The Blotter

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• A deputy met with a dog bite victim at Socorro General Hospital. The victim stated she was walking on Severo Vigil Road in Lemitar when the suspect's dog came out of the yard and bit her on her ankle. The suspect had not vaccinated his dog, so the dog was quarantined at the suspect's residence for 10 days. The dog was healthy after 10 days. The suspect was cited to appear in court on animal vaccination and dangerous dog ordinance violations.

• At 5:30 p.m., a motorist on Interstate 25 called in to report an erratic driver. A deputy stopped the vehicle at Mile Marker 163 near San Acacia. The driver failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. The suspect then refused to do a breath test. He was booked into the county jail.

• An officer called to assist at the county DWI compliance office was advised that a suspect had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The officer confirmed two outstanding warrants and arrested the suspect and booked her into the county jail.

• An officer was dispatched to a San Acacia frontage road location to investigate a report of a victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 66-year-old man was deceased by the time the officer arrived. The officer requested assistance from the state police. Evidence collected at the scene was taken to the state police crime lab for further analysis. No charges were filed.

• An officer called to assist at the county DWI compliance office was advised that some suspects had outstanding warrants. The officer confirmed the outstanding warrants, arrested the suspects and booked them into the county jail.

• An officer called to assist at the county DWI compliance office was advised that a suspect had outstanding warrants. The officer confirmed the outstanding warrants, arrested the suspect and booked him into the county jail.

• At 4:23 p.m., an officer pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. The officer noted a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on the suspect's breath and slurred speech. The suspect refused a field sobriety and blood tests. The suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the county jail.

• An officer called to assist at the county DWI compliance office was advised that a suspect had outstanding warrants. The officer confirmed the outstanding warrants, arrested the suspect and booked him into the county jail.

• An officer was dispatched to the county district courthouse was advised that a suspect had an outstanding warrant. The officer confirmed the outstanding warrant and arrested the suspect and booked him into the county jail.

• A deputy responded to a one-vehicle crash at Mile Marker 172.7 on northbound I-25 at 8:12 p.m. The victim's car had a blow-out and had skidded into the median where it rolled, coming to a stop on its side. The driver was transported to Socorro General Hospital. The four passengers were unhurt. The car sustained extensive damage.

• A deputy responded to a call from a residence on Las Nutrias Road in Veguita. Unknown suspects had entered the home by prying the front door open, and then took some jewelry. No suspects found at the time of the report.

•A deputy responded to a crash on Highway 380 on ramp onto southbound I-25. The driver had failed to negotiate the curve and struck the guard rail, causing damage to his vehicle. No citations were issued.

• A Veguita resident called to report someone opening a Socorro Electric Co-op account using her middle name. No suspects were located.

• An officer went to a Beatrice Avenue residence in Veguita to follow up on a call from a woman who said she had not been able to contact her father for five days, and that he had health problems. The man was found dead at the home. The Office of Medical Investigator was called to the scene. The deceased was removed from the residence.

• An officer pulled over a woman on Church Street for a traffic violation and found she had taken prescription medication that was affecting her driving. The suspect failed a field sobriety test. She was arrested and transported to Socorro General Hospital for a blood test and released to her family pending the results of the test.

• The DWI compliance office on Winkler Avenue in Socorro alerted the sheriff's department about suspects at the office with outstanding warrants. Deputies confirmed the outstanding warrants and arrested the suspects.

• An officer met with a victim in Veguita who stated that a named suspect had threatened to kill him unless he moved away because he thought the victim had run over his dog. The victim denied the suspect's charges. The officer met with the suspect who admitted threatening the victim, advising him of the charges that could be brought against him because of his threatening statements. The suspect agreed to stay away from the victim. No further action was taken.

• A deputy responded to a crash report on Bosquecito Road at 11:00 a.m. A driver had struck a parked vehicle while backing his car, causing minor damage. No citations were issued.

• A Socorro woman called to report her daughter missing since Sept. 25. The officer learned the girl had been located in Los Lunas but did not wish to return to her mother's residence. No other action was taken.

• An officer was dispatched to a vehicle fire at Mile Marker 102 on Highway 60 at 11:30 p.m. The driver said he noticed the living area in his RV on fire. He pulled over, and then the whole vehicle was destroyed by the fire. A wrecker was called to tow the vehicle from the area. No injuries were reported.