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Local News Releases

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.

Silver City, NM — Yearly monsoons are anticipated as a 'good thing.' However, monsoons can be dangerous if you are not aware of what they can bring without much warning! The Gila National Forest wants visitors to enjoy their time on the forest, and encourages visitors planning a trip to the area to "Know Before You Go!" Check with the National Weather Service to see the weather outlook prior to your visit.

Recreational visitors should avoid low-lying areas. Hazards during monsoon season include flash floods, dust storms, and lightning. Flash floods can occur within minutes and can carry large debris such as trees, logs, mud, and other large objects picked up along the way. It is important to anticipate when rain is predicted, and to be aware of the routes in and out of the area. Lightning strikes the United States about 25 million times a year. If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. When you hear thunder, immediately move to a safe shelter. For more lightning safety tips: https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-tips.

Bayard Police Department

Welfare check
N. Railroad Street
Female on 911 advising “please,” then “phone is right there”/female then walked away from the phone and advised “Babe relax, no Babe please”/ male in background can be heard advising about some pills/female then advised “I’m bringing you all the pills.” Line went quiet/negative contact with anyone. 911 was dialed from the same phone/advising she needed an ambulance for an elderly female that had been having chest pains/female then yells to someone in background “I’m not” and keeps advising that she needs an ambulance.

Domestic disturbance
Watson Street
Caller advised she can hear a couple arguing. Officer out at Watson/Virginia with a named individual.

Friday, June 29

Criminal trespass warning
Rio de Arenas Road – Arenas Valley
Caller advised a drunk named individual is there and has a CTW. Deputy had contact advising en route with one female to dispatch.

Unwanted subject
Coleman Drive
A named individual is refusing to leave. No CTW on file.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Welfare check
15th and Gold streets
Caller advised that her boyfriend just beat her up then disconnected. Officer had negative contact.

Welfare check
Canal Street
Caller advised she has been calling a 75-year-old male with no answer. Officer had contact advising male is okay and will be calling caller.

July 8, at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street - "Where's the Help We Need? Trying to Remain Conscious in an Unconscious World" - Rev. Azima Lila Forest will talk about coping in a time when it seems that all the dysfunction and wounding of the human family is being played out on the world stage. How do we remain connected to our values and strengths without succumbing to despair?
 
The Rev. Azima Lila Forest is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and also a sheikh (teacher) in the universal Sufi tradition. She is a graduate of the University of California in Berkeley and the Starr King School for the Ministry, a UU seminary also in Berkeley. Until moving to Silver City, she lived most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a three-year stint in Washington State and four years in the international township of Auroville in south India. She is a Reiki healing practitioner, a dreamworker, and offers various forms of one-to-one spiritual exploration. She has lived it Silver City for 17 years and expects to live here the rest of her life.

Bayard Police Department

DV order violation
Main Street
Caller advised a named individual is violating the DVO again.

Domestic disturbance
N. East Street
Caller advised that she and her husband got in a fight and he hit her and she hit him back/she busted his mouth open. Officer requested ambulance for a 65-year-old female with a sore arm/negative on lights and sirens.

Monday, June 25

Welfare check
Mountain View Drive
Caller advised that her 28-year-old brother is crying and says he needs help/he is sitting on the porch. Deputy had contact advising brother was complaining about stomach hurting but refused to go to GRMC. Advised a neighbor came out complaining about the noise. Officer advised to keep it down.

Welfare check
Galaz Street – San Lorenzo
Caller advised he spoke to his father 45 minutes ago who stated he was sick and having problems. Deputy advised EMS10 to stage in the area.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Welfare check
2501 E. Highway 180
Can hear people arguing. Officer had contact advising just listening to music.

Suspicious vehicle
E. Yankie and N. Hudson streets
Vehicle ran out of gas/pushed off roadway.

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