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Local Law Enforcement Arrests Man on Multiple Charges, Enhancing Safety in Bernalillo County
Alfredo Ojeda was detained today by agents from the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office and Deputies from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office. The arrest was due to an outstanding Felony Warrant, which included two counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm and two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance.
Local Employment Opportunities: Belen City Job Fair on October 5th at Belen Business Center
Belen City is hosting a Job Fair on October 5th at the Belen Business Center. Employers attending include the City of Belen, Belen Police Department, Village of Los Lunas, Central New Mexico Correctional Facility, and Belen Schools. Additional organizations, such as NMDOH, Los Lunas Community program, Workforce Connections, NM State Police, Socorro County, and Isleta Resort & Casino, will also attend. Job seekers should dress professionally and bring their resumes. For employer participation inquiries, contact Kristin Oliver, the HR Director.Visit here for more details.
Belen Residents: Full-Time Firefighter/EMT Position Open in Your City
The City of Belen is hiring a full-time Firefighter/EMT. The annual salary is $43,248 to $48,336, or $17.00-$19.00 per hour based on a 48/96 shift schedule. Job requirements are a high school diploma or GED, a valid New Mexico driver’s license (Class E) or the ability to get one within six months of hire. IFSAC Firefighter I and New Mexico EMT-Basic Licensure are also required. IFSAC Firefighter II qualification, while not required, is preferred.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Los Lunas, NM
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Los Lunas.
Local Man with Multiple Criminal Warrants Arrested by Bernalillo County DA’s Special Agents
Ted King, who has three active criminal warrants, was arrested by Special Agents from the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office. King's charges include aggravated stalking, harassment, embezzlement of a motor vehicle, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deadly Train Collision Claims Pedestrian's Life in Southwest Albuquerque
A deadly train collision resulting in a pedestrian's death was reported by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office at Prosperity Avenue SW and Second Street. The accident occurred around 9 p.m. during conditions of low visibility, complicating the identification of the involved train company.
Police make arrest in road rage shooting that killed 11-year-old
Sep. 21—A suspect has been arrested in a road rage shooting that killed an 11-year-old and spurred the governor to enact a short-lived ban on carrying firearms in Bernalillo County. Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina announced on X, formerly known as Twitter, that detectives arrested a suspect in the...
We’re Hiring – Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer
The City of Belen is accepting applications for a full-time Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer. The starting annual salary is $35,360 ($17/hr). Two years’ experience in municipal code enforcement (preferred not required) Obtain all required certifications within two years of employment. Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. A full...
MDC seeks $2.1M under N.M. emergency order that sends more state patrols to Albuquerque
More police are patrolling Albuquerque under the state’s recent gun-violence public health order, potentially sending hundreds more people to the Metropolitan Detention Center in the coming weeks, so the short-staffed local jail is asking for millions in funding. MDC will likely see a spike in the number of people being incarcerated before they go to […] The post MDC seeks $2.1M under N.M. emergency order that sends more state patrols to Albuquerque appeared first on Source New Mexico.
San Juan County Commission adopts resolution supporting citizens' Second Amendment rights
The San Juan County Commission became the latest local government body to take exception to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s emergency public health order suspending the right of Bernalillo County residents to openly carry or conceal guns in public places when members passed a resolution affirming the Second Amendment rights of citizens earlier this week.
Legal expert says governor’s revised health order may not hold up in court
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After causing an uproar when she banned guns in public places in Bernalillo County, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham amended her health order to only ban guns in parks and playgrounds. But there are still questions on Wednesday night if it’s enforceable. “It’s a valiant effort, but I’m afraid it’s doomed.” University of […]
Los Lunas dealership prepared for auto worker strike
LOS LUNAS, N.M. — For Dennis Taylor, it's a situation he's been following for months. Disagreements between car manufacturers and their workers. From pay and benefits to the future of electric vehicles. "All three that are involved in this dispute are who we are," he said. "We kind of...
A Culinary Journey: Exploring Three Essential Mexican Foods in Los Lunas
In this article, we delve into the flavors of three distinct Mexican dishes found in Los Lunas. Have you had the chance to savor any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bernalillo County's Family Court Clinic Marks 50 Years of Service
Bernalillo County's Family Court Clinic celebrates its 50th anniversary. The clinic offers mediation services and free classes to manage co-parenting responsibilities. The anniversary ceremony included presentations on the clinic's history, successes, and future plans.
Gov. takes aim at gun violence, fentanyl
SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced on Sept. 8 a new public health order that outlines immediate actions aimed at quickly reducing gun violence and illegal drug use in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. The recent shooting deaths of a 13-year-old girl on July 28, a 5-year-old girl...
Belen Authorities Intensify Search for Missing Women
Local authorities in Belen are stepping up their search efforts for three unsettling missing person cases. They are particularly focusing on the cases of two women, Rachel Beard and Jessica Montoya.
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Loses her Luster
SANTA ROSA, N.M. — Seldom is a governor’s second term as bright as their first term; the gubernatorial luster loses its shine for one reason or another. With the late-great Bill Richardson, it was “pay to play.” With Susana Martinez, it was “pizzagate.” And now, with Michelle Lujan Grisham, it’s an overreaching public health order.
Albuquerque Makes Numerous Gun Arrests, None Related to Governor’s Ban
Many people wondered what New Mexico governor Michele Lujan Grisham’s temporary gun would accomplish if anything. They’re touting a number of recent gun-related arrests…but none of them have anything to do with Grisham’s probably unconstitutional ban. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office reports 13 arrests and 10...
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office says pedestrian killed at rail tracks
The lanes of Prosperity Ave SE and Second Street SW are shut down.
Santa Fe County woman crowned 2024 New Mexico State Fair Queen
Santa Fe County’s Taylor White was crowned the 2024 New Mexico State Fair Queen Saturday, Sept. 16 during a ceremony on the last weekend of the annual fair. The New Mexico State Fair was held from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17. White has previously held the Rodeo de Santa Fe Queen title in 2022 and the Bernalillo County Queen title in 2023.