Police blotter

Aug. 16-21


The following is a portion of the condensed version of the Taos Police Department Blotter from Aug. 16-21. 

Aug. 16

9:18 a.m. Criminal damage, Brigitte U. Lotze Law Offices – The caller advised that windows were smashed.

11:26 a.m. Harassment, Randall Lane – A man on a bicycle holding a knife or a machete threatened to stab the caller.

Aug. 17

9:37 a.m. Narcotics offense juvenile, Taos High School – Caller advised they had caught three boys with drug paraphernalia.

8:03 p.m. Theft – Caller reported an individual who had just stolen their vehicle, which she described as a white 2007 Toyota Corolla.

11:12 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Maria Lane – Caller advised they have an Air BnB rental in Taos. No one was supposed to be there, but the lights were on, the caller said.

Aug. 18

1:13 a.m. Overdose, Reed Lane – Caller advised that he had taken the wrong medication.

11 a.m. Narcotics offense adult, Adult Probation & Parole – An officer found marijuana in a vehicle they were searching.

2:38 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Taos Ale House – The caller said they left their 1965 Ford F-100 near the bar the night before, and when they came back this morning, the vehicle was gone.

4:35 p.m. Narcotics offense adult, Phil’s Electrica – There was a man and a woman with tattoos shooting drugs into their feet across from the store.

10:28 p.m. Criminal damage, Valverde Street – The caller reported that someone in a vehicle shot out the back window of their vehicle. The suspected vehicle had left the area.

Aug. 19

8:09 a.m. Larceny, Linda Vista Lane – Caller reported a man had broken into his house and stole his medication.

10:50 a.m. Alarm commercial, Guadalupe Credit Union – A hold-up alarm was activated on the premises.

4:37 p.m. Criminal damage, Henningson Gallery – The caller reported some kids were vandalizing their property inside and out.

Aug. 20

2:48 a.m. Breaking and entering, Ensignal – Caller advised they thought the store had been broken into. They had received an alert that some of the devices were moving around.

6:16 a.m. Shots fired, Lavadie Trailer Park – Caller stated they had just heard a gunshot that sounded like it was very close by. They suspected it had come from east of his trailer.

4:37 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Herdner Road – A bunch of people were drinking mouthwash next to the Dollar Tree.

5:48 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Walmart – An individual was walking around the parking lot checking car doors and looking into vehicles. They were wearing black pants, a tan hoodie, a bright orange hat and white tennis shoes.

Aug. 21

12:02 p.m. Breaking and entering, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Caller reported that a building in the area had been broken into the night before.