Here's your police blotter for Nov. 15 through Nov. 20


The following is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from Nov. 15-20.

Nov. 15

2:40 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Holy Cross Hospital – Unruly male wants to file a police report against the nurses and security guards inside the ER waiting room.

7:35 a.m. Burglary commercial, Songs Restaurant – Caller advised that he has a suspect who broke into Songs during the night and stole a video camera and some bottles of wine.

9:41 a.m. Welfare check, La Joya Circle – Caller advised that he’s been trying to call his mom and she’s not answering her cell phone. Caller is concerned for her welfare and would like an officer to check on her.

12:16 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur, World Finance – There’s a primer color jeep parked out front, parked for an hour, looks like they’re making exchanges through their car, passenger side, two males.

12:23 p.m. Loitering, US Bank – Caller advised that there are a bunch of protesters in front of the bank.

1:48 p.m. Criminal damage, Cervantes Drive, Taos High School – Someone broke the caller’s phone.

4:51 p.m. Larceny, Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Super 8 – Caller advised that someone stole the license plate off of his white Chevy Silverado sometime during the night.

Nov. 16

8:54 a.m. Animal stray, Blumenschein Street – Caller called last week but someone only drove past. A female dog, looks to have had puppies recently, runs at her every time she goes out. Dog is always loose every morning. She’s seen this dog with her neighbor, unknown if it belongs to him.

11:11 a.m. Animal noise, Adobe Road – Behind Storyteller there is a dog that keeps screaming and crying. Caller is concerned about it. Might be in cage on back porch, fenced yard but it’s never loose.

1:09 p.m. Unknown problem, Taos Public Library – Caller received an obscene phone call, wants to speak to an officer about it.

3:46 p.m. Smith’s – Caller advised that his friend just overdosed on heroin, is in and out of consciousness every few minutes.

Nov. 17

4:17 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Bella Vista Apartments – Male with a bicycle and he is going to his door and knocking and running away. Teenager with grey pants and dark shirt and a bike.

2:56 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Maria Lane – Caller advised that someone is flying a drone over her residence for the past month.

3:55 p.m. Animal stray, Taos Ale House – Caller advised that they have been having problems with the same stray dogs at their business and it’s becoming a hassle. One is brindle and the other is black and white.

5:27 p.m. Welfare check, Albertsons – Caller would like a welfare check on her brother. He has health issues and mental health issues also and he’s been hanging out in the area of Albertsons.

7:58 p.m. Traffic stop, Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Chevron – Silver Camry, no plates on previous stop, the caller stated that this car got into the trunk and got some weapons.

Nov. 18

12:13 p.m. Criminal damage, Henningsen Fine Art – Banks property that caller is working on. He’s heard there has been vandalism and he needs a report. It’s a $1.8M property. He also heard there have been squatters. He doesn’t want to go in without an officer to clear it, and he wants to avoid conflict. He’s parked in front of the property.

1:08 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Smoke Signals – Caller advised that some individuals have been aggressively calling him and stating they are at the business when he’s closed and need to go over and turn over tax records immediately. Advised they have gone to other businesses in the area.

1:10 p.m. Animal abuse, Paseo de la Barranca – Caller was walking with his dog when he came across a garbage bag and there is a dead dog in it off County Road 110 near Golf Course Road, past Baranca del Pueblo.

1:59 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Peoples Bank – Would like to speak to an officer regarding fraud and a forged check.

4:21 p.m. Shoplifting, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – Caller advised that a male individual walked into the store, looked around for a bit, then stole a rug, did take off in a black car ... took off northbound.

Nov. 19

3:02 a.m. Welfare check, Walmart – Two homeless male individuals are sleeping by the Redbox were asked to leave earlier and employee just found them.

5:12 a.m. Welfare check, El Pueblo Lodge – Green jacket and sunglasses, male, is hitchhiking ... stated that he stopped because the male flipped him off and the male pulled a knife on him.

11:11 a.m. Harassment, Reed Lane – Caller advised they have a male that’s been harassing the dispatcher all morning and telling them to open, stated he is currently out in the yard.

12:04 p.m. Welfare check, Camino de la Serna – Caller said that [suspect] is holding his mom against her will and would like a welfare check on her, said that [suspect] and his sister are threatening his mother and needs to have someone call him and go get them out of her house.

12:11 p.m. Harassment, Albertsons – Caller advised that her ex is there harassing her while her daughter is with her, he will not leave them alone, wants to speak to an officer.

3:13 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Community Auditorium – Red truck advised that here are some young individuals in the parking lot drinking and smoking.

Nov. 20

6:22 a.m. Information report, Holy Cross Hospital – Caller advised that [...] is in labor and delivery and has an eight-inch knife. They did ask him to take it to his vehicle and he is refusing.

11:07 a.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Randall Lumber – Caller advised that she was involved in an accident in front of Randall’s. They are in the roadway. No report of injuries. Caller will be in a BMW X3. The other vehicle is a gold car. [...] advised that a female who is driving the gold car is outside being belligerent and threatening to beat her up.

10:16 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Days Inn – Caller is from Texas, claims her boyfriend hit her in the face and took her phone, her boyfriend is leaving to the lobby to check out of the room, wearing black shirt with white letters on the back.