Police blotter – Oct. 31-Nov. 5

Compiled by John Miller
Posted 11/8/18

Oct. 31, 9:09 p.m. Blake’s Lotaburger (north) – A customer was upset at how long it was taking a manager to refund her money.

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Police blotter – Oct. 31-Nov. 5


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Oct. 31-Nov. 5.

Oct. 31

12:06 a.m. Medical unknown, Walmart – A woman in her 40s had injested Draino and was throwing up all over the store.

10:32 a.m. Animal stray, Taos Diner – A large black dog was behind the diner and looked hungry. The caller requested animal control to pick it up.

11:26 a.m. Narcotics offense juvenile, Taos Middle School – A caller said she needed an officer to deal with a student who was found in possession of marijuana.

12:38 p.m. Assault, Cervantes Drive – A caller said a man had come to his home and threatened him with a knife.

2:11 p.m. Trespassing, Kentucky Fried Chicken – A highly intoxicated man was refusing to leave the restaurant.

3:12 p.m. Missing juvenile, DreamTree Project – A caller said two girls had left school in a white van.

8:33 p.m. Welfare check, Camino de la Merced – A caller wanted a welfare check on her autistic son. She said he may be in a vehicle with his father, who was possibly drinking and driving.

9:09 p.m. Information report, Blake’s Lotaburger (north) – A customer was upset at how long it was taking a manager to refund her money.

Nov. 1

10:11 a.m. Harassment, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A woman said another woman had been threatening her over the phone and had visited her home numerous times. She said this individual was going through her car at the Metro PCS store.

12:47 p.m. Harassment, Albertsons – Two men were fighting. One of them had pulled out a knife.

5:14 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Smith’s – A man and a woman were begging for money in the parking lot. One of them was urinating between cars.

Nov. 2

1:01 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Zia Street – A caller said a driver in the area had been revving their car engine for about an hour.

8:19 a.m. Traffic hazard, Kit Carson Road – A caller said a water leak had occurred near the Kit Carson museum.

8:36 a.m. Larceny, Ledoux Street – A caller said one of their tenants had their backpack stolen out of their car. They said the guest lost credit cards and $200.

10:51 a.m. Animal stray, Holy Cross Hospital – A caller said a black feral cat got into her car at the hospital and wouldn’t leave.

1:15 p.m. Property found, Kit Carson Road – A caller said he had found an orange and black backpack near his business.

4:06 p.m. Missing juvenile, DreamTree Project – Two girls who had gone missing earlier in the week had turned up again.

4:07 p.m. Animal stray, incident address unknown – A caller said a dog had been adopted out and then was returned about six times. They said the dog was then transferred out of state to Colorado, found again and transferred back.

8:22 p.m. Loitering, Walmart – A caller said a group of people on the side of the building were harassing people for money, being very persistent.

Nov. 3

12:33 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Shell (south) – An employee was concerned about a man sitting in a vehicle outside wearing face paint.

8:19 a.m. Traffic accident, injury, Kentucky Fried Chicken – A caller said that a man had just wrecked on a motorcycle.

11:48 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Stray Hearts Animal Shelter – A woman in the office was becoming aggressive.

3:25 p.m. Welfare check, Quesnel Street – A caller said a man was lying down in a field covered by a blue blanket.

5:16 p.m. Larceny, Taos Youth & Family Center – A caller said she was helping a girl track a stolen cell phone but wanted an officer to assist with its recovery.

6:03 p.m. Animal abuse, Walmart – A caller said a dog was crying in a box in the back of a red truck.

11:01 p.m.  Information report, Smith’s – A caller said a man was drunk in a blue Honda in the parking lot.

11:47 p.m. Shots fired, Mariposa Lane – A caller said she heard one gun shot come from somewhere at Mariposa Apartments.

Nov. 4

9:29 a.m. Sex offense adult, Worldmark – A caller said a note had been left on a guest’s car that said a girl was being raped in Taos Canyon. The note said “gangsters raping a girl.” It said it was happening in one of the campgrounds, “first straight past Shady Brook.”

10:23 a.m. Burglary commercial, Antonio’s Restaurant – A caller said he arrived to find that a door had been forced open.

12:10 p.m. Criminal damage, Dona Luz Street – A caller said that her tire was slashed in the parking lot of Tuesday Morning.

12:23 p.m. Larceny, Super Save – A caller said someone used his food stamps at the grocery store this morning.

1:17 p.m. Harassment, Ace Hardware – Someone was making threats inside the store.

7:13 p.m. Larceny, Mariposa Apartments – A caller said four teenage boys were trying to break into the change machine in the laundry room.

Nov. 5

12:36 a.m. Shoplifting, Shell (south) – A caller said someone had taken off with a six-pack and four cans.

1:30 a.m. Shoplifting, Shell (south) – A caller said a man had gone behind the counter and taken some liquor.

9:15 a.m. Animal stray, Kit Carson Park – A caller said a man was walking his dog without a leash.

10:40 a.m. Shots fired, Kit Carson Road – A caller said two men riding in a blue pickup truck were firing a gun up in the air.

12:12 p.m. Criminal damage, Taos Police Department – A walk-in said that someone had slashed her tires.

2:41 p.m. Fire, structure, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A caller said an ice machine had caught fire.

2:51 p.m. Criminal damage, Kit Carson Road – A caller said a man was throwing newspaper racks.

4:19 p.m. Animal stray, Fred Baca Park – A caller said a very aggressive dog was running in the park. They were concerned it was going to bite kids in the area.

7:04 p.m. Juvenile problem, DreamTree Project – A 15-year-old girl climbed out a window and left the area.

7:19 p.m. Missing juvenile, Camino de la Merced – A caller said her 16-year-old daughter left for school in the morning, but never went to school.

10:46 p.m. Property found, Albertsons – A caller said he had found a backpack that had flip flops, a drill and makeup in it.

– Compiled by John Miller


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