The Blotter (12/29/2012)

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Socorro Police Department
Dec. 1
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man broke the window on the front door to her residence on the 200 block of Faulkner. Damage is estimated at $200.
• A Magdalena man stopped for a traffic violation was driving on a license revoked or suspended with the arrest clause. He also had a bench warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and the officer found two prescription pills and a small amount of marijuana on the suspect’s person. He was booked into county jail.
• An officer responded to a fight call in the 700 block of North California Street between two suspects. Both denied starting the fight, but one refused to calm down and was arrested; the other was cited.
• An officer responded to the 1100 block of Main Street about 10:35 p.m. where several suspects were at a victim’s residence wanting to fight. The officer saw several suspects leave the area running when he arrived on the scene, but the officer caught one even though he resisted the officer’s commands and the officer had to spray him with pepper spray. Suspects 2, 3 and 4 were also found after running and were all arrested. They were all booked into jail, but suspects 1, 2 and 4 also had bench warrants. Three officers assisted. The victim also found a knife in his yard and gave that to officers; it was placed into evidence.

Dec. 2
• A suspect was stopped for suspicious activity in the area of El Camino Real and Bullock. He appeared intoxicated so was given a field sobriety test, on which he performed poorly. He was arrested and gave two breath samples with test results of .08 and .07 breath alcohol content. He was booked into county jail.
• An officer found an Alamogordo man about 6 a.m. and arrested him on a bench warrant. During booking, detention staff found a small amount of methamphetamine and a clear glass pipe used to smoke it in the man’s possession.
• An Albuquerque woman reported a Socorro woman was sending her harassing text messages.
• An officer found a Socorro man and woman smoking marijuana in a parked vehicle. They were cited and released.

Dec. 3
• An officer arrested a Socorro man on an Adult Probation Office order about 4:45 p.m. and booked him into county jail.
• A Socorro woman reported receiving a package from UPS at her home while she was gone. When she returned home, the package was opened and the contents, a $12 bed frame bracket, gone.
• Officers responded to Grant Street on the report of a woman being stabbed by a man who was also making threats toward others. The woman said the man was angry with her as they were running late for an appointment; he became upset and stabbed her in the leg with a knife. The man was arrested and the woman was treated at the hospital and released.
• An officer arrested a Socorro man on an Adult Probation Office order about 4:45 p.m. and booked him into jail.

Dec. 4
• An officer responded to North Sixth Street about 9 a.m. on a tip that a Socorro man with an arrest warrant was there. The officer found the suspect, who ran from the officer. He was caught and arrested.
• An officer responded to a disturbance call on the 300 block of Fifth Street about 11:30 a.m. The officer found a pipe used to smoke marijuana, and a Socorro man admitted it was his. The man was cited.
• A resident of Memory Lane reported a Lemitar Lane resident shot at him with a firearm. The suspect admitted to having a pellet gun on him during his argument with the complainant. A witness who heard the shot said it was from a firearm, not a pellet gun. The officer found a projectile lodged in the complainant’s house. When the officer confronted the suspect again, the suspect admitted to a firearm going off. Police found the firearm and took it from the suspect. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail.
• An officer did a National Crime Information Center check on a Socorro man who was asking people for money at Bank of America about 12:15 p.m. The man had a warrant for his arrest so he was booked into jail.
• An officer responded to a fight between two Socorro women about 3:15 p.m. in the plaza and cited the fighting women. While the officer was on scene, one of the women and a third suspect, a Socorro man, were acting out in a disorderly manner. They were arrested and booked into jail.
• An officer saw a Socorro man who appeared intoxicated get in a vehicle and drive off about 4 p.m. on A Street. He failed to keep the vehicle in the lane and had expired registration. The man appeared to have a hard time operating the vehicle and was stopped. The man performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was arrested. The suspect refused chemical testing and was booked into jail.
• An officer found an Alamo woman highly intoxicated and in full public view on California Street. The woman was arrested for her safety and the safety of others.
• An officer found a Socorro man highly intoxicated and in full public view on California Street about 6:20 p.m. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.

Dec. 5
• A Socorro woman reported about 3:30 p.m. that someone had entered her home and stole an Xbox system and three games. She said the thieves may have entered through the rear door. No suspect was listed at the time of the report.
• A Magdalena man was contacted about 3:38 p.m. for impeding traffic on U.S. 60. The man said his vehicle was not working properly. He was also unable to provide valid insurance. The officer had the vehicle towed for being unsafe.
• A Socorro woman complained about 10:37 p.m. a man was harassing her by phone and that she wanted him to stop. The suspect was not located.
• While conducting a traffic stop about 11:48 p.m. in the area of U.S. 60 and Fowler, the officer learned the driver, an Albuquerque man, had a warrant for his arrest. The passenger was found to have a suspended or revoked license, so the vehicle was towed. The driver was arrested on his warrant and the passenger was released. While doing a tow inventory of the vehicle, the officer found a glass pipe so the inventory was stopped and the officer obtained a search warrant. A detective completed the search warrant and served it on the vehicle, where he located several forged checks and altered ID cards. The Albuquerque man was brought in for questioning and he requested a lawyer. He later met with police and other suspects and provided a statement, and was later booked on charges.

Dec. 6
• A detective, following up on the forged checks and altered ID cards case from the day before, spoke with another Albuquerque man. The detective noticed the Albuquerque man and another suspect were pictured on fake New Mexico ID cards. Officers detained the two suspects and got consent to search a third suspect’s vehicle, where they found narcotics and paraphernalia belonging to all of the suspects. The suspect was questioned about the IDs and booked into county jail.
• An officer was called to the Adult Probation Office in reference to a Socorro woman with a warrant. The warrant was confirmed and the woman was arrested.
• Police were called about 1:45 p.m. to a domestic disturbance in progress in front of a hardware store on California Street. When the officer arrived, he was told the suspect and victim had left. A description of the vehicle was given and a be-on-the-lookout was put out with the suspect’s and victim’s names. The suspect was located by the Albuquerque Police Department. The SPD officer made phone contact with the victim, who said she was OK and not in any danger.
• The Adult Probation Office provided police with a copy of the arrest order for a Socorro man, whom police then arrested and booked into county jail.
• A Magdalena man reported that after drinking with a woman and falling asleep, he woke up and noticed his cash and food stamps were missing from his clothes. He gave police the woman’s name and said she took the money. Police had no contact with the suspect as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman said she received text messages from an unknown suspect. She provided a person of interest but police made no contact with the person as of the time of the report.
• A resident of the 500 block of School of Mines Road reported someone stole a metal stool sometime between 5 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6. There are no suspects at this time.
• A Socorro man was called in for driving intoxicated about 9:47 p.m. The officer noticed signs of intoxication when the suspect was located, and an assisting officer completed a field sobriety test. The suspect was arrested and agreed to a breath test, with results of .22 and .23 breath alcohol content. He was processed and booked into county jail.

Dec. 7
• An officer was called to District Court about 10:30 a.m. and met with a judge who provided an arrest order for a Socorro man. The officer arrested him and booked him into jail.
• An officer was called to District Court about 10:30 a.m. and met with a judge who provided an arrest order for a Socorro man. The officer arrested him and booked him into jail.
• A Bernalillo woman reported about 1 p.m. someone took the luggage from the back of her vehicle at the Socorro Health Clinic. She said the luggage contained clothing and cholesterol pills. She listed a dark SUV as a possible suspect vehicle.
• A resident of the 600 block of Central Avenue reported at 8:11 p.m. she found the rear door open and the laundry room window broken when she arrived home. She said a DVD player was moved from its location. The officer checked the area and found several footprints near the window that was damaged. The officer followed the footprints to a residence on Bagley west of the victim’s home and made contact with a possible suspect. The officer noticed the suspect’s shoes matched the shoe prints at the victim’s home. The suspect said he travels through the victim’s yard often, but denied being involved in the window breaking. The officer photographed the suspect’s shoes and told him to stay out of the victim’s property.
• A Socorro woman reported about 10 p.m. the suspect arrived home and she locked the door. The suspect began banging on the door, damaging it. The woman said she was afraid of the suspect during the incident. The officer found a firearm outside the home and took possession of it. The officer contacted the suspect, who denied knocking on the door and causing damage. He also denied the firearm was his. The suspect declined to meet with the officer.

Dec. 8
• A Socorro man was contacted at his residence because the National Crime Information Center showed he had a valid warrant. He was advised of the warrant, but he did not comply with the officer’s instructions and resisted arrest. He was arrested and booked into county jail.
• A Magdalena man was served with a warrant at the detention center about 4:45 p.m.