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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.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Aug. 24

Disturbance
Diamond Street
A named male is breaking the windows of a vehicle. Officer advised one in custody en route to jail.

Friday, Aug. 24

Unwanted subject
Luis Castillo Road
Caller from Chino Mine Security advised someone in a camping trailer stole a private property sign and trashed the area/wants deputy to remove them from the property. Deputy advised the matter is being dealt with.

Fraud/embezzlement
N. Swan Street
Caller advised some of her checks were taken from her and one of them was cashed.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Domestic disturbance
Plata Road
Caller advised that her partner took off in his truck intoxicated. Officer had contact requesting an ambulance for a 38-year-old male bleeding from the abdomen.

Domestic disturbance
N. Corbin Street
Between caller and a named male. Officer had contact advising it was all verbal/male is leaving on foot.

Silver City Photo Club resumes its monthly first Wednesday meetings on September 5, featuring ways to shoot and edit video for novices. Afterward, members will share their photos based on the theme for this meeting -Things that Move. Feel free to bring a few photos on a thumb drive to share with the group, or just join us to see what other folks come up with. Meetings are free, but donations to help out our host venue are appreciated. Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 3845 North Swan Street in Silver City. 860-670-4543

phillip connors rsPhillip ConnorsOn September 8, Glenwood Community Library is featuring a book signing by Philip Connors, author of the popular "Fire Season," based on his experiences as a fire lookout in New Mexico's Gila National Forest. His new book, "A Song for the River" is a sequel about calamity and resilience in the world's first Wilderness. A dozen years into his dream job keeping watch over the Gila National Forest, Philip Connors bore witness to the blaze he had always feared: a megafire that forced him off his mountain by helicopter, and forever changed the forest and watershed he loved.

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Aug. 20

Criminal sexual penetration
Unknown campground
Caller advised she was just notified about a female student being sexually abused by her father/she does not have an age or address at this time. Officer advised to send NMSP as the incident happened at a campground.

Monday, Aug. 20

Welfare check
Copper Court – Tyrone
Caller advised she could hear a baby crying and she is surrounded by 50 pedophiles/she can’t tell if the baby is under her house or somewhere else.

Reckless driver
Highway 356 – MM 3.2
Mine security advised the vehicle went home 20 minutes ago.

Monday, Aug. 20

Welfare check
Highway 180 @ Peterson Drive
Officer was advised of a female on Hwy 180 that possibly needed help/had negative contact.

Domestic disturbance
W. Market Street
Caller advised she wants a named female to leave/caller was uncooperative then disconnected. Officer had contact advising one female dropped off at 13th/Bennett.

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