Here's your police blotter from February 22-27


The following is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from Feb. 22-27.

Feb. 22

8:49 a.m. Suicide subject, El Camino Lodge – A person in a room was yelling that he wanted to kill himself.

9:49 a.m. Animal abuse, Walmart – There was an older-model green truck with a camper and trash on the flatbed on the southeast side of the roadway. The driver slammed the door on a dog and then picked it up and threw it back into the camper.

1:30 p.m. Battery, NonviolenceWorks – Caller advised that she was assaulted by a student. She didn’t want an ambulance. She just wanted to make a report.

5:44 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Sears – A male went into the store and was trying to buy some tools under a female’s name. When the caller asked the male for some ID, he got agitated and just said “never mind” and walked out.

7:43 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Smith’s – There was a white vehicle just circling the parking lot.

Feb. 23

12:27 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Ortiz Street – Caller advised that her utility room door was open when she was in bed. She saw a light and thought someone was inside.

12:29 a.m. Harassment, Allsup’s – Caller advised people go in there every morning just before 7 a.m. and harass him. One of the workers brushes up on him and threatens him with physical harm.

1:53 p.m. Criminal damage, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – The door to a building was shattered like a star. The caller was not sure what happened.

3:05 p.m. Animal stray, Enos García Elementary – Caller advised there was a black Labrador hanging out around Enos García.

3:18 p.m. Parking violation, Smith’s – Caller stated there was an older white Dodge van that was parked in the handicapped parking spot.

4:13 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Monterey Road – There was a purple SUV revving the pipes through the neighborhood being obnoxious. Caller said he knew they didn’t live in the area, so he wanted an officer to tell them to stay away from the neighborhood.

5:40 p.m. Law, unknown problem, incident address unknown – Caller stated he got a call from someone who talked to him for about four minutes and stated that he escaped from a hospital and was in a hotel in Taos. He stated he had a bag of guns and was going to go around killing people. He would not give any other information before hanging up.

Feb. 24

12:12 a.m. Information report, Tierra Montosa Apartments – Caller advised that her boyfriend kicked in the door to her apartment. She wanted him removed.

8:08 a.m. Battery, Taos Middle School – There were two fights. The individuals were released into the custody of their parents.

9:10 a.m. Criminal damage, Blue Sky Pet and Feed – There were BB gun holes in the windows.

10:03 a.m. Animal stray, Blumenschein Street – There was a dog that had been hanging out in front of the caller’s driveway for weeks. It is black with tan markings.

11:55 a.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Fernandez Lane – Caller stated that her tenant called her and told her that he had wrecked into her house.

12:05 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Smith’s – Caller stated that the signs were impeding traffic on the sidewalk. He was concerned because he has a disability, and when walking, you have to walk on the roadway around the signs. Caller said he would call until the signs were removed.

3:47 p.m. Harassment, Desert Rose – Caller stated that she had a client call her on Monday who yelled at her and stated that she messed up her taxes.

6:03 p.m. Medical unknown, Taos Public Library – A male was inside requesting an ambulance. He could not speak, but was able to gesture. He complained of head pain and said he had a brain tumor.

Feb. 25

12:50 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Amor Lane – Caller advised that there was a male on the property who was stalking her.

4:05 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Caller advised that the neighbors had been yelling and throwing stuff for half an hour.

11:05 a.m. Welfare check, Sagebrush Inn – A male who wore a black hat and black jacket appeared to be attempting to get hit by a car.

11:32 a.m. Criminal damage, Camino de la Serna – Caller advised that someone had shot out the window of her brother’s car.

6:21 p.m. Alcohol offense adult, McDonald’s – There was a female at the furthest speaker who was going into the drive-thru in a blue truck and was refusing to leave. She appeared to be highly intoxicated.

8:09 p.m. Burglary, residential, Vegas de Taos Loop – Caller advised that she had the back door open and a male individual went in, took her purse and her keys and then took off.

10:37 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Shell (south) – Caller advised they found drug paraphernalia in the female bathroom, possibly heroin.

Feb. 26

9:12 p.m. Disorderly conduct, Holy Cross Hospital – Caller said that they had a male individual in the ER who was becoming very irate and started throwing things around in the room.

11:19 p.m. Harassment, Fernando Miera Apartments – Caller would like to make a report about a female harassing him at his apartment. She would not let him leave.

Feb. 27

3:54 a.m. Criminal damage, Ledoux Street – Caller advised that someone attempted to get into his residence and stated that damage was done to his gate.

9:05 a.m. Medical unknown, Enos García Elementary – There was an individual in the early childhood building who had no pulse and was cold and clammy, but was breathing.

9:30 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Wired Cafe – Caller advised there was a male sitting outside wearing a black jacket and blue hat who was being very loud and refusing to leave.

12:25 p.m. Harassment, Shell (south) – Caller said that a bus driver was harassing her.

3:52 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – There was a male who was carrying what looked like either a knife or a gun. He had a cast on his arm. He told the caller that he didn’t want to burn and appeared distraught and smelled like gasoline.

6:04 p.m. Battery, Mante’s Chow Cart – There was a fight going on near Mante’s.


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