tri-City police department blotters – July 11 through July 14, 2022

Bayard Police Department

Tuesday, July 12

1101 Tom Foy Blvd.
Caller advising she was headed toward Hurley and the other vehicle did not stop at the stop sign coming out of Food Basket/she has a cut on her arm/air bags did deploy/45-year-old female/other vehicle a black Ford Edge. Deputies advise front end damage/leaking fluid/request next wrecker on rotation.

Ruby Street
Caller advised a 5-year-old male was shot in the left side of the neck/grandmother is at GRMC at this time. Officer advised see if NMSP can go to residence and secure the home for the officer while he is conducting his investigation at the ER. NMSP officer advised will be securing both homes at this time.

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Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – July 11 through July 14, 2022

Monday, July 11

Criminal trespass warning
W. Oak Street – Santa Clara
Advising a female who has a CTW is at caller's home now. Officer spoke with caller.

Suspicious vehicle
Arenas Valley Animal Clinic
Vehicle is in the alley way. Deputy advised property owner they can tow it.

Welfare check
Western Drive
Caller advised two named individuals ran away from this address which belongs to their grandmother. Deputy spoke to a named male.

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Silver City Police Department blotter – July 11 through July 14, 2022

Monday, July 11

Welfare check
Valley Vista
Caller believes mother left his 4-year-old son with a 15-year-old. Officer advised will be clear/made contact with caller.

Unwanted subject
207 S. Bullard Street
Male sleeping on dock/would like him to move along/negative on a CTW. Officer out with male.

3514 Fowler Avenue
Caller advised a named female keeps passing by her place of employment.

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Ray Goellner to speak to Rotary July 19, 2022

img 0034.jpg ray goellnerRay Goellner, will speak to Rotary on July 19, 2022, Topic: Solar Power Panels and Battery Backup  for Residential Use. Goellner is a “believer in using solar power for the environment.” He is also an active member of the Rotary Club.

The Rotary Club meets every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. for lunch in the WNMU Student Memorial Building, Second Floor, Sunset Room. There is a brief “meet and greet”, a short business meeting and then the speaker has the floor. The club welcomes members of the public to the meetings. Guests are asked to contribute $10.00 if they want a hot lunch with salad, dessert and coffee. If anyone is unable to attend in person, the Zoom link can be obtained by email: for the link.

Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

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Grant County Senior Olympics schedule

This is the upcoming Grant County Senior Olympics schedule, with whom to call, dates, times and places:

Air Gun: Ron Henderson 575-545-9586 July 16-17 (Sat & Sun) 8am Grant County Extension bldg. Sliver Street

Racquetball: Mario Quintana 575-590-2352 July 20 (Wed) 4 pm WNMU

Soccer Accuracy Kick: 575-590-2352 July 20 (Wed) 4 pm Fox Field

Pickleball: Mario Quintana 575-590-2352 July 2d (Sat) 9 am Silver High Tennis Courts

Talent: Mario Quintana 575-590-2352 July 30 (Sat) 10 am Murray Hotel

Schedule Subject to Change

I-10 pavement rehabilitation project

DEMING - The New Mexico Department of Transportation District One office in cooperation with Mountain States Construction, Inc. (Contractor) are excited to announce the upcoming roadway rehabilitation project on Interstate 10 from milepost 75 (6 miles west of Deming) to milepost 84 (Deming).

Beginning Monday, July 18, 2022, drivers can expect various daytime lane closures on both the eastbound and westbound lanes as needed. Contractor’s hours of operation will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. This rehabilitation project was awarded in the amount if $14 million and is expected to take 120 working days to complete, weather pending.

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is committed to the safety of the traveling public and thanks you for your cooperation during this work. For updated information go to: New Mexico Department of Transportation at or call 511.

Silver City Shelter needs community's help purchasing extra beds for elderly

The Silver City community is coming together to help a local shelter who desperately needs beds to accommodate elderly and disabled people in need of housing.

SOS (Seasonal Overnight Shelter) at SPIN in Silver City says they provide clients of all ages and genders secure housing, food, laundry facilities, counseling for mental health issues, guidance for obtaining work, Medicaid, HUD housing and Food Stamps.

The shelter says they've recently had a flood of elderly people in need of housing, sparking them to start a GoFundMe to purchase extra beds. Community members are stepping in to help; so far nearly $1,000 of a $2,400 goal has been raised.

To view the GoFundMe, please visit: 

Tri-City police department blotters – July 8 through July 10, 2022

Bayard Police Department

Friday, July 8

Watson Street
Caller advised she can hear a named male is "going crazy."/she can hear him yelling/and someone else yelling as well. Negative contact with anyone.

Saturday, July 9

Runnels Drive
Caller advised a girl cut her off while she was driving and she followed her home/they got into a verbal altercation/they called each other vulgar names/caller disconnected the line.

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