Blotter (09/26/13)

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Socorro Police Department

July 25
• A Socorro woman was contacted for having a dog running loose on Tierra Bonita. She was unable to show a city dog license or proof of current vaccinations. She was cited into court and surrendered her dog.
• A Socorro man complained he was attacked by two dogs outside his residence on Spanish Trails. An officer on patrol found two dogs matching the description given by the man. The officer held the dogs until animal control arrived to take possession of them. The officer met with the woman who owns the dogs, who said they got out of the yard and ran off. She provided proof of current vaccinations. She was cited into court.
• A Socorro man reported someone broke into his locked storage shed on Vigil by damaging the lock and took a cordless drill. The man was still doing inventory on the shed at the time of the report.
• A Magdalena man who was a caregiver to a Socorro man said he noted several of the Socorro man’s medications missing from the Economy Inn. He mentioned a person of interest and provided a list of missing medications. The officer was unable to locate the person of interest as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman walking down Bagley was contacted about 4:15 p.m. because the officer knew she had valid warrants. A National Crime Information Center database check confirmed three warrants. She was arrested.
• A Socorro man was contacted on Bagley about 4:30 p.m. for having valid warrants. NCIC confirmed the warrants and he was arrested.
• A Socorro woman reported a man arrived at a scene on California Street trying to fight with a Socorro man. The Socorro man said he walked out of a restaurant and was confronted by the suspect. Another witness saw the suspect confront the Socorro man, then leave when police were called. The officer was unable to find the suspect as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported about 10 p.m. that a Socorro man threw an egg at her vehicle on Ebler and she had a video of the incident. The officer saw the video and met with the man, who said he did not throw the egg. He was cited.

July 26
• A Socorro man was contacted in the Smith’s parking lot about 10 a.m. for having outstanding warrants. NCIC confirmed the warrants and he was arrested.
• About 2:10 p.m., a Socorro man was contacted on Baca for having outstanding warrants. NCIC confirmed the warrants and he was arrested.
• About 2:15 p.m. an officer responded to a traffic accident near California Street and Bullock. A Hancock, Maine, man was stopped at the stoplight when a Magdalena woman’s vehicle struck him from behind. Both vehicles had slight damage.
• A Socorro couple were contacted at the plaza because both were on conditions of release. Both admitted to drug use, violating their conditions. Both were arrested and booked into jail.
• A Walmart employee witnessed a Socorro man take merchandise out of its packaging and put it in his back pocket. He then left the store without paying. The employee detained the man and recovered the stolen property. The man was cited into court and warned not to trespass at the store.

• A Socorro woman reported walking into a store on California Street to pick up an order when she was confronted by another Socorro woman and a juvenile. Words were exchanged and the juvenile battered the first woman. A witness pulled the juvenile away, then the adult suspect attacked the woman. The woman showed signs of battery, and the adult suspect was cited.

July 27
• A San Antonio man was contacted on U.S. 60 across from Socorro High School about 5:42 a.m. NCIC showed a valid warrant on the man and he was arrested.
• A resident reported a Socorro man on Tornillo Street to police about 8 a.m. The man tried to hide from the officer who responded. During contact, the man admitted he had paraphernalia in his pockets. He was arrested. During processing at the police department, the man tried to exit the building but was restrained by an officer. A Taser was used. The man was processed and booked into jail.
• A Socorro man reported letting his pit bull puppy outside to use the bathroom on Coulson. Moments later, the puppy was gone and the man could not find the puppy. The man checked with the animal shelter but the puppy was not turned in.
• A Socorro man was contacted for driving on a suspended license about 3:18 p.m. on Grant Street. The officer also noticed the vehicle registration was expired. The man also was unable to provide proof of insurance and registration for the vehicle. The officer completed a check to find the license was suspended with an arrest clause, and the license plate was not registered to that vehicle. The man was arrested and the vehicle towed.

July 28
• Two suspects, an adult and a juvenile, broke into a residence on Western through a window. The adult went through the medicine cabinet. Photos were taken of them with a trail camera, but the suspect was not identified as of the time of the report.
• Someone threw pottery at the front door glass of El Paraiso attempting to break in.
• About 10 a.m., an Edgewood man traveling north on California Street and towing a trailer attempted to turn into the Valero station, but he turned too sharp and hit the street light in the median with the trailer. No enforcement action was taken.
• Someone stole a small TV from Walmart, which was reported at 2:45 p.m. The suspect was unknown as of the time of the report.
• About 6:43 p.m., a Socorro man was caught shoplifting at Walmart and taken to the office. He was cited.
• A Socorro man reported a Socorro woman keeps calling him, then calling police when she gets mad. He wanted the woman to stop calling. An officer told the woman to stop calling.
• A Socorro man attempting to enter his ex-girlfriend’s home on B Street about 11:20 p.m. began to yell and behave aggressively toward EMTs. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and for an active warrant.

July 29
• A Zimmerly Elementary School employee reported about 7:20 a.m. that a school window was damaged.
• A Walmart employee reported a man took a beer and a sandwich without paying. When the employee and another person confronted the man, he began fighting with the second person. The employee and the person detained the man until an officer arrived. The officer was not able to identify the man since he did not have proper identification. The man was booked into jail under “John Doe.”
• A Socorro man reported that a woman tried to run him over with a vehicle about two weeks prior.
• A Socorro woman reported her wallet was lost or stolen, but there were no leads to any suspects.
• A Socorro man reported items stolen from his residence on Bagley. He believed the footprints matched the shoes worn by the Socorro man and woman he listed as suspects. The suspects denied any involvement. No enforcement action was taken.
• An officer found a Socorro woman with two warrants and arrested her about 7 p.m. on Lemitar Lane.

July 30
• A Socorro man reported someone entered his residence and stole $45 from his wallet. He named a person of interest but police could not find the person as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man complained someone keyed his vehicle. The officer saw paint damage down the entire length of the vehicle on both sides.

July 31
• A Socorro woman reported about 10 a.m. that she has been receiving messages from her ex-boyfriend, a Socorro man. Police had no contact with him as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro man reported finding footprints in his yard and yard equipment outside his shed at his residence on School of Mines Road. A Socket set valued at $60 was missing from the shed. No suspects were listed.
• A Socorro man complained someone cashed his check at Wells Fargo. The check was for child support for the mother of his child, and the mother said she did not cash it. The man tried to get information but was unable. The officer provided the bank a subpoena for its security video.
• A Socorro woman complained a 16-year-old girl left home after the woman took the girl’s cellphone. The woman was unable to find the girl. After an officer tried to find the girl, the girl was entered as missing into the NCIC database. Another officer found the girl Aug. 5 and released her to her guardian.
• A Socorro man reported his roommate called and said animals got into their home, damaging the couch. When the man got home, he noted the damage to the couch did not appear to have been done by animals. The officer was unable to speak to the roommate as of the time of the report. No enforcement action was taken.
• A Socorro man reported a Texas man found on his property on Bernard was told to leave. The Texas man later returned and was told to leave again. He left running and was located by an officer. The officer checked the property and found an RV damaged, as well as the suspect’s footprints around the RV. The Texas man was arrested.

Aug. 1
• An 18-year-old Socorro woman was contacted at the scene of a fight on San Miguel. She was found to be holding alcohol and marijuana, and was also on conditions of release. She was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Gilbert, Ariz., man said an Albuquerque woman has been told repeatedly over the last three years to stop contacting him. He blocked her from making contact several times but she continues to find other means to contact him. He said over the past two days she has contacted him at work by calling over 300 different times. The officer attempted to find the woman at a local address, but the resident there said the woman moved to Arizona several months ago. The officer was unable to contact the suspect after making repeated calls to her number.
• About 9:32 p.m., a Socorro woman reported she heard a knock at her door and saw her ex-boyfriend through the peephole. She went into her child’s room and heard a loud noise, so she called police. While police were speaking to the woman, she received a call from the ex-boyfriend. An officer answered the call and told the man he was not allowed at the woman’s residence. The man said he was in Los Lunas, but the woman said she had seen him and watched as he looked through the screen of her apartment. The man continued to call and the officer asked why he continued to call, and asked about his looking through the woman’s window. The man denied having anything to do with the window and said he was almost in Los Lunas. He said he would send a photo proving he was there, but he never sent it. Police told the man to stay away.

Aug. 2
• An officer found a Socorro man asleep near the railroad tracks on Otero Avenue about 2:16 a.m. The man’s vehicle was running and the back tire was on the curb. The man refused to perform a field sobriety test and agreed to a blood test. He was released pending results of the blood test.
• A Socorro man reported he went to a place on California Street for drinks and left his bike outside. When he left the place, his bike was gone. The owner of the business said the security video would be checked. The missing bicycle is a Schwinn Stingray valued at $350.
• A Socorro man said a woman was his payee for a government check. He said he totaled the money he was supposed to receive and what she had turned over to him, finding he was short $2,800. The man was asked to provide bank documents for the police report.
• A Walmart employee viewing video from the store identified a Socorro woman paying for some items while her children leave the store with other items. The woman is also known to have been told not to trespass at the store. The officer was unable to find the woman for comment as of the time of the report.
• A Walmart employee viewing store video saw a man not scan all of his items at checkout, then leave with items for which he had not paid. The officer was unable to locate the man as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported a Socorro man arrived home in the afternoon acting strangely. The man picked up a kitchen knife and walked toward her, putting the knife to her mouth. She then called police. The man was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Walmart employee detained a Socorro woman for shoplifting. The officer spoke with the woman, who offered to pay for the items. During an inventory of the woman’s purse, the officer found merchandise out of its packaging, as well as drug paraphernalia. The woman was arrested.
• A Socorro woman reported passing by a Socorro man near the interstate bridge over Manzanares and seeing him pull his pants down to expose his genitals. He then began fondling himself. When contacted, the man denied the charges. The woman positively identified the man face to face and he was cited into court.

Aug. 3
• An officer arrested a Magdalena man about 12:20 a.m. near Grant and Neel streets for driving on a license suspended with the arrest clause.
• A city employee reported city property damaged at Sedillo Park. Damage was estimated at $500.
• A Socorro woman reported about 5:30 p.m. that a Polvadera woman threw a water bottle, striking her in the head. The Polvadera woman admitted to throwing the bottle at the Socorro woman and was cited into court.
• About 10:45 p.m., an officer observed a Belen man violating his conditions of release. When the officer attempted to meet with him, he ran away on foot. Police chased him, deploying a Taser and apprehending him. The man was arrested and booked into jail on a self-executing order, as well as cited for resisting or evading officers.

Aug. 4
• A Las Cruces woman reported someone keyed the entire left side of her vehicle while it was parked at a location on California Street.
• An officer met with a Socorro man who had been making repeated 911 calls and making false reports. He was arrested and booked into jail.
• A Socorro woman reported a resident of Bullock has harassed her on several occasions, wanting to fight her. The woman did not know the suspect’s name but gave a physical address. The officer was not able to find the suspect as of the time of the report.

Aug. 5
• A Socorro man reported a small tree valued at $24 was stolen from his yard on Tones Street.
• A Socorro man reported leaving his vehicle unsecured for a short while on Manzanares. When he returned, items were missing, including $3, a flashlight and a saber valued at $150.

Aug. 6
• An officer found a Socorro man with a bench warrant about 10:30 a.m. on Grant Street and arrested him.
• A Conoco employee reported seeing a Socorro man on the store’s security video taking merchandise without paying. The officer was unable to locate the man as of the time of the report.
• A Socorro woman reported someone broke into her house and stole $20 from her purse. She believed the thief was her great-grandson as he was done it in the past, plus she saw him with a small crowbar when she was at his grandmother’s house. She said she had $60 and now has $40, plus her door was damaged and open. The great-grandson denied taking the money.
• A Socorro woman reported someone stole her cellphone from her vehicle while it was parked at a location on Francisco de Avondo. GPS shows the cellphone to be in the county, and follow-up is pending.
• An officer arrested a Socorro man at Socorro General Hospital about 9:37 p.m. on an active warrant.

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