The Blotter (01/25/2012)
• Marshal’s deputies were dispatched to a local residence at approximately 1 p.m. The deputies met with a person who lodged a complaint of identity theft. The case is under investigation. Two possible suspects were located in Albuquerque and the case was turned over to the white collar crimes unit of the Albuquerque Police Department.
• The Marshal’s office was contacted with a report of theft at 8:50 p.m. A responding took a report of a stolen wood stove from a residence on Kelly Road. According to the homeowner, the stove had been missing for about a month. If anyone has any information regarding this theft, please contact the Marshal’s Office.
• At 4:20 a.m., the Marshal’s office responded to a 911 call. A man called and told deputies he had he broken into Sierra Propane and was in need of help. When the deputies arrived, they found a nude man covered in blood. Deputies then placed an EMT call and the injured man was taken to Socorro General Hospital by ambulance. Charges against the man have been filed for breaking and entering, as well as criminal damage to property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• A Marshal’s deputy stopped a vehicle for no registration and also found a female passenger not using a seat belt. One of the passengers in the vehicle was taken into custody on an outstanding bench warrant for possession of controlled substance and failure to appear in court. The person was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center, booked, incarcerated and received a $10,000 bond.
Socorro Police Department
• Employees of a store on California Street called police at about 8:15 p.m., reporting that a woman was making a disturbance. The police found the woman who was engaging in loud and boisterous behavior. She was taken into custody and transported to the Socorro County Detention Center, where she was booked and incarcerated.
• A man was observed driving erratically in a parking lot on California Street at approximately 11:15 p.m. When a police officer attempted to contact him, he fled in his vehicle, running a stop sign. The suspect came to a stop and was searched by the officer. The driver showed signs of intoxication, and was given a field sobriety test, which he failed. While taking inventory of vehicle, the officer located a marijuana pipe. The man was taken into custody, transported to the Socorro Police Department, where he agreed to take breathalyzer test. Results revealed a .17/16. level result. He was then booked and transported to the Socorro County Detention Center.
• A police officer was dispatched at 2:10 a.m. to a business on Center Street, in response to an alarm. On arrival, the officer discovered a open door which appeared to be forced open. Officer searched the building spoke with an employee, who showed him a security video. In the video, a man was seen attempting to enter a window. Police believe the same unknown person attempted to enter window, then forced open the door. The damage was estimated at $500.
• A woman residing on Liles Street contacted police to report damage to the rear window of her vehicle. She discovered the damage at approximately 10 a.m. A police officer searched the area and was unable to locate the object used to damage the vehicle window. No suspect at this time.
• A woman was taken into custody by police in Judge Case’s court at 2 p.m. She paid the related fees associated with the relevant charge and was released.
• Socorro police encountered a woman on Lemitar Lane at approximately 2 p.m. Police discovered she had outstanding, valid warrants. She was arrested, transported to the Socorro County Detention center, booked and incarcerated.
• Socorro police officers were dispatched to a residence on Gwendolyn Street at 6:30 p.m. to respond to a report of domestic violence. Upon arrival, police were told that a woman received verbal threats from her boyfriend during an argument over a memory card. During the altercation, the woman took her child and attempted to seek safety by locking themselves in the bedroom. The boyfriend was then reported to have punched the door attempting to break in. A witness on the scene corroborated the account. She also told police that the boyfriend left the residence when he found out law enforcement had been contacted. The woman lodging the complaint also reported that a pink Playboy bag had been taken by the boyfriend several days previous to the altercation. Officers searched the area, but were unsuccessful in contacting the boyfriend.
• Employees at Walmart contacted police at approximately 3 a.m. and reported a man had taken a pair of shoes without paying. When approached by police, the man ran away and fell. Police then captured then man, took him into custody and transported him to the Socorro County Detention Center where he was booked and incarcerated.
• Police officers investigated a 6:30 a.m. report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot at Walmart. Upon arrival, they were informed that a woman left the store without paying for merchandise. The woman got into the car and fled the scene. Police pursued the woman, who failed to stop for police. While driving erratically, she hit a guard rail. She then fled the car and police pursued her on foot and captured her.
• At 12:15 p.m., an officer was called to Puerto Seguro where a man was found to be in an intoxicated state in full public view. The officer placed the man under arrest for his own safety and for the safety of and others. He was booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.
• A man residing on Bagley Street contacted Socorro police at 4:40 p.m. When officers arrived, they were informed by the caller that he was being threatened by another man. The other man, according to the caller, would post obscene material on internet if the caller did not comply with certain demands. The party in question was by contacted via e-mail by police and warned not to do so. The threatening party agreed to desist.
• A Socorro police officer stopped a vehicle on Leroy Place at 4:48 a.m. When the officer on the scene attempted to make contact with the driver and occupants, the driver fled. The occupants also exited the vehicle and fled on foot. None of the parties were located by police. The vehicle was towed and impounded.
• Socorro police attempted to stop a motorist on California Street at 4:23 a.m. The vehicle continue along California Street and the driver initially refused to comply with police. The man stopped further down the street. When police made contact with him, signs of intoxication were evident. The driver was also unable to provide registration and proof of insurance. Police administered a field sobriety test, which the man failed. The man also agree to a breathalyzer test, which showed an .18/.18. alcohol level result. He was taken into custody, transported to the Socorro County Detention Center, booked and incarcerated.
• A manager at a store on California Street placed a call to police at 6:59 p.m. When police arrived, they were told by the manager that her sister came into the store and began yelling at her daughter, who is also an employee. Police located the woman and told her she was barred from entering the premises.
• Police found at man at approximately 8 p.m. on Sixth Street in a highly intoxicated state. The responding officer placed him under arrest for his safety and the safety of others. He was taken into custody, transported to the Socorro County Detention Center, booked and incarcerated.
Socorro County Sheriff’s Department
• A Sheriff’s deputy responded to an 8 a.m. call from a man on Encantada Road in Polvadera. On arriving, the deputy was told a dog had been shot. Deputies had been called the day before in regard to someone in a vehicle shooting off a weapon in the area. No suspects at time of report.
• Sheriff’s deputies met at 4 p.m. with a woman in Veguita who stated that her partner had refused to bring her children for a court-ordered visit. The deputy met with the ex, who explained there was further paperwork to complete at El Puente before the visitation could occur. The deputies spoke with staff at El Puente and it was confirmed that after paperwork is signed, the partner will deliver the children for their visit.
• A man on Sunset Street in Socorro called the Sheriff’s Department at 6:40 p.m., stating that his ex kept a cell phone he had given his daughter to use and refused to return it. The woman in question stated that she and her ex had a court date regarding custody on Dec. 29, and that she would not return the item. Upon hearing this, the man filed a report and the Sheriff’s Department placed charges subsequently.
• At 7 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a woman residing on Albany Road in Socorro, reporting damage to her vehicle. Upon inspection, deputies noticed the vehicle had damage to the front bumper and left front door. No suspects at time of report.
• A Sheriff’s deputy responded to a call from staff at the Socorro County DWI Compliance Office at 11:40 a.m. DWI staff requested the apprehension of a man from Alamo who had a valid, outstanding warrant. The deputy made contact with the man, advised him of his warrant status and took him into custody. He was transported to the Socorro County Detention Center where he was booked and incarcerated.
• A Sheriff’s deputy responded to a call from staff at the Socorro County DWI Compliance Office at 11:40 a.m. DWI staff requested the apprehension of a man residing on Lopezville Road in Socorro, who had a valid, outstanding warrant. The deputy made contact with the man, advised him of his warrant status and took him into custody. He was transported to the Socorro County Detention Center where he was booked and incarcerated.