PO­LICE BLOTTER

The Taos News - - COPS, CRIME, COURTS - – Com­piled by John Miller

The fol­low­ing is a con­densed ver­sion of Taos Po­lice re­ports from Dec. 12-17.

Dec. 12

3:46 a.m. Tres­pass­ing, Shell, 1137 Paseo del Pue­blo Sur – A home­less woman was sleep­ing in the store, and her boyfriend was in the re­stroom. They re­fused to leave.

7:44 a.m. Pub­lic af­fray, Taos Mid­dle School – Two girls were fight­ing in the prin­ci­pal’s of­fice.

10:16 a.m. Crim­i­nal dam­age, John Dunn Shops – A caller said the bath­rooms at the shops were be­ing van­dal­ized.

1:06 p.m. As­sault, Zekes Auto Sup­ply – A caller said he got into a road rage in­ci­dent with some­one who pulled a gun on him. He said he then pulled his own gun and had it on his lap.

3:14 p.m. Pub­lic af­fray, Kachina Lodge – A caller said she got into an ar­gu­ment with the su­per­vi­sor about the ho­tel’s pet fee.

7:34 p.m. Law, un­known prob­lem, Su­per 8 – A woman called 911 to say that her hus­band had been mur­dered. Upon in­ves­ti­ga­tion, po­lice learned that the call was not ac­cu­rate and that the caller was hav­ing some kind of men­tal issue.

Dec. 13

8:55 a.m. Lar­ceny, Tierra Mon­tosa Apart­ments – A caller said some­one had bro­ken in and stolen some checks that had since been cashed.

9:36 a.m. Traf­fic ac­ci­dent, no in­jury, Al­bert­sons – A caller said some­one had hit her ve­hi­cle in the park­ing lot and then left. Some­one else gave her the driver’s in­for­ma­tion.

10:59 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Dry Creek Road – A caller said they had given $1,250 in Google Play cards to a caller at a Florida phone num­ber, who had con­tacted them to say they worked for the IRS. The sus­pect had threat­ened the caller with jail time if they did not pay.

1:28 p.m. Ju­ve­nile prob­lem, But­ter­fly Road – A caller said that a girl ran away from the area about an hour ago. They said the girl was last seen at DreamTree Pro­ject.

1:41 p.m. Wel­fare check, Salazar Road – A caller said a woman sell­ing news­pa­pers was in the road­way and might get hit.

3:56 p.m. Ha­rass­ment, Siler Road – A caller said a man had been stalk­ing her and watch­ing her at night.

4:12 p.m. Tres­pass­ing, Paseo del Pue­blo Sur – A caller said that two men were un­der the bridge near Sonic who needed to be re­moved.

6:41 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Sonic – A caller said they re­ceived a $100 bill from a cus­tomer who left in a sil­ver four-door car.

8:33 p.m. Wel­fare check, Kachina Lodge – A caller said that the “Tarzan guy” was back and wanted to have an of­fi­cer check on him.

Dec. 14

8:43 a.m. Ha­rass­ment, Taos Mid­dle School – A caller said a girl was mak­ing se­ri­ous threats to an­other girl on­line.

2:41 p.m. In­for­ma­tion re­port, Taos San­i­tary Sup­ply – A caller said they were go­ing to ter­mi­nate an em­ployee who had dropped an open pack­age of Subox­one.

2:59 p.m. In­for­ma­tion re­port, Lit­tle Bug Child De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter – A caller said some­one was plan­ning to re­port a woman to CYFD and other agen­cies re­gard­ing child abuse.

9:15 p.m. Wel­fare check, Mary

Me­d­ina build­ing – An of­fi­cer said they had cleared the whole build­ing but found one in­di­vid­ual in­side and ad­vised them to leave the premises.

11:47 p.m. Sus­pi­cious

cir­cum­stance, Dolan Street – A caller said his neigh­bor called him to say that a man had come to her door ask­ing for a ride. The woman said she was scared and re­quested an of­fi­cer.

Dec. 15

1:07 a.m. Do­mes­tic dis­tur­bance, Vigil’s Trailer Park – A caller said her boyfriend was highly in­tox­i­cated and had pushed her.

1:42 p.m. Sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stance, Smith’s – A caller said a man was at the ta­bles who had a firearm.

3:05 p.m. Lar­ceny, Paseo del Pue­blo Sur – A caller said her Christ­mas or­na­ments had been taken from her busi­ness.

11:23 p.m. Shots fired, Kit Car­son Road – A caller said there was a gun­shot in the area.

Dec. 16

12:24 a.m. Tres­pass­ing, Qual­ity Inn – A caller said some­one in a room wasn’t sup­posed to be there and couldn’t be found in their com­puter sys­tem.

12:42 a.m. Fire, struc­ture, State High­way 518 – A fire started in a two-story house with a wood stove. Fire­fight­ers put out the fire by 2:50 a.m.

5:09 a.m. Agency as­sis­tance, State Road 111 – A cor­po­ral driv­ing to work came across what ap­peared to be a rou­tine crash, but then found bul­let holes in a ve­hi­cle. He also found a ri­fle and a hand­gun at the side of the road.

7:38 a.m. Do­mes­tic dis­tur­bance, Mari­posa Apart­ments – A caller said a cou­ple was ar­gu­ing next to a red car by the of­fice, and later said the man was beat­ing up the woman and had her on the ground.

9:51 a.m. Bur­glary au­to­mo­bile, Las Cruces Road – A caller was sit­ting in their car when a man opened the door and grabbed a Ruger re­volver off his pas­sen­ger seat.

10:48 a.m. Crim­i­nal dam­age, Su­per Save – A caller said a man had come in and wanted to buy cig­a­rettes. When the caller re­fused, he said the man broke a door.

5:56 p.m. Gas leak, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church – A caller said they could smell a strong odor of gas.

9:58 p.m. Do­mes­tic dis­tur­bance, Cielo Azul – A caller said her boyfriend had piled her clothes against a door and broke her new phone and her glasses. She said he was armed with a weapon, ei­ther a .22-cal­iber ri­fle or a 9mm.

Dec. 17

2:21 p.m. Park­ing vi­o­la­tion, Taos Plaza – A caller said a “big hip­pie psy­che­delic bus” was parked in the park­ing spa­ces at U.S. Bank and was block­ing traf­fic.

5:17 p.m. Over­dose, Cav­alry Court – A caller said his wife had taken some med­i­ca­tion and was breath­ing but not alert and wouldn’t wake up.

7:51 p.m. Sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stance, Chevron – A man was high and hang­ing out near the gas sta­tion.

11:12 p.m. Med­i­cal un­known, Sage­brush Inn – A man had been hit by a ve­hi­cle and was bleed­ing from his head. The ve­hi­cle did not ap­pear to be in the area.

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