Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The New Mexico Central Arizona Project Entity held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 4th. After a public input session, the meeting discusses the nmawsa.org website and looked at possible upgrades and maintenance to it. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 1st at the Grant County Administration Center.
The Town of Silver City Office of Sustainability has partnered with Lone Mountain Natives of Silver City and the State Forestry Division to offer free native trees and shrubs for Grant County residents. You can obtain a tree or shrub on Saturday beginning at 10 AM at the Office of Sustainability at 1106 North Pope. Plenty of parking is available in the city parking lot at 12th and Pope across from Gough Park.
Andy Garcia, Jr., 43, of Deming, N.M., pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M. to a methamphetamine trafficking charge. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Garcia will be sentenced to ten years in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court.
Ramiro Trevizo-Granillo, 34, also of Deming, N.M., was sentenced on Oct. 3, 2016, in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 156 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for trafficking in methamphetamine and conspiring to tamper with a witness.
During a routine traffic stop in Columbus on Tuesday, Luna County Sheriff’s Office deputies netted more than 208 pounds of marijuana and 16 undocumented immigrants in a stolen truck. Deputies stopped the 2006 Ford F-250 after noticing the vehicle traveling erratically. It was later determined that the vehicle was reported stolen out of Albuquerque in August.