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L J=- oIIIiIqmIIlltllflI I HIIIIIILIIiIII I[ IlIUiIHIIIl HNI [! IllI Illll|illllllHitlIIiililllii!IIlII .... - 2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JULY31,2009 Local Law Enforcement ACTIVITY REPORT Wednesday, July 1: A speeding ve- hicle was complained about in Pla- yas and a semi with a ruptured fuel tank was reported on Interstate 10 near the 11 milemarker. A drunk driver was suspected on a motorcycle at Trailtown and a calf was loose on Highway 81 near the 32 milemarkdr. A drunk subject was reported on Animas Street and a man was alleg- edly stalking Flying J employees as they got off of work. Police were called to 5 th Street due to a domestic dispute and an 85-year-old woman at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home required medical assistance for chest pains. Thursday, July 2: Domestic dis- putes brought police to Avenida del Sol and King Arthur Apartments. A missing woman was found on Stateline Road. Sunmart reported a theft and a brush fire sent crews to Cactus Street in Lordsburg. A calf was seen stuckin barbed wire on Interstate 10 near the 17 milemarker and a laptop was reported stolen in Rodeo. A woman was arrested at the, 18 milemarker on Interstate 10 on an outstanding warrant. Medical emer- gencies included a 50-year-old man having trouble breathing and a man suffering a possible heart attack. Friday, July 3: A speeding four- wheeler was complained about on Center Street and brush fires broke out on Cholla Street and on Moun- tain View Road. Fireworks were complained about at the Super 8 Motel and a bull was loose on High- way 90. A minor accident took place at the Lordsburg Swimming Pool and harassment was reported go Copper Street. Another minor accident oc- curred at the Lee Trevino. Duncan Highway intersection. An ambulance was dispatched for a 60-year-old woman having chest pains. Saturday, July 4: Grass/brush fires brought crews to Mountain View Road, Lee Trevino, Exit 5 on Inter- state 10, Cholla Street, Animas Street, Pasture Loop Road and 6 th Street. A domestic fight on Avenida del Sol required police intervention and po- lice were called to remove a male sub- ject from a 6 t Street home. A 62- year-old man who was not feeling well, a man having trouble breathing and a woman suffering a possible miscarriage all required medical at- tention. A domestic dispute was thought to be in progress at the Post Office in Lordsburg. Sunday, July 5: A rattlesnake was reported on Ownby Street and a break in was suspected on South Animas Street. Medical situations included a 50-year-old man whocollapsed, a 28- ye-old woman experiencing tin- "glhisations, a 48;ye-01d fiaan with side pain and nausea and an 84- year-old man who was incoherent. Two subjects were taken into cus- tody on 5 th Street following a traffic stop and a drunken woman was com- plained about on Placita Pinon. A domestic dispute was reported at ChickerrSmith Apartments and money was allegedly stolen from a purse at McDonald's. Police were called to remove unwanted subjects from homes on 'B' Street and 5 th Street. Monday, July 6: Medical crews were dispatched on this date for an 87-year-old woman who was injured in a fall, a 20-month-old boy who was unresponsive and a man suffer- ing a possible stroke. Threats were reported at the Lordsburg Housing Authority and a reckless vehicle was complained about on Highway 113. Fireworks were being fired illegally police to 6  Street. A purse was found at McDonald's and a 7 'h Street juve- nile was assaulted. A railroad tie was a toad hazard at on Motel Drive and an accident with injuries took place on Interstate 10. A 500pound man who fell at a local mote! and a 69-year-old man having a heart attacl were each seen by medical personnel. Thursday, July 9: A woman called police about a man sitting on her porch on 6  Street. He was arrested. A reck- less semi was reported near the 35 milemarker on Interstate 10 and a man was arreted on 3 rd Street on an out- standing warrant. A fender bender was reported at Love's and a more serious accident, with injuries, took place at Motel Drive/Highway 70 intersection. A woman was arrested at Western Bank on an outstanding warrant. Medi- cal emergencies included a 39-year- old woman having'a possible heart attack, an 18-month-old boy with a high fever, a 78-year-old man with a head laceration and an 89-year-old woman having chest painl Friday, July 10: A man who felt and injured his head required medical as- sistance. Property was reported sto- len at King Arthur's Apartments and a man was assaulted on Avenida del Sol. Two subjects were arrested near the 20 milemarker on Highway 113 for possession of narcotics. Police were called to remove a male subject from McDonald's and a controlled bum was performed at KC Panels. Saturday, July 11: A reckless vehicle was seen littering on Interstate 10 near the 5 milemarker and a cow was re- portedly stuck in the mud on Inter- state 10 near the 35 milemarker. Loud music was complained about on Sil- ver Street and a juvenile was taken into custody following a traffic stop in Lordsburg. A laptop was stolen from King Arthur's Apartments and a 40-year-old woman required medical help after becoming diSoriented after afalk Sunday, July 12 An unattended death occurred at the Economy Inn and fire- works were complained about on Main Street. A brush fire ignited from a ve- hicle blow out was handled by crews at the 33 milemarker on Interstate 10 and a break in was reported at the Spe- cial Events Center. Medical emergen- cies included a man having a seizure, a 29-year-old man having back pain and a 26-year-old woman in labor. Monday, July 13: Pour wheelers were complained about on North Street and blowing dust limited visibility on Highway 113. A Rodeo resident called police after having trouble with an - year-old nephew and a purse was found at McDonald's. A window was broken at Circle H Groqe d a shed was vandalized at Hidalg'o Medi'Cal Services. A dehydrated illegal alien and a 46-yehr-old man having trouble breathing each required medical assis- tance. Tuesday, July 14: A drunk driver was arrested at the 29 milemarker on Inter- state 10 and a vehicle was reported stolen at the Budget Inn. A woman with a blood alcohol level of .32 at the Hidalgo County Detention center re- fused medical treatment. An illegal alien was spotted on Patagonia Lane and an attempted vehicle theft was re- ported at McDonalds, with one arrest being made. Harassing phone calls were made to a 7 th Street home and a 39-year-old man required medical help for shortness of breath and vomiting. Wednesday, July 15: A stolen ve- hicle was recovered atl Range Laundromat and police were called to remove a male subject from Genesis Transportation A tanker truck ex- Friday, July 17: A car was keyed on 6 tb Street and threats were made to a Diamond Shamrock employee. A customer dispute required police in- tervention on Placita Verde and po- lice were asked to remove an un- wanted male subject on Animas Street. Vandalism was discovered at the Little League Park and an ID was stolen on Motel Drive. Virden was under a severe thunderstorm warn- ing and a 39-year-old woman having leg pain was seen by medics. Saturday, July 18: A window was reported broken at BigUns and shots were being fired in Windmill. Do- mestic disputes brought officers to 6th Street and Motel Drive. A Gila monster was turned over to Game & Fish on 'D' Street and two illegal aliens were seen on Highway 9 near the 19 milemarker. A2-year-old hav- ing an asthma attack required medi- cal help. Sunday, July 19: Medical emergen- cies on this date included a 74-year- old man having back pain, a man who fell off his bicycle and injured his knee and a 45-year-old woman feel- ing dizzy. A rattlesnake was reported on Avenida del Sol and a dust storm caused concern on Interstate 10. Three dogs were abandoned on High- way 338 and a subject was arrested on Woods Street following a domes- tic dispute. Monday, July 20: Loud music was complained about on Wright Road and four wheelers were reported at Veteran's Park. A dog allegedly got into an apartment on South Animas Street and destroyed property. A fire was reported on 9 th Street and a mi- nor accident took place on yh Street. Kids throwing rocks broke a vehicle window on Windy Lane. Medical crews were dispatched for a 62-year- old woman with chest pains and an illegal immigrant who had not eaten in six days and suffered from dehy- dration. Tuesday, July 21: A drunk driver was suspected on ChoUa Street and a reckless vehicle was complained about on Avenida del Sol. Medical situations included a 37-year-old woman with pain all over and a 74- year-old man having a heart attack. A subject was arrested on narcotics vio- lations on Interstate 10 near the 20 milemarker. A loud party was com- plained about on Animas Street and a domestic dispute brought officers to Chester Street. Trespassing and theft as reported on Kerr Ranch Road. Wednesday, July 22: A 42-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man each required medical assistance after hav- xng a seizure. An illegal alien was seen on Gin Road and McDonald's called policet6'rdmte d'trsvesfite from the premises. A controlled bum was performed on Highway 80 at the 4 milemarker and a minor accident was reported in the parking lot at Saucedo's Supermarket. Thursday, July 23: A subject was arrested on a warrant on Shakegpeare Street and another on the same viola- tion on Animas Street. Dogs alleg- edl/'attacked another dog in Cotton City and a reckless semi was com- plained about on Interstate 10 near the 16 milemarker. A 64-year-old man called for medical help after he may have taken too much medica- tion. " Friday, July 24: A 53-year-old woman having chest pains and a woman who was "going crazy" each required medical assistance. A man at Desert West Motel alleged that his wife was trying to kidnap his chit- dren:A one-vehicle rollover at the 24 by juveniles in front of the court- house. Tuesday, July 7: A flood advisory was in effect for the Antelope Wells area and a shoplifter was caught at Diamond Shamrock. A drunken man was arrested and placed into detox and another subject was arrested on 6 th Street on an outstanding warrant. An illegal alien was suspected walk- ing on Goldhill Road and a vehicle struck a cow on Highway 70 near the 13 milemarker. Criminal damage was reported at Mama Rosa's Pizza. and livestock was loose on Highway 80 near the 44 milemarker. Medical situtions.ificluded an 83-year-old man with low blood sugar, a 41 -year- old man having a possible stroke and a 63-year-old man with chest pains. Wednesday, July 8: A domestic fight between a man and a woman brought milemarker on Interstate 10 resulted ploded at Railrock and checks were .... reported stolen on Shakespeare Street. - m lnlurles. An elderly woman who was not feel- ing well and a 74-year-old woman at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home who fell and hurt her head each required medical attention. Thursday, July 16: A welfare check was requested on two boys on Hardin Street and livestock was loose on High- way 113. A minor accident took place onMain Street and kids were seen shooting at dogs witli bb guns on 2 "d Street. A juvenile behaving badly on 5 th Street was reported to police and a subject was arrested off of a Grey- hound bus after two women claimed they were touched sexually. Threats were made to a Silver Street resident and a theft took place on Cholla. An accident on Motel Drive resulted in injury. Saturday, July 25: Items were sto- len fi'om a Buena Vista home and chil- dren were reportedly stealing from the Baptist Church in Lordsburg. Harassment was reported at Loves and a domestic dispute brought po- lice to 'E' Street. A loud party was complained about on 7  Street and a man was heard screaming on Center Street. Sunday, July 26: Loud music was reported on Collins Drive and a ve- hicle caught fire on Interstat 10 near the 4 milemarker, forcing officials to close the roadway until contained. A domestic dispute brought police to Buena Vista and Loves reported a $452.58 fuel skip. Requiring medi- cal assistance were a 27-year-old woman who had a seizure and a 12- year-old girl with abdominal pain. 75ep eranza 75ataln00 7vlama00, ta00o 00eare00 00ave 00qone 0000ince 00keu pa00e00d aaron1, f and aiIl Mink, aftan da00k. yaz00 ] .far g, ra, nted for me 00v.ere con, oh00ced d, be a raund. 00ow, p00.o.00a.grap0000 take 00teu[, place an.dwe, rmve he 00a.ti,fi'ed : 00ave a nmltitude af people around 00kau l&tening gout ,00orie00. 004nd moat of all, 00.ope. 00tau re at peace. [ We toy e  an. Pioneer Fun The kordsburg Ward Primary children and leaders pf the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints remember the Mormon pioneers, who entered the alt Lake Valley on July 24,1847. Food and games of the early West were enjoyed by all who gathere at the church in Lordsburg, New Mexico, on July 15 2009. Pictured above are (front)preston Miller, amille Miller, Kaylee Kempton, Miranda Mendoza, Nathan Kempton, Brooklyn Kempton, Madison Miller, Diego MendoZa, Ashton Cole, (back) Tom and Lavinia Dixon, Kaytlyn Thornock, Shannon Kempton holding daughter, Emily, Maureen Thornock, Nancy Coates, Rebecca Varela, and Aven Cole held by Jolene Will- iams. At left, JoleneWilliams and grandchildren Miranda Mendoza, Aven Cole, Diego Mendoza and Ashton Cole rest after pulling miniature handcarts at the Primary Pio- neer Party held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lordsburg, New Mexico, on July 15, 2009. Photos courtesy JEANNE LA MARCA/Lordsburg [ $,1.0.7 million available in federal funds to weatneriz00 New Mexico homes Continued from Page:l include replacillg refrigerators quasigovernmental agency, the the number of homes they can weatherize and will be used for projects in every single New Mexico county." Governor Bill Richardson said, "Thi.means more much needed relief to New Mexico fa, milieso wil  tre mendous" savingdn their "energy bills.'" For the last 12 years, MFA has administered more than $5 million a year in state and federal funding, weatherizing about 1,100 homes annually. The new federal funding will allow MFA to weatherize an additional 1.000 homes for each of the next three years, saving each family up to 30 percent in energy costs. The federal dollars will allow MFA to perform up to $6.500 in weatherization services in each home, up from the previous $3.000 limit. In addition, pro- gram eligibility has been ex- panded to families at or, below 200 percent of the federal pov- erty level (about $44,000 a year for a family of four). For more information about how to qualify, go to tion. Weatherization services can Cottage House 575.542.8880 and heating units, installing in- sulation and carbon monoxide detectors, and weather-stripping and caulking around doors and windows. Services are performed lay',four' non-profit razatiogLs- located throughOut daesite:[*  We are eager o begm implementing these dollars," said Jay Czar. executive director of MFA. "We know firsthand what it means for families to have a safe, comfortable place to live.'" The New Mexico State Leg- islature established the MFA in 1975 to help provide safe. decent affordable housing for low-and moderate-income New Mexicans. The MFA fulfills its legislative mandate by financing single-fam- ily and multifamily mortgages through the issuance of mortgage revenue bonds and the adminis- tration of state and federal hous- ing programs. As a MFA is self-supporting. tuarles Steven Clark Cooper Steven Clark Cooper passed away July 15, 2009 at University Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is survived by one son, Christopher and one daughter. Amanda. both of Arizona: two sis- ters', Shirley Adams and June Smith _and one brother, James Cooper. all of Lordsburg. Baca's Funeral Chapels have taken care of cremation. 0min0usskies This photo was taken by Josie Hart, of Lordsburg, just a few miles outside of Lordsburg Sunday evening. K We would like to take this time to express our mostsincere Thank Yon to everyone whomade the Bike Run held to benefit Joaquin Marquez a success. Special thanks to Joey & Vince Ruiz and Family, Fernando Marquez and all the merchants and individuals I prizes. Also, thank you to those of you who came from far to participate. PUBLIC NOTICE / NOTICIA PUBLICA Discharge Permit Modification I Aplicacion para Modifi- cacion del Permiso para Descargar: For up to 2,500 gallons per day of industrial wastewater to a treatment and disposal system/ Hasta 2,500 galones par dia de aquas resiguales industrials una sistema de tratamiento y disposicion Applicant 8t Discharge Location / Solicitante & Sitio de Descarga: Lordsburg Generating station, 2 Power Plant Road, Lordsburg For More Information I Para Mas Informacion (DP-1474): Ground Water Quality Bureau / Seccion de Agua Subter- ranea NM Environment Department / Departamento del Media Ambiente - (505] 827-2900 (public notices) Information in this public notice was provided b7 the applicants and will be verified by NMED during the permit application review process,