Socorro County Sheriff

Oct. 10
• At 7 p.m. a deputy met with a juvenile female in Polvadera who said that six men forced her to have sex with them. The victim said she told them that she did not want to have sex with them but they forced her, one at a time, and used their phones to record the rape. The deputy obtained a search warrant for the suspects’ phones.

Oct. 11
• At 9 p.m. a deputy responded to an accident on N.M. 380 at mile marker 7. The vehicle was going eastbound when a deer ran into the roadway.  The driver swerved to avoid striking the deer and struck a guard rail. The vehicle sustained moderate damage to the entire front area. No enforcement action was taken.

Oct. 21
• A deputy was dispatched to Olive Lane in Lemitar, in response to a report from a man who said he’d been gone from his residence and upon returning found that unknown suspects had forced open the back door. There was damage to the door and door frame. The victim also located damage to a large picture window at the front of the home, caused by a pellet or BB gun.  No suspects at time of report.

Oct. 22
• At 4:47 p.m. a deputy pulled over a vehicle on N.M. 1 at Luis Lopez for speeding. The vehicle was unregistered, with fictitious plates. The driver was cited and the vehicle was towed.

Oct. 24
• At 8 p.m. a deputy was called to respond to the scene of an accident at mile marker 142 on I-25. The driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel. The vehicle left the roadway and entered the median where it rolled from side to side several times. There was extensive damage to vehicle, but no injuries.

Oct. 25
• At 2:36 p.m. a deputy met with a representative of Tri-State in Bernardo who said that unknown suspects had cut through a chain link fence to get entry into the Tri-State yard. Once in the yard, suspects cut approximately 250 feet of bare stranded copper wire. No suspects at time of reports.  Latent prints were taken from the meter box which was opened by one of the suspects.

Oct. 30
• At 9 a.m. a deputy stopped a man on Valle del Sol in Lemitar and learned that suspect had a warrant for his arrest. The deputy confirmed the warrant and placed him under arrest. The suspect was incarcerated at the detention center.
• At 10:30 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to Silva Street in Polvadera in response to a complaint from a man who said the neighbor and his son had been dumping trash over their fence, into his yard. The deputy met with the neighbors and the trash was picked up.
• At 5 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to the Santa Fe Diner at San Marcial for a civil standby while a woman picked up her children from their father. The dad was not on time to drop off the children. When he arrived it was noticed that they were dirty and in need of a shower. The man admitted that the children had not bathed while they were with him.

Nov. 1
• At 12:33 a.m. a deputy responded to an incident on San Antonio Road in San Antonio, and met with witnesses about a woman who was intoxicated and was throwing things around the home. The residence was in a state of disarray.  The deputy met with the woman who was highly intoxicated and wanted her vehicle keys in order to drive away. She was placed under arrest and transported to the detention center
• At 12 p.m. a deputy went to a residence on Garcia Road in Veguita and met with a New York man who said he had received a text message from the woman who lived there saying she was dying, and had flown from New York to check on her. Upon entry, the woman was found deceased on the bedroom floor. The Office of the Medical Investigator and the New Mexico State Police were contacted, and the case was turned over to them for investigation.
• Also at 12 p.m., a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Chaparral Drive and met with a woman who said she’d come to check on her son, had entered the home and had found her son deceased.  O.M.I. was called and deceased was pronounced.  Deceased had no history of medical problems.

Nov. 2
• At 8:54 p.m. a deputy pulled over a vehicle on U.S. 60 at mile marker 178 in Veguita, for a traffic violation. The driver had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The deputy conducted a tow inventory and located drugs and drug paraphernalia. The deputy placed the driver under arrest and transported both her and the passenger to Socorro. The passenger was not initially placed under arrest but upon arrival she became aggressive and threatening towards the deputy, and was placed under arrest also.

Nov. 3
• At 6:30 a.m. a deputy met with two Las Cruces man in Bernardo who said that unknown suspects had taken a truck and trailer from a storage yard on N.M. 116. The trailer had lumber, posts and other items. The trailer was recovered later that same day without the lumber. The vehicle was recovered by Valencia County. No suspects at time of report.

Socorro Police Dept.
Oct. 30
• At 7 p.m. a man was arrested on the plaza for public intoxication and jailed at the county detention center.
• A male driver was stopped on Mt. Carmel at 11:15 p.m. for a traffic violation. he was unable to provide his driver’s license. An NCIC check showed he had a suspended/revoked license, and he was arrested and jailed at the county detention center.

Oct. 31
• At 8:06 a.m. the Senior Center reported the window of one of its vans had been broken. There were several beer bottles broken around the area.
• Police took a complaint at 2:45 p.m. from a man on Eaton Street who said he had lent some tools to a person, and when he went to get them back, the person claimed to have returned them already. The tools were a $125 saw, $150 blades and a $50 extension cord.
• A taxi cab driver reported that a female suspect had stolen his credit cards and used them after he gave her a ride to Albuquerque.
Nov. 1
• At 12:35 a.m. an officer pulled over a woman driving on N.M. 85 who he believed to have an outstanding warrant. The warrant was confirmed by dispatch, and the woman was arrested and incarcerated.
• An officer on patrol was flagged down at 12:40 a.m. and told about an intoxicated woman near Motel 6. When he arrived at Motel 6, he saw two woman, one of whom ran. While the officer was administering field sobriety tests to the woman who remained, the other woman returned and began yelling at the officer. One woman was arrested; the other was given a non-traffic citation.
• At 4:50 a.m. an officer spotted a vehicle belonging to a Socorro woman, abandoned and partially blocking the road near Grant and Fisher Streets. The car was towed by Quick and Easy.
• At 9 a.m. a Socorro woman reported that a check she had written to another woman had been altered and cashed by a Socorro man. The man was contacted and told police the woman had asked him to cash the check for her because she didn’t have an ID. A criminal complaint was filed.
• An officer arrested and incarcerated an Alamo man for public intoxication. No time or location given.
• An officer responded to a report received at 1:50 p.m. from a woman who said she’d been battered by her boyfriend. She showed signs of having been in a physical altercation. The boyfriend was contacted and said the woman had battered him too. He also had signs of having been in an altercation. Both parties were intoxicated. The victim and suspect were separated.
• At 2 p.m. police responded to an incident on Abeyta Street involving an altercation between two Alamo men. One was issued a non-traffic citation.
• A Socorro woman reported at 4 p.m. that someone had damaged her vehicle while it was parked on Sean Street overnight on Halloween.
• At 7:45 p.m. police responded to a report from a woman on Bagley Street that someone had broken into her house and stoeln her video gaming system and several games, She named a possible suspect.
• At 9:39 p.m. police responded to a report that someone had broken into a shop on Ivy Street and taken some tools. An officer contacted a possible suspect named by the shop owner. The shop owner was asked to make an itemized list of everything stolen.

Nov. 2
• Police responded to a call at 10:30 a.m. from a woman on Second Street who reported a man had headbutted her during an argument. An officer met with the man, who said the woman had blocked him from getting into his vehicle and he dropped his keys on the ground. He told the officer he had gone back into to house and had no further contact with the woman.
• At 12:25 p.m. a man reported someone had taken the license plate from his car when he was at a doctor’s appointment on Neel Avenue. The man signed a declaration of theft and the plate was entered into NCIC.
• A man reported at 3:55 p.m. that while he was walking on Sixth Street, a man had swerved at him in a car. Police attempted to make contact with the driver of the car, without success.