The Blotter (03/21/2012)

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Magdalena Marshal

Feb. 17
• About 10 a.m., an officer took a report where a juvenile female was dropped off in Magdalena by her parents and abandoned. The female was located and a report was sent to the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department for assistance.

Feb. 27
• About 9 a.m., an officer took a report of Social Security fraud. A Social Security check was re-directed and deposited into the account of someone other than the victim depositing the check in this case. The Inspector General’s Office has been notified for assistance in finding the suspect.

Feb. 28
• About 3:21 p.m., an officer arrested a male suspect on N.M. 169 where he was driving on a revoked license. The subject was taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.

Mar. 4
• About 9 a.m., officers from Magdalena and New Mexico State Police arrested a male subject who battered his girlfriend with a small child present. The subject broke back into the residence and battered her a second time. That was when officers arrived and took the subject into custody. The male subject was transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center on several charges.

Mar. 5
• About 2:05 p.m., an officer was called to an attempted suicide at the Magdalena Schools. A 14-year-old juvenile female was transported to Socorro General Hospital for evaluation.
Mar. 6
• About 1 p.m., an officer took a report of credit card fraud from a local resident. The case took place out of state and the case was assisted by Michigan Law Enforcement.

Mar. 8
• About 9 a.m., an officer with the help of Winston’s Auto removed a stuck semi and trailer from N.M. 169 and US Highway 60 due to snow and ice.
• About 11:15 a.m., an officer responded to a single vehicle rollover at Mile Marker 21 on N.M. 169. N.M. Game and Fish assisted the Marshal’s office with Navajo Police to remove the vehicle from the side of the roadway. There were no reported injuries.
• About 1 p.m., an officer arrested two (2) juveniles at the Magdalena Schools where the two (2) were distributing controlled substances. The two (2) subjects were charged and turned over to the Juvenile Probation and Parole.

Mar. 9  
• About 9:20 a.m., an officer picked up a male subject and transported him to the Socorro General Hospital because he was off his medication and fighting with family members in Magdalena. The subject was transported to Albuquerque.

Mar. 12
• About 11 a.m., an officer arrested two (2) male subjects from the Fine Arts Building, on the campus of New Mexico Tech, where a class was being held by the U.S. Forest Service. The two (2) were drinking Vodka in a McDonald’s cup and snorting crushed pills during class. One of the subjects had an outstanding arrest warrant. Both were taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.
Socorro Police Department

Feb. 6
• About 2:20 p.m., a female victim reported a male suspect battered her while in a moving vehicle. The victim jumped out of the vehicle and fled from the suspect. An officer located the suspect and located a controlled substance on the suspects person. The suspect was taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.

Feb. 7
• About 12:29 p.m., a female victim advised a male suspect attempted to strike her with a vehicle. The suspect was contacted and arrested. Suspect advised meting with victim for a family member and exchanged phone numbers.

Feb. 8
• An officer provided a female victim with additional information regarding injuries and the ongoing civil matter.
• About 4:23 a.m., an officer located a vehicle stopped and running in the roadway. The officer made contact with a suspect who was highly intoxicated. Refused to take the Standardized Field Sobriety Test and failed a breathalyzer test.
• About 4:23 a.m., an officer assisted on a DWI stop.

Feb. 9
• About 12 p.m., a suspect was contacted on an outstanding warrant and arrested.
• About 3:15 p.m., a complainant advised suspect argued with mother and victim and struck the victim. The victim advised later the suspect and mother calmed down. Victim was sent in bathroom. Suspect entered and yelled at victims, striking victim. Officer did not see any signs of battery. CYFD was contacted and involved in an investigation with parent and victim. After meeting with all parties the suspect advised yelling at victim but never struck victim. Victim allowed to stay with family member until next meeting with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.
• About 10:07 p.m., a suspect was stopped for a speed violation. During contact the officer noted an odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The suspect was asked to perform field sobriety. Suspect arrested advised of implied consent warning. Suspect refused testing, Suspect was taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.
• About 10:07 p.m., an officer assisted in an arrest
• About 10:07 p.m., an officer assisted with a tow sheet inventory and processing.

Feb. 10
• About 6:30 p.m., a suspect was contacted on an outstanding warrant and arrested, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.
• About 10 p.m., a suspect was contacted on an arrest order inside a residence on Mariposa Street. The suspect was arrested was taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.

Socorro County Sheriff’s Department

Feb. 22
• About 9 a.m., an officer met with a complainant. The complainant stated that one of the power lines off a pole had been cut on Manzanares Street. The officer met with the repair crew. It was learned that the power line, a return ground had been struck and cut. Apparently a vehicle with a trailer carrying some type of equipment pulled into the yard and the equipment struck the wire cutting it. No suspects at time of report.
• About 3:45 p.m., an officer met with a male victim who stated that he learned that a male suspect called a female and made a claim that the victim will take a bribe, which was fabricated and possibly a set up, according to the victim. The victim learned via the public service call to the female that was placed from the detention center and recorded. The female called the victim after speaking with the suspect who initiated a three (3) way call between the female, the suspect and the victim. The victim did not know it was a three (3) way call, but once he realized the suspect was attempting to set him up, he hung up and did not answer any calls from the female.
• About 6 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Arturo Road in Veguita. The officer met with victim #2 who stated that the suspect was yelling profanities at him and wanting to fight. The officer did observe the suspect yelling at victim #2 and making fight gestures towards him. The suspect admitted to driving the vehicle to Arturo Road. The officer ran a license check  on the suspect and learned that he had been driving on a suspended/revoked license with an arrest clause. The officer placed the suspect under arrest, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.

Feb. 24
• About 9 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the Fort Craig Rest Area in regards to a larceny and damage to a vending machines. The officer met with a complainant and learned that unknown suspects had broken into the machines and coin boxes, possibly using a grinding tool. Approximately $40 was taken and $2,000 in damage to the machines. No suspects at time of report.
• About 8 p.m., an officer pulled over a vehicle on I-25 MM 149 for a traffic violation. The officer witnessed the suspect trade places with the passenger. The officer met with the suspect who admitted to trading places due to him not having a valid license. The officer ran a license check on him and learned that he was driving on a suspended/revoked drivers license with an arrest clause. The officer placed the suspect under arrest and he transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.

Feb. 25
• About 6:47 p.m., an vehicle was headed south on New Mexico Tech’s Loop Road. The driver stated that two (2) elk jumped out into the roadway. One of the elks was struck by the vehicle causing damage to the left headlight housing. No enforcement was taken.
• About 9 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Community Road in Polvadera in regards to a domestic disturbance. The officer met with the female victim. The victim stated that she had argued with the suspect. The suspect grabbed her by the neck, choked her and threw her to the ground. The officer did notice physical evidence of the battery. The victim stated that the suspect took her phone and threw it to the ground, breaking it. The officer met with the suspect who admitted fighting with the victim. The suspect was placed under arrest was taken into custody, transported, booked and incarcerated at the Socorro County Detention Center.