The Blotter (6/27/2013)

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Socorro Police Department
May 11
• A Socorro man contacted on a traffic stop about 12:57 a.m. was highly intoxicated, along with a teenage family member, who was also intoxicated. The teenager was taken home and the Socorro man admitted to purchasing alcohol and drinking with the juvenile. The man was arrested. The officer entered the residence with the juvenile and found several items of drug paraphernalia. When the officer asked about them, the juvenile admitted to owning them and provided more paraphernalia, as well as THC wax concentrate. The juvenile was released to his father, who was at the home.
• An officer was dispatched to an argument on High School Road about 2:30 a.m. and met with the parties involved. A Socorro man was being loud; when asked to quiet down, he continued to be loud. He was arrested and booked into jail.
• An Albuquerque woman reported an Albuquerque man was threatening violence toward her over the phone. The office spoke with the man, who said the woman was also calling him. The officer advised the man to have no more contact with the woman.
• A Smith’s employee reported a witness saw a Socorro man conceal merchandise on his person, so they confronted him and removed the merchandise. The man tried to flee, but the employee and witness detained him. The officer arrested the man and booked him into jail.
• A Socorro woman reported being harassed by her father after a restraining order had been put in place. Police had no contact with the father as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man contacted at Tierra Bonita about 11:38 p.m. asked the officer to check and see if he had warrants. The National Crime Information Center database showed two valid warrants, so he was arrested.

May 12
• A Socorro woman stopped for a traffic violation about 2:34 a.m. exhibited signs of intoxication. She failed field sobriety tests and was arrested.
• A Socorro couple were caught inside Walmart switching old shoes with new ones. They were cited and warned not to trespass at Walmart again.
• An officer was dispatched to Smith’s about 2 p.m. regarding a shoplifter. An employee reported a Socorro man tried to steal Listerine. The officer found the man and arrested him.

May 13
• An officer arrested a Socorro man on an Adult Probation Office order.
• A Socorro man reported three Socorro women entered his home wanting to borrow money. He said he loaned them $20 and they left. Later, the man noticed $260 was missing. The officer found the women, who denied taking the money.
• A Socorro woman reported someone entered her residence on Chaparral Drive and stole assorted clothing and a $350 dryer.
• A Socorro man reported his son went to a friend’s house to play and when he was walking through the yard the friend’s dog bit him. The officer found the dog’s owner and issued her a citation.
• A Socorro man was contacted in court for having a valid warrant. He was arrested and booked into jail.

May 14
• A Socorro man reported someone stole copper wire out of one of his trucks. There were no suspects as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported she left her purse at her friend’s house, and it was missing when she went back. There were no suspects as of the time of the report.
• An officer arrested a Socorro woman on a valid warrant about 1:30 p.m. on Mount Carmel.
• A Socorro woman reported another Socorro woman attacked her during an argument by Grant and Bagley. The attacking woman was cited.
• An officer located a Socorro man at the plaza about 6:40 p.m. and arrested him on a bench warrant.
• A Lemitar man was involved in a fight on Bagley. The man was sitting inside a vehicle when officers arrived on the scene. As an officer approached the vehicle, he noticed the driver stuffing something between the seat and console. The man was detained and asked to exit the vehicle. The officer noticed a second suspect, a Socorro woman, had something in her chest area, and she was also detained. Both were arrested and jailed. While the woman was being booked into jail, corrections officers found she had methamphetamine.
• A Socorro woman reported her ex-boyfriend came by her residence and punched her twice during an argument. The officer was not able to locate the ex-boyfriend.

May 15
• A Socorro man reported about 5:11 a.m. someone broke into his warehouse. Two chains had been cut. Officers checked the property but did not find footprints. There were no suspects as of the time of the report, and it is unknown if any items were taken.
• A Socorro man was contacted for an expired license plate about 11:10 a.m. on Spring Street. The National Crime Information Center database showed the man’s driver’s license was suspended or revoked with an arrest clause. The man was arrested.
• A Socorro man was stopped on Eaton about 7:52 p.m. for driving on a suspended license. NCIC confirmed the license was suspended with an arrest clause, so the man was arrested.
• An officer dispatched to a domestic dispute about 9 p.m. met with the victim, a Socorro woman. She said she had been arguing with a Socorro man over a cellphone, each accusing the other of cheating. The officer noticed signs of battery on the victim. The officer met with the couple’s child, who said the couple were fighting and the child watched the man scratch himself on the chest. The officer met with the man, who had locked himself in a shed. The officer noticed the scratch on the man. The man said he scratched himself. He said he had been holding down the victim, who was battering him. The man was arrested and booked into jail.

May 17
• A highly intoxicated Magdalena man at Supermart about 7:30 a.m. opened a product without paying for it. He had been previously warned not to trespass at the store, but the manager was not able to find the trespass form. The suspect was warned again and arrested for public nuisance. No charges were filed on his opening the product at the store.
• A 16-year-old girl met with high school staff about an incident the day before in which she was beaten up. Police were called about 10 a.m., and the girl told the officer dispatched that her aunt, a Socorro woman, had beaten her because she had dropped nail polish on the floor. She said she was kicked and scratched, and her injuries were documented. The officer contacted the girl’s aunt, who admitted to striking the girl. The officer also spoke with two witnesses. The state Children, Youth and Families Department was given custody of the girl.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 1:30 p.m. on Fifth Street for having warrants. An NCIC check confirmed the warrants and the man was arrested.
• A Socorro woman complained another Socorro woman was making harassing and threatening calls to her. The officer was not able to locate the suspect as of the time of the report.
• An Illinois woman complained a Socorro woman took her vehicle without permission. The officer found the Socorro woman, who said she borrowed the vehicle to move from the property. The officer filed charges.
• A Socorro woman said she parked her car at Walmart while she was working. When she left work, she found the vehicle’s window damaged. The officer noted the damage and attempted to get security video from the store, but it was not available as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 9 p.m. near Highway 85 and Meek Street because he matched the description of a suspect in a theft investigation. He was asked verbally to stop but he refused. The officer chased him, finally catching him on Texas Street. The man admitted he ran because he had a warrant. The officer found the man in possession of drug paraphernalia, a digital scale. The man was arrested on the warrant and cited for the paraphernalia.

May 18
• A Socorro woman was contacted on a traffic stop about 12:03 a.m. on California Street. She gave consent to search the vehicle. The officer attempted to search the woman, who pulled away and was detained. The officer found drug paraphernalia on the woman. She was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro man contacted on a traffic stop about 3 a.m. was under the influence. The officer asked for consent to search. The man later turned over narcotics and paraphernalia, and was cited into court.
• A Socorro woman reported her red Pontiac Grand Am was stolen from outside her residence. She was unable to provide information on the vehicle.
• A Socorro man reported he was walking on the ditch bank by northeast Frontage Road when a pit bull on a leash bit him on the stomach. The officer photographed the injury and contacted the mother of the woman who owns the dog. The mother advised the property line extends to the ditch and the incident happened on private property. The officer was unable to locate the woman who owns the dog as of the time of the report.
• A Las Cruces woman reported a Socorro man threw rocks at her ice cream truck on Calle Bonita, striking the truck and another Socorro man. The officer arrested the rock thrower and booked him into jail.
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man came to her residence and contacted their children. She said she called the police and when she went back outside, he was gone. The officer had previously told the man not to have contact with the woman. The officer was unable to locate the man as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man was pulled over on California Street for driving on a revoked license. An NCIC check confirmed the license had been revoked with an arrest clause, so the man was arrested.
• An officer met with a Socorro woman and man who appeared to be having an altercation on Lucero Street. The woman said she was attacked by a Hispanic man while she was walking. The officer asked her if she had anything in her purse. She took something out of the purse, trying to hide it behind her back. The officer found it was a syringe that appeared to be loaded with methamphetamine. The officer arrested the woman. The officer also found a Nerds container that held suspected meth.

May 19
• A Lemitar man reported about 12:15 a.m. a front window on his vehicle was broken, and he thought his ex-girlfriend might have broken it. The officer was unable to locate the ex-girlfriend as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported about 2:08 a.m. that she was sleeping when her husband came home drunk and began hitting her, then threw her out of the house. The officer was unable to make contact with the husband.
• An officer stopped a Socorro man for an illegal U-turn about 4:05 a.m., and detected the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer got consent to search the vehicle and found a marijuana pipe. The man was cited.
• A Family Dollar employee reported an Albuquerque woman tried to steal a cellphone case. The officer found the woman and cited her.
• A Socorro man reported that the sister of a man he was attracted to went to his home and kicked his vehicle, then broke his rear view mirror. The man requested a report in case further damage was done. No contact was made with the suspect, a Socorro woman.
• A Socorro woman reported the wind blew off a piece of her roof, causing it to hit her vehicle and break the rear window.
• A Socorro man reported a door to one of his rental units had been opened. The officer checked the residence but did not find anyone inside. The man did not notice anything missing from the home. There were no suspects as of the time of the report.
• An officer found a Socorro man highly intoxicated and in full public view about 5:55 p.m. near Grant and Garfield. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.

May 20
• A Polvadera man reported someone painted on the playground equipment at Granada Park.
• A Socorro man reported someone stole his truck. A witness said the thief was a man who was involved in a fight earlier, and was possibly from Belen. A be-on-the-lookout was issued for the vehicle.
• A Los Lunas woman reported someone broke into the washer and dryer machines at Loma Vista Apartments, and provided a suspect. No contact was made with the suspect as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported that a Socorro man went to her house and threatened her and her boyfriend with a knife because she did not have a vehicle payment for him. The officer made contact with the suspect. There is no further information.

May 21
• An officer found a Socorro man highly intoxicated and in full public view on Spring Street about 12:18 a.m. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• A Smith’s employee reported a Socorro woman for stealing $628.17 worth of groceries. An officer found the woman and arrested her.
• An officer responded to a report of shots fired about 9 p.m. at Clark Field. Police learned the suspect, a Belen man, fired shots after a Socorro woman took a vehicle that belonged to her, but was loaned to the suspect by her husband. The suspect admitted to shooting and disposing of the firearm.

May 22
• An officer found a Magdalena man highly intoxicated and in full public view on Middle Street about 10:15 a.m. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• A woman reported finding white powder in a bathroom at Zimmerly Elementary School. The officer was unable to test the substance, but the incident was documented.
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man entered her home on Annette without her permission and may have stolen two firearms, a Winchester pump action .22 caliber rifle and a Winchester pump action .22 magnum rifle valued at $1,000. The woman was unable to verify if the man took the rifles. The officer was unable to locate the man for comment as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 4 p.m. for violating his conditions of release. He appeared under the influence. He was arrested and searched by an assisting officer, who found methamphetamine. The man was booked into jail.
• A Socorro man reported being assaulted by a Socorro woman. The officer noted scratches on the man’s hands. The man then said he may have scratched his hands running through some bushes. The officer was unable to locate the woman for questioning as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman said she was moving from one address in Socorro to a new address in Socorro and her cellphone was left at the old house. She said she contacted a man at her number and he hung up on her. She has not reported the phone stolen to her phone company.
• An officer served a Socorro man with a warrant while the man was incarcerated at the detention center.

May 23
• A Socorro man was contacted on a traffic stop about 5:17 a.m. The officer found drug paraphernalia in plain view. The suspect was also unable to provide proof of insurance or a driver’s license. The man was cited into court.
• A Socorro woman was contacted about 10:15 a.m. for having an outstanding warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and she was arrested.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 11:15 a.m. for having an outstanding warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.
• A Socorro man was contacted on a traffic stop about 4:40 p.m. for a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.
• A Milan woman reported she lost her iPhone 4S at a gas station on Highway 85. She said an unknown woman may have taken the phone after bumping into the Milan woman at the store. She valued the phone, with its case, at $500.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 8 p.m. at his home on Sixth Street for having a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.
• A Socorro woman was contacted about 9:55 p.m. at her home on El Camino Real for having a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and she was arrested.

May 24
• A Socorro woman reported arguing with a Socorro man after he cheated on her. She said on May 22, he pushed her, kicked her and damaged a wall when he threw her into it. The man said he was just defending himself after the woman struck him several times.
• A Socorro man was contacted for four outstanding warrants. He fled from the officer. The officer chased the man, deploying a Taser. The man was taken into custody and booked into jail.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 12:20 p.m. near California Street and Frontage Road. He provided incorrect information for the National Crime Information Center check because he had a warrant. He was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Lemitar woman was reported for throwing rocks at a residence near Texas and Meek streets about 5:25 p.m. She admitted to throwing the rocks at her daughter’s house after being thrown out. She was cited into court.
• A Socorro man complained he was sitting in his friend’s home on Ivy when another man walked in and started hitting him and verbally threatening him. The officer noticed signs of battery on the Socorro man. The man provided the suspect’s name, but the officer was unable to locate the suspect as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported she was breaking up with her boyfriend, a Socorro man, and was upset. When she walked away, the boyfriend broke out the window of her vehicle. The boyfriend admitted to breaking the window and was cited.

May 25
• About midnight, the Bodega Burger Co. reported four Magdalena men stole bottles of alcohol from the bar and left. They were found and arrested.
• An officer found a Socorro man highly intoxicated and in full public view about 4:25 a.m. on Sixth Street. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• About 11:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to Burger King in reference to armed robbery. An employee reported that a man approached the drive-up window and demanded money. The employee opened the register and the man took money, then ran away. The suspect was unknown as of the time of the report.

May 26
• Officers were called to the car wash on Highway 1 about 2:05 a.m. for a domestic dispute. The vehicle was leaving and police pulled it over. The driver, a Socorro man, smelled like alcohol and failed a field sobriety test. He also had a warrant. He was arrested and submitted breath samples with results of .14 and .14 breath alcohol content.
• A Socorro woman complained that someone had broken into her apartment on El Camino Real while she was gone for several days and had taken several of her belongings. She believed she knew who the suspects were because of writing she found around her place. Police had not contacted the suspects as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported about 2 p.m. she was bitten by a Socorro man’s dog and told the officer where the dog was. The officer cited the dog’s owner into court. On June 3, the officer contacted the dog’s owner and received proof the dog had a city dog license and was current on rabies shots.
• A Socorro man reported someone broke into his home on El Camino Real and stole his television, iPad and PlayStation 3. There were no suspects as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man said he was at the pool when someone asked to borrow his phone. He told the person “no,” so the person beat him up and took his phone.
• A Smith’s employee reported a man stole a 30-pack of Bud Light from the store. The officer was not able to locate the suspect as of the time of the report

May 27
• An Illinois man reported two dogs running loose about 8 a.m. near Otero Avenue and Hope Farms Road. An officer was able to catch the dogs and had them taken to the animal shelter, but was not able to identify who owns the dogs.
• A Socorro man reported several items taken from his trailer on Miller Place. Missing are $600 worth of 12 guage wire, $300 worth of 16-14 guage wire, a $140 extension cord and $350 worth of microphone cables.
• A Socorro woman reported that during an argument with her boyfriend, a Socorro man, he punched her several times. She had visible signs of battery. The officer met with the boyfriend, who admitted to hitting the woman. He was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro man reported another man was harassing him. Police were not able to find the suspect as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported being grabbed by the arm by a Socorro man and pulled into a his residence when she went there to return some of the man’s property. The officer did not see any marks on the woman. The man denied any physical contact with the woman. No enforcement action was taken.
• A homeless man went into a store on Sixth Street and threatened a Socorro. When told to leave, the suspect broke a window. He was issued a citation.
• A Socorro woman reported that earlier in the day, a Socorro man came home drunk and hit her. She said when she backed away, the man punched her, then left the home and didn’t return. The woman did have signs of battery.

May 28
• A Socorro man was arrested about 2:50 p.m. on an active warrant.
• A Socorro woman reported someone broke the door to her home on Chaparral. No items were taken, and there was no known suspect as of the time of the report.
• A teacher at Sarracino Middle School reported two boys had been in the school. Nothing was damaged and nothing was taken. Officers cleared the school the night of the incident.
• A Socorro woman reported her ex-boyfriend has been harassing her. There was no contact with the suspect as of the time of the report.

May 29
• A Socorro man said he believes a Socorro woman keyed his vehicle, but he only saw her by the vehicle and did not see her do it. When an officer stopped the woman, she denied doing anything to the vehicle and no evidence was found. The woman was issued two citations and allowed to leave.
• A Truth or Consequences man reported someone damaged the cab of a piece of heavy machinery parked by A Street and Grant. The man found two fire extinguishers had been emptied into the cab. There were no suspects as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported someone entered her unlocked home on Manzanares and stole $150 worth of jewelry. An officer later met with a suspect who was selling the jewelry. The officer told the victim the suspect’s identity, and she declined to press charges. Her jewelry was returned to her.
• A Socorro man was contacted on Nicholas about 10:25 a.m. for having a warrant. A National Crime Information Center check confirmed the warrant. While completing a tow inventory on the man’s vehicle, police found a firearm. An NCIC check of the serial number indicated the firearm was stolen. The man said he was trading with his friend for the firearm, but did not provide the friend’s name. The man was booked into jail.
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man may have entered her home on McCutcheon through a window. She said the man stole a $200 Kindle Fire smartpad and three rings worth $500 each. An officer met with the man and the man confessed. He was arrested and booked into jail, and the woman’s property was recovered.
• A Socorro woman reported someone stole yard ornaments from her property on Chaparral. Missing are two solar lights valued at $30 each, six planting pots valued at $90 each and wire chicken figures valued at $200.
• A Socorro man was contacted for having two outstanding warrants. He was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro woman was arrested at the plaza on an outstanding warrant. Upon searching the woman, police found drug paraphernalia. She was then booked into jail.
• A Socorro man was contacted at his residence on Juniper about 4 p.m. for having an outstanding warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.
• A Socorro woman complained that the victim, another Socorro woman, was battered by a Socorro man. The victim said the man became upset that she was on his property meeting with the witness, another woman. The victim said the man forcefully removed her from the property, injuring her. The man and the witness both said the man told the victim to leave but she did not, and the man said he removed her from the property. The officer noticed signs of battery on the victim, and the man was cited into court.
• A Socorro man contacted on a traffic stop was unable to provide a driver’s license, registration or proof of insurance, plus he told the officer he had a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and the man was arrested. His vehicle was towed from the scene.

May 30
• A Socorro woman reported the suspect, another Socorro woman, sent her threatening text messages. The suspect admitted to sending the messages and making verbal threats. The officer told the suspect not to have any further contact with the victim.
• A Socorro man reported someone entered his yard on Second Street and stole a roll of copper telephone wire valued at $300.
• A Socorro woman reported she found her license plate missing when she went to put her new registration sticker on it. She signed a theft declaration and the plate was entered into the NCIC database.
• A Socorro woman reported returning home to Spring Street to find her door open and several items missing, including a television, DVD player, several DVDs, jewelry and miscellaneous power tools.

May 31
• A Socorro man was contacted at the car wash for having a valid warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.
• An officer saw a Socorro woman’s dog running loose on Chaparral about 11:10 p.m. The woman was cited.