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Sheriff’s Office Blotter

These items were taken from reports at the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department • A victim in Lemitar returned to his residence after being away for less than two weeks to…[Read more]

2 fill vacant co-op seats

John Larson — El Defensor Chieftain: Socorro Electric Co-op Board President Anne Dorough speaks during the meeting.

Members of the Socorro Electric Cooperative turned out in force for the reconvened annual meeting Saturday with 356 registering, 153 percent of the 256 required for a quorum. Don Wolberg…[Read more]

Access cut off to canyon

Courtesy photo of activity around Monticello Box Canyon

Property owners have put up gates on Monticello Road to keep trespassers out of the box canyon and hot springs. A group of people trying to get the Socorro County…[Read more]