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According to a news release from the Silver City Police Department, at approximately 7:47 P.M on Sunday, August 1st, a Silver City Police Department Officer conducted a traffic stop on a black in color SUV near the area of Bullard and Market Street. The driver of the vehicle began shooting at the Silver City Police Officer and left the scene, whereby a pursuit was initiated. The suspect vehicle traveled south bound on Hwy 90 South towards Lordsburg. The suspect continued to fire multiple rounds at Police Officers during the pursuit that ended on Highway 90 South near mile marker 4. The driver of the vehicle, 36-year old Ruben James De La O, surrendered to officers and was taken into custody. The suspect was wanted out of Logan County, Colorado for violating terms of parole. The incident is being investigated by New Mexico State Police.
Members of the Silver City Rotary Club honored Sunny Kellerman, a 16-year member, for her service as District Governor for Rotary District 5520 for the 2020-21 administrative year. The district covers New Mexico and Western Texas. In addition, Club President, Bart Roselli, announced that the club will be establishing a college scholarship program in Kellerman’s name. Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The Silver City Rotary Club was founded in 1923. Congratulations to Rotarian, Sunny Kellerman.
Healthy Kids Grant County has partnered with Hidalgo Medical Services by holding a voluntary vaccination clinic for children 12 years old and up, this Saturday, August 7th, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Silver High School. Please note that a parent or legal guardian must accompany any student receiving a vaccine. For more information, visit the Healthy Kids Grant County page on Facebook.
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