The Blotter (11/07/2012)
Magdalena Marshal’s Office
• About 1 p.m. Oct. 3 an officer took a report of a burglary at a residence on South Main Street. The suspects stole a saddle and three sets of leggings. The case is under investigation.
• About 6:40 a.m. Oct. 4 an officer assisted the Magdalena Fire Department where three brush fires had started near mile Marker 5 on N.M. 169. The fires were believed to be caused from a semi truck traveling on N.M. 169.
• About 8:30 a.m. Oct. 8 an officer took a report where a male and female entered the Old Mill site south of Magdalena and opened up several vehicles. The two are being sought by the marshal’s office.
• About 11 a.m. Oct. 11 an officer took a report of a lost wallet.
• About 8 a.m. Oct. 15 an officer took a report of a larceny where a camera was stolen and the building damaged. The suspect was caught on tape and is being sought. The case is open pending charges.
• About 9 p.m. Oct. 17 officers responded to a fight at the Magdalena Schools. Two juveniles were in an argument. The case was referred to the Juvenile Probation Office.
• About 3 p.m. Oct. 21 an officer took a report of damage to property where a piece of steel flew off a trailer and struck a vehicle following.
• About 1:30 p.m. Oct. 23 an officer took a report of an accident where a vehicle threw up a rock and broke a windshield of a vehicle following.
• About 9:30 p.m. Oct. 23 an officer took a burglary report on a vehicle that was stripped. The case is under investigation.
• About 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25 an officer responded to a disturbance at the Western Motel where an intoxicated male subject was causing trouble. The man was arrested for attempting to strike a woman in the head with a can of soup.
• About 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 an officer responded to a domestic violence call. A man was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated battery against a household member.
• About 11:30 a.m. Oct. 29 an officer responded to a shoplifting at the Family Dollar. A woman was charged with stealing a pair of pants and a pair of slippers.
• About 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 an officer was called to a residence on Ash Street in reference to a house fire. The residence was fully engulfed and listed as a total loss. The fire was started by gasoline, which was used to start a stove fire. The family escaped unharmed.
Socorro County Sheriff’s Office
• A resident of the 300 block of Hilltop reported he had been burned with a cigarette lighter by a resident of Shady Nook Trailer Park while two other unknown male suspects held him down. The victim had physical evidence of a burn on his chest. Deputies did not make contact with the suspect as of the time of the report.
• An Escondida resident complained someone removed the political signs she had posted between San Antonio and Lemitar. None of the signs were found, and there were no suspects at the time of the report.
• A deputy responded to a crash in the Alamo Medical Services parking lot in Alamo about 11:25 a.m. The victim’s vehicle was parked when another driver was pulling forward from a parking spot. The driver pulled forward faster than intended and struck the rear of the victim’s vehicle.
• A deputy issued a La Joya resident a three-day eviction notice. The resident stated she wanted a report filed of this incident.
• A deputy helping at the Socorro County DWI Compliance Office was told that a suspect there had a warrant for his arrest. The deputy confirmed the warrant, arrested the suspect and transported him to the detention center.
• A deputy took custody of a newborn child at Socorro General Hospital because the child tested positive for methamphetamines and amphetamines. The child was released to the custody of the state Children, Youth and Families Department.
• A deputy arrested a man on two warrants at 7th Judicial District Court after being advised by the judge to arrest him. The suspect was incarcerated at the detention center and is awaiting transport to a correctional institution.
• An employee of a business on the 100 block of Neal Avenue, Socorro, reported someone threw a rock through one of the windows at the business. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
• A deputy assisting the DWI compliance officer ran a wants and warrants check on a suspect at a residence on the 800 block of Padilla. The suspect had an active warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and taken to the detention center.
• A deputy pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation and learned the driver was driving on a suspended/revoked license. The suspect was allowed to drive as long as an interlock system is in place on the vehicle, but the vehicle he was driving did not have the device in place. The suspect was arrested and taken to the sheriff’s department to process.
• A deputy assisting the DWI compliance officer ran a wants and warrants check on a suspect at a residence on the 200 block of Mesquite. The suspect had an active warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and taken to the detention center.
• A deputy assisting the DWI compliance officer advised the compliance officer that a suspect had an arrest warrant. The deputy confirmed the warrant and arrested the suspect, then transported him to Magistrate Court where arrangements were made for the suspect to pay the bond.
• Two residents of the 100 block of Center Street reported damage to their vehicles. Someone had scraped the left side of one resident’s vehicle from the gas tank cover to the rear end of the left tire well with an unknown object, as well as scraped the left side of a second vehicle owned by that resident. The suspect had possibly used a sharp object like a knife or screwdriver. The second resident reported the left side of her vehicle scratched also. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
• A deputy performed a civil standby on the 20 block of Camino de Sabinal in Sabinal. The victim had a court order granting him permission to remove a gate from the ditch bank road on his property. The deputy stood by while the gate was removed.
• A woman reported a gray vehicle came by at a high rate of speed and almost struck her and her children as she was escorting the children to the school bus stop on Adobe Road in Veguita. The deputy attempted to find the vehicle but was unable to.