Police blotter: May 2-7

Posted 5/13/18

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from May 2-7.May 24:01 a.m. Citizen assist, Allsup's Convenience Store (south side) - A man who had just been released from Holy Cross …

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Police blotter: May 2-7


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from May 2-7.

May 2

4:01 a.m. Citizen assist, Allsup's Convenience Store (south side) - A man who had just been released from Holy Cross Hospital was trying to walk back to the men's shelter. He was in pain and requested a ride from an officer.

11:49 a.m. Trespassing, Gusdorf Road - A caller said some people in a tan sedan were going through his trash.

12:06 p.m. Animal bite, Taos Plaza - A caller said she was shopping at Blue Sky Pet Supply when the owner's dog bit her on the finger. She then left for Family Urgent Care by Nusenda.

1:31 p.m. Animal wild, Kachina Lodge - A caller said they had found a coyote in the trash that couldn't get out.

2:25 p.m. Criminal damage, Oakeley Lane - A caller came home and noticed that someone had hit and damaged their truck. They wanted to make a report.

5:15 p.m. Narcotics offense adult, Taos Community Auditorium - A caller said three guys were getting high while there were kids around.

9:41 p.m. Trespassing, Smith's - A man was sitting at the tables outside the store and appeared to be very drunk.

May 3

3:50 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Wendy's - A caller said a window appeared to have been broken at Wendy's.

12:46 p.m. Harassment, Taos Plaza - A caller said they were being harassed by a panhandler.

2:41 p.m. Narcotics offense adult, Salazar Road - A caller at the Southwest Wellness Dispensary wanted to report a former employee who had dropped cocaine at the office and then left the premises.

3:27 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Motel - A caller wanted to report a suicidal woman staying at the motel.

3:28 p.m. Kidnapping-abduction, Maestas Road - A caller wanted to report an abduction in the area of Hillcrest Bank on the south side.

7:34 p.m. Animal stray, Camino Cortez - A caller said his neighbor's dog tried to attack his 7-year-old daughter.

May 4

1:31 a.m. Shots fired, Allsup's Convenience Store (north side) - A caller said two men were fighting in the area. Then they said they could hear shots fired.

9:34 a.m. Assault, Human Services Department - A man walked in with a knife on him and the caller asked him to remove it or leave the premises. The man then crossed the street and threw the knife toward the building.

10:46 a.m. Property lost, Johnny's Barber Shop - A caller said they found someone's passport on the ground and wanted to give it to an officer.

10:58 a.m. Overdose, Taos High School - A caller said that a student just ran into her office and stated that another female student had taken five sleeping pills.

11:42 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Camino de la Placita - A caller wanted to make a report about the Centinel Bank of Taos main branch defrauding his account.

12:48 p.m. Narcotics offense adult, Taos Physical Therapy - Some people in a gray van and white car were smoking marijuana.

1:27 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Gusdorf Road - A caller said that a man had called her and said a "for sale" sign was on her property. She said she would like the sign taken down as her property is not for sale.

6:16 p.m. Larceny, Albertsons - The caller said they had detained a man for shoplifting.

7:02 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Antonio's Restaurant - A caller said that one of their customers had a few drinks and then went outside, where they were making a scene. They said the customer was threatening to start a fire outside.

10:52 p.m. Animal noise, Montano Lane - A dog was barking and crying uncontrollably somewhere between Montano Lane and Fechin Inn.

May 5

12:11 a.m. Welfare check, Kachina Lodge - A caller said she could hear a man screaming for help.

2:58 a.m. Welfare check, Kit Carson Road - A Dodge Durango in the area appeared to have some bullet holes in it.

8:23 a.m. Property found, IHOP - A caller found a dirty needle in the parking lot.

8:41 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Morada Lane - A caller said he saw a man going through trash bags on his property.

12:40 p.m. Obscene or threatening phone call, Camino de la Placita - A caller said she was working with a mental health patient in Taos County who was harassing her over the phone.

4:20 p.m. Welfare check, Indian Hills Inn - A caller was requesting a welfare check on two young boys who had been sitting out in the sun for a long time.

5:08 p.m. Welfare check, Apache Street - A caller was requesting a welfare check for her elderly mother, who has dementia and is prone to falling.

6:14 p.m. Choking, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - An 85-year-old woman was choking, and the caller said they didn't feel comfortable performing the Heimlich maneuver.

8:11 p.m. Sick person, Montoya Street - An 18-year-old man had melted plastic in his eye.

10:04 p.m. DUI alcohol or drugs, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church - A man was passed out in a vehicle whose motor was smoking.

May 6

7:36 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Taos Men's Shelter - Two men were threatening to beat each other up and kill each other.

7:56 a.m. Fire, wildland, IHOP - A fence and tree were on fire.

12:27 p.m. Domestic disturbance, El Monte Sagrado - A caller said that he and his wife were fighting in the parking lot. He was in the family car with his kids while his wife was becoming violent outside, striking the vehicle.

9:09 p.m. Public affray, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A fight was in progress at a residence in the area. The caller said one man appeared to be bloody.

9:39 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Dona Ana Drive - A caller said her neighbor was playing music loudly and keeping her awake.

10:47 p.m. Welfare check, Baskin Robbins - A man wearing a long white shirt was jumping in front of vehicles driving on Paseo del Pueblo Sur.

11:04 p.m. Traffic accident, injury, El Taoseño - A man had jumped out into traffic and suffered a small cut to his head, as well as a leg injury.

May 7

12:58 a.m. Welfare check, Walmart - A caller said a man was looking into cars in the area and was not supposed to be there.

7:56 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Taos International School - A caller said a man in a silver Subaru was looking at kids.

9:58 a.m. Criminal damage, Pieces - Someone had cut the gas line on a truck outside the business sometime during the night.

9:59 a.m. Alarm commercial, Maria Samora Studios - Someone had activated a holdup alarm at the studio.

11:55 a.m. Animal abuse, Taos Urgent Care - Two dogs were inside a red Jeep Cherokee with the windows rolled up.

12:12 a.m. Traffic accident, injury, Gusdorf Road - A vehicle ran a stop sign and hit another vehicle.

1:13 p.m. Overdose, Kachina Lodge - A caller wanted to report a possible overdose.

1:55 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Smith's - A man in the store was yelling at and harassing customers.

2:17 p.m. Harassment, Dona Ana Drive - A caller was having issues with their neighbor playing loud music.

2:20 p.m. Animal stray, State Highway 240 - A caller had found a dead cat in an acequia and was concerned about diseases.

2:29 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Albertsons - A caller said his vehicle had been involved in a hit and run. They said they had located the other vehicle in the Albertsons parking lot.

3:21 p.m. Larceny, Big 5 - Someone had stolen from the store. The caller said they had video of the suspect.

6:32 p.m. Criminal damage, Jaramillo Road - A caller said that her brother's boyfriend knocked down her fence.

6:55 p.m. Traffic hazard, Walmart - A caller said that a driver had parked in the fire lane, but was refusing to move.

7:14 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Albright Street - A caller said an irate-looking person was walking in and out of traffic toward the courthouse.

8:03 p.m. Harassment, Jaramillo Road - Two brothers had started fighting after disagreeing about something on their property line.

10:07 p.m. Civil stand by, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - A caller needed someone to go with him to get something from his house. He said that his neighbor had threatened to kill him yesterday.

11:05 p.m. Harassment, Albright Street - An intoxicated man appeared to be trying to break into a vehicle.

- Compiled by John Miller


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