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These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, May 10

Welfare check
S. Canyon Street
Female caller advising someone was in her home she didn’t want there any longer/female kept breaking up/disconnected. Deputy advised that everything is okay.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2019) – At the urging of U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), the U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will visit New Mexico later this month to discuss ensuring accurate counts for the upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.

In February, Udall and Heinrich sent a letter inviting Director Dillingham to visit the state to share how the Bureau is taking adequate steps to count underrepresented communities and address the unique data collection challenges in New Mexico.

More details about Director Dillingham’s visit will be released as they become available.

Udall and Heinrich issued the following joint statement:

Thursday, May 23, Old Elks Lodge: 

Door 6:30pm Music 7-9pm:

On the eve of the Blues Festival, break in those dancing shoes with some of Silver City's favorite fiddlers! Grab a partner (or find one here) and join us for a rollicking good time. Hosted by the Silver City Museum. Free admission, $5 suggested donation to the Museum.

5 13 2019A man with a pistol robbed a Grant County, N.M., credit union on Monday (5/13/2019).

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or white male, approximately 5'8" tall. 

He wore a black or gray hoodie, blue jeans, white shoes, sunglasses, and a black bandana over his mouth and nose.

At approximately 9 a.m., the suspect walked into Fort Bayard Federal Credit Union, 11797 Hwy 180 E., in Arenas Valley. 

The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money from a teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash.

For the week beginning Monday, May 06, 2019 at 8:00 am and ending Monday May 13, 2019 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 232 calls for service, had 662 self-initiated activity, and made 32 arrests. Of those arrests, 2 was for possession of controlled substance, and 2 was for Possession of drug paraphernalia, 1 DWI, 1 battery on a house hold member, 0 Aggravated assault on a house hold member, and 3 shoplifting.   

Included in the above calls for service are 7 alarms, 1 burglaries, 4 fights, 10 domestic disturbances, 0 accidents w/property damage, 0 Aggravated Assault, 1 larcenies, 4 criminal damage to property, 0 criminal trespass, 2 agency assist, 1 loud music, 3 traffic complaints, 0 assaults, 4 battery, 3 narcotics violation, 14 suspicious vehicles, 1 Arson, 2 weapons fired, 0 fraud/embezzlement, 7 disturbances, 0 mental health complaints, 6 shoplifting, 0 game and fish, 2 DV Order violation, 2 parking violations, 1 abandoned 911 calls, 9 harassment, 28 welfare checks, 15 animal complaints, 2 civil standby, 4 information complaint, 0 breaking and entering, 7 reckless driver, 3 motorist/citizen assists, 0 abandoned vehicle, 6 unwanted subjects, 8 suspicious persons, 0 identity theft, 2 smoke, 1 civil matter, 27 requests for public service, 0 public assist, 4 criminal trespass warnings, 8 suspicious activity, 22 citizen assists, 8 child exchanges, 0 text harassment, 0 lost property, 0 vehicle burglary, 3 private property crashes, 0 noise complaint, 0 overdose, 3 hit and run accidents, 7 vehicle accident no injury, 0 vehicle accident with injury.  

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, May 20, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service/Grant SWCD office located at 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite C, Silver City, NM. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

Friday, May 10

Accident-property damage
11575 E. Highway 180
Advised he hit a deer in the median/the deer is dead.

Reckless driver
Tyrone Mine
NMSP did have contact with the Jeep and their driving is okay.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Fight
703 Silver Heights Blvd.
Officer advised two males in investigative detention.

Burglary
Silver High School
Caller advised some trophies were taken from the trophy case and fire extinguishers were sprayed in the bathrooms.

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