The Blotter (11/10/2012)


Socorro Police Department
Oct. 22
• A woman reported her boyfriend damaging her residence on the 500 block of Sean about 8:30 a.m. The responding officer observed the damage to the residence and found the suspect hiding on the premises. The suspect was arrested and taken to the hospital. The suspect resisted the officer at the hospital and was controlled by force, then booked into the detention center.
• A resident of the 100 block of West Place reported someone entered his residence and stole several tools. No signs of forced entry were located. A second officer assisted on the call and located the tools at a pawn shop, where they had been pawned by a female suspect. She and a second male suspect stated the victim had given them the tools in exchange for money he owed them. The tools were recovered and placed into evidence.
• A man was arrested at the Adult Probation Office on an arrest order about 4:30 p.m. and booked into county jail.
• An employee of World Finance, on the 200 block of South California Street, reported someone passed a fake $20 bill at the business. The fake $20 bill was tagged into evidence.
• A resident of the 500 block of South California Street reported her cell phone stolen from her residence. She named a person of interest, who denied the allegations.
• An officer responded to a call about 7:50 p.m. of someone being loud and disorderly in the area of Fifth Street and Abeyta. The officer found a loud and boisterous man using profane language, arrested the suspect and booked him into county jail.

Oct. 23
• At about 11 a.m. a woman reported she left her wallet inside a store on the 900 block of California Street and another woman took it. The officer attempted to locate the suspect woman without success. The store manager wouldn’t let the officer review the security tapes.
• At about 11:45 a.m. a woman reported she misplaced her purse, a brown wallet with a long strap. She looked in places she had been earlier. The purse contained her driver’s license, Social Security card, check book and $202 in cash.
• A man reported a suspect harassing him at the New Mexico Tech golf course. The suspect was told not to contact the victim.
• A resident of the 500 block of Century Circle reported her residence had been burglarized while she was gone on vacation. The chain on the gate and the door to the residence were damaged, and two televisions were stolen.
• A resident of the 1200 block of El Camino Real said when he was exiting an apartment complex, two vehicles were parked blocking the exit. He honked his horn and an unknown suspect got upset. When the cars moved, the victim exited and the suspect began following him. The suspect attempted to open his door to fight the victim at a stop light. Police did not locate the vehicle or suspect.

Oct. 24
• An employee of Socorro Electric Co-op reported five people using electricity illegally. The officer was unable to contact the suspects as of the time of the report.
• A male suspect was contacted for yelling at customers of a local business on School of Mines Road and smelling of alcohol. The officer noticed signs of intoxication during contact with the suspect, who was given a field sobriety test and arrested. The officer inventoried the suspect’s vehicle, finding an open container of alcohol. The suspect provided two breath samples with results of .15 and .15. When the suspect was processed, officers found he had a valid warrant for his arrest and a revoked driver’s license. He was booked into county jail.
• A woman complained a male suspect damaged her windshield with an unknown object during an argument. The officer had no contact with the suspect.
• A man called in at 6 p.m. complaining that a suspect pushed a female victim, then battered a male victim. When the officer arrived at the scene, on the 1100 block of State Road 1, he witnessed the suspect battering the male victim. The officer arrested the suspect. The female victim told the officer the suspect had pushed her down and accused her of cheating. The officer then interviewed two witnesses, and ultimately booked the suspect into county jail.

Oct. 25
• An officer arrested a suspect at Magistrate Court for a probation violation per the judge’s order.
• An officer was dispatched to a residence on Fatima in reference to a possible drug overdose. The officer found a woman in possession of prescription medication.
• An officer met with an employee of Socorro Electric Co-op, who complained she had several individuals stealing electricity.
• A man contacted for a traffic violation at about 10:22 p.m. on Northwest Frontage Road showed signs of intoxication. After attempting to complete field sobriety tests, the man was arrested and advised of implied consent. The suspect provided breath samples with results of .22 and .21. He was processed and booked into the detention center.
• An officer was dispatched to Walmart for shoplifters. The officer found suspects who could not produce a receipt for purchase of goods. They were released due to one suspect having a colostomy bag, and one suspect was summoned into court.