Police blotter

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This is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from July 26-31.

July 26

6:07 a.m. Unattended death, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man reportedly passed away.

1:26 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - Someone in a black Cadillac was allegedly selling drugs in the Walmart parking lot.

1:52 p.m. Abandoned vehicle, Weimer Rd - An abandoned vehicle without license plates was reported.

3:41 p.m. Assault, Mabel Dodge Luhan House - A road rage incident was reported.

4:24 p.m. Traffic accident, injury, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - Two bicyclists and a car were reportedly involved in a collision.

4:27 p.m. Larceny, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A bicycle was reportedly stolen at La Cueva Cafe.

4:45 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A man was reportedly standing outside The Coffee Spot and trying to sell bottle caps.

5:54 p.m. Harassment, Upper Ranchitos Rd - A woman reported that a man threatened her and then fled the scene on a bicycle.

6:49 p.m. Larceny, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A woman's phone was reportedly stolen in Walmart.

7:12 p.m. Larceny, Montoya St - A lawn mower was reportedly stolen and a neighbor witnessed a man loading the mower into a car.

9:09 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A 15-year-old at the Sagebrush Inn was getting violent and allegedly was in possession of marijuana packaged to sell.

9:33 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A young man reported that someone had tried to kidnap his brother.

July 27

12:31 a.m. Suicide subject, Mariposa Ln - Someone reported that a woman was threatening to commit suicide.

9:02 a.m. Welfare check, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man was hitting himself and shouting near Kit Carson Park.

11:05 a.m. Trespassing, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A homeless man was reportedly stealing things from the dumpster outside ACE Hardware.

11:54 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Bent St - Two bad checks were reported by a business on Bent Street.

12:05 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - Someone was reportedly driving around looking for open windows in cars in the Smith's grocery store parking lot.

1:15 p.m. Property found, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A stolen bike was reportedly found outside Smith's grocery store.

2:39 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man reportedly tried to pay a bill at Centinel Bank with his grandmother's checkbook.

3:07 p.m. Larceny, North Plaza - A theft was reported at Turquoise Tours.

3:39 p.m. Shots fired, Este Es Rd - 6 or 7 gunshots were reportedly heard in the area.

5:23 p.m. Trespassing, Cruz Alta Rd - A man refused to leave Walgreens.

5:27 p.m. Suicide subject, Martyrs Ln - A man allegedly threatened to commit suicide.

6:22 p.m. Missing adult, Camino de la Placita - A woman was reported missing.

11:33 p.m. Utility problem, Paseo del Canon East - Someone reported that the apartment above his had water flowing out from underneath the apartment's door.

July 28

9:05 a.m. Property found, Ranchitos Rd - A messenger bag was found with prescription drugs and books inside.

9:33 a.m. Sex offense juvenile, Camino de la Placita - A juvenile was placed in a safe room who had allegedly been in a sexual relationship with an adult.

10:14 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - Someone in the Walgreens drive-thru allegedly accosted pharmacy staff.

11:18 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A woman apparently purchased a phone at the Verizon Store to report a domestic disturbance.

5:01 p.m. Shoplifting, West Plaza - Someone reported that a pair of sunglasses was stolen.

5:31 p.m. Traffic accident, private property, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A car struck a bicyclist near Cid's Food Market.

9:47 p.m. Public indecency, Upper Ranchitos Road - A man wearing a robe allegedly exposed himself in front of motorists on Upper Ranchitos Rd.

July 29

10:40 a.m. Burglary commercial, Bent Street - Someone allegedly broke into a jewelry store on Bent St.

3:24 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Plaza - A bicyclist was reportedly holding a child; neither were wearing helmets.

7:10 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Don Fernando St - A couple of men were reportedly scoping out cars in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church parking lot.

10:26 p.m. Battery, Civic Plaza Dr - A fight between friends broke out, after which the callers asked for a ride from the cops.

10:39 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A woman was reportedly hiding in an SUV.

11:21 p.m. Shots fired, La Posta Rd - Two gunshots were reportedly heard from the area of Valverde.

July 30

1:04 a.m. Shots fired, Camino de la Placita - A gunshot was heard, following by a man yelling and a man laughing.

9:47 a.m. Welfare check, Upper Ranchitos Rd - A man wearing a robe was seen walking down Upper Ranchitos Rd.

9:54 a.m. Trespassing, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man who was camping out was reportedly "laying down tattoos."

11:06 a.m. Missing adult, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man was reported missing.

10:27 p.m. Welfare check, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man was reportedly attempting to hitchhike in the middle of the road.

July 31

1:14 a.m. Suicide subject, Kit Carson Rd - A man allegedly threatened to commit suicide.

8:37 a.m. Burglary commercial, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A 4.5-feet-tall gumball machine was reported stolen.

12:51 p.m. Sex offense adult, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - An alleged rape was reported.

1:07 p.m. Criminal damage, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A man went inside the Shell station to pay when another man allegedly went to his car slashed his tires.

2:53 p.m. Obscene/threatening phone call, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - Someone reported that they had received threatening phone calls from their nephew's mother.

2:58 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Cruz Alta Rd - Someone reported that they loaned their car to another person who never returned it.

4:31 p.m Animal abuse, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - Two hitchhikers were allegedly seen kicking a puppy.

5:06 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - Someone reported that people appeared to be selling drugs out of a red Dodge Ram.

5:46 p.m. Missing juvenile, La Posta Rd - A juvenile was reported missing.

8:23 p.m. Trespassing, John Dunn Shops - Three kids were reportedly walking on the roof of the shops, later it was determined that they were in fact standing on a store's balcony.

11:31 p.m. Welfare check, Camino de la Placita - Four small children were reportedly unattended in a room.

- Compiled by Harrison Blackman

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