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Wed, Sept 13 - Grant County Democratic Party, 5:30pm potluck, 6:20pm business meeting. 3060 Hwy 180 E. Bring a dish and bring a friend. Info (575) 654-6060

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Sept. 4

Domestic disturbance
1101 Tom Foy Blvd.
Caller advised that his 34-year-old son is threatening to beat him up because caller won’t buy him more beer. Officer advised both parties separated/only verbal/clear.

Panhandler
1101 Tom Foy Blvd.
A named male is outside trying to get money. Officer advised the male will be leaving.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Unwanted subject
1101 Tom Foy Blvd.
Male is asking for beer and he is not supposed to be on property.

Domestic disturbance
Orchard Street
Caller advised that her son’s dad choked her and threw her on the floor and then took off running toward M&A. Caller refused EMS several times. Officer had negative contact with male.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Domestic disturbance
Pearl Street
Caller advised that his ex just threw a glass at him and cut him/she is no longer on scene/left in a blue Chrysler Sebring. Officer advised female left prior to arrival/units clear.

Welfare check
Empire Street
Caller advised that his sister was just released from the hospital earlier today and is yelling and being outspoken with her mother. Officer advised with female en route to Stewart Street.

Hurley Police Department

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Domestic disturbance
Arizona Avenue
Caller advised that a named male is getting in their face and cussing at them and advising he is going to hurt them. Officer made contact and advised all clear/verbal.

Santa Clara Police Department

Monday, Sept. 4

Welfare check
W. Oak Street
Three small children who belong to a named female who is at GRMC for a drug overdose. Husband called GRMC to ask, “What the f*** is he supposed to do with the kids,” and GRMC is concerned for their safety. Officer had negative contact with anyone at the residence/will continue to check.

Battery
S. Cleveland Street
Someone just attacked her in her back yard and the person was big enough to be a male. The person took off running toward James Street and her son took after him as well. Officer ATL two males, one on a bike wearing a wife-beater and the other wearing a black hoodie.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Littering
Crum Road
Older primered gray Ford Bronco pulling a trailer was dumping trash on Crum Road and is now headed into Santa Clara. Dispatch advised code enforcement.

Welfare check
Highway 180 @ Santa Clara Armory
Caller advised that a small male and a small female were running alongside the highway and caller couldn’t see any vehicles or adults in the area. Officer had negative contact.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Unwanted subject
W. Cottonwood Street
Caller advised he has intruders in his home/he does not want them there/they are not welcome at his house/he does not know who they are. Officer had negative contact with such an address on the west side/headed to the east side of Cottonwood.

Harassment
S. Prescott Street
Caller advised it is occurring over social media. Officer advised will be en route to Santa Clara to issue a CTW/out at a James Street address/spoke to second party/clear.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Unwanted subject
W. Oak Street
Caller advised that a named male is refusing to leave the residence.

Unwanted subject
N. James Street
A named individual is refusing to leave.

Monday, Sept. 4

Criminal trespass warning
B Street
Caller wants CTWs issued to two named males.

Game and Fish
E. Highway 180 @ Fort Bayard
Dead deer in the eastbound lane. Deputy advised deer was removed off the roadway.

Stolen motor vehicle
Box Canyon Road – Cliff
A 2003 green Honda Foreman taken sometime over the weekend.

Disturbance
Lobo Road – Cliff
Caller needs to get her RV from a named individual and that person is threatening caller and won’t let her retrieve it. Deputy advised that one party left prior to arrival/verbal only.

Welfare check
Rosedale Road
Caller from Las Vegas, NV advised he hasn’t been able to contact his 68-year-old mom in two weeks. Deputy made contact with mom and advised everything is okay.

Request officer
Mobile Drive
Deputy out at Mobile Drive re: pit bulls running loose/they were not running loose when the deputy arrived/several people were here to complain.

Vehicle burglary
Highway 35 – Lake Roberts
Caller advised her vehicle had broken down about two miles from the motel and when she went to pick it up the vehicle had been broken into. Deputy advised clear and the vehicle had been moved.

Welfare check
B Street – Hurley
On child. Deputy advised baby is okay and did get a hold of SCPD.

Stolen motor vehicle
Silver City Golf Course
Two people took off in a golf cart. Caller advised they just returned it/no longer needs an officer.

Loud music
Rio de Arenas Road
Neighbor keeps playing his music too loud. Deputy made contact with homeowner and he turned the music down upon request.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Welfare check
Gold Rush Road – Santa Rita
A named female called advising that her husband punched her but no one ever does anything about it then hung up. Officer in area.

Burglary
Fairway Drive
Caller advised that his house has been burglarized but he is on house arrest so he has to get permission from Judge Laney to go there.

Littering
Hudson Bridge
Trash on SB side. Advised public works and they will send someone.

Burglary
Partridge Drive
Door kicked in and the clothes dryer has been taken.

Vehicle burglary
W. Highway 180 at Mangas Valley
Caller advised that car windows are shattered and the radio and battery were stolen.

Unwanted subject
Kirkland Road – Arenas Valley
Caller advised that a named male is living with her and was evicted and still hasn’t left/he is getting combative and wanting to fight her. Deputy out at this address.

Domestic disturbance
Camino Seco – Arenas Valley
Caller advised that her son is fighting with his girlfriend then hung up. Deputies and NMSP made contact/female left prior to arrival/male outside and seems okay.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Missing persons
Marguerite Lane – Tyrone
Caller advised that his 80-year-old friend is missing/caller has not been able to reach him.

Request officer
Cliff High School
Caller advised that her first-grade son has Asperger’s and is getting bullied by another student. Caller stated she had an unpleasant confrontation with the other child’s mother at the bus stop.

Burglary
Ventana de Sierra
Burglary discovered by a deputy who was executing a search warrant. Caretaker of the home will call tomorrow.

Accident-property damage
Mesa and Rosedale roads
4 shots in the area and there is a car that veered and stuck on the side of the road. Second caller advised the vehicle crashed into the tree.

Welfare check
Cottage San Road
40-year-old female walking north. Deputy has contact.

Reckless driver
Chalcocite Court – Tyrone
Caller advised that a green Ford pickup going into Tyrone slammed on its brakes in an attempt to make caller hit him. Deputy made contact with both parties and advised them to stay away from each other to avoid any further conflict.

Vehicle burglary
Chalcocite Court -- Tyrone
Deputy en route to a Pope Street address for follow up.

Disturbance
T&M Dairy Road
Caller advised that the neighbor is outside whistling and playing loud music and making all the dogs bark. Deputy had contact and advised the subject turned the music off, turned his lights off, and shut the door.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Welfare check
Highway 15 @ Ben Lilly
Subjects in a gray Oldsmobile are camping in the parking lot.

Identity theft
Saddlerock Canyon Road – Cliff
Someone opened up an account in caller’s name and she’s never had a credit card in her name.

Vehicle burglary
Helen Lynch Place
Walk-in advised that her vehicle was broken into.

Welfare check
Mimbres Yucca Drive – Upper Mimbres
Deputy made contact with the two juvenile females and advised they are okay.

Suspicious vehicle
Everest Point – Dos Griegos
Deputy set up frequent patrol for one month.

Welfare check
Rio de Arenas Road
Caller wants to speak to a deputy in reference to being evicted. Deputy made contact and advised everything is okay/subject says it was a miscommunication of words/units clear.

Domestic disturbance
Cottage San Road
Caller advised that her 15-year-old son is in a physical rage punching the walls and kicking her. Advised he got upset when she took his phone away. Deputy made contact and advised everything is okay/all units clear.

Monday, Sept. 4

Unwanted subject
S. Arizona Street
Between caller and her daughter. Deputy on scene.

Welfare check
N. Gold Street
On her grandson. Officers made contact with the daughter and she stated she knew it was her mom who called and that her son was fine asleep in the house. Officers advised they needed to do a welfare check on the son and she let them into the house.

Welfare check
N. Gold Street
Officers advised they made contact with the aunt.

Welfare check
800 S. Robert Street
Back gate is open and no one is answering the phone or the door. Officer has contact with someone/they will open up the front door.

Intoxicated person
520 N. Bullard Street
Homeless drunk male sleeping on the bench out front.

Welfare check
Tracy Circle
Welfare check and possible civil standby.

Larceny
Silver High School
Caller advised that someone stole his silver iPhone from his backpack.

Larceny
Little Walnut Road
Umbrella stolen.

Unwanted subject
100 N. Rosedale Road
A female who walked into the store about a month ago and stole is walking behind Walgreens now. Officer had negative contact/en route to Walgreens to speak to caller.

Larceny
Canal Street
Caller advised that his son’s bike has been stolen within the last 30 minutes.

Welfare check
Leslie Road
A named female is yelling something about a cop. Officer made contact and advised she is okay.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Unwanted subject
Gila Street
Caller advised that a caretaker called to say a named male is there and she is afraid of the male. Caller advised that she is also afraid to go and check on her brother in case that guy is there or in the house.

Request officer
GCSD
Walk-in advised that a 12-year-old male and his mother were harassing her.

Welfare check
Maple Street
Big black SUV just dropped off a little boy and left/the boy was crying hysterically and said he had no place to go/boy is possibly 9 to 10-years-old. Officer had contact with boy at Silver/Maple.

Stolen motor vehicle
111 S. Texas Street
Caller advised that a named individual took caller’s moped and went toward Bullard.

Fraud/embezzlement
1201 Pope
Female walking out of south entrance/cashing a stolen check per the maker.

Request officer
GCSD
Walk-in stated that her 17-year-old son is on informal probation and wants him on formal probation so that he can get clean off of drugs.

Unwanted subject
601 N. Bullard Street
Homeless male sleeping in their eating area.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Welfare check
Leslie Road
Caller keeps seeing people and they don’t let her sleep/said kids keep trying to smother her.

Unwanted subject
E. 7th Street
A named male is refusing to leave. Officers made contact and advised subjects had a verbal disagreement and separated.

Reckless driver
Silver City
Caller advised that a green and white Ford Cummins was driving at a high rate of speed and almost hit caller. Officer advised spoke to the driver and everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
N. Corbin Street
Problems with her son who had a tortilla on the stove burning/almost starting the kitchen on fire/he has run out the door. Officer made contact /clear.

Shoplifting
2501 E. Highway 180
Male who had a trash can full of items ran from loss prevention headed toward Tractor Supply. Advised that the male left his shoes and phone. Officer out in area.

Shoplifting
1956 E. Highway 180
Male possibly shoplifted from store. Officer out with male at the bus stop by Albertson’s/released prisoner on a CTA.

Shoplifting
1500 Silver Heights Blvd.
Cell phone taken by a male who has already left.

Welfare check
Hill and Alabama streets
Someone kicked out a vehicle/older model burgundy Malibu/three females.

Unwanted subject
1201 Pope Street
A named male is refusing to leave and he is carrying a bat. Officer advised male left prior to arrival.

Welfare check
Ridge Road
Caller advised she is the landlord of the location and she went to speak to a named female about the $1,235 of past due rent. Caller advised that a child answered the door and the mother would not come out of the bedroom and caller is concerned about the kids in the home. Caller advised she did issue her an eviction notice.

Domestic disturbance
15th Street
Between a named male and a named female. Officer advised they left prior to arrival.

Welfare check
Downtown
Caller advised that a small female child about 6 or 7-years-old was sitting on the window sill of a white Neon. Officer out with vehicle at 20th/Gold/with multiple occupants.

Criminal trespass warning
Virginia Street
A named male is there causing problems.

Intoxicated persons
Market and Black streets
Officer out with male at Market/B Street. Giving him a ride to F Street.

Reckless driver
N. Hudson Street and E. Broadway
Black Audi and red Charger
Officers went traffic with Charger at Food Basket and with BMW at Dairy Queen

Suspicious vehicle
3650 Fowler Avenue
Caller advised that a vehicle is parked outside. Officer advised the vehicle belongs to a resident’s son and they will try to get hold of him.

Domestic disturbance
S. Arizona Street
Caller advised that their 9-year-old son is attacking everyone in the house/she is having to hold him down/he is on medication for depression/he advised this is going to be the last day of their life/now he is biting her. Caller advised if she lets him go he will get up and attack his little brother again.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Accident-property damage
Ursa Minor – Fowler Construction
One vehicle hit the rocks.

Welfare check
N. Silver and 38th streets
3-year-old child is lost chasing her dog. Caller advised she is on foot and standing by with the child/child returned to her grandmother.

Welfare check
Pope Street
Caller advised that his friend is under the bench at Pope Street Park and is not responding.

Welfare check
206 N. Hudson Street
Caller advised that a male is asking for help/unknown what kind of help. Officer requested ambulance for the male complaining of chest pains.

Reckless driver
123 W. 12th Street
Caller advised a green vehicle just ran her off the roadway/there is a lot of yelling in the background. Second caller advised of an altercation outside by the gas pumps/trying to “de-escalate” the situation/line was disconnected. Officer made contact and advised one male in custody/en route to PD.

Suspicious vehicle
2502 E. Highway 180
Officer made contact and advised the vehicle was just waiting for a second vehicle to show up with the gas money.

Bridge Community is renewing its Early Sunday Suppers with an "Early Souper Sunday Supper" on Sunday, September 17, 5:00 PM, at the First United Methodist Church, 300 College Ave.
Homemade vegetable soups (with and without beef), cornbread, and homemade ice cream will be featured!
A $10 donation is requested.

Bridge Community holds the vision of a Senior Living facility for our area that encompasses Independant Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care on one campus, with Skilled Nursing and Hospice services available on site as needed.


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The regular monthly meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, September 18, 2017, 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. The public is invited to attend. For more information, please call 575-388-1569.

Silver City, NM – A celebration of Mexico’s independence will be commemorated through song and dance at Western New Mexico University.

Mariachi Plata, WNMU’s award-winning mariachi ensemble, along with Ballet Folklorico Paso Del Norte, Mariachi Raices de America, and Antonio Reyna, New Mexico’s Male Vocalist of the Year, will be on campus to conduct music workshops and perform in concert.

The workshops will take place Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Parotti Music Building.

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