Police blotter


The following is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from May 10-15.

May 10

1:50 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Linda Vista Lane - Caller advised that someone was in their attic.

2:56 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Community Against Violence - An individual was parked in the parking lot and kept honking their horn. They were not supposed to be there and refused to leave.

10:33 a.m. Animal stray, Kit Carson Park - Caller stated that there were several different people with their dogs off leashes.

10:52 a.m. Assault, Delicado Lane - Caller stated they had gone over to a residence to get their stuff and another individual started fighting with them.

1:20 p.m. Chest pain, El Camino Lodge - Caller thought that her son might have been having a heart attack.

2:37 p.m. Wild animal, Este Es Road - There were some large white canines walking down the road in the area of Ace Hardware.

3:02 p.m. Animal stray, Siler Road and Hatchery Road - There was a poodle in the road. The caller picked it up and had it with her in her black Ford truck.

3:40 p.m. Harassment, Walmart - There was a lady at the front door harassing people as they entered the store.

4:59 p.m. Animal stray, Carson Trail - A white pit bull with a black eye was wandering around the park.

4:59 p.m. Welfare check, Walgreens - Three male individuals walked up to a woman in a car in the parking lot and then walked up to the front of the store.

7:38 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Albertsons - The caller stated that her son took off from the store in her blue minivan.

8:08 p.m. Assault, Old Talpa Cañón Road - There were two males fighting in the middle of the roadway.

10:25 p.m. Shoplifting, Albertsons - Caller advised they had a customer who was shoplifting. They were wearing a black T-shirt, Levi's and a black hat and appeared to be highly intoxicated. An officer tried to pick him up, but he started throwing rocks at the patrol car and then fled down La Posta.

10:37 p.m. Battery, Sonic - Caller advised that their manager was jumped by a couple of individuals in a white Subaru.

May 11

1:17 a.m. Obscene/threatening phone call, Hampton Inn - Caller got a weird call from someone in the parking lot who said that he wanted to go in and talk to a girl. He was making sexually explicit statements.

3:04 a.m. Property lost, Shell station south - A couple of people who had found a lost wallet at the gas station waved down an officer to make a report.

4:22 a.m. Suicide subject, Río Grande Gorge Bridge - Caller stated that their husband left their home in a white Ford Ranger to go jump off the Gorge Bridge. He broke her phone before he left so that she couldn't make a call. She had borrowed a phone to make the report.

10:41 a.m. Information report, Kit Carson Road - The caller had received a fraudulent check and wanted to make a report.

10:50 a.m. Welfare check, Pinch O' Penny Wash-O-Mat - There was an older male individual who had a pistol and seemed intoxicated. He was alone, not causing any trouble. There were about six to seven other people in the laundromat.

10:50 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Gil's Barber Shop - Caller stated that she sold her car, but never received payment. The buyer had since changed their phone number. The license plate is still registered under the caller's name.

12:54 p.m. Fraud, forgery, U.S. Bank, 1021 Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A customer needed to make a report for fraud.

2:14 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Holy Cross Hospital - There was a patient who was becoming unruly.

4:28 p.m. Trespassing, Morada Lane - There were some teenagers jumping off the roof of an old abandoned building.

6:21 p.m. Harassment, Sonic - Caller advised that one of the employees was getting threatening text messages from a former employee.

7:59 p.m. Welfare check, Taos High School - Caller advised there were two kids on the top of the school's roof. One was wearing a bright green shirt.

11:17 p.m. Domestic disturbance, 575 Sports & Co. - Caller stated that her daughter butt dialed her. She could hear her arguing with her boyfriend.

May 12

12:04 a.m. Larceny, Sagebrush Inn & Suites - The caller said that someone broke into his room and took a blanket he got a couple days ago.

4:03 a.m. Burglary, commercial, SMD Zombie Tactical - The motion sensors on the front and back doors were tripped. A police unit would be at the address in 10 minutes.

7:06 a.m. Warrant, State Road 518 - A police officer had a suspect in custody and was requesting that a firearm be run.

9:14 a.m. Larceny, Mountain View - The caller found a stolen cell phone.

10:44 a.m. Civil complaint, Tuesday Morning - There was a homeless man who was disturbing the peace. He was carrying a cane and a black garbage bag.

12:17 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Albertsons - There was a drunk man with a bottle hanging around the right side of the building.

1:50 p.m. Harassment, Kachina Lodge - The caller wanted to file a report about someone violating a restraining order.

5:06 p.m. Theft-identity, La Luz Drive - The caller said that their identity had been stolen through a food stamp card. They did not want to go into further detail with the dispatcher.

7:54 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Phillips-Conoco gas station - There was an unattended individual riding a tricycle near the roadway.

8:36 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Deliberately Fit - There was a male in a dark-colored vehicle with dark-tinted windows lurking around the parking lot.

11:44 p.m. Battery, El Camino Lodge - There was a fight going on in the parking lot.

May 13

5:11 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Chevron - There was a white Toyota truck with a camper that was halfway off the road with a bunch of trash around it.

8:21 a.m. Parking violation, Artwares Contemporary Jewelry - There was a motorcycle parked in front of a handicapped railing.

4:21 p.m. Civil complaint, Montoya Street - There was a person near a residence that was within the bounds of their restraining order.

5:22 p.m. Lockout, Phillips/Conoco - Caller stated that their child was locked in their vehicle.

6:13 p.m. Alcohol offense, adult, Video Casa - There was an intoxicated female wearing long dark shorts walking in and out of traffic. The caller was afraid she might get hit.

9:32 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A female was heard yelling, "Rape. Get away."

11:42 p.m. Welfare check, Dragoon Lane - A male was screaming like he was in pain outside the front of Casa Benavides.

May 14

11:13 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Walmart - An elderly man was screaming at store associates and customers.

11:16 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Taco Bell - The caller said they had put on a pair of handcuffs and couldn't take them off. They were requesting assistance.

7:36 p.m. Assault, Walmart - The caller said that a man had pulled a gun on him in the parking lot. The man was wearing a black shirt and drove a 2004 Chevrolet.

May 15

1:25 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Men's Shelter - The caller advised he was staying the night there, but that there were hookers in there and he couldn't sleep. When the caller went outside, someone had slashed his tires.

7:29 a.m. Criminal damage, Taos Center for the Arts - The caller found window panes broken on the door to the administrative office.

8:43 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Chevron - There was an intoxicated male sleeping in the back of the store. The caller stated that the man and some other individuals had also attempted to break into the store earlier.

1:39 p.m. Suicide subject, Herdner Road - A female stated that she was on her way to commit suicide. She had a bottle of whiskey in her vehicle. The caller stated that the vehicle she was driving did not have a wheel on it.

4:03 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Police Department - A walk-in stated that his narcotic drugs were never received at the post office. He wanted to make a report.

5:31 p.m. Medical unknown, La Cueva Café - A customer had choked and passed out on the floor. The individual lost consciousness for about one minute, but was awake at the time of the call.

11:13 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Bella Vista Apartments - A resident was playing music very loudly and was keeping their neighbors awake.

- Compiled by John Miller