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.

Friday, Dec. 21

Criminal damage to property
Wendy Road and Highway 15
NMDOT caller advised the fence was cut in nine different places.

Cottage San Road
Walk-in advised she noticed her email stated she had purchased some items from the Apple Store and she did not.

Bayard Police department

Monday, Dec. 17

Domestic disturbance
Watson Street
A named male is out of control and throwing things at caller/he is upset because caller told him to get out of the house/he is yelling at caller. He is yelling and cursing in the background. Second caller advised a named male is going ballistic/he is screaming he is going to murder everyone/he is not taking his medication right now. Officer had contact advising upset over a video game/did get the male to calm . . .

Monday, Dec. 17

Breaking and entering
Valle de Uvas – Upper Mimbres
Caller advised someone broke into her house. Female is yelling at someone to get out of her house/subject is refusing to leave.

Welfare check
Morales Road – Arenas Valley
Caller advised that a named male stated he wanted to end his life/had no address info. Officer had negative contact with anyone inside. Deputy spoke with a named individual/everything is okay.

Monday, Dec. 17

115 Market Street
Caller advised he was hit in the back of the head with a coffee cup/he doesn’t need an ambulance.

Criminal trespass warning
2148 E. Highway 180
Officer had contact issuing CTW to a named male for all Family Dollars.

Leading Mexican chain continues strategic expansion throughout the state

Lake Forest, CA – December 21, 2018 – Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO), the nation’s second leading Mexican quick service restaurant* (MQSR), has opened its newest New Mexico location at 2629 Highway 180 E. in Silver City, in front of Walmart.

“We’re thrilled to continue building a loyal following in the New Mexico area,” said John Bissell, district leader for franchisee, QK Holdings. “Whether our guests are craving The Del Taco made with seasoned beef and hand-grated cheddar cheese, or our Epic Burritos made with fresh grilled chicken and hand-sliced avocados, we look forward to serving our combination of fast, fresh food served at an unbeatable value to local Silver City residents for years to come.”

Now through the end of December, the new Silver City Del Taco will donate $1 for every Cinnamon Churro sold to Del Refugio Inc., a domestic violence and victim advocacy in SW New Mexico.  Proceeds raised will provide resources to the victims of domestic and sexual violence in Silver City and surrounding communities.

SILVER CITY: Silver City Museum and store will be open Monday, December 24 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  

Stop by to see the Allan Houser: Renowned 20th Century Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache Artist exhibit.  This exhibit will be on view until January 13. For your last minute gift giving be sure to visit the Museum Store. The store offers affordable and regional gifts and books. Gift wrapping always complimentary.  Proceeds from the store help support museum programs and exhibits. The museum will be closed Tuesday, December 25 and will re-open Wednesday, December 26 at 9:00 am.  

foptyRoland Shook and Jackie Blurton collaborated on a Silver City Daily Press column, “From Our Place to Yours” for many years. He stopped writing the articles when he retired from WNMU in 2006. Jackie did the illustrations for the column. She has taken 56 of these articles and put them into a little book. A book signing will take place at the new Grant County Art Guild Gallery in the Hester House on Bullard on Friday, Dec. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served. 

Friday, Dec. 14

Domestic disturbance
Rio de Arenas Road
Caller advised a named male is trying to take her car and shoot her dog. Caller was yelling at a subject to close the door advising “Please hurry he’s beating up my friend because she wouldn’t let him into the house.” Line was disconnected. Upon callback dispatch was advised the male is leaving.

Welfare check
Delk Drive – Sunrise Estates
Advised that her mother told her that the family staying at the house is not giving her food or water and caller last had contact with mother last Friday. Deputies had contact and issued indefinite CTWs to one individual for 11674 E. Highway 180 and to another for 2001 Delk Drive.

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