Socorro County Sheriff’s DepartmentSeptember 11• An officer was dispatched to an incident of a person yelling. The officer met with the suspect who was very confused and making statements that were not of sound mind or nature. Suspect was transported to Socorro General for a medical and mental evaluation
September 12 • At 6 p.m. an officer met with complainant. Complainant stated that unknown suspects had entered victim’s residence by kicking the front door. Complainant did not know if anything was taken. No suspects at time of report. September 13 • An officer met with a victim. Victim stated the suspect pulled approximately 600 feet of copper wire from the ground that was connected to a mobile home on his property. Victim witnessed suspect attempting to remove the wire. Officer met with suspect who stated the wire was placed there by him, he bought the wire and buried it on the property for power to the mobile home on the property which belongs to him. September 15 • An officer pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. Officer ran a check and learned suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Dona Ana County. Suspect was placed under arrest and transported to the Detention Center. September 16 • An officer met with an officer from the Socorro Police Department. The officer brought a suspect into the Sheriff’s department and the suspect stated he had been involved in a domestic dispute. Officer spoke to the suspect who said he had taken the victim, his mother, to Alamo to get her help for her alcohol problem. Victim spoke with suspect and stated she needed medical help due to falling in her home. Suspect contacted ambulance and victim was transported to the Socorro General Hospital. The officer contacted an officer from Alamo Navajo PD and he advised to release suspect. September 17 • At 8:15 a.m. an officer met with a victim who stated an unknown suspect broke the lock to a storage shed and took an air compressor. The theft occurred at the Veguita Trading Post. The security camera depicted the vehicle used in the theft. September 18 • At 6 p.m. a complainant stated that unknown suspects had cut approximately 6 feet of copper wire from a telephone pole. No suspects at time of report. September 19 • At 4:40 p.m. an officer pulled over a suspect. Suspect stated he wanted to be arrested because he was insane and needed to be arrested for the safety of others. Suspect was very confused and making statements that were not of sound mind and nature. Suspect was transported to Socorro General Hospital for a medical and mental evaluation. • At 7 a.m. an officer met with a complainant. Victim stated that she found that someone had broken into her home. It was found that weapons, jewelry and audio/visual equipment was taken. No suspects and time of report. • An officer met with a victim. Victim stated that unknown suspects broke into his home. Items taken were a computer and printer. Officer located tracks and footprints and photos were taken. No suspects at time of report. September 20 • At 10 a.m. an officer met with a victim. Victim stated she was in her yard when two dogs rushed her. Victim stated she believed the dogs belong to a family member who lives across from her. Officer failed to make contact with the family member or the dogs in their yard. September 21 • An officer was called to the 7th Judicial District Court. Officer was advised the suspect had outstanding warrants for his arrest. Officer verified warrants and place suspect under arrest and incarcerated him at the Socorro County Detention Center. • An officer met with a victim. Victim stated the he found that someone had broken into his home. It was found that a computer and weapons were taken. No suspects at time of report. • Ann officer was dispatched to District Court. Officer was ordered by judge to take custody of the suspect who had his probation revoked by the judge. Suspect was placed under arrest and escorted to the Detention Center. September 22 • An officer was dispatched to the Sandoval County Detention Center for transport. Officer transported suspect to the Seventh Judicial District Court where she was released by a district judge.
September 23• At 4 p.m. an officer met with complainant who stated a suspect had his work gear. Victim requested a civil stand by in order to retrieve his belongings. Officer had no contact with suspect at this time.September 24• At 1 p.m. a victim stated a suspect drove her vehicle at a high rate of speed towards her while she was riding her horse. Victim stated the suspect stopped next to her and revved her engine. Victim stated that she and her husband spoke with suspect but she was irate and called them dog killers. Officer met with suspect who admitted she drove her vehicle at the horse and rider believing it was someone else but did not stop her actions when she saw that it was the victim.• An officer met with a suspect. Officer learned that suspect did not have proper registration or insurance on vehicle. Driver was cited and vehicle towed.• An officer was dispatched to a domestic dispute. Victim stated suspect forcibly pushed her. Officer met with suspect who stated he did not touch the victim. Victim stated she wanted to leave the residence. Victim stated she was ill and was transported to the hospital where she was treated and released.September 30• An officer met with a suspect who was driving with expired tags. Officer ran the tags and learned it had been expired since 2005. Officer ran a check on suspect and learned that suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and a suspended driver’s license. Suspect was placed under arrest and transported to the Detention Center.
City of Socorro Police DepartmentOctober 26• At 12:30 p.m. a man was arrested on Baca Street on a probation violation and jailed at the county detention center.• An officer responded to a call at 1 p.m. from a woman who said a statue of St. Jude and a statue of the Virgin Mary , both valued at $50, had been taken from the porch of her Otero Street apartment.October 27• At 9 a.m. a man reported a vehicle stolen from the parking lot of his business on Spring Street. The vehicle was entered into NCIC.• A warrant was served at 10:40 a.m. on a Magdalena man, at the county detention center.• An Albuquerque man was arrested at 12 p.m. on a bench warrant at 200 Church Street and jailed.• At 12:10 p.m. an officer arrested a man on Harold Drive who had an outstanding warrant, and jailed him at the county detention center. • An El Paso man made a report at 1:40 p.m. of his vehicle license plate being lost or stolen. The plate was entered into NCIC.• At 10:39 p.m. a man reported that an unknown person had entered his home on Cuba Road and taken a laptop computer worth $100, a camera worth $150 and $20 worth of change.October 28• Walmart contacted police at 2:25 a.m. about two men caught taking two bottles of vodka worth $17 each. The men were arrested and jailed.• An officer took a report at 11 a.m. from an employee of Aaron’s, who said a man had taken possession of a television that belonged to Aaron’s from his tenant, and was refusing to return it due to unpaid rent. No action was taken.• At 2:15 p.m. a Lordsburg woman reported that her purse had been stolen at Walmart. The officer attempted to view the store’s surveillance video but there were no employees were available to operate the video system. The case is pending investigation. * A report was taken at 2:45 p.m. from a woman on center Street who accused another woman of stealing her son’s medication and refusing to return it.• At 4:45 p.m. an officer took a report at Wells Fargo about a case of fraud involving a Nigerian internet scam. A man reportedly lent money to a woman in Shomolu, Nigeria; she wired money to his bank account and he withdrew it. The bank then informed him that the money was wired through a phantom account and wasn’t backed. The suspect is not in the country; the bank is out $1,800.• A woman was picked up for public intoxication on the plaza at 6 p.m. The officer drove her to her home and issued her a non-traffic citation. • At 6:10 p.m. a male driver was stopped on California Street for not wearing his seatbelt and found to be driving on a suspended/revoked license. He was arrested and jailed at the county detention center.• A woman who had been picked up earlier at the plaza for public intoxication was picked up at 7:50 p.m. on Padilla Street for public intoxication. This time she was arrested and taken to the county detention center.• At 10:30 p.m. a black free style bike with gold lettering was reported stolen from a yard on Tornillo Street.
City of Socorro PoliceOctober 18• Police arrested a man on Bullock Street at 12 a.m. on a outstanding warrant and booked him into the county detention center.• Police were called at 5:30 a.m. about a man kicking the door of a woman’s residence on Otero Street and causing a scene. The suspect left the area but was later located by civilian. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• A man was arrested at 2 p.m. on Eaton Street, on an outstanding warrant. He was booked into the county detention center.
• At 3 p.m. police followed up on the case of a man accused of fraudulent use of a credit card, who allegedly admitted to the crime. He was served with an arrest warrant the following day. • Also at 3 p.m., an officer observed a male driver commit a traffic violation on Spring Street. When he was checked through NCIC, he turned out to have a revoked/suspended license. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. • Officers were dispatched to Central Street at 5:45 p.m. in response to a report from a woman who said that a male had shoved her during an argument. The man told police that he tried getting away from his girlfriend but she followed him around the house and would hit him on the back so he pushed her away after getting frustrated. October 19 • Officers were dispatched to a residence on Highway 60 at 3 a.m. in reference to a possible fight in progress. One person accused another of stealing from him. A woman at the scene was arrested on an active warrant. No items were reported stolen. • A man contacted the police at 6:08 a.m. and said he had been received text messages from the mother of his child asking for help because the child had stopped breathing. An officer went to the residence on Central Street, but the mother didn’t answer the door. The father arrived and got the door open. The officer restrained the mother so the child could be taken from her arms. The mother was arrested and jailed. • An officer was dispatched to Michigan Avenue at 9:30 a.m. in response to a call from the misdemeanor compliance office. A man was arrested on a bench warrant and booked into the county detention center. • At 8:47 p.m. a woman reported arriving home at her Fatima Street residence and finding her vehicle was missing. When she entered the house, she noticed an open window and the keys to the vehicle were missing. The woman signed a theft declaration, the missing vehicle was entered into NCIC, and the officer followed up on reports of a runaway juvenile in the area prior to vehicle being taken. The juvenile was not located. • At 11:32 p.m. an officer was called to the Capitol Bar to check on an ID that looked suspicious. The ID turned out to be fake, and a man was arrested and jailed. October 20 • At 10 a.m. an officer was sent to Chaparral Drive in response to a complaint from a man who reported that an unknown person shot his vehicle with a BB gun, causing damage. • At 3:47 p.m. a man reported that unknown person had entered his residence on Hilton Street and stolen $400 from his wallet. • A man was arrested on California Street at 4:40 p.m. on an outstanding warrant. He was booked into the county detention center. • Police took a report at 9 p.m. from a woman who reported that an unknown person had entered her apartment on Fifth Street and stolen several items. She gave police the name of a person who might be of interest. The officer was not able to locate that person. October 21 • Police responded at 11:45 a.m. to a call from McCutcheon Street from a woman who reported her boyfriend had arrived home highly intoxicated, battered her and possibly raped her. The woman did show signs of battery. A search was conducted of the residence and no evidence was found. • A man was arrested at 1:40 p.m. on Highway 60 on an outstanding warrant, and booked into the county detention center. • A Polvadera man was stopped for a traffic violation at Leroy and Bullock. He showed signs of intoxication, failed field sobriety tests and blew at .26 on the Breathalyzer at the police station. • At 5:49 p.m. officers were called to Vigil and California Streets where there was a man screaming at himself and others, and brandishing a knife. The knife was taken from him, and he was warned not to be yelling in public, but he persisted, so he was arrested and booked into the county detention center. • A woman was arrested at 11:30 p.m. on College Street for public intoxication, and was booked into the county detention center. • Police stopped a Roswell man at 11:59 p.m. on California Street for a traffic violation. The man showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. October 22 • A male driver was stopped at 12 a.m. for a traffic violation at California and Bullock Streets. His license showed him to be under the age of 21, and there was alcohol in his vehicle. He was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol. • At 1:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to Baca Street in reference to a fight in progress. They found a woman who showed signs of battery but said she was unable to positively identify her batterer. She was seen by an ambulance due to injuries. • Also at 1:30 a.m., an officer was dispatched to Baca Street in response to an unrelated call. He found a male in the area in possession of drug paraphernalia and arrested him. The man reportedly resisted going to jail. • An officer took a report at 5:30 p.m. from a woman who complained that someone had driven over her mailbox at her home on Harold Drive and damaged it. There were no suspects. • A Ruidoso man contacted the police at 10:45 p.m. to report that someone had cut the top of his Corvette while it was parked in a lot on California Street. There were no witnesses and no suspects. • While doing a compliance check at the Capitol Bar at 11:43 p.m. an officer noticed man he knew to have an outstanding warrant. The man was arrested and booked into the county detention center. October 23 • A male driver was stopped at 12:04 a.m. on California Street and discovered to be driving on a revoked/suspended license. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. • At 5:45 p.m. police responded to a report from a man at a residence on Sean Street who complained that he stopped some people trying to steal his XBOX during a party and asked them to leave. He later noticed several other items missing. October 24 • A man was arrested at 10:15 a.m. at the DWI Compliance Office on Neel Avenue on an active warrant. He was booked into the county detention center. • At 11:30 a.m. a man was picked up at APPO on Mechem Street on an outstanding warrant and taken to the detention center. • At 11:45 a.m. a woman reported that an unknown person had broken a window at her house on Grant Street. The neighbors didn’t see anything. • Another man was picked up on an arrest order at APPO at noon, and taken to the detention center. • Police received a report at 3 p.m. from a woman on Sixth Street who had given another woman a ride in her car, and afterward noticed money and medications missing from her purse. • At 3:15 p.m. police received a report from a Mississippi woman who said she’d checked out of the Econolodge on Saturday and gotten halfway to Las Cruces before noticing that her DVDs were missing. The hotel maids said they didn’t see any DVDs in the room. • A woman on Giles Street called the police at 5 p.m. to say she was being harassed on the telephone by her mother who lives in Albuquerque. The officer tried calling the mother on the phone, but she didn’t answer. • At 5:15 p.m. a man reported that some one had entered his vehicle and taken everything out of it, but hadn’t taken anything. There were no witnesses. • A woman called police at 7:30 p.m. to report a stolen vehicle. She told officers that her daughter, whose car it was, had been arrested and her sister had been asked to take the car to the mother on Aspen Street but never did, and was riding around in it. An officer was able to locate the vehicle, which was taken to the mother’s house and locked. October 25 • At 9 a.m. a woman on Leroy Street reported her pistol had been taken from her vehicle. She told police she didn’t know how long it had been missing. There were no suspects. • A man was arrested at California and Church Streets at 11:25 a.m. on an outstanding warrant, and jailed. • At 5:30 p.m. a woman at the Socorro County Detention Center reported losing her work visa. She said she didn’t know where she’d lost it. • An employee of the Phoenix, Ariz. company Finish Line reported at 6:20 p.m. that an unknown man had stolen a 5-gallon bucket of paint worth $80 from his work site at 1019 N. California Street. The officer observed video footage of the theft but was unable to identify the suspect. October 26 • An officer was called to APPO on Mechem Street at 10 a.m. in reference to a man who was in violation of conditions of his probation or parole. APPO provided an arrest order and the man was arrested and jailed at the county detention center after medical clearance.
City of Socorro PoliceOctober 13• A business at 202 California reported at 8:15 a.m. that an unknown person or persons had damaged their windows. No suspects.• A 10:45 a.m. police received a report from a woman on Neel Ave that an unknown person had used her credit card to make a purchase. No suspects.
• A man was contacted at noon on Fifth Street and arrested on an active warrant.
• At 2:30 p.m. a woman reported that an unknown person has been stealing water from faucets outside her Grant Street residence. No suspects. • A second man was apprehended on Fifth Street and arrested on an outstanding warrant, at noon. • At 3:30 p.m. a woman reported being contacted by a loan company and told that an unknown person had tried to obtain a quick loan using her identity. • A man contacted police at 3:30 p.m. to say his son had misplaced his backpack at the high school, with his cell phone. When the father called the cell number, an unidentified male told him he’d bought the phone at the flea market, but said he would mail it back to the family. An officer called the cell number several times, and was hung up on after identifying himself to the female who finally answered. The backpack and contents, including textbooks and phone, were valued at about $100. • A woman on Mt. Carmel Street made a report at 6:30 p.m. of an unknown person entering her home and taking 52 inch Panasonic TV. She was unable to provide a serial number. No suspects. • A man was arrested at 7:13 p.m. on Mariposa Street on an outstanding warrant. • A woman was arrested at her home on Baca Street at 7:45 p.m. when an officer assisting with a Misdemeanor Compliance check discovered a substance suspected to be heroin. • At 8 p.m. police responded to an argument on Grant Street and confiscated a switch blade knife from one of the parties. No charges were filed. • A man was arrested on the plaza at 10:10 p.m. for public intoxication. • At 10:15 p.m. an office attempted to make a traffic stop of a male driver on Chaparral Street who failed to stop at a stop sign. The driver was halted after a short pursuit and arrested for driving while intoxicated. He blew .22, .20 and .20 on the Breathalyzer at the police station and was incarcerated in the county detention center. • A man was contacted on Sixth Street at 10:37 p.m. on an outstanding warrant and arrested. • A woman was arrested at 11:26 p.m. on the plaza for public intoxication. • At 11:50 p.m. a man was contacted by police at his home on Silva Street on an outstanding warrant and arrested. Police also cited the man for marijuana and drug paraphernalia found in the residence. October 14 • At 3 a.m. an officer observed an intoxicated man get into a vehicle and begin driving. The man was stopped, given a field sobriety test and brought to the police department, where he blew .15 and .16 on a Breathalyzer test. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. • Police received a report at 3:30 a.m. from a man who said an unknown person had kicked in the front door of his home on Faulkner Street. The man later admitted kicking in the door himself because he was upset about his brother’s arrest. • At 7:15 a.m. a man reported an unknown person had entered his property on the NE Frontage Road and taken a white vehicle trailer valued at $1,500 and a white Arctic Cat 375 ATV, valued at $2,500. While he was making his report, police ran an NCIC check on the man, discovered he had an outstanding warrant, and arrested him. • At 8 a.m. an officer was called to the scene of a domestic dispute and met with a woman who said she was arguing in her car with a man. She told police during the argument the man threw hot coffee on her and put the moving vehicle into park, causing damage to the car’s transmission. The officer noticed blistering on the victim from hot coffee, and charges were filed against the man. • Police made contact with a man at Grant and Nicholas Streets at 9:15 a.m. He had an outstanding warrant and was arrested. • At 10 a.m. police took a report from a man on Lopezville Road who said an unknown person had entered his vehicle taking a black packpack and two handguns. He was able to provide the serial number for one gun, but not the other. The man said he found a stereo faceplate in his vehicle that didn’t belong to him. The officer took the face plate as evidence and also took several photographs of footprints. No suspects. • A man on Silva Street was contacted at 12:06 p.m. on an outstanding warrant and arrested. • At 1:57 p.m. a man was reported yelling in the road on Spring Street. An NCIC check showed he had an outstanding warrant, and he was arrested. • Police were contacted at 2 p.m. by a woman who reported that a woman was demanding money from her. When she said she didn’t have any money, the woman reportedly told her she’d no longer be able to see her grandchildren. • At 2:05 p.m. a man reported that a person had taken two 5 foot aluminum poles valed at $150 from his yard on Cassady Street that were used to raise his camper from his truck, and provided the name of a possible suspect. • A man was contacted at 2:30 p.m. at 1103 N California Street for violation of his conditions of release, and detained. He tested positive for narcotics, and was arrested. • At 8:15 p.m. a man reported leaving a grease gun valued at $600 at the car wash at 719 California. After washing his vehicle he returned to retrieve the grease gun and it was gone. October 15 • At 1:20 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle at Otero and Sixth streets for a traffic violation. The driver showed signs of intoxication, failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the police station where he blew .0 and .08 on the Breathalyzer test. He was arrested and booked into the county jail. – • A vehicle was stopped at 9:13 a.m. on Spring Street. The driver was found to be driving on a suspended or revoked license and to have a valid warrant for his arrest. He was booked at the county detention center. • At 12:15 p.m. the store manager at Supermart witnessed a woman collecting food items in her purse and attempting to leave the store without paying. She was issued a citation, released and told not to return to the store. • A man driving with expired temporary tags was stopped at 1:45 p.m. The man acted nervous. Narcotics were found in the car and on the man’s person. The police report said the man resisted arrest at the hospital. • At 2:39 p.m. police responded to a report of an altercation on El Camino Real between two men. One man reported that he was arguing with the other one, who then broke his car windows with a baseball bat. When police contacted the other man, he said the first man, and others, had threatened to beat him up so he went home and came back with the bat and damaged the vehicle. • At 8:20 p.m. a woman reported someone on stole her TV while she was away from her home on Sixth Street. Police found no signs of forced entry, however when they investigated they found the woman in possession of a marijuana pipe and cited her. • A vehicle was stopped near California and Spring streets at 11:48 p.m. for a traffic violation. The driver showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and booked. October 16 • Police accompanied CYFD staff investigating an injury to a child. The father told CYFD they weer playing at Clark Field and he was giving his child piggy back rides. He said he then told his son it was his turn to give one and acted as if he was going to get on his son’s back. He said it was not until later that his son complained about his leg hurting him, and when they took him to emergency room they found he had a hairline fracture. The son told the same story. • At 5:35 p.m. a man reported that while riding his bike on Manzanares Street a tiny dog ran at him, and he fell off his bike and sustained injuries. The dog’s owner was cited. October 17 • At 10:30 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle on U.S. 60 for a traffic violation and noticed an odor of marijuana. The driver admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle. The officer took possession of the drugs and issued a citation. • An officer was dispatched to Melody Lane at 12 p.m. for possible burglary and noticed a window on residence was busted out. The home’s occupant told the officer everything was OK. No suspects. • At 5:15 p.m. police received a report from a woman on Baca Street who accused another woman of stealing medications. • Police arrested an intoxicated man on Sixth Street at 6:15 p.m. who was in violation of the terms of his probation and not to be drinking alcohol. • At 6:38 p.m. a vehicle was stopped on California Street for a traffic violation. The driver was found to be driving on a suspended or revoked drivers license. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.
Socorro County SheriffSeptember 2
• A sheriff’s deputy was assisting the Socorro Police Department in serving a warrant to a suspect. The suspect turned over narcotics he had in his possession and the substance was tested and proven to be meth. The suspect and substance was turned over to the SPD.
September 3 • At 8:30 p.m. an officer met with a victim who stated that she was battered by another female while at the rodeo. The victim said the female came from behind and struck her causing her to fall and lose consciousness. She said the suspect had a rock in her hand when she struck her. The victim hsd physical evidence of being battered but did not know the name of the suspect. September 5 • At 4:30 p.m. an officer met with a victim who reported the family was away from the home for two days and upon returning found that someone had entered the residence and had taken numerous audio and visual items. A witness said she heard noise coming from the residence and when she checked, she found a suspect there. No contact with suspect at time of report. • At 12:25 p.m. an officer met with a complainant who reported that they went to pick up property that was willed to them and was being used by the suspect. The officer learned that the suspect and victims had an agreement regarding the property and were to make an exchange of property on Oct. 1 when victims returned from Arizona. • At 4 p.m. an officer met with a complainant who said a suspect came into the center for gas. Suspect left a Bank of the West card with complainant and left to fuel his vehicle. Suspect did not return for his card and complainant attempted to complete transaction for $50. The card was declined. A description of the vehicle and trailer being pulled was given to the officer. September 6 • An officer met with a victim who said she received a call from a person she believed to be her grandson. Suspect stated that he had been involved in a crash and needed her to wire him money for hospital bills. Suspect also told her not to call his mom or police because he might get in trouble for being in Mexico. Victim also spoke with a “Tom” who stated her grandson needed the money as soon as possible. The victim wired the money and then received a call that her grandson needed more money. It was learned that her grandson was fine and there was no crash. The money was picked up by an unknown suspect who gave the grandsons name and had an international ID. • An officer was dispatched to an incident of an unruly passenger on a transport bus. After speaking with the suspect he agreed to settle down. However, the officer was called back after the suspect was again being unruly, disruptive and took some type of medication. The driver refused to take the suspect any further. The officer transported the suspect to the hospital where he was treated and released. September 7 • At 1:45 p.m. an officer was assisting the Socorro Police after learning that a suspect had fled from police in a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The officer proceeded to the incident location and learned that the suspect had borrowed a vehicle and had parked the Harley in a garage. The Harley was towed and a hold placed on it until suspect meet with PD. • An officer met with a victim who stated that the license plate from his ATV was missing. Victim did not know if it had been removed or had fallen off. September 8 • An officer was dispatched to the District Court and ordered by the judge to take custody of a suspect who had his probation revoked. Suspect was placed under arrest and escorted to the detention center. • An officer was dispatched to a hit and run crash. The hit and run vehicle was north on Chambon Rd, left the roadway and struck a fence. Then suspect stopped and backed into another fence. The officer located a key belonging to a Volvo at the site and then located a Volvo in Polvadera that had damage consistent with the damage to both fences. The officer met with the suspect who denied driving the vehicle to and from the crash sites. • An officer met with a complainant who reported that she found the license plate from her 1972 trailer missing. She stated she did not know if it had been taken or if it had fallen off. September 10 • At 1:25 p.m. an officer was dispatched to a domestic disturbance where he met with both victims. Victim one stated that the suspect battered her by punching her on the lip, and the victim did have physical evidence of being battered. Victim 2 was pushed in an aggressive manner and that’s when victim 1 got between victim 2 and the suspect and was battered. Suspect left prior to deputy arrival and no contact was made. • At 6 p.m. an officer met with a complainant and witness who reported that when she came to check on her sister and found her deceased. O.M.I. was called. The deceased has a history of medical problems. • An officer responded to a woman yelling, disoriented and confused. The officer located the suspect’s vehicle in a ditch partially submerged. Suspect was transported to the hospital for medical and mental evaluation. • A driver was backing his vehicle and failed to see the closeness of a telephone pole and grazed causing minor damage to vehicle. No enforcement action was taken. • An officer was dispatched to a reported larceny. The officer met with the victim who stated her cell phone was missing. The victim stated she left her residence for a little while and the phone may have been taken then. No suspects at time of report. • At 7:30 p.m. an officer met with a complainant who stated that a suspect came into his yard with a hatchet and scared his children. The officer attempted but failed to make contact with suspect. Complainant stated he wanted a report filed and the suspect advised to stay out of his yard. City of Socorro Police October 2 • At 12:07 a.m. an officer met with a person on El Camino Real who said a man had gotten into his car and tried to start it. The officer met with the suspect, who was highly intoxicated and still in the person’s car. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. • A woman was arrested on California Street at 5:20 p.m. for public intoxication, and incarcerated. • A woman reported at 6:49 p.m. that someone had stolen coins worth $200 from her residence on McCutcheon Street. • An Espanola man stopped at mile marker 152 on I-25 at 7 p.m. for speeding claimed to be a state police officer but was unable to provide identification or a badge. • An officer separated two women involved in an altercation on Grant Street at 8:05 p.m. One woman was arrested and booked into the detention center. October 3 • A man was arrested at 10:15 a.m. at the probation office on Mechem Street on an active warrant, and was booked into the detention center. • At 2 p.m. a woman on Baca Street reported that a man hit her, stole her keys, took her car and broke the ignition switch. The car was located, but the suspect was not. • A man on Manzanares Street reported his license plate stolen, at 2:55 p.m. • At 3 p.m. a man reported the theft of his ladder from his Calle Bonita residence. • A man reported the theft of his Xbox at 6:30 p.m. and named a suspect. The officer was unable to locate the suspect. October 4 • One woman and four men were arrested at the DWI Compliance Office on Neel Avenue, at 9:45 a.m. • At 5:42 p.m. a man reported his Nelson Street residence had been broken into and several items stolen, including $300 in cash, a $1,600 laptop, a $300 flat screen TV, and a pair of $50 computer speakers. • At 8:30 p.m. a woman on Baca Street reported her boyfriend had taken her car earlier in the day and had struck her and locked her in her apartment. The officer was unable to locate the boyfriend. • At 1 p.m. a report was taken regarding an incident that occurred at 3 a.m. A woman reported that a man approached another man and struck him in the face. The victim said the attack was unprovoked, and the woman supported his statement. October 5 • A woman was arrested at the DWI Compliance Office at 11:30 a.m. and booked into the detention center. • At 11:40 a.m. a woman on Terry Street was arrested and her two children were removed from their home and placed with their grandmother after a house check conducted by CYFD and a compliance officer. • At 1:04 p.m. on Lemitar Lane a woman said a man upset over money, began battering her. She left home with child, returned with child, entered the home and was again struck by the man. She entered the bedroom and locked door but he kicked door open, approached her with a knife. She attempted to take the knife away and was cut. The man was arrested booked into detention center. October 6 • At 12:24 a.m. a woman was stopped on state road 1 for traffic violation She was given a field sobriety test and performed poorly. She was arrested and booked into county jail. • A man reported at 8 a.m. that someone entered his home on Grant Street and took a black Fender guitar valued at $1,200. • At 12:45 p.m. an officer was called to the scene of domestic violence on California Street Contact was made with the victim and a detective is investigating the incident.
Magdalena Marshal’sOctober 4• At 2:50 p.m., an officer took a report of a stolen license plate. The plate was entered as stolen in an attempt to locate a suspect.October 5• An officer responded to a two vehicle accident at the Magdalena Post Office. No citations were issued.
October 6 • An officer took a report of stolen construction signs off Pine Street. The case is under investigation. October 10 • At about 7:30 a.m., an officer took a report of an accident at the Magdalena Schools where two vehicles crashed. No citations were issued. Frost on a windshield was a factor. October 12 • An officer took a report on South Chestnut where a male subject was intoxicated. The case and investigation was turned over to Adult Protective Services. October 14 • An officer responded to a call of a burglary at a residence on Spruce Street. Damage was sustained at the residence and to a storage building. • At about 1 p.m., officers assisted Magdalena EMS in locating a male subject on Forest Road 10 who was having a diabetic attack. At about 2 p.m. the male subject was located and transported to Socorro General Hospital. • Ann officer arrested a male subject at a DWI check point on US 60 for driving on a suspended or revoked license. The subject was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center. October 16 • An officer responded to a one vehicle accident involving an elk on N.M. 169. The elk was sold at the scene and a report was taken. October 17 • An officer assisted the Socorro County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a cut lock and possible theft of copper. The case is under investigation. City of Socorro Police September 26 • Police responded at 8:05 p.m. to a report from a woman on Kathryn Street who said she had been hit, and showed signs of battery. A man was arrested and booked into the detention center. • At 10:20 a.m. a man reported he left his backpack on the trunk of his car near Bullock and California streets and it fell off. No suspects. • A man was arrested on a warrant at 198 Neel Avenue at 5:57 p.m. September 27 • At 10 a.m. an employee of the Socorro Electric Cooperative reported three parties on Ivy and Reservoir Streets had damaged meter boxes and were stealing electricity. • A man was arrested for being highly intoxicated and in full public view on Abeyta Street, at 11:10 a.m. He was booked into the county jail. • At 12:30 p.m. a man was served with an arrest warrant at the county jail. • A man reported at 2 p.m. that someone entered his motel room at 400 California Street and stole his HP computer, valued at $1,000. • A man was arrested on California Street at 3:50 p.m. for public drunkenness, and booked into the county jail. • At 4 p.m. a man was contacted on Spring Street on a warrant and arrested. • A man reported his $40 cell phone stolen, at 4:20 p.m. • At 4:35 p.m. a man was arrested on Spring Street on an arrest order. • A man was stopped on El Camino Real for a traffic violation, at 4:45 p.m. NCIC showed his license was suspended or revoked. There was a pursuit, and the man was arrested and incarcerated in the county jail. • A man was stopped at 5:20 p.m. in the Roadrunner parking lot with a license that was invalid unless he had an interlock device installed in his vehicle. He had no interlock, and was arrested and booked into the detention center. • A woman on Lopez Place reported at 6 p.m. that a $135 Emerson 19” flat screen TV and $100 Canon Coolpix camera had been stolen from her house. • At 10 p.m. a woman reported a $2,000 Magnavox flat screen TV stolen from her house on Park Street. • A man as arrested on a bench warrant and booked into the county jail, at 10:05 p.m. • A California woman was stopped on B Street at 11 p.m. for a traffic violation and was found to have two outstanding felony warrants. She was arrested and booked into the Socorro County Detention Center.
September 28 • At 8:40 a.m. a man was stopped on California Street for a traffic violation. NCIC showed he had a suspended/revoked license and interlock requirement. He was arrested and booked at the detention center. • A man was arrested on the Plaza at 3:50 p.m. on a warrant. • At 4:25 p.m. a woman was contacted on California Street for drinking in public and turned out to have a valid warrant. She was arrested and booked into the county jail. • A woman reported at 6 p.m. that a man had violated his probation order by texting her. She had been in court to extend an order of protection and advised the court of the violation. No action was taken by police. • At 6:12 p.m. a man on 6th Street reported being battered and choked by another man, and showed signs of battery. The suspect denied the allegations, but was arrested and booked into the county jail. • Officers were called out to a domestic violence situation on Fifth Street at 8 p.m. and met with an 18-year old and his mother. She reported that the 18-year old and an older man had engaged in an altercation and the teen had sustained an injury. The suspect reportedly said the teen was mentally ill and difficult to live with, and resisted arrest. He was arrested and booked into the detention center. A second man was arrested after he entered the home, yelled at an officer and refused to stay in the front room after being asked. When the officer attempted to restrain him, he resisted. He was also booked into the detention center.
September 29 • A man who failed to stop at a stop sign was pulled over at 1:47 a.m. on Lopezville Road. He appeared intoxicated, performed poorly on a field sobriety test and was placed under arrest, but at the police station blew a .00 twice on the breathalyzer test. He was taken home and released. • At 8:30 a.m. a man reported two people had entered a woman’s home, stolen her refrigerator and sold it. Officers located and recovered the refrigerator, but the District Attorney’s office opted not to prosecute. • A man was arrested at 10 a.m. at Magistrate Court on a bench warrant. He was booked into the detention center. • A woman was arrested at 10:35 p.m. at Magistrate Court on bench warrant. She was booked into the detention center. • A man was arrested on Spring Street at 1:10 p.m. on a bench warrant and booked into the detention center. • A man was arrested on Bagley Street at 2:30 p.m. on a bench warrant and booked into the detention center. • At 3:40 p.m. a man was stopped for speeding on California Street. The officer searched his vehicle and found a marijuana cigarette. The man was cited and released. • A man reported at 5:13 p.m. that three men beat him up in the county detention center. The suspects were charged with battery. • At 7:10 p.m. a woman on Spring Street that another woman was trespassing at her residence. The officer was unable to locate the trespasser.
September 30• At 5 p.m. a man was arrested for public intoxication at Smith’s.• A man on Bernard Street reported two men for trespassing at 6:36 p.m. When the suspects were apprehended that said they didn’t see the no trespassing sign in the window. • A woman was caught shoplifting from Walmart at 7:22 p.m. She was cited and released.October 1• A man from Belen was stopped on Franklin Street at 1:10 a.m. for a traffic violation. He showed signs of intoxication, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested and incarcerated.• At 2 a.m. a man was arrested for public intoxication on Hill Top Street and incarcerated.• A woman was arrested at 9 a.m. at Socorro General Hospital• At 10 a.m. a couple reported that a woman had gone to their house and crashed into their neighbor’s car. The woman told the officer that one of the people making the complaint had gone to her house and stolen $20, so she went to confront her.• A man on Buena Vista reported at 7:22 p.m. that kids were throwing rocks at his yard. An officer met with the kids’ mother and advised her to keep her kids away. The mother refused to calm down and was cited.* At 7:45 p.m. three women reported that the ex-husband of one of them was following them in a vehicle on J.O. Gallegos Road, and nearly hit them. No contact was made with the suspect.
City of Socorro PoliceSeptember 15• A man was stopped at 10:40 p.m. near Abeyta and California St. and arrested on an active warrant.September 16• At 12 p.m., Walmart reported a woman leaving the store without paying for merchandise. The merchandise — a bag, two pairs of pants and a tank top, valued at $39.26 — was recovered and the woman was issued a citation to appear in court.
• A man on the plaza at 2 p.m. was found to have an outstanding warrant, and was arrested.• At 5:30 p.m. a woman reported noticing changes in the behavior of a man who had moved in with her and her four-year old child. A report was filed with CYFD, the man was evicted, and an investigation is pending.September 17• At 12:20 a.m., an officer responded to a call about a woman screaming on Eaton St. She was arrested for acting disorderly, and booked into the county jail. • Two men and a woman were caught taking railroad track by officers at 9:45 a.m. They admitted to taking the tracks from a trailer. The BNSF policed were contacted and listed the attempted theft at $1,680. All three were arrested and booked. • At 1:55 p.m. a woman complained of a person drinking an alcoholic beverage in her store without paying for it. When confronted, the person fled the scene on foot. The arresting officer captured and arrested him. He was in possession of a marijuana pipe, and found to have an outstanding warrant; he was incarcerated in the county detention center.• A man was picked up on 6th St. at 8:45 p.m. for public intoxication, and incarcerated in the county detention center.September 18• A man was picked up at the Roadrunner at 1:48 a.m. for causing a scene. He was cited and then released.• At 2:09 a.m. an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on U.S. 60; the driver refused to stop at first. When he did stop, he showed signs of intoxication and refused all testing. He was also in possession of a fire arm. An NCIC check showed the man to be a convicted felon. He was arrested and booked into the detention center.• A man on Spring St. reported at 2:40 p.m. that another man had accused him of stealing his cell phone and then struck him in the mouth. The officer was unable to locate the suspect.• A man was caught at 5:24 p.m. attempting to take a bottle of alcohol out of Walmart without paying for it. He was arrested and booked into the county jail.• At 11:59 p.m. a man at Walmart reported that another man cut his tires. Store video showed the suspect cutting the tires, but police were unable to locate the man caught on video.September 19• At 8 a.m. a man reported someone stole the battery from a work truck, and cables and gas from another vehicle, on Airport Road.• A man on Honeysuckle reported at 12:15 p.m. that someone had taken copper from his burnt down house. • At 4:50 p.m. an officer arrested a man at APPO who was in violation of conditions of his probation.• A woman in Miranda Trailer Park reported at 5:30 p.m. that her daughter had people at her house that she didn’t want over. She told the officer that she had found a marijuana pipe on the living room floor couch in reach of a small child.• At 6:10 p.m. police received a complaint from a man at 1020 N. California Street about a person going into the restaurant and harassing the employees. The man said the person yelled at him and tried to spit on him. • On U.S. 60, a man was arrested at 6:15 p.m. on an active warrant.• At 7:20 p.m. a teenage girl reported that she was walking with friends on California Street when a male on a bicycle rode past and grabbed her buttocks. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.• At 11:59 p.m. an officer on patrol noticed a vehicle at the intersection of Lucero Street and U.S. 60 blocking the road. The vehicle was abandoned facing northwest across the eastbound lane. The car was towed and the officer was unable to locate the owner at his Lopezville Road address.September 20• At 11 a.m. a teenage boy at the high school reported leaving his cell phone in his pants during P.E. He said after class, it was missing. No suspects at this time.• At 9:40 p.m. a woman on 6th Street reported someone entered her home and took several hundred dollars worth of property, including a $600 Dell laptop, $100 speakers and a $480 Philips camera. The officer found no signs of forced entry.September 21• A driver was stopped at Vigil and California for a traffic violation at 1:53 a.m. He showed signs of intoxication, failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for DWI. • At 3:23 a.m. officers responded to reports of several young men possibly breaking into cars in the neighborhood of Florida Trailer Park. Three adult and two juvenile males were apprehended and charged with multiple counts of burglary.• A juvenile on Blue Canyon Road reported at 9:30 a.m. being provided with alcohol by an adult male. The adult was contacted and admitted to it, and charges were filed against him. • At 3:10 p.m. on NE Frontage Road a man was confronted for trespassing. When approached by officers, the man tried to hide. He was handcuffed, and while being escorted to the patrol car he resisted and was taken to the ground. He was booked into the county jail.• A man reported at 4 p.m. that someone took the vehicle license plate from his car at the Walmart parking lot. He signed a theft declaration and the license plate was entered into NCIC.• At 4:30 p.m. an officer responded to a request to assist with a compliance check at a home on Sean Street, and found marijuana and paraphernalia in the house, and marijuana growing in the back yard. A woman was arrested and charged.• A report taken at 6:15 p.m. from a woman who said someone entered her home on School of Mines Road and took a Taurus .357 magnum hand gun, silver with a black rubber grip, in a brown holster. The woman was unable to provide a serial number.• At 7:27 p.m. a woman reported being harassed at her place of employment by another woman.• A report was taken at 8:45 p.m. from a man on Mitchell Street who had two laptop computers and a monitor stolen from his house. The point of entry was believed to be through an open window. September 22• A woman was stopped at 10:24 a.m. and found to be driving with a suspended license and to have an outstanding warrant. She was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• At 10:31 a.m. a woman reported she was driving on I-25 behind a semi truck and trailer belonging to A-1 Quality Redi-mix, hauling gravel. She said debris from the truck fell and damaged her vehicle. • At 1 p.m. a woman reported another woman for yelling obscenities at her while leaving the child support hearing office.• The pharmacy at Smith’s reported an altered prescription dropped off about 2:30 p.m. The medical clinic where the prescription was issued confirmed the number of pills prescribed was 60, not 80. The officer was unable to locate the suspect, but charges were filed.• At 2:50 p.m. Smith’s reported a customer attempting to leave the store without paying. When the woman ran out of the store, she left behind prescription pills that enabled her to be identified. The officer was unable to locate her, but charges were filed.• A woman was at 2:55 p.m. for a traffic violation, and found to have two valid warrants. She was arrested and booked into the county jail.• Officers were called to Socorro General Hospital at 7:05 p.m. to deal with a woman who ran into a light pole. She refused to submit to field sobriety tests, but blew .17 on a breath test at the police department and was booked into the county detention center.September 23• A Las Cruces woman was stopped at 2:30 a.m. for a traffic violation, was found to have valid arrest warrant, and was booked into the county jail.• At 8:45 a.m. a woman reported that a man had walked off with her pink cell phone valued at $40.• Two men and two women were picked up on outstanding warrants between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., on Ivy Street, Loma Encantada and Albany Street. • Police responded to a incident on Lemitar Street where a woman reported she was pushed and made to fall down. A man was arrested and booked into the county jail.September 24• At 12:42 a.m. an Elephant Butte man was stopped for traffic violation on Hwy 85 and showed signs of intoxication. He was unable to complete field sobriety tests, blew .20 and .19 on the breath test at the police department, and was booked into the county jail.• A report was taken at 11:10 a.m. from a man who said a houseguest took his $600 iPad.• At 11:20 a.m. police were called to Supermart, where a woman had been detained after attempting to leave the store without paying. She was cited.• Police responded to an incident on NE Frontage Road at 1:22 p.m. where a woman accused a man of spitting in her face and pushing her into a wall. A witness confirmed the pushing. The man said he was trying to leave and the woman was trying to prevent him; officers noted he had scratches on his face and back. The man was arrested and booked into the county jail.• At 6:30 p.m. a woman reported another woman had picked up pills from the pharmacy for a relative, and when they were delivered, 38 pills were missing. Officers contacted the accused woman, who gave them a written statement.• A Magdalena man accused another man of pulling a knife on him on the plaza at 7:14 p.m. The accused man denied it, and was cited. • At 8:43 p.m. a man was arrested on Park Street on an outstanding warrant. While he was being searched, officers found a pill bottle with a plastic baggy and four pills, a baggy with methamphetamine and two syringes. He was booked into the county detention center.• A Dallas, Tex., man was stopped on Center Street at 11:06 p.m. for a traffic violation, and showed signs of intoxication. He was arrested after failing field sobriety tests.September 25• A man stopped on Franklin Street at 12:17 a.m. for a traffic violation was found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license. Upon arrest, he was found to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia. • At 1:16 a.m. a man stopped on California Street for a traffic violation showed signs of intoxication. he was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. • A man on Park Street reported at 4:02 p.m. that his vehicle had been broken into and several items stolen, including a $300 Pioneer stereo, a $200 Kenwood amp and a $90 battery.• At 7:30 p.m. a woman on Center Street reported a tow dolly had been stolen from her yard.
Magdalena Marshal’sSeptember 19• The Marshal’s Office received an arrest warrant on a male subject who was wanted by New Mexico Probation & Parole from Bernalillo County. The male subject was reported armed and dangerous. The male subject was located at the Magdalena Post Office and taken into custody without incident.
September 22 • An officer received a call of a possible injured hunter located in the southern end of the San Mateo Mountains. The officer responded with several phone calls and the GPS location of the hunter. With the help of two citizens and contact with the hunter’s sister in Connecticut, the hunter was located uninjured. September 27 • An officer was called to a residence in reference to a vicious dog running loose on Main Street. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the owner of the dog and the officer was forced to put the animal down after the dog attacked the officer. No charges were filed. • An officer made contact with a juvenile at the Magdalena Schools during the homecoming dance where the juvenile had a loaded shotgun and alcohol in the parking lot. The weapon and alcohol were seized and the juvenile faces several charges. September 26 • Officers assisted the US Forest Service in the arrest of a male subject driving on a revoked license. The subject was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center and charged with the crime.
September 29• An officer was called to a one vehicle rollover on N.M. 107 and the Forest Road 234. Upon arrival there was no one at the scene. The officer located two females in Magdalena and charged the driver with traffic violations. The vehicle was towed to Winston’s Auto Service.• An officer was called to 900 Main Street in reference to a fight in progress. Upon arrival one party had left the scene. That male subject was later located and charges were filed for battery on a juvenile.October 02• At 1:12 p.m. an officer stopped a male subject who was wanted on a bench warrant issued by Socorro Magistrate Court. The subject was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center under a $400 bond.• An officer took a report of a Burglary that occurred on Sept. 20, where a flat screen television was stolen. The owner had just returned from an out-of-town trip. The case is open pending further investigation.City of Socorro PoliceSeptember 8• A woman contacted police at 8:05 p.m. to report a five-year old child being molested by a 30-year-old man. The police contacted CYFD and the child was placed with a grandmother pending further investigation. September 9• A woman on Park Street notified the police at 12:42 p.m. that her cell phone had been dropped off at the wrong address, and that she had attempted to locate the cell phone and been unable to do so. The cell phone company and delivery company were advised.• At 1:50 p.m. a man on Spring Street reported that someone took one of his vehicles and sold it for scrap metal. An officer located what may have been the vehicle at a scrap yard but was unable to confirm ownership at that time.• A woman complained at 2:48 p.m. that another woman had hit her daughter on the head for being loud at school. No contact was made with the accused.• At 3 p.m., an officer conducting a welfare check with CYFD found the residence unfit to be lived in. A child in the home was taken to CYFD. The child’s father was called and the child’s mother was arrested for a violation of the terms of her probation. • A man was located and served with an APPO arrest order at 5:20 p.m., and booked into the detention center.• At 6:20 p.m. a man was served with a warrant at the detention center.• A man was arrested on California Street at 7 p.m. for public intoxication and booked at the detention center.• A second man was arrested for public intoxication at 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of California and Manzanares Street, and booked into the detention center.• At 11:40 p.m. a woman called the police to accuse a man of taking her computer. The man was contacted, and denied the accusation. The woman didn’t have a serial number or any further information for the computer.September 10• Responding at 1:53 p.m. to the scene of a single vehicle crash at the ditch on Duggins Lane, an officer noticed an open container of alcohol. The vehicle’s driver admitted to drinking, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested; the results of three breath tests were .20, .23 and .23. The man was booked into the county detention center.• A man was arrested on Spring Street and booked into the detention center after a woman reported at 6:50 p.m. that he had struck her.• At 8:28 p.m. an officer was dispatched to Walmart to arrest a shoplifter.• At 11:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to Motel 6 to respond to a possible domestic in progress. A female at the scene was in violation of an order of protection and was detained. An intoxicated man at the scene began yelling, and kicked an officer in the chest while being arrested.September 11• At 12:15 a.m. a local business owner reported two men following him and harassing him on Neel Street • An officer was dispatched to U.S. 60 at 5 a.m. to respond to a report of a vehicle chasing another vehicle. The officer arrived on the scene and noticed a green vehicle leaving the area. When the vehicle was stopped, the driver was found to be highly intoxicated, and was arrested for DWI.• At 1:45 p.m. El Camino Restaurant reported a male and female ate and left without paying. The officer was unable to locate the pair.• A man was arrested at 6:26 p.m. for public intoxication near the corner of Park and Spring Street, and was booked into the county detention center. • At 7:19 p.m. a woman reported she was involved in an altercation at a bar. She told police that another woman was posting stuff on Facebook about her, and said she had also posted stuff on Facebook. • A man was arrested at 10:30 p.m. on Alta Vista for public intoxication and booked into the detention center to prevent him from causing a further disturbance.• At 11:40 p.m. a woman on Main Street reported being battered. The officer noticed old bruising on her arms. No action was taken. September 12• At 10:15 a.m. a report was received from a local law firm that an unknown person entered the offices and stole $300 cash and miniature bottle of tequila. Fingerprints taken from scene and tagged into evidence.• One woman accused another woman of stealing her pills, at 11:30 a.m. September 13• At 2:30 p.m. a man was arrested at APPO for violating terms of his probation.• CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) reported at 4:45 p.m. that an unknown person cut 2,475 feet of cable valued at $20,000.• A man was stopped at 10:38 p.m. for a traffic violation and showed signs of intoxication. He failed field sobriety tests, and was arrested and booked into the Socorro County Detention Center.September 14• Salome Recycling reported at 10:30 a.m. that two people sold them the same copper on Wednesday that they had already bought from them on Tuesday. On Wednesday, after noticing similarities in the way copper was packaged and wrapped, the employee went to put it in the yard and noticed that the copper he’d bought the previous day was missing. Charges were filed on the pair. • At 11:45 a.m. a man reported that someone had used his social security number to gain employment in Farmington. The suspect was found to be listed at the Farmington job since 2003.• Police received a report at 5:30 p.m. from a man from Ft. Worth, Tex., who said while he was in Socorro, an unknown person obtained his credit card information and attempted to use the card on-line at Crocs Inc but was blocked by the company. An officer made inquiries at the restaurant on the NW Frontage Road where the man said he had used his card, but was unable to verify that it was the location of the credit card number theft. • At 5:45 p.m. a woman called the police to report a trespasser. An officer contacted a woman leaving the scene, who said she had dropped off a birthday gift for her daughter and then left. The woman who filed the complaint told the officer the child’s mother was to have no contact other than by phone order by CYFD.September 15• At 11:45 a.m. the municipal court clerk reported signs stolen from court house. No leads to any suspects.• An officer assisting CYFD with a house check on Baca Street at 1 p.m. found the house dirty and not suitable for children to be living in, and also located drug paraphernalia in the home. The children were removed from the home and a man was cited for paraphernalia.• A man stopped for a traffic violation at 2:45 p.m. was found to have no insurance or registration, and was arrested and booked into the county detention center.
City of Socorro PoliceAugust 29• At 10 a.m. a woman reported suspected sexual abuse. An officer conducted a safe house interview and determined the report was unfounded.• A CYFD official reported the location of a juvenile runaway at 11:30 a.m. An officer met with the juvenile and called her mother, who refused to pick her up. The juvenile was placed in state custody and charges were filed against the mother.
• At 12 p.m. a woman reported suspected child abuse. An officer met with the child, who had signs of bruising and said his mother had kicked him in the face. Two children were removed from the home for their safety and charges were filed against the mother. August 30 • At 2:22 p.m. a man reported that a woman had taken his cell phone and a lug wrench. An officer contacted the woman, who denied the theft. The officer met with a witness at Mike’s Barber shop on the Plaza who said the woman had tried to sell him the wrench; during this exchange, the woman, who was hiding behind a chair with the wrench, attempted to exit the business. She was arrested and booked. • A Magdalena woman was arrested on the Plaza at 3:45 p.m. on a warrant, and was booked into the county detention center. • At 4 p.m. a woman reported a Blue Diamondback mountain bike valued at $500 stolen from outside her home on Church Street During investigation, a man turned over a bicycle to the police. The bike was taken to the police department for safekeeping. • Officers responded to a report at 4:12 p.m. about a juvenile female who left the city with a man, and didn’t return when she was supposed to. The girl was contacted by the police and said she was not going to return and was going to be emancipated. The child was entered into NCIC as missing. • At 6:30 p.m. officers responded to report of an intoxicated woman on the Plaza. She was booked and incarcerated. • At 7:45 p.m. a woman reported pills taken from her home on El Camino Real. No suspects. August 31 • A man was arrested on Mechem Street at 3 p.m. for a probation violation. • At 6 p.m. a man was pulled over on Spring Street and arrested on an outstanding warrant. • At 7:20 p.m. a man was arrested on Spring Street for a probation violation. • A man stopped on I-25 on a traffic violation at 9:15 p.m. was arrested on outstanding warrant and incarcerated at the detention center. September 1 • A man was arrested on Church Street at 9:30 a.m. on an active warrant. • At 10:45 a.m. a man and a woman were arrested on California Street on an active warrant. • A woman reported at 6 p.m. that a man pulled up to her and kicked her truck, making a dent in the tailgate. The officer was unable to contact the suspect, but noted that several incidents have been documented regarding this same victim and suspect. September 2 • At 9 a.m. a man was arrested on California Street on a warrant, and booked into the detention center. • A male driver stopped on California Street at 9:43 a.m. showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety test. He was arrested and booked. • At 2:58 p.m. an officer responded to a complaint from a man who said that another man was harassing him at Walmart. The officer viewed store video which showed that the suspect was following the victim. • During a traffic stop on California Street at 3 p.m. the male driver was found to have a suspended/revoked license. He was arrested and booked. • At 5:10 p.m. a woman complained of a man making harassing phone calls. An officer spoke with the man and told him to stop calling her. • A man was arrested on the NE Frontage Rd. at 6 p.m. on an active warrant, and booked into the county jail. September 3 • At 5:10 a.m. a man was picked up on Leroy Place on an active warrant. While being booked, the man resisted being fingerprinted and made threatening movements toward the officer. While the officer was attempting to put cuffs back on him, he reportedly struck the officer. The officer gained control of the suspect and booked him. • Responding to a call from a woman who reported being battered, an officer located the alleged perpetrator, who denied the allegations, He was told to stay away from her. • At 12:39 p.m. a woman on Cuba Road reported someone cut her lock to her property. A witness said he saw an unknown male cut the lock and get picked up a short time later by a male in a white SUV. • A woman on Nicholas Street complained at 1:53 p.m. that someone, possibly the trash truck, damaged the rails outside her and her mother’s home. September 4 • At 2:45 p.m. a woman on 5th Street reported a man making threatening calls and messages to her phone and said he had damaged the front door to her house . The officer was not able to locate the suspect. Socorro County Sheriff August 15 • A woman stated that she found that someone had broken into her home at Granillo Road, Veguita. Numerous audio/visual items were taken. Entry was made by force through the front door. There are no suspects at this time. August 16 • A man reported commotion outside his residence and found that his dog was being attacked by another dog. The man chased the dog off his property several times only to find his dog was severely injured and had to be euthanized. It is not known who the owner of the dog is. • A deputy was dispatched to Torrance County Center for a transport. The Deputy picked up a suspect by order of the District Court. Suspect was transported and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center. • A suspect failed to yield to the victim’s vehicle and stuck it while exiting. Both vehicles sustained damage. Driver of suspect vehicle was cited for failure to yield. • A male reported that he found a vehicle missing from a business yard in Moriarty. He was gone from the property approx. 3 hrs and that is when the vehicle was taken. Vehicle was entered in the NCIC. • At 1 p.m. a male victim reported that propanal had been removed from property in Los Lunas. Victim stated that he saw a female in a blue GMC truck drive up and take the propanal. The victim gave a license plate number. There was no contact with the suspect at the time of report. August 18 • A suspect vehicle stopped and attempted to make a U-turn. Suspect vehicle was stuck by victim’s vehicle causing damage to both vehicles. Suspect vehicle was cited. • At 11:15 p.m. a woman dropped a water bottle in her vehicle and went to retrieve it. Driver lost control of the vehicle which entered the median and rolled over. Driver and passenger were transported to the hospital. The vehicle was towed. August 19 • A Socorro police cruiser that was parked was stuck by another vehicle. • A report was taken where the victim stated there were two deers crossing the road south on N.M. 1 and he could not avoid striking one of them. The vehicle sustained damage and had to be towed. Game and Fish were called and the deer was removed from the area. • Amale was picked up in Artesia, N.M. on a warrant and was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center and incarcerated. August 22 • Deputies responded to a report of a victim who reported he allowed the suspect access to his property to pick up some scrap metal. Victim stated that someone took further items from his property later that evening and the victim believes the suspect is responsible. No contact with suspect at time of report.
August 24 • A report was taken that a juvenile suspect was being suspended from school due to his actions and attitude. Suspect was highly agitated. Suspect’s parent arrived on scene and the suspect and mother met with a Juvenile Probation and Parole officer. Magdalena Marshal August 15 • At 4 p.m. an officer responded to an accident on 6th Street where a vehicle hit a large rock in the roadway. A report was taken. August 20 • At 6:43 p.m. an officer responded to a fight in progress on Oak Street. Upon arrival a report was taken. There were no arrests or charges. The female refused to make any statements. August 21 • Officers were called to a fight in progress on Pine Street at 3 a.m. Three male subjects were located and no charges were filed. (No Victim) August 22 • An officer took a report of a possible identity theft. The case is open and pending. • An officer responded to a rollover at N.M. 97 on U.S. Highway 60. A female from Datil N.M., was released by EMS with minor injuries. August 24 • At 9 a.m. an officer was called to Magdalena Elementary school where it was reported a fifth grader was selling drugs to other fifth graders. At one point the suspect tried to give some of the drugs to a first grader. Another fifth grader took the first grader to class immediately.
Socorro City PoliceAugust 15• A man was arrested on a warrant at 2:50 p.m. on California St.
August 16• An officer noticed the odor of marijuana coming from a residence at 10 a.m. When he spoke with the resident he noticed marijuana in plain view. The suspect turned over his marijuana and was cited.• A business owner reported cashing checks for two women and finding later that the checks were bad, the accounts were closed and the women were gone.• At 2:30 p.m. a man was arrested on a warrant on El Camino Real.• A man was arrested for driving while intoxicated at 2:50 p.m. near El Camino Real and Sean. • At 7 p.m. a woman reported that an unknown person had entered her house and taken a black change purse with $20 in quarters. She told officers that someone had come in before and taken $100 in money orders.• An officer made a traffic stop on NE Frontage Rd. and discovered the driver had an outstanding warrant. She was arrested and booked into the county detention center.August 17• Officers responded to a call of shots fired on C St. and found a home there with bullet damage and bullet casings on the roadway. There are no suspects at this time.• At 11 a.m. officers arrested a woman on an outstanding warrant.• At 11 a.m. a man reported a person on the plaza staring, saying things and making him feel uncomfortable.• A male teenager walking home from school on El Camino Real reported being approached and struck with a metal bar, after which his assailant left to an unknown location.• At 6:20 p.m. a man was arrested for domestic violence on Chaparral. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center. At 7:50 p.m. a woman was arrested on Baca St. on a warrant.August 18• An officer arrested a man with an active warrant at 9:15 a.m. on Anaya St.• An officer made a traffic stop on California St. and found the driver’s license had been suspended or revoked. He was arrested and booked.• At 11:45 a.m. a man on Bursum St. reported an unknown person was using his social security number.• A man with an outstanding warrant turned himself in to the police at 12:30 p.m. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• A man stopped at 1:44 p.m. driving on NE Frontage Rd. was found to have no registration or insurance. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• At 2:15 p.m. a man reported checking on a home on 6th St. and finding a window broken and a large rock in the room.• At 3:30 p.m. woman on Bagley St. reported being bitten by a dog. Officers contacted the dog’s owner and advised him to keep his dog in his yard. The victim did not wish to pursue charges.• An officer made a traffic stop at 6:50 p.m. near Sedillo Park and noticed the temporary tag on the car had been altered. The tag was removed and the driver cited.• A man was stopped for a traffic violation at 11:15 p.m. on California St. The officer found the man’s driving privileges had been revoked. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.August 19• A woman was arrested at 12:22 a.m. on Abeyta St. for driving while intoxicated.• At 6:45 a.m., a man on 6th St. reported three tires on his vehicle had been slashed.• At 11 a.m. a man reported theft by a tenant.• An officer attempted to make contact with a man on Manzanares St. who fled. The man was caught, arrested and booked.• An officer responded to a report at 12:30 p.m. about damage to the front door window of a house on Caine.• At 1:30 p.m. a woman was arrested on California St. on a warrant.• A man reported a firearm stolen from his vehicle on Neal St., at 2:50 p.m.August 20• Officers responded to a fight in progress between two men at 1:20 a.m. outside a bar on the plaza. One man was cited.• Officers responded to a call about an intoxicated man breaking a window on Park St. The man was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• At 6:30 p.m. a woman on Fairgrounds Rd. reported her camera stolen and named a suspect, who denied all allegations.• A woman was arrested on Lemitar Lane at 7:50 p.m. on a warrant, and booked into the county detention center.August 21• An officer made a traffic stop on West Place at 5:08 p.m. and found the driver’s license had been revoked or suspended. The driver was arrested and booked.• A manager at Smith’s reported at 7:36 p.m. that a man had taken items from the store shelves and left without paying. When an officer located the man at his home on Lemitar Lane, he fled on foot but was apprehended on Main St. and arrested. The man gave the officer a false name and date of birth, and was later found to have two outstanding warrants for his arrest. Two other men were cited for attempting to interfere with an arrest.• At 7:50 p.m. an officer arrested a woman on Lemitar Lane on a warrant.August 22• At 6:50 a.m. a woman on Mt. Carmel St. reported her bicycle taken from her front yard.• At 9:51 a.m. a man reported his bicycle stolen from his yard on School of Mines.• A woman reported at 11 a.m. that someone had pulled the plants out of the pots in her front yard on Jim St.• An officer located a subject with an arrest warrant at 2:20 p.m. and booked him into the county detention center.• An officer responded at 3:30 p.m. to a call from a woman on NE Frontage Rd about a trespasser who had been coming onto her property for several days and had been told he was not welcome. The officer located the trespasser, issued a citation and warned him to stay off the property.• At 4 p.m. a woman reported her bicycle stolen on 6th St.• An officer responded to a call at 5 p.m. about a woman in violation of her probation order. The woman was arrested and booked.August 23• At 12:35 a.m. an officer responded to a report from Best Western about a broken window.• During a traffic stop at 2 p.m. a man gave the officer false information about his identity. Charges were filed.• At 5:35 p.m. a man reported his pills stolen.• At 9:30 p.m. a man reported his bicycle stolen from his residence on Bernard St.August 24• A man attempted to avoid a roadblock on N.M. 1. After pursuit, he was stopped and his license was shown to be revoked or suspended. He was arrested and booked into the county detention center.• A woman on Chaparral Dr. reported vandalism to her sign an mailbox at 11:20 a.m.• At 2 p.m. a man was stopped for driving while intoxicated on U.S. 60, and refused field tests. At the police station, a breath test showed he was over the legal limit. He was arrested and incarcerated.• At 3:30 p.m. a woman reported being battered by another woman at Walmart. Store security video showed that an altercation had taken place.August 25• At 2:20 p.m. a woman reported that a man spanked her child without her consent. The man admitted to spanking the child.• At 5:02 p.m. a woman reported coming out of a store on California St. and seeing another woman scratching a man’s car.• At 6:30 p.m. a woman reported that her boyfriend had punched her in the face. A witness confirmed the report, and the man was taken into custody.• A man was arrested for public intoxication at Walmart at 9:30 p.m., and booked into the county detention center.August 26• At 8:29 a.m. a woman reported several items stolen from her car on Bagley St., including a debit card, driver’s license, WIC card and watch.• At 4:20 p.m. a woman on Bernard reported a Triple X BMX stunt bicycle stolen from her yard, valued at about $400.• A man was stopped for “display of registration plate” at 7:54 p.m., and found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license. After pursuit, the man was arrested and booked.• At 8:16 p.m. a woman who showed signs of battery reported that a man had grabbed her by the neck and pushed her to the floor. The man was arrested and booked.• Two women were accused of leaving Walmart wearing new shoes they had put on, at 10 p.m. They were arrested and booked.August 27• At 12:50 p.m. a man on Dolores St. reported someone entered his home and took two TVs.• During a traffic stop at 3:15 p.m. a woman was found to be driving with a revoked or suspended license. She was arrested and booked.• At 6:02 p.m., a knife was reported stolen from Walmart. August 28• A man became upset after being pulled over for a traffic violation at 5:22 p.m. on Mechem St. He was arrested.