The Blotter (11/21/2012)


Socorro Police Department
Nov. 2
• A resident of the 1300 block of Lopezville Road reported an unknown suspect took a Skill saw from his residence. The man provided a possible suspect in the case but did not want the suspect charged. The man checked a pawn shop and was told someone attempted to pawn the saw, but the shop owner did not proved the name of any suspects.
• A resident of the 500 block of Hannah complained someone spray painted his vehicle. The cost of getting it removed was unknown, and there were no suspects at the time of the report.
• A resident of the 800 block of Liles reported someone spray painted her vehicle with gray paint. The officer saw the spray paint on the vehicle. A second victim said their vehicle was also spray painted with gray paint, and said their vehicle was also in the area of the 800 block of Liles. No suspect was listed.
• A San Antonio resident reported about 2:20 p.m. the license plate lost or stolen from their vehicle. The victim signed a theft declaration.
• A Silver City resident reported about 7:28 p.m. that while he was driving on Interstate 25 near mile marker 149, someone threw a large rock through the windshield of his vehicle. The rock broke the windshield and entered the cab of the vehicle. The victim had glass on his body and face and was seen by ambulance staff. The officer recovered the large rock from the victim’s vehicle, as well as checked the area, but was unable to locate anyone on the roadway.
• An officer drove up on an argument at Capitol Bar about 11:25 p.m. A San Antonio resident said a Socorro man struck him after he taunted the Socorro man to hit him. The Socorro man said the San Antonio man was trying to start a fight in the bar and was told to leave, but the San Antonio man continued to instigate a fight. The Socorro man admitted to striking the other man and said the other pushed him. Both men were ticketed for public affray.

Nov. 3
• An officer providing traffic control for another officer on a traffic stop about 2:04 a.m. on Nelson Place was nearly struck by a Lemitar man driving on the road, who did not move over as directed. The man was stopped and the officer noted signs of intoxication, so he gave the suspect a field sobriety test and arrested him. While searching the suspect, the officer found marijuana on him. The officer did a tow invetntory of the car and found a metal container that held marijuana, a scale with residue, money and other peraphernalia. The inventory was stopped pending a search warrant on the vehicle, which was towed to the police department. The suspect was advised of implied consent and he refused to be tested. He was booked into county jail.
• An officer investigating a fight about 3:37 a.m. met with a suspect at her residence on the 300 block of Otero and noticed she was intoxicated. The officer left to find the other person involved in the fight, and upon returning, saw the suspect driving a vehicle from the scene. The officer gave the suspect an alternative field sobriety test due to her inability to perform the standard test. She was arrested and provided two breath samples, with results of .12 and .12 blood alcohol level. She was booked into the detention center.
• A resident of the 900 block of School of Mines road reported leaving a motor home on Spring Street overnight. Upon returning, the victim found someone had pried the door open and stole a Suzuki generator and a red tool box from the motor home.
• An employee of Smith’s reported a woman leaving the store dropped a bottle of Listerine from under her skirt. The employee said the woman picked up the Listerine and hid it under her shirt. She was detained and arrested by the officer, then booked into county jail.
• A woman went to pick up property on the 20 block of Calle Bonita, but her things were not there. She got mad and broke a mirror, so she was ticketed.

Nov. 4
• A Socorro woman reported about 4:20 a.m. she got into a fight and the suspect was going for a gun. She said the suspect began chasing her and another woman as they left and crashed as they turned right onto El Camino Real. The officer found a fender flare where the accident occurred and found the vehicle that matched the fender flare. The vehicle had heavy damage and a flat tire, but the suspect was not located.
• A resident of the 800 block of Spring at 8 a.m. reported someone tried to get into her home, damaging the door, but did not get inside.
• A resident of the 300 block of Otero said she rented a car for $9.99 per day from a business in Albuquerque but her account was charged $618.31. She was told there was a contact to check it.
• A suspect was text messaging and calling a resident of the 900 block of Reservoir asking for sex. The officer called the number back and got a hold of the suspect’s father, who said he would take care of the situation and his boys. He said he was truly sorry for what his boys did.

Nov. 5
• A man reported three windows were broken on a building in the 200 block of Fisher.
• A man reported fuel and parts were being taken from vehicles at Quick & Easy. The man asked for patrols of the area.
• A resident of the 700 block of U.S. 60 reported another Socorro woman came to her residence to fight her. The suspect said the woman was calling her at work and harassing her, so she went to the woman’s residence to tell her not to call her at work. The victim admitted to calling the suspect at work.
• A woman was arrested at Socorro General Hospital for an outstanding warrant.

Nov. 6
• A woman said a man started yelling at her on the 1200 block of Northwest Frontage Road and ran toward her. She ran into her friend’s house and the friend told the suspect to leave.
• A resident of the 1400 block of Blue Canyon Road was arrested about 4:30 p.m. on an outstanding warrant and jailed.
• A resident of the 1700 block of Evergreen Drive complained a Polvadera man follows her, texts her and calls her constantly. She said previous reports have been filed. The officer was unable to locate the suspect.

Nov. 7
• A resident of the 1500 block of Fatima reported a Socorro man may have taken a Homelite chain saw valued at $250 from the back of a truck. The officer later found the suspect in a vehicle. The suspect denied taking the chain saw and was later released.
• An employee of John Brooks reported a woman attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise. The employee provided the officer with a receipt for the items. The suspect was ticketed.
• A suspect was contacted on El Camino Real about 2:50 p.m. A National Crime Information Center check showed the suspect had valid warrants so he was arrested. A search of the suspect revealed a syringe and the man was cited for drug paraphernalia.
• A resident of the 1700 block of Evergreen Drive reported the suspect, a resident of 20 Mels Road, came to her home in violation of a protection order. She said the suspect has sent text messages and she had a report filed on the previous day. The officer was shown the temporary order by the victim and spoke with El Puente staff, who informed the officer a new protection order was being faxed to the police department. The officer told the suspect not to have any further contact with the victim at this time.
• An officer was dispatched to Chaparral Drive about 7:20 p.m. to the scene of the complainant in the roadway. The officer contacted the complainant, who wanted to be taken to the hospital. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance and later released to the officer. An NCIC check showed a valid warrant, so he was arrested and booked into county jail.
• A resident of the 800 block of Lucero Street complained a neighbor was taking electricity by hooking to outlets on home and connecting to the electric meter. The officer was shown the meter and saw the electric cord attached, which led to the suspect’s home. The officer attempted to contact the suspect without success. The officer also noticed a padlock on the ground near the suspect’s home, which matched a key the victim had. The victim had placed the lock on the meter previously. The officer filed charges in the case.