Police blotter


The following is a portion of a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from July 12-17. See the full blotter at taosnews.com.

July 12

11:50 a.m. Sex offense juvenile, Camino de la Placita - A man reportedly distributed porn to a female minor.

8:15 p.m. Harassment, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A young boy reportedly called and threatened staff of Song's Asian Restaurant and allegedly said he would "shoot up the place."

July 13

1:20 p.m. Battery, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A woman reportedly punched herself then allegedly struck a 1-year-old boy.

July 14

10:47 a.m. Welfare check, Camino de la Placita - Three children were reportedly left unattended inside a car.

6:52 p.m. Welfare check - A man was reportedly 'acting weird' and crawling on the floor.

July 15

5:27 a.m. Traffic accident, State Road 522 - A vehicle reportedly hit an elk; an ambulance and towing services were called.

4:21 p.m. Trespassing, Felicidad Lane - A man was reportedly trespassing at Wired Cafe, where he had been previously been caught selling heroin and shooting up in the bathroom.

5:41 p.m. Harassment, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A 40-year-old man on a white bike was reportedly harassing the caller. The man seemed to be intoxicated and had "snot coming out of his nose."

7:24 p.m. Larceny, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A woman reported that someone stole her license plate from her Jeep.

July 16

1:12 p.m. Criminal damage, Bent Street - Windows were reportedly broken at Coffee Cats.

3:09 p.m. Shoplifting, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - Someone was reportedly attempting to steal shampoos from Albertson's and was detained.

3:49 p.m. Reckless driving, Kit Carson Park - A white Buick full of juveniles was reportedly driving recklessly around Kit Carson Park and the caller was worried the car might hit the kids playing in the area.

July 17

8:01 a.m. Welfare check, Taos Plaza - A man with a piece of duct tape over his mouth reportedly fell into the roadway in front of the Ed Sandoval Gallery.

10:34 a.m. Welfare check, Juan Largo Lane - A man was reportedly playing the flute, dancing and yelling.

1:54 p.m. Civil stand by, Sun God Lodge - An allegedly intoxicated man in the company of children was reportedly in possession of knives and firearms in a room of the hotel.

8:36 p.m. Welfare check, Old Talpa Cañón Road - An allegedly intoxicated man had a table fall over on him.

- Compiled by Harrison Blackman

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