The Blotter (7/11/2013)
Magdalena Marshal’s Office
• About 8 p.m. an officer was called to a residence on Kelly Road in reference to a verbal domestic dispute. The parties were separated and no charges were filed.
• About 8:30 p.m. an officer took a report of harassment and threats being issued from the victim’s family member. A report was filed.
• An officer responded to a call on Pine Street where a vehicle was damaged. A report was filed and suspects are being sought.
• About 7:30 a.m. an officer assisted the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department at a residence on Kelly Road in reference to a child abuse case. Charges have been filed in a sexual assault.
• About 9:30 a.m. an officer was called to a residence on South Main Street where horses were possibly being mistreated. New Mexico Livestock Board officers were contacted and the case is under investigation. The horses at the residence were fine.
• About 8 a.m. an officer was called about a missing woman. The woman was located and she returned home.
• About 5 p.m. an officer responded to a call on Kelly Road where a man said he was killing himself. The New Mexico State Police and Socorro County Sheriff’s Department assisted. The man was not located.
• About 6:30 a.m. an officer was called to a one-vehicle rollover accident located at mile marker 120 on U.S. Highway 60. The driver was not injured. A report was filed.
• About 2:30 p.m. an officer was called to a domestic battery case on Oak Street. Upon arrival, the officer took a man into custody. The Socorro County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the victim’s interview. The victim ran from the scene to a neighbor’s residence where the man followed. The neighbor pulled a knife on the man and he left the residence after he attempted to batter the victim further. Charges have been filed on the man.
• About 12:15 p.m. an officer took a report of fuel stolen from the Magdalena Transfer Station. The case is under investigation.
Socorro Police Department
• An officer responded to a medical call and found drug paraphernalia in a Socorro man’s residence about 3:41 a.m. The man was cleared medically. The officer later learned the man made several calls claiming medical issues and was cleared from all calls. The man was ticketed for possession of drug paraphernalia.
• A window at a business in the 600 block of California Street was reported broken, and items were moved inside the store but no items were missing.
• A Smith’s employee reported a Magdalena man stole an alcoholic beverage from the store. An officer found the man and arrested him.
• A Socorro man reported another man’s dog was running loose on Second Street about 9 p.m. The dog’s owner was cited.
• A Belen man was arrested for violating his conditions of release.
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man used her debit card to take money from her bank account without her permission.
• An officer found a Magdalena man highly intoxicated and in full public view about 2:45 p.m. at Clarke Field. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• A Rio Rancho man reported his oxycodone medication stolen from a location on Tornillo.
• An officer responed to a fight call about 2 p.m. at the electric co-op where two Socorro women had been fighting. The officer cited one woman but was not able to locate the other as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported receiving two checks for $1,950 and $1,995. She believed the checks were sent by someone who wanted to rent a room, but didn’t know if the checks were fraudulent.
• About 2:51 a.m., an officer arrested a Socorro woman on Bullock for an active warrant.
• A Socorro woman complained someone broke into her home and stole her television. A representative from Aaron’s said the woman owed money for the television.
• An officer contacted a Socorro man sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked on northeast Frontage Road about 9:30 p.m. The man said the vehicle ran out of gas and his wife, who had been driving, got mad and left. He said his brother was coming to pick them up. He admitted to drinking and had an open container in the back seat. The other person in the vehicle, an Albuquerque man, had some syringes. Both men were cited.
• About 11:23 p.m. on the northeast overpass, an officer met with a Socorro woman who matched the description of a suspect reported for fighting. The woman said they were fine and were only arguing. The officer found a purse on the ground and syringes. The woman said the purse and syringes were hers and she had a Shapes card for them. The officer also found a blue pipe with black residue. The woman was cited for the pipe.
• A Socorro man was contacted near Park and Garfield for a valid warrant about 11:25 a.m. The officer noticed the man hand something to a woman. The man was arrested for the warrant, and during the search the man told the officer he had a syringe. When the man was put in the patrol car, he started banging on the window. When the officer checked on the man, the man put his feet outside the vehicle and refused to put them back in the car, kicking the officer. The officer secured the man in the car and took him to jail.
• A Socorro woman was contacted at the plaza with other suspects about 11:30 a.m. She gave the officer consent to search her belongings, and the officer found drug paraphernalia. She was cited into court.
• A Socorro woman complained a man was sending her harassing text and picture messages. She said she texted the man back. She asked police to contact the man and tell him to stop sending her messages.
• A Smith’s employee reported a Socorro woman stole items from the store. When contacted, the woman admitted to the theft and was cited into court.
• A Socorro woman reported losing her wallet at McDonald’s. The wallet contained several personal items, included her Social Security card, bank card, birth certificate and New Mexico identification.
• A Socorro man was stopped on Leroy about 6:15 p.m. for not having brake lights. The officer found a missing juvenile n the vehicle. A National Crime Information Center check showed two valid warrants for the man. He was arrested, then during the tow inventory police found drug paraphernalia in the car. The man was also cited for the paraphernalia and traffic violations.
• An officer was called to Peralta about 7:08 p.m. regarding property damage and contacted a Socorro man there. NCIC showed the man had a valid warrant. The man was taken to the hospital for medical clearance, then later booked into jail.
• Police were called to Bagley about 9 p.m. because a woman was yelling. Officers met with a Socorro man and woman. The man said he was trying to calm the woman down after she was thrown out of her mother’s house. The man kept putting his hands in his back pocket, so the officer asked to check the pocket and he consented. The officer found a syringe, a straw and a spoon in the man’s pocket, then arrested the man.
• A Socorro woman complained another Socorro woman confronted her in the roadway on Bagley, pushing her and verbally abusing her. The second woman said the complainant yelled at her and chased her down the road. A witness said the first woman instigated the conflict. No signs of battery were noticed on either woman, and no enforcement action was taken.
• About 12:32 a.m., an officer pulled over a Socorro man on Frontage Road. While taking a field sobriety test, the man kept putting his hand in his pocket. When asked what was in his pocket, the man took out marijuana and a blunt paper. While the man was picking up his pants, a clear bag fell, which contained what appeared to be heroin. The man was arrested and the vehicle was towed, and two passengers were released. During the tow inventory, police found other paraphernalia in the vehicle.
• An officer found a vehicle in the parking lot of the park on B Street. The officer knew there was drug use in the area and has heard complaints of used needles found in the children’s play area. A Socorro woman near the vehicle seemed very nervous, and she was going through bags. The officer told the woman about the drug use and needles reported in the park. The woman said she had no illegal drugs and gave permission to search the vehicle. The driver said he had just been released from prison and was clean. The officer found suspected meth syringes and other paraphernalia in the vehicle, then arrested the woman.
• A Socorro man reported about 2 a.m. he had not seen his roommate since June 2. He said he tried to contact her but was not able to. The officer called the woman and spoke to her. She said she had been staying with a friend and would be home later, and she did return home.
• A Socorro Electric Co-op employee reported a Socorro woman on Mount Carmel was obtaining electricity illegally. The officer went to the residence and found two metal strips on the electric meter. The woman said she was aware of the jumpers, and she was summoned to court.
• An officer found a stolen bike trailer at a residence while investigating a separate incident. The homeowner provided the name of the person who brought the trailer, but did not provide the person’s whereabouts. The officer took possession of the item and notified the owner, who later identified it as theirs.
• A Socorro man pulled over near Park and A Street was found in possession of an alcoholic beverage. The officer obtained the man’s consent to search the vehicle. When he was asked about illegal items, the man provided an eyeglass case containing drug paraphernalia. The man was cited into court and the items logged as evidence.
• A Socorro Electric Co-op employee reported four people obtaining electricity illegally, and co-op employees removed the jumpers from their electric meters. Electricity thieves included a woman on Lucero, two men on Fifth Street and a woman on Frontage Road.
• A Socorro man reported that while he was at Socorro Mental Health, a Socorro woman called him names. He said he had ongoing problems with the woman, and charges against her were already pending.
• A Socorro woman on conditions of release from District Court on drug charges submitted to a drug test. The test showed positive for narcotics, and the woman admitted to using narcotics. She was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro woman reported that a man and his friend borrowed her vehicle, then returned it with a broken windshield and with paraphernalia inside. The officer removed the paraphernalia and logged it into evidence, as well as noted damage to the windshield.
• A Socorro man reported about 3:14 a.m. that he had been drinking with a Native American man by the river when the man attempted to sexually assault him. The Socorro man was able to get away and report the incident to police. An officer checked the area, finding a hat and a cellphone. The Socorro man was unable to identify who the attempted assailant was at the time of the report.
• An officer found a Socorro woman’s dog running loose on the road near Spring and Eaton streets, causing a traffic hazard. The woman could not provide a city dog license or proof of vaccinations. The officer cited her into court.
• A Socorro man reported using his debit card to withdraw money on June 2 and being notified of insufficient funds. He said someone must have removed money from his account.
• A Socorro man was contacted on Frontage Road about 4 p.m. for having warrants. The National Crime Information Center confirmed the warrants and the man was arrested.
• An officer found a Socorro man with valid warrants at Walmart about 4 p.m. The man saw the officer in the parking lot and made his way to a white vehicle, attempting to get away. When the officer stopped the vehicle, the man fled on foot. The officer caught the man, using necessary force, and arrested him. The officer found a speaker in the man’s pocket. An assisting officer met with Walmart staff, who reported the man was trying to steal a cartload of speakers by taking it out of the garden center exit. The exit had been closed by staff and the man abandoned the cart. Police noted the man had no way of paying for the merchandise, having only $50 in his possession at the time. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment, and later booked into county jail.
• An officer found an Albuquerque man highly intoxicated and in full public view near Bullock and Leroy about 6:30 p.m. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• An officer stopped a Socorro man for a traffic violation about 12:28 a.m. on Chaparral. Police later found narcotics in the man’s vehicle. The man was arrested and booked into jail.
• An officer was dispatched to Circle K about 6 p.m. regarding a shoplifter. The officer found the suspect, a Socorro man, and issued the man a citation.
• A Socorro man was contacted about 6:45 p.m. near Neel and California streets for having a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and the man was arrested.
• An officer found a Magdalena man highly intoxicated and in full public view about 8:25 p.m. on Garfield. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• An officer found a Santa Fe man highly intoxicated and in full public view about 4:30 a.m. at Denny’s. The man was arrested for his safety and the safety of others.
• A Wyoming woman reported her tandem bicycle stolen from a location on Franklin Street about 7:45 a.m. The woman did not know of any possible suspects. Later, police found the stolen bicycle and spoke with the man who had it. The man said he found the bike in a ditch and took it home. The officer took the bicycle and logged it in at the police department.
• A Socorro woman reported someone stole $180 from her the night before. The officer met with a Socorro man who denied taking the money, saying everyone was under the influence of drugs the night before. The man was cited for trespassing.
• A Socorro man reported someone broke into his residence on Sixth Street and stole two Phillips televisions valued at $109 each and a $130 safe. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
• A Socorro man reported about 8:20 p.m. an unknown man walked up to him near Otero Avenue and Sixth Street and started hitting him in the face. The man had a swollen eye. Police did not have a suspect as of the time of the report.
• An Albuquerque woman reported a Socorro woman hit her, starting a fight. When police contacted the Socorro woman, she admitted to hitting the other woman. She was cited.
• An officer found a Socorro man who had four outstanding warrants about 1:17 p.m. near Otero Avenue and Sixth Street. The man evaded the officer after the officer told him to stop. The officer then found the man hiding and arrested him. During the arrest, the officer found drug paraphernalia in the man’s pocket.
• A Socorro woman reported that she and a Polvadera man were arguing and the man held her against her will. When the man released her and she was walking away, he then pushed her to the ground. The man denied the allegations; however, the officer observed signs of battery on the woman but none on the man. The man was arrested.
• A Socorro man reported someone took $40 from his account at a local ATM.
• A Socorro woman reported her $400 television was stolen from her residence on School of Mines Road. Police found signs of forced entry at a window.
• A Socorro woman reported she was unable to find her prescription Fetenyl patches at her residence. She said the prescription is a narcotic and may be dangerous if not used properly.
• A Socorro woman reported someone broke a window to her home on El Camino Real and threw items around inside the home. She was unable to list a suspect at the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported another woman was making repeated calls to her home, laughing at her and then hanging up. The woman was unable to provide a phone number for the suspect so police could contact her.
• The Magistrate Court judge ordered a Socorro man to be arrested about 12 p.m. The man was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro woman was served with a warrant about 2 p.m. in Magistrate Court.
• A Socorro man was contacted on Mount Carmel about 6:58 p.m., and the officer saw the man drop something. The officer recovered the object, a bottle containing narcotics. The man was arrested, and during the search the officer found a second pill bottle containing heroin. The man was booked into county jail.
• A Socorro man was found at an argument on Spring Street about 12:10 a.m. A check of the National Crime Information Center database showed a valid warrant on the man, and he was arrested.
• An officer was called to the hospital about 5:50 a.m. to help with a combative Socorro man. The man became combative when restraints were removed. The man was waiting for mental health treatment and was not stable. He was placed back into restraints for the safety of hospital staff.
• A Socorro man was stopped by Eaton and Garfield for not having a valid license. NCIC confirmed his driver’s license was suspended. He was cited into court and his vehicle was towed.
• An officer was dispatched to Tierra Bonita regarding a 911 hangup about 10 a.m. The officer met with a witness, who said a Socorro man wanted to hurt himself. The officer met with the man, who had damaged items in the home and said he wanted to hurt himself. The officer told the man he would have to go to the hospital, and the man refused to cooperate. The officer tried to put handcuffs on the man, and he resisted. An assisting officer deployed a Taser, and the man was taken into custody. Police took him to the hospital and later booked him into jail.
• A Socorro woman said she spent the night away from home because her boyfriend was there drunk. Upon her return, she found her $3,000 60-inch LG flat screen TV was gone. She said her boyfriend told her who took the TV. When police located the suspect, the suspect denied taking it. When the officer took the suspect to the victim’s house, the witness said the suspect did not take the TV.
• A Socorro woman said she left her laundry out to dry at Socorro Village. When she went to take the laundry in, she noticed a $150 Bulls jersey was missing.
• A Magdalena man was contacted about 6:40 p.m. near Manzanares and Sixth Street regarding suspicious activity. While the officer was doing a pat down, the man said he had a BB gun on his hip. While removing the BB gun, the officer found a package of narcotics in the man’s hand. The man was detained and advised of his rights. The officer found methamphetamine in the package. The man was arrested.
• A Socorro woman said a Magdalena man had been told to leave her residence by another officer, but he returned later, intoxicated. The officer removed the man from the woman’s residence, and the man refused to provide the officer his identification. The man was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro man was pulled over for expired registration about 7:40 p.m. The office found drug paraphernalia in the man’s vehicle and cited him into court.
• An officer was called to Fifth Street about 8:15 p.m. regarding a man throwing rocks. The suspect, an Alamo man, was located highly intoxicated. The man was not able to care for himself and was arrested.
• About 8:50 p.m., a Socorro woman reported someone damaged the window on her residence on South California Street with a rock. She estimated the damage was under $500.
• A Socorro man was contacted on a traffic stop about 9:45 p.m. for having a warrant. NCIC confirmed the warrant and he was arrested.