Sept. 23, 2017
Topic: crime

Anatomy of a Downfall

Greg Solano’s persistent financial problems foreshadow his undoing

Local News Former Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano’s Nov. 24 admission that he had sold used protective vests and other police gear—belts, holsters, phones and flashlights—on eBay for personal gain wa...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger
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Robert Garcia Sworn in as Sheriff

Commission holds emergency meeting

Update: Santa Fe County has reported potential violations of state law to the state auditor's office and has requested, and received verbal approval, "hire a State Auditor approved accounting firm to conduct an...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by Julia Goldberg

Sheriff Solano Resigns/Admits Wrongdoing

Holy shit

It's rare that a press release causes gasps in the newsroom, but the one that just arrived from Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano caused quite a stir.Purportedly, according to the letter, Solano has resigned,...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by Julia Goldberg

Facebook the Music

In Brief

Local News On the day before Thanksgiving, Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano sent out a letter that, it can safely be assumed, changed his life.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

36 Hours, 30 Years Later

Prison riot vets still seek help

Local News On Feb. 2, 1980, Mary Racicot was at drill with the 744th Medical Detachment of the New Mexico National Guard when her commander, Major James Buckman, told her to load up all the unit’s emergency medical ...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

The Chihuahua Express

A trip from Santa Fe to Mexico reveals the growing influence of the narcoguerra

Features At 6:40 am on a Saturday in November, the sun lingers below the mountains, and the temperature in Santa Fe lingers below freezing. We are waiting for la camioneta, the 15-passenger van that makes the 12-hour...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Self-Serving Justice

Economy contributes to increasing pro se court cases

Local News In August 2009, Inara Cedrins walked into St. Elizabeth Shelter. Four months later, she left so dissatisfied that she filed a lawsuit. The suit, filed in March of this year, charges St. Elizabeth with not adequ...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Andrew Thompson

Close, But...

In Brief

Local News Sometime on the night of Aug. 10, a burglary occurred at SFR. Around 6:30 the following morning, employees called the Santa Fe Police Department dispatch. Officer Corrine Jones arrived at 7:15 am; finding no on...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Anthony's Empire

Beleaguered contractor is into more than asphalt

Local News Santa Fe City Councilor Matt Ortiz claims his client, Advantage Asphalt, a city contractor at the center of a public corruption probe, has been unfairly targeted by a headline-grubbing sheriff and his opportuni...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Corey Pein

SFR Talk: The Best Defense

With Darya Peterson

Interviews Darya Peterson, 25, teaches people how to stick up for themselves—unless they’re already too good at sticking up for themselves, in which case she teaches them how to cool it. Peterson is a program ...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Corey Pein


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