Articles for the ‘News’ Category

County passes budget

Socorro County will be venturing into a little bit of the unknown entering the 2016 fiscal year. The county will be shifting inmates into the new detention center at Enterprise…[Read more]

Police Department Blotter

From the Socorro Police Department Blotter: June 11 • A resident in the 1100 block of Highway 60 reported that while behind his residence, he found items that were supposed…[Read more]

Community College offers new classes

New Mexico Tech’s Community College course catalogue is out for the fall semester. Director Lillian Armijo said this year’s course list has numerous classes that should interest Socorro residents. She…[Read more]

Police Department Blotter

The items were taken from reports at the Socorro Police Department June 3 • An officer encountered the suspect sitting in his car in the 700 block of Bagley and…[Read more]

Taking a bite out of crime

John Larson - El Defensor Chieftain: Deputy Rebecca Gonzales demonstrates how TK, a four-year-old Dutch Shepherd, can locate a lost article.

The Socorro County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy on staff, so to speak. One with a collar. His name is TK, a four year-old Dutch Shepherd, and Deputy Rebecca…[Read more]