Here's your police blotter from March 8 to March 15


The following is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from March 8-12.

March 8

8:58 a.m. Traffic accident, private property – Caller was wanting to report a hit-and-run that happened in February.

9:20 a.m. Animal bite, Mariposa Lane – Caller was attacked yesterday by three Chihuahuas that bit her ankle. She had to go to the ER to get some kind of stitches. She spoke to the owners to make sure the dogs had their shots.

9:26 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Blake’s Lotaburger (Paseo del Pueblo Sur) – There was a male outside of the eatery causing a disturbance. He said he was not happy with his service and was arguing with the manager.

9:30 a.m. Animal stray, Blumenschein Street –  A medium-sized, collie-looking dog (black and brown) was chasing a woman, who stated that it’s been going on for weeks.

10:32 a.m. Warrant, Super 8 – A wanted subject was at the Super 8. Caller stated that her granddaughter called her and said that [they] were there with his sister.

10:57 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Nusenda – Caller stated that someone was using her account at Nusenda and at Super Save.

12:42 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Gusdorf Road – Caller stated that her income tax came back saying it was already filed. She wanted to make a report.

7:45 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Reed Street – A neighbor had a shotgun out in the open, but wasn’t making threats. Caller stated that if the neighbor does come onto his property, he would take that as a threat and take action on his own.

March 9

12:47 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Domino’s Pizza – A highly intoxicated male reportedly tried to get into the restaurant. He said he didn’t care if the police were called on him. He was leaning on the front door, asking for handouts. He had become violent and was asked to leave.

7:16 a.m. Shots fired, Sunset Park – Caller advised that someone was shooting a gun in the area of the park.

8:08 a.m. Breaking and entering, El Camino Lodge – Caller stated there was a male breaking into a room. He was still in the room and the caller stated that he was there yesterday. They tried to catch him, but he took off.

8:19 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Super 8 – Caller stated that her former employer was refusing to give her a W-2 and was giving her the runaround.

8:11 p.m. Criminal damage, Kit Carson Road – A male was going around knocking over trash cans, flowerpots and some benches.

10:45 p.m. Medical unknown, Tewa Lane – Caller had bubble gum stuck to his back and said something like, “I can’t tell you what’s wrong.”

March 10

12:28 a.m. Law, unknown problem, North Plaza – Someone was stalking the caller and his girlfriend. Caller was at a business and was afraid to go home because the male individual was reportedly intoxicated and psychotic.

8:37 a.m. Trespassing, Rivera Funeral Home – It appeared that a transient had taken up residence at the back of the property.

9:09 a.m. Welfare check, Taos Plaza – Caller said that she had called in the past and requested a welfare check on her partner because she has been suicidal. She told them over and over that she was fine, but continues to be suicidal. Caller said her partner was then walking the streets of Taos and becoming violent.

10:06 a.m. Criminal damage, Quesnel and Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Someone was breaking into the caller’s well houses. Three doors were open.

10:26 a.m. Criminal damage, Caffe Tazza – A busser destroyed the courtyard. Caller would like to press charges.

11:47 a.m. Civil standby, Loma Parda Apartments – Caller said that the manager wanted to open up her apartment walls and expose her to mold. Caller also stated that she has already been tested for high exposure to the mold based on blood tests.

12:19 p.m. Trespassing, Blake’s Lotaburger (Paseo del Pueblo Norte) – Caller said that a male was cutting trees.

1:45 p.m. Alcohol offense, adult, Kit Carson Park Cemetery – Caller said that a bunch of people hang out by the cemetery drinking and smoking marijuana. Caller stated that this is a daily occurrence.

4:55 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Gusdorf Housing – Caller advised that there were kids batting rocks toward the roadway. Caller was afraid they were going to damage a vehicle or cause an accident.

9:07 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Rivera Funeral Home – There were homeless people setting up in the area behind the funeral home.

March 11

12:47 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Bella Vista Apartments – Caller advised that their neighbors were playing loud music.

9:28 a.m. Shoplifting, Randall Lumber – A male wearing a black jacket reportedly stole some tools.

4:29 p.m. Breaking and entering, Adobe Road – A subject broke into the caller’s house and was intoxicated. A window was broken.

6:23 p.m. Larceny, U.S. 64 east, mile marker 258 – Someone with a white pickup was reported loading up gravel on the side of the road at the county gravel pit.

6:25 p.m. Alcohol offense, adult, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A highly intoxicated male with a service dog refused to leave the area.

March 12

9:17 a.m. Welfare check, Kit Carson Road – Caller advised that she could hear a female yelling and screaming for the past five minutes, but did not know where it was coming from.

11:54 a.m. Warrant, Walmart – A subject was at Walmart in the men’s department. When the man saw an off-duty officer, he hid in the clothes.

1:38 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Smith’s – Caller would like someone to speak with another person about his signs, which are along the road going north by Smith’s. Caller advised that he spoke with someone who advised that the town had passed an ordinance that wouldn’t allow the person to put up his signs.

1:49 p.m. Larceny, Lambert’s of Taos – Caller lost her wallet outside Lambert’s and would like to speak with an officer about helping her locate it. She said someone is charging items on her card all over town.

2:15 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – There was a large gold truck with a “Star Wars” sticker on the back window parked in front of the community center. Caller stated that it appeared suspicious. There was no license plate on the vehicle.

7:28 p.m. Disturbing the peace, The Taos News – Caller advised that a male individual was driving a Volvo and was parked at The Taos News. Individual was yelling at someone. Caller would like someone to go check it out.

10:44 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, The Taos Inn – Caller reported that her 1992 Buick LeSabre silver vehicle was stolen.

March 13

8:36 a.m. Larceny, Valverde Street – Caller advised that his vehicle was left unlocked last night and his guitar was taken.

9:34 a.m. Welfare check, La Buena Vida Condos – Caller advised they had not seen their neighbor in a week, which was unusual. The caller requested a welfare check.

11:29 a.m. Larceny, Valverde Street – Caller advised that someone got into her unlocked car and stated that a solar panel was taken.

11:36 a.m. Traffic accident, private property, Albertsons – Caller stated that someone hit his company vehicle – a 2012 Toyota Yaris, silver in color, parked on the north side.

1:41 p.m. Criminal damage, DreamTree Project – Caller had a disagreement with another tenant and stated that they almost fought and broke glass.

5:21 p.m. Welfare check, Old Talpa Cañón Road – Caller advised there was a male laying near her residence. She could not see him from a distance, but did not feel comfortable getting descriptors.

5:28 p.m. Criminal damage, Herdner Road – Caller advised that a white truck hit the gas meter and left the area. They stated that gas was blowing.

7:05 p.m. Welfare check, Walgreens – There was a white Subaru in the drive-thru with what looked like a child in the back not wearing a seat belt and almost climbing out of the window. Caller would like a welfare check.

7:18 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Chevron – Some people in a gold Pathfinder seemed to be casing the place. They were parked for a while. It appeared there were three people in the SUV.

7:24 p.m. Criminal damage, Los Pandos Place – A caller in a green Subaru Forester just had his window either shot or broken. They just heard a pop and the window shattered.

8:04 p.m. Shoplifting, Albertsons – A male individual with four other individuals took a bottle of alcohol and then took off. He was walking in front of Nusenda. Male was wearing a red sweater with a lot of writing on it.

10:25 p.m. Medical unknown, Juniper Road – Caller advised that her husband had a fall and hit his head a few days ago. He was known to have strokes, but she didn’t know what was happening to him then. He was sick and was starting to become very irate. Caller wanted help.

10:28 p.m. Narcotics offense, adult, Kentucky Fried Chicken – There were two people in black two-door SUV who were smoking out.