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. 28

Accident-property damage
Highway 180 – MM 128 (1 mile south of Hurley)
Caller stated a car slid off the roadway and is stuck in the ditch. Deputy had negative contact.

Accident-property damage
Cottage San Road and Western Heritage Drive
Tan vehicle in the ditch. Deputy had contact with vehicle/it was leaning on a small tree/keys were in the center cup holder/NCIC down so not able to contact owner.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Dec. 28

Suicide threat
Orchard Street
No report.

January 6, at 10:00 am, 3845 North Swan Street – “What We Love Can Be Saved.” Rev. Amy Beltaine will address the issue of how you can be the change you wish to see in the world. The struggles around the world for justice, peace and against violence can be overwhelming and it is easy to feel small and helpless. But step-by-step even the longest march will reach a destination. Learn where we can find the strength to carry on. 

Rev. Amy Beltaine is a traveling Spiritual Director providing Sunday services, retreats and spiritual mentoring as a UU ministry.  She’s the recent President of the Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPS) and is involved in many other spiritual endeavors. When Hawthorne & Amy are not traveling, they live in Portland, Oregon with their beagle, Zim and their cat, Annie. Rev. Beltaine also does one-on-one spiritual mentoring.

Although this is not a Family Program Sunday, childcare will be available.

There will be coffee and conversation after the service, and visitors are always welcome.

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City is a diverse group of religious independents seeking knowledge, spiritual sustenance, fellowship and opportunities for service to others. Our programs encompass humanism, liberal Christianity, earth-based spirituality, Buddhism and many other traditions. If you’d like to find out more, email uufellowshipofsilvercity@gmail.com, visit our website here.

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Bayard Police Department

Monday, Dec. 24

Criminal damage to property
Caller advised someone just threw a large rock through his bedroom window. Officer advised clear/will do report.

Welfare check
East Street
Has not had contact in last four days with a 60-year-old named male/he lives alone and has a lot of health issues. Officer had contact advising he is okay/he is hard of hearing.

Monday, Dec. 24

Suspicious vehicle
Mangas/Tyrone Mine
About 1.5 miles on Mangas toward the mine; the vehicle is parked on the side of the road. Deputy advised negative signs of accident/clear. Vehicle had a note stating the vehicle broke down and would be removed as soon as possible.

Domestic disturbance
Whispering Hills
Caller stated her grandma showed up to her Christmas party and started causing problems/she did push her 5-year-old nephew/negative on injuries.

Monday, Dec. 24

2501 E. Highway 180
A customer walked out with over $250 worth of merchandise this morning.

Theodore Street
Caller advised the neighbors are at her residence causing problems/a male went into the residence and came back out with a weapon/she did get her boyfriend back inside.

Friday, Dec. 21

Domestic disturbance
E. Daniel Street
Caller advised that a named male who has been drinking and has warrants is harassing daughter and grandchild. Officer advised one male in custody/en route to SCPD.

2501 E. Highway 180
Officer had contact with caller who showed video of a male walking out of Walmart yesterday with a basketful of items. Photos were hung at SCPD in the briefing area.

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