Blotter (12/28/2011)


Magdalena Marshall
Nov. 3
• An officer took a report of a possible fraud. The case has been turned over to the District Attorney for possible prosecution.

Nov. 10
• About 4 p.m. an officer took a report of an assault and battery at the Magdalena Schools. Two juveniles were involved. One juvenile was referred to JPPO in Socorro.

Nov. 12
• About 12:05 p.m. an officer took a report of a two vehicle accident at the U.S. post Office in Magdalena. No one was cited.

Nov. 14
• A case was turned over to the District Attorney where a person stated he had items stolen from his property. A suspect was located and charges were filed.
• About 4 p.m. an officer took a report of harassment. The case is under investigation.

City of Socorro Police Department
Nov. 9
• At 12:45 p.m. police were called to the scene of a woman yelling on Church Street. A witness said the woman had been yelling at her and using profanities. The officer talked with the woman, who continued to yell. She was taken to the police station where she was seen by ambulance staff and later taken to the detention center,

Nov. 10
• At 11:15 a.m. a man was arrested at California and Faulkner Streets on an outstanding warrant.
• An officer responded to a report at 12:30 p.m. from a woman who complained of a woman repeatedly yelling at her and her family. The officer was unable to locate the suspect.
• A woman was arrested at 1:59 p.m. on Chaparral on an outstanding warrant.
• At 6:14 p.m. a Magdalena man was arrested at Faulkner and California Streets for panhandling. He was found to have an outstanding warrant, and booked into the county detention center. A Ruidoso man was also arrested and booked into the detention center in the same incident.
• An officer was dispatched to Juniper Street at 6:45 p.m. in response to reports of a verbal argument and met with a man who said that a woman started an argument with him and when he asked her to leave she sat outside his front door yelling and crying. The officer met with the woman and asked her to leave the property. She said if the man left her she would harm herself, and then told the officer she just said that to make him stay. She was arrested and brought to the county detention center.

Nov. 11
• A man was pulled over on El Camino Real at 1:30 a.m. for a traffic stop. An NCIC check showed his license was suspended/revoked. There was a pursuit and the man was arrested and booked into the county detention center.
• At 10 a.m. an Albuquerque reported making a verbal agreement to sell a car. She told police that a Socorro woman had lent the car to a family member and said she couldn’t get it back. The police met with the family member, who said she was making monthly payments to the Socorro woman, and later provided police with documents showing her payments. The officer informed the Albuquerque woman.
• Police were dispatched to the Plaza at 1 p.m. to a domestic dispute involving a man and a woman. The woman was on the ground. The man was observed leaving a store, and detained. The woman showed signs of battery, and said he hit her. He said she fell. A witness told police the man hit the woman with a gun handle. The man was arrested and booked into the detention center.
• At 2:06 p.m. a woman reported her ex-husband took her vehicle from in front of her home. She provided paperwork that showed her to be the sole owner of the vehicle, An officer located the car and it was towed.
• Police were called when an Alamo man at the hospital for treatment became disruptive, and was yelling and trying to leave. He yelled at the officer, and tried to leave, and was arrested and his probation officer notified.
• A man was arrested on an outstanding warrant at 4:10 p.m. When the officer checked the man’s car, he located a case with narcotics and paraphernalia, which was taken as evidence. Charges have been filed.
• At 5:15 p.m. a person reported leaving a man’s wallet containing about $300 in cash, an ID card and an ATM card on the top of her car on El Camino Real and Sean Street, and driving off. The wallet fell off. She went back to the scene but was unable to locate the wallet.
• At 7:30 p.m. a man found a threatening letter on the ground next to his car, similar to another letter found the previous week with a return address in Tennessee. No suspects at this time.
• At 11:25 p.m. an officer witnessed a car with two men traveling behind a school and followed them to Lopezville Road where he conducted a traffic stop. Both men exited the vehicle. The officer ordered one of them back into the vehicle and found the other one trying to crawl under a mobile home . While the officer was trying to get the man out from under the mobile home, the other one got out of the car and approached the officer yelling and hitting. Back-up arrived and handcuffed one of the men, The other resisted arrest. Both were taken to the police station, and one was given a breath test, and blew .16 and .14.

Nov. 12
• At 1:41 a.m. a sheriff’s deputy reported observing a woman operating a vehicle in a careless manner on Fitch Street. A police officer stopped the car. The woman performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was arrested. At the police station she blew a .12 on the breathalyzer.
• Also at 1:41 a.m., a police officer assisted a sheriff’s deputy with a traffic stop on Fitch Street. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the police station where he also blew a .11 on the breathalyzer.
• A report was taken from a man on Tierra Bonita at 7:41 a.m. who said he woke up and found his vehicle had been damaged during the night. He gave the name of a man who had made threats two days earlier by phone, and was upset that he was dating the man’s ex-wife. The officer’s attempts to contact the man were unsuccessful.
• Police were called to Leroy Place at 9 a.m. in response to a report from a woman who said she had been arguing with a man the previous day and he’d pointed a rifle at her and told her not to leave. He then left the house, with a knife. The woman appeared to be intoxicated. The officer contacted the man at a local motel, who said he was arguing with the woman when she pulled a knife on him. He told police he restrained her and then left the house. The officer advised the man to avoid contact with her.
• A car nearly struck a patrol unit from the rear on NE Frontage Road at 10:51 p.m. The driver showed signs of intoxication, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested.

Nov. 13
• An officer was dispatched to the Capitol Bar at 1:40 a.m. in response to a report of two women fighting in the street. One of the women tried to hit the officer. Both women were arrested.
• At 12:32 p.m. a man reported his iPhone 3DG5, valued at $500, missing from his room at the Comfort Inn.
• An officer arrested a man on Baca Street on an active warrant at 12:50 p.m.
• At 2:45 p.m. a woman on Western Ave reported that someone had entered her shed and taken 50 DVDs worth $500, 20 CDs worth $100, computer disks worth $100, a $350 computer tower, Tupperware with hygiene products worth $200, a $100 blanket and two weed eaters worth $200, for a total value of about $1,550. There was no damage to the shed, and no suspects.
• An officer took a report from a woman at 6:30 p.m. who said someone broke the lock off her storage unit on NW Frontage Road and stole a computer tower and keyboard. There are no suspects at this time.
• At 8:50 p.m. two men were scene on camera stealing from Smith’s. An officer located the men and arrested them.

Nov. 14
• A man was arrested on Mechem Street at 9:30 a.m. on an active warrant.
• At 10:15 a.m. the Socorro Electric Co-op reported an electric meter tampered with at a residence on El Camino Real. The officer was unable to contact the resident.
• At 11:50 a.m. a woman on Annette Street called the police because she couldn’t locate her daughter. She called back a short time later and said she’d been able to contact her daughter.
• Police responded to a call at 6:30 p.m. from a woman on Tierra Bonita who said her ex-boyfriend had been telling people he was going to make her life hell. She said all the information was third party. There was no contact with the suspect.
• Officers were dispatched at 8:59 p.m. to Peralta Street in response to a possible domestic dispute. They removed a man from the residence. The man returned a short time later. Both the man and the woman were highly intoxicated and refusing to calm down. Both were arrested and booked.

Socorro County Sheriff’s Department
Nov. 16
• At 08:15 a.m. a deputy met with a person on Calle de Esquela in La Joya who said someone had stopped in front of her home and was possibly attempting to look in her window.  She was able to describe the vehicle, and said the same vehicle had been seen at different times in the area. The deputy has no suspects at this time and is still looking for the vehicle.

Nov. 17
• At 5:30 p.m. a deputy assisted a DWI Compliance Officer with the arrest of a person with a person on McCutcheon Street with an outstanding warrant.

Nov. 18
• At 8:05 p.m. a deputy assisted a police officer with field sobriety tests on Park Street at High School Road. The deputy is a “DRE” (drug recognition expert) and found that suspect was under the influence of a drug. Suspect refused a blood test but agreed to a breath test. Suspect was placed under arrest by Socorro police.
• At 8:30 p.m. on Olive Lane in Lemitar, a deputy met with three people. He learned that one of them had not taken her medication and had become aggressive toward another person, and ended up in a fist fight. The aggressor was transported to the hospital due to her medication problem where she voluntarily admitted herself into the hospital.

Nov. 19
• A deputy was dispatched to N.M. 1 at 1 p.m. in response to a woman falling and breaking their leg. He met EMTs at mile marker 41 and they hiked approximately 1.5 miles west to find her. She was taken out and transported by helicopter to an Albuquerque hospital.

Nov. 20
• A deputy took a report from a man who said he’d been in Mexico, and upon crossing the border back into the United States had been informed by Border Patrol that his license plate was missing from his Dodge vehicle.