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Law and Order: Socorro Police Blotter

Socorro Police Department

The following was taken from Socorro Police Department reports

June 20

An officer was dispatched at 7:13 p.m. to Cooney’s Package Liquor for a report. The officer met a woman who said a man grabbed the tip jar and fled on foot. A customer was able to collect the tip jar.

An officer was called at 11:05 a.m. to West Place in reference to a 911 which hung up. Officers arrived to find a group of people arguing. All of the individuals stated that a physical altercation occurred when two women arrived at the residence. All parties were separated.

June 21st

An officer was dispatched at 10:37 a.m. to a residence in the 300 block of Garfield where a man was changing the locks. The officer met the locksmith who said he had been hired to change the locks. The agent called the owner of the residence who told him that the locksmith was changing the locks on the wrong residence. The locksmith closed the residence.

An officer was called at 8:17 p.m. to the 600 block of Second Street in reference to a burglary. The victim said that upon arriving home, he found the back door open. He said he noticed that at least one item from the residence was stolen and his back door lock was cut.

June 22

An officer was dispatched at 5:20 p.m. to a residence in the 1200 block of Main Street to assist CYFD. A woman at the scene was identified as using drugs in the residence, but refused to give CYFD a urine sample to ensure the children were in a safe environment. The officer gave CYFD 48-hour custody of the two children in question. The woman said she wasn’t going to return the children and started making calls. She was then informed of the allegations against her and subsequently agreed to allow CYFD to take the children.

An officer was notified at 6.44pm that a vehicle and trailer were blocking traffic on Gwendolyn Court. The owner of the vehicle had been informed that he had to move the vehicle and the trailer before noon. The officer returned to the scene and saw the truck and trailer still on the road, blocking driveways and other traffic trying to enter the road. A tow truck was called to remove the truck and trailer from the roadway.

An officer was called to the 1500 block of Fatima on the report of a possible corpse on the porch. The officer met the flagger who said she believed a corpse was wrapped in plastic on her porch. The officer checked the plastic which contained clothing and books, but no human remains.

An officer was dispatched at 9:06 a.m. to a business on Center Street for a theft. The officer met with an employee who said tires from a vehicle were removed and stolen. The agent was informed that the company had not been verified for a few days. The tires were valued at $2,500. No suspects in the incident.

June 23

An officer was called at 11:56 a.m. to Socorro General Hospital in reference to a woman wanting to make a report on a servant. The officer arrived and met the suspect who said he and the victim had an argument, but it did not get physical. The officer then met the victim who said that she and the suspect had an argument and that during the argument the suspect had hit her. The police did not notice any signs of beatings and wounds on the victim.

An officer was dispatched at 12:23 a.m. to an apartment complex on Walkway for a possible hostage situation. The officer knocked on the door where the caller said she was and met a man and a woman. The officer searched the apartment and found no one. The officer knocked on all the doors of the apartment complex without contacting those held hostage. The agent attempted to ping the phone, but was unable to do so.

An officer was dispatched at 3:14 p.m. to a residence in the 300 block of Spring Street for an intruder. The officer encountered a man fitting the description given and, while trying to handcuff him, he walked away, trying to resist the officer. A search of the suspect revealed narcotics. He was incarcerated in the Socorro County Detention Center for possession of a controlled substance and resisting, escaping, or obstructing an officer.

An officer was dispatched at 7:34 p.m. to a residence in the 500 block of Second Street for a disorderly, very drunk man who was yelling at his neighbor. After meeting him, the policeman entered his residence. Shortly after, officers were called again to the same man throwing fireworks at his neighbor’s propane tank. He was arrested and taken to the Socorro County Detention Center for disorderly conduct and assault.

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Manzanares for a man who said his brother pulled a knife on him. The officer encountered the suspect who was handcuffed and tied to the back of a unit. The victim gave the officer the knife that was pulled on him and the suspect was taken to the Socorro County Detention Center for aggravated assault.

June 24

An agent was dispatched at 7:41 a.m. to a residence on Avenue Annette on a report of theft. The officer met with the victim who said his brother took a camera and doorbell to his residence. The combined value was estimated at $300.

An officer was dispatched at 6:20 p.m. to Socorro General Hospital for a dog bite. The male victim said he was bitten by a white and brown dog in the vicinity of Grant and Lucero. The dog was located and taken to the Socorro animal shelter for a 10-day quarantine.

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 2200 block of Fatima for a report of two minors who had been in an altercation. During the interview, the mother slapped one of the miners for disrespecting her. The miners wanted to go with the father. Since there was no active parenting plan in place, the father took the children to his residence. The officer reported the incident to the district attorney’s office and no charges could be filed.

An agent was dispatched to the Best Western for a man who allegedly had a gun. While the officer was meeting with the man, a woman shoved officers and bit an officer in the forearm. The woman was handcuffed and while placed in the police unit she kicked an officer in the chest. The woman was incarcerated in the Socorro County Detention Center for assaulting a peace officer, criminal damage to property, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.

June 25

An officer was dispatched at 11:38 p.m. to an apartment complex on El Camino Real for an uncontrollable minor. The officer arrived and was informed by the guardian that his niece had stabbed her friend. The guard said she bought the suspect alcohol and left her at home while she was out. When the guard returned, the suspect was intoxicated and attempted to fight her. The victim was trying to calm her down, but she became more upset and grabbed a small kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the forearm. The officer arrested the minor and the paramedics checked the injuries of the victim and the suspect. The suspect was incarcerated in a Bernalillo County juvenile facility on a charge of aggravated assault (deadly weapon).

June 26

An officer was called at 3:10 p.m. to the Walmart parking lot where a man found a tablet on the front bumper of his vehicle and wanted to put it back. The tablet was placed in evidence for safekeeping.

An officer encountered a man who smashed a window in a building in Francisco de Avondo. The officer was trying to speak with the man who became aggressive towards the officers. He received several orders to comply but did not comply. He was arrested and incarcerated in the Socorro County Detention Center for assaulting a peace officer; assault on a peace officer/faulty battery; resisting, avoiding or obstructing an officer; criminal damage to property; and criminal trespassing/not displayed.

June 27

An officer was called to the 100 block of Sixth Street in reference to a threat. The officer met the victim who said she had a telephone counseling session when she was threatened with the suspect’s probation officer. The victim said the suspect threatened her probation officer and told her that if she told the probation officer about the threat, she would regret it. The officer informed the probation officer of the incident.

An officer was called to the 200 block of Manzanares to speak to a man who reported that a window on his business in the Hotel Valverde building had been smashed. He said nothing was missing from his business but still wanted the incident documented.

An officer was called at 10:34 p.m. to the 300 block of Sixth Street in reference to a broken window. The reporter said he was sleeping when he heard the window shatter. He doesn’t know who could have broken the window.

June 28

An officer took a report at 2 p.m. from a woman who said she had not had contact with her brother for two weeks. She said her brother moved to Florida and requested that his brother be placed on the missing persons list. The agent listed him with the INCC as missing.

An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Peralta where the victim reported that a man had broken his windows. The officer saw several broken windows in the residence. The victim said the suspect fled on foot, possibly armed with a handgun. Officers attempted to locate the suspect. Charges of aggravated assault and criminal damage to property have been filed.

An officer was dispatched at 8:11 p.m. to a residence in the 1200 block of Sixth Street where a woman wanted to report that her debit card had been used by a stranger. She said she received two iPhones. She contacted the phone company and will return the phones.

An officer was dispatched at 2:18 a.m. to a wreckage on Chaparral Drive. The officer encountered two minors who had crashed into a shirt barrier. The officer spoke with a teenage girl who showed signs of intoxication. Her relative was called and she underwent standard field sobriety tests, which she failed. She was transported to the Socorro Police Department where she gave a breath sample and then turned over to her father.

June 29

An officer was called to the Socorro Police Department to speak with a woman who said she wanted to report seeing a woman in the 500 block of El Camino Real holding a dog by the neck and wanted the dog checked . The officer attended to the address where the woman said the dog was tangled and she was trying to untangle it.

An officer was patrolling and stopped at a stop sign at El Camino Real and College Avenue. The officer checked traffic and noticed a bicycle some distance from the intersection. The officer drove through the intersection, hitting the bicycle which failed to stop at the stop sign. The cyclist said he was not injured and did not want to report. The officer informed the chief of the incident.