Taos Police blotter

Posted 3/22/19
The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from March 13-18. March 13 1:46 p.m. Parking violation, Taos County Chamber of Commerce – Two vehicles and a county truck were …

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Taos Police blotter


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from March 13-18.

March 13

1:46 p.m. Parking violation, Taos County Chamber of Commerce – Two vehicles and a county truck were blocking the handicap ramp.

3:28 p.m. Larceny, Casa Benavides – An employee took tools and and keys from the business.

5:16 p.m. Public affray, Enos Garcia Elementary – Eight women were involved in a fight.

6:59 p.m. Alcohol offense, La Loma Street -–Caller said there was a man who was refusing to leave their residence.

8:44 p.m. Trespassing, Albertson’s – A man in the north entrance was claiming someone was stalking him.

March 14

6:19 a.m. Burglary, Octaviano Road – Caller said someone had broken into their car and they were fighting the individual.

9:48 a.m. Criminal damage, Mariposa Apartments – A group of girls were seen near the caller’s car and when they left the car was damaged.

6:39 p.m. Shoplifting, Bealls – A couple walked off with pants and shirts and then left in a maroon car.

9:14 p.m. Public affray, Albright Street – A man was trying to start fights.

9:40 p.m. Fraud-forgery, McDonald’s – Caller received a counterfeit $20 bill from a customer and wanted to report it.

11:04 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Walmart – People were yelling at each other from their RVs.

March 15

12:50 p.m. Information, Hampton Inn – A car’s windshield was broken in the parking lot.

2:19 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Gusdorf Place – A man in a dark blue Honda was driving around the apartment complex. Caller said it looked like he was scoping out the complex.

3:57 p.m. Information, Salazar Road – Some vandalism was reported and screws were thrown at the entrance of the Communities Against Violence.

5:10 p.m. Larceny, Camino de la Placita – Caller said their package was not delivered and they wanted to make a report.

8:13 p.m. Larceny, Weimer Road – Caller said their son stole a shotgun.

March 16

10:01 a.m. Loitering, Super Save – A group of three males were panhandling outside for over an hour.

3:01 p.m. Larceny, Weimer Road – A man with teardrop tattoos stole some petty cash and possibly keys to a water truck.

4:49 p.m. Civil complaint, Michael McCormick Gallery – Caller said an ex-employee was refusing to return a key and credit card.

6:11 p.m. Unknown, Kit Carson Park – Caller said they were locked in the park.

6:35 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Juniper Road – Caller said a white truck parked at their house.

March 17

9:12 a.m. Breaking and entering, Kachina Lodge – A man wearing a gray hoodie was trying to break into the building behind the hotel.

11 a.m. Theft of a motor vehicle, Albertson’s – Caller said someone had witnessed a vehicle stolen from the parking lot.

11:23 a.m. Welfare check, Herdner Road – Caller wanted to report a “monster homeless camp” behind Dollar Tree.

4:23 p.m. Larceny, Alpine Village Inn – Caller said personal items were stolen from their room. Management later found the bag emptied of the items.

6:25 p.m. Loitering, Gusdorf Road – Caller said people were camping in the area in a big camper and felt uneasy having them there.

March 18

1 a.m. Shoplifting, Shell station – Caller said someone had stolen a case of beers.

10:27 a.m. Animal stray, Morgan Road – A husky was on a chain and looked “starved and abused.”

11:18 a.m. Harassment, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – A male was throwing things at the caller’s store. Tribal police had spoken with him, but he was continuing.

2:22 p.m. Criminal damage, Family Dollar – Caller said someone had smashed their windshield in the parking lot.

4:17 p.m. Larceny, Silva’s Tire Center – Caller said someone had their tires worked on but left without paying.

7:36 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Taos Mesa Brewing Tap Room – Three women were looking into vehicles both on the street and in the parking lot.

– Compiled by Jesse Moya


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