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Trinidad Police Department and the Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office responded to about 416 calls between Thursday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 30 including menacing, auto theft, suspicious people, incidents and vehicles, shots fired calls and a prowler. LASO responded to about 112 calls an…

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Trinidad Police Department responded to calls between Thursday, May 27 and Wednesday, June 2 including calls for a missing person, fighting in Cimino Park, code enforcement for illegal dumping and multiple Driving under the Influence (DUI), High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) calls.  

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There have been two break-ins at Holy Innocents Catholic Church since the beginning of May 2021 and Father Peter Raleigh wants people to know that his church provides social services to those in need, despite chatter on Trinidad social media websites questioning his decision to call the police.

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Trinidad Police Department responded to just over 360 calls for service between Wednesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 12.

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Trinidad Police Department responded to about the same number of calls as last week with a little more than 350 calls for service between Tuesday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 27 including a hit and run, drugs and graffiti. The Las Animas County Sheriff’ s Office was involved with 89 incident…

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Trinidad Police Department officers responded to a number of calls this past week with a little over 370 calls for service between Monday, April 12 and Monday, April 19. These calls included but were not limited to assault, traffic stops, welfare checks, fire alarms, school checks, disturban…

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David Morgan is a murder suspect currently in the custody of the Colfax County Detention Center as of Thursday morning, April 8. Morgan called Raton Central Dispatch on himself at about 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 1 and informed them that he had just shot his neighbor James McDowell.

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Major restoration efforts are underway to restore winter weather outages. Thank you for your patience. We know how frustrating it is to not have power when you need it.Our power supplier attempted to re-energize the substation affected by the outage. Their restoration efforts did not hold. P…

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SPOTLIGHT

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J.D. Morris (above left at left), director of safety for New Elk Mine, talks to Lorenzo Trujillo (right), a potential recruit for the mining operation in Weston, Colorado, during a public meet and greet held at Mt. Carmel Wellness Center Wednesday, July 7. Morris said he has had about 150 text applicants over the last two weeks. Trujillo, whose father was a local miner, said he is interest…

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