Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
We regret to report that New Mexico State Police are investigating the death of an unidentified woman. Police were dispatched on Wednesday just after 4 pm to US70 near mile marker 20 in Hidalgo County in reference to an abandoned vehicle. The woman’s body was located about a quarter mile from the vehicle. This investigation is ongoing.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reviewing the draft Mexican wolf recovery plan released June 29 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Although the plan appears to address the substance of AZGFD’s lawsuit filed in June 2015, Department scientists are continuing to evaluate the plan in detail before submitting formal comments by the Aug. 29 comment deadline.
During the Fourth of July holiday, the New Mexico State Police participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (CARE) operation across all roadways within the state. Operations over the holiday resulted in State Police officers issuing more than 2765 traffic citations (236 citations were for lack of seatbelt usage) and arresting 37 drunk drivers state wide. Officers handled a total of 65 crashes, none were fatality crashes, and arrested 16 individuals for drug related offenses. The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau issued approximately 283 commercial vehicle citations and conducted over 480 commercial vehicle inspections.
As a reminder, the Silver Bowling Center is hosting a 9 Pin No Tap Singles Tournament on Sunday to help raise money for the 8 to 10 year old All Star Baseball Kids to go to State. The cost is $25 to play. Registration starts at noon with the game beginning at 1 pm.