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Angel Fire Police Blotter: Oct. 15-21 - Sangre de Cristo Chronicle
The Angel Fire Police Department received a report of a theft of property. The reporting party claims that a piece of equipment, owned by NMDOT, fell off his truck and was later stolen. A police report will be generated.
Taos district attorney announces retirement following critical newspaper editorial
However, Gallegos was also recentlyopenly criticized in an opinion piece titled, “Editorial: Time for DA to retire,”published by the “Taos News” newspaper on October 5.
Fatal accident shuts down part of I-25 for several hours Sunday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A crash with two fatalities shut down I-25 northbound between mile marker 251 and 252 for several hours Sunday morning. The Sandoval County Sheriff's Office and the Sandoval County Fire Department shut down the area shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday. Details are limited, but SC
Espanola police investigate fatal shooting
SANTA FE - The Espanola Police Department is looking for whomever who shot and killed a man over the weekend. EPD Deputy Chief Roger Jimenez said officers found 30-year-old Anthony Manzanares with a gunshot wound at a home on Calle de Amor around 7 a.m. Saturday. Jimenez couldn't say Monday if Manza
Santa Fe offering free straw to keep your pets warm
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The city of Santa Fe wants your pets to stay cozy this winter, so it's giving away free straw.
Herbicide will be dropped on sagebrush on BLM land
According to the press release, the herbicide will not impact native grasses, forbs or other herbaceous vegetation. The press release states the goal is to reduce the amount of sagebrush to historic levels of density and not to eradicate the plant. In addition to sagebrush, the herbicide also will r
White: Sheriff Race Comes Down To Three Things
The race for Sheriff of Los Alamos comes down to 3 things. First, only one candidate will be a full time Sheriff for part time pay (the others have full time jobs). Second, only one has law enforcement and/or a legal background as well as managed people/offices. Third, only one tells you what they w
Prep footballUndefeated Taos’ dream season faces test against St. Pius
Did anybody with the Taos Tigers expect this?Did anybody see a 7-0 start to the 2018 football season?A No. 1 ranking in Class 4A?
Appeals court denies suspect in teen’s death release from jail
Jordan Nuñez sits in District Judge Matthew Wilson’s courtroom in September. His lawyers appealed Wilson’s ruling keeping him in jail, but lost the challenge Thursday. Nuñez will likely stay in jail until his trial on a dozen felony counts of child abuse resulting in death and tampering with evidenc
New guides provide election information for Native American voters
(Photo: Daily Times file photo)Story HighlightsEach guide contains information pertaining to the county about registering to vote, voting in person on Election Day, voter identification and early and absentee voting.The guides are available in locations in San Juan, Bernalillo, Cibola, Luna, McKinle
Brief: Gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce in Taos Friday (Oct. 19)
Trending storiesResentment is a signal for actionBrief: Gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce in Taos Friday (Oct. 19)Jailers to face grand juryYouth long-term treatment approvedLaw enforcement suspect serial burglar, but who?
Confused Crowd Searches for Thrown Stick That Is Actually Behind Drummer's Back
SANTA FE, N.M. —Much of the audience for Sante Fe doom metal band Cackler frantically searched last night to fetch the drumsticks the band’s drummer mimed throwing and hid behind his back, multiple amused sources confirmed.
Taos DA Gallegos won't seek reelection in 2020
SANTA FE — Beleaguered Taos District Attorney Donald Gallegos announced he will not run for another term, but he may run for another county office.According to a Wednesday Facebook post from the Taos District Attorney’s Office, Gallegos said he won’t run for DA when his term ends in 2020, but said h
Man Hit By Car, Finds Himself Trapped Under Vehicle
Española Police Department officers responded to a single vehicle crash Oct. 12, when a vehicle operated by Leonard Jimenez crashed into the fence at Performance Maintenance, Inc., on Paseo de Oñate. Jimenez, who was already on probation, was arrested at the scene and transported to the Rio Arriba C
Girls say they were repeatedly beaten by caretakers
Samantha Wood, 31, and Ted Martinez, 37, both of Santa Fe, face child-abuse charges after Wood’s daughters told authorities that the adults beat them.Arrest affidavits say a 13-year-old girl told police and a Children Youth and Families Department employee that after she got into an argument with Ma
High-speed chase ensues after tequila allegedly stolen in Santa Fe
A stolen $60 bottle of Don Julio tequila led to a potentially deadly chase on the streets of downtown Santa Fe around 2 a.m. Friday after a man pulled a gun on bartenders, police say.Steven Sanderson, 32, who is listed on police reports with a Santa Fe address but an Arizona driver’s license, is fac
Family of Forrest Fenn treasure hunter asks for help getting him home
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The family of a man accused of breaking into Forrest Fenn's house in Santa Fe is asking for help raising $25,000 for his attorney's fees.
Suspect in Espanola murder to remain locked up
Savannah Martinez is accused of drivingone of the cars involved in the shooting of 18-year-old Cameron Martinez,a case, police say, of mistaken identity.
Los Alamos Police Capture Car Thief In White Rock
Cavanaugh was booked into the Los Alamos Jail and is being held on charges for; Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, a 4th degree felony and Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor.
Santa Fe schools settle molestation case for $500K
A lawsuit against Santa Fe Public Schools accusing a former teaching assistant at Atalaya Elementary School of molesting a female student has been settled for $500,000, according to the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority.The civil case also names the school and Sergio Muterperl, 32, as de