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Farmington Daily Times (Newspaper) - September 12, 2015, Farmington, New Mexico A ocal be saturday september 12,201s a mow Ai face Book com cd news san Juan count officials estimate $1.4m in storm damage Aztec school District still estimating repairs to schools by Dan Schwartz times rom td<1t i it a mirth on twitter Farmington a local of finals Are still determining How much it will Cost to repair Public property in northeastern san Juan county following a violent thunderstorm on aug 26, but their estimate so far is nearly $1.4 million according to county data. That includes property owned by the county. Aztec and the Farmington electric Utility system. Aztec school District finance director Gary Martinez said contractors Are still tallying damage estimates to the District s schools. The storm appeared to hit Aztec the hardest but it also pummelled property East of Farmington overwhelming storm drains along county Road 350 and at Mcgee Park. A it s was estimated to be 0hy to mfr r photo a vehicle doves through a heavily flooded parking lot on the Back Side of Aztec High school on aug 27 a 500-year storm county executive officer rim car Tenter said. The county commission declared on sept i that the storm left the county in a state of disaster allowing officials to request state funds to pay for the damage county emergency Man Ager Don Cooper said gov Susana Martinez began the process of the disaster declaration. Of she completes it. The state could reimburse 75 percent of Kcal govern Mentse expenses he said so far the new Mexico department of Homeland Security and emergency management has estimated the damage at about $1.2 million which also excludes the Aztec school District spokeswoman Karen Tak amp i said. But the county has estimated the damage at nearly $1.4 million officials say those Esti mates Are rough and How much insurance will cover is not Clear. A there s no hard figures out yet Takai said. The storm also damaged private property it knocked some double wide Mobile Homes off their founds lion. Peeled Hack roofs Ami flooded the Sun Ray Park a Casino horse racing track with so much mud Ami Silt Casino officials closed the track for the season. Bil Houlka. Aztecs Community development direct us Saki if officials can find about 180 structures dam aged in the storm meet the thres Hokl for the state to declare it a divas Ter. That Coull release state funds to help pay for dam age to private property he said. Homka is hosting a meet ing at 6 30 p m. Wednesday in Aztec City Hall to help Home and business owners. He asked that property owners email pictures of their damaged property to the City As Well As a de script Ion of the damage insurance claim information How much Money they May have spent out of pocket and their names addresses and phone numbers. The email address is planning dept . Dan Schwartz Ewers for the daily Timex. He can he reached at 505-564-4606. Crime charges dismissed against Man accused in fatal overdose Case prosecution to continue against Allen loosen in death of Bryan Sutton by Steve Garrison la Mson to Paddy to met to in on Tinner Farmington a the san Juan county District attorney s office dismissed charges last month against Dusty Taylor one of two men accused of fatally injecting a Friend with heroin. Chief Deputy District attorney Dustin o Brien con firmed thursday two drug trafficking charges against Taylor 28, were dismissed aug. 12 for Lack of evidence. Of Brien said Taylor a co defendant Allen Goosen remains accused of one count of drug trafficking in connection to the overdose death of Bryan Sutton. Quot depending on what evidence we uncover in preparation for Goosen s Case charges May or May not be refiled against Taylor Quot of Brien said. As previously reported. Sutton died the night of nov. 30 at the san Juan re a i had nothing to do with it. I took him to the Hospital. Everyone else they did no to seem to Dusty Taylor Vional medical Center after hosting a party at his Home on North Carlton Avenue in Farmington a part goer told detectives Sutton. 28, was extremely drunk at the party hut he insisted on being injected with heroin. The part goer claimed Taylor and Goosen injected the Man with heroin causing Sutton to overdose. Goosen admitted to injecting Sutton with heroin hut claimed Taylor helped him do so. Taylor denied involvement in Sutton s death and said the accusations Hurt him and his family. A i had nothing to do with it Quot Taylor said. Adding later i Quot i took him to the Hospital everyone else they did t seem to Taylor said Goosen told detectives he was involved to try and get himself out of jail. A the threw my name under the Taylor said. Attorney Arion Stoker is representing Goosen in the drug trafficking Case. Quot we have no comment other than to say Goosen Marie no false statements a Stoker said. Goosen is set to appear at trial on oct. 20. Stet go Matin Ewers crime and court for the i it Aily time. He can be reached at 505-564-4644. In Brief no supreme court applications sought to fill vacancy Albuquerque a a panel of judges attorneys and j others is seeking App cants to fill the vacancy i that will be left on the new Mexico supreme court with the retirement of Justice Richard Bosson. The judicial nominating commission has set an oct. 9 deadline for applications. A Public meeting will follow on of. 19. The commission will Forward a list of finalists to gov. Susana Martinez who will choose a replace meat that person would have to run for election in 2016. Bosson first announced plans to retire in june saying it was time for him to leave and allow a younger blood to take the Amu toted pres Santa it a state representative Antonio macs to has opened up about his failure to report More than $11,000 in contributions to his reelection Campaign last year. The Albuquerque Democrat said he was first notified of his failure to report about $4,250 in contrib Kuis last week by a Kob to reporter. After looking into it he said he found $11,170 in unreported donations and has since updated his Campaign finance reports the lawmaker provided Hank records wednesday to show that the unreported Over. He has been prattle ing Law in the state since 1970. Before being elected to the supreme court in 2002. He served on the state court of appeals. Few Mexico woman gets probation in fatal hit and run Santa few a woman who fatally struck a homeless Man with her vehicle and then left the scene has been sentenced to Proba Hon. The Santa be new mexican reports 48-year-okl Barbara Hanna was ordered thursday to serve 200 hours of Community service Over the next three years. As part of a plea Deal. Hanna pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of the Accident that caused Lawrence Mieras july 2014 death. Contributions were deposited into his Campaign account last year. In a statement released to the Albuquerque journal Maestas said he was a grateful that this Issue was brought to my attention and i take full responsibility for any inaccuracies in my reports Quot Maestas told Secretary of state Dianna Duran in a let Hanna was driving Down a Santa be Road when she struck 59-year-old Miera who police say had t been in a crosswalk. Hanna left Lite scene and turned Here of in to police Days later. Hanna who tool investigators she left the scene because she was panicked could be been incarcerated for six years. Site instead must Complete Community service at two homeless shelters Navajo nation Gallup detox Center to Stop operating Gallup a a detox Center needs a new operator after the Navajo nation announced it would i longer run the facility. The Gallup Independent reports president Russell Begaye and vice Ter wednesday the checks that weren to reported were part of deposits that had not been available online a when my volunteers filed my Cani it Aiti in addition to adding 26 contributions to his Campaign finance refits Maestas has updated reports to show further detail for three separate $1,000 Campaign expenditures Maestas Saki president Jonathan Nez. Wrote a utter saying the Navajo National will not Opet ate the Gallup detox Center As of oct. 3. I hey want to work with City and Mckinley county officials to find a replacement City manager Mary Ann Usk k said ifs important that services remain uninterrupted. Interested parties have until wednesday to submit contract bids. A Niz Hooshi Center inc was funded by the Navajo nation to operate the facility until mid 2013. The tribe s department of Cha viral health took Over in 2014. The facility houses individuals too intoxicated to care for themselves for 12 to 72 hours officials acknowledge services have been inadequate. The Anxo cited press that Money had gone to him As reimbursement for Cash payments he made to Campaign workers for signs and literature drops. Maestas who has been a House member since 2007, collected nearly $102,000 for his 2014 in election Campaign according to records from the Secretary of state s office. Quot at this Point rep Mac Stas Campaign finance reports have been assigned to our ethics staff for review to make a determination regarding whether further a taxi is needed Quot said Ken Ortiz a spokesman in Duran Soffle. New Mexico lawmaker says he did t report silk in donations a at this Point rep. Maestas Campaign finance reports have been assigned to our ethics staff for a Ken Orti spokesman club clips american legion Post 93 the legion meets at 10 30a.m. On the second saturday of the month. Information Chris at 505-215 0200 delightful dizzy games red hat society the Dames will meet at 11 30a in sept 19at los Hermam tos. 3501e main St. In Farmington please a sep. Visitors Welcome the Dames meet the third saturday of each month. Information Queen to at 505-325-5146 desert Gold chapter of National society of the daughters of the american revolution the annual fall picnic will be at la a in. Today at 16 Road 5290 in Farmington bring a potluck dish a Flag retirement ceremony will be held information 505-632-1169 four Corners women s cancer support group the group meets at 10a in. The first saturday of each month at the Umbach cancer Center 731 w Animas St. In Farmington. Information Nellie Sandoval at 505 326 5143or Gail Williams at 505-334 3060 new Mexico badlands search and Rescue the k 9 trainers of the search and Rescue offer a flee weekly dog obedience class at 9 a m saturdays at the dog Park in Westland Park. 2999 la Puente place in Farmington Call Tor Mem Biship information. Information Kelly at 505-436-5673. Totah tracers genealogical society the society will have a potluck picnic at la sept. 26 at Highland View Park. 3700 n English Road. In Farmington. Information Connie Bishop at 505-632-2837. Email information for club clips no later than a week before your scheduled meeting Date to or . Call 505-564-4625 with local histor Farmington daily times sept 12,1950 Langdon slept with his boots on Ross Langdon entered into the spirit of the fan time costuming glowing Beard donning Levis buying a pan of Cowboy boots. These he wore yesterday he neglected to get a Bootjack. Upon re tiring last night he could t get the boots off so he just slept in pm he left today for Salt Lake City on business wearing the boots. He advises the daily times he intends to make a Purchase of a Boot Jack while in the big City fed grateful for support of local citizens the Farmington fire department thanks the citizens organizations and business houses who contributed so freely of their time and Money and to the general Public for the splendid cooperation arid genuine friendliness extended during the Tri state firemen s convention held in Farmington on August 30and 31. Fire chief go Bill Andrews in speaking of the event says Quot. With the help and cooperation of the Farmington daily times the convention was a Success and we say thanks a million Quot Beasley torture trial to begin september 18 Santa be sept. 12 apr state police chief Hubert Beasley and three others go to trial next week on a charge that they tortured a negro witness in a murder investigation last year. Special asst. Atty. Gen., Ben Brooks said the government will subpoena 20 to 25 witnesses and take at least two Days to present its Case the Case is set for sept 18before u s dist. Judge Carl a. Hatch i Hose charged with Beasley ate state policeman i. E Salazar former Doha Ana county sheriff a. A Happy Apodaca and former Deputy sheriff Roy Sandman. A Federal grand jury indicted the four last july on a charge that they conspired to deprive another person of his constitutional rights. The prosecution is expected to Call As a witness Wesley Eugene Byrd. 28. Formerly of i As Cruces and now of Alta pass n a bid testified before the grand jury. The indictment charges the four mistreated and tortured Byrd in an Effort to Force him to confess the slaying of Ovida Cricket Coogler. The 18 Yeai old waitress disappeared match 31.1949, Horn the restaurant at which she was employed her broken body was found by two Rabbit Hunters smiles South of Las Cruces april 16.1949. Mandy Livingston custodial maintenance worker vacuums up water in a classroom after flooding on aug 27 at Lydia Rippey elementary school in Aztec

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