Socorro Police Department

The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro Police Department

Nov. 10

An officer was called to the 500 block of Sierra Bonita in reference to an attempted burglary where the victim noticed his shed door pried open. He said he doesn’t believe anything was taken.

An officer was called at 11:45 a.m. Dollar General for a female possibly shoplifting. The officer met with the suspect who complied and began taking items out of her pockets. She admitted to having drug paraphernalia on her. The officer also located narcotics in her possession, and she was placed under arrest and booked on narcotics charges.

An officer was called at 3:29 p.m. to the 200 block of Grant Street for damage done to a vehicle. The victim said when she arrived home from work, she found the car damaged and estimated the repair at $1,500. She was unsure who could have done it.

Nov. 11

An officer was called at 2:11 p.m. to Rodeo Drive where $2,500 damage was done to a gate. The reporting person stated the gate he had closed and locked the day prior was now open and damaged. The officer called back the next day after the gate was repaired, and the reporting person said the gate had been repaired but was now damaged again.

An officer was patrolling Otero Avenue and stopped a male who was known to have a warrant for his arrest. The male fled from the officer. After a short foot pursuit, the officer arrested male and located narcotics on his person. The male was transported to SCDC where he was booked on the charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a stolen credit card, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.

An officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Chaparral where a male reported a stolen cell phone. He said he had left his phone in his truck for about five minutes while he went inside his residence. When he came out, the phone was gone. It was entered into NCIC as stolen.

Nov. 12

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Leroy on a harassment report. The female victim said her ex-husband, who she no longer has a restraining order against, drove to her property and yelled a multitude of degrading words and statements from his vehicle. She needed to make this report, so she could get another restraining order in place. The ex-husband could not be located at time of report.

An officer was called at 11:43 a.m. to the 900 block of California Street in reference to harassment. The female victim said a vehicle was following her on the way to work and attempting to block her on the side of the road. She was able to grab a BB gun she had in her vehicle and swing it at the vehicle following her, breaking its back window. She said there was a male in the store that had the same incident happen to him a few months prior.

An officer was called at 10:47 a.m. to the 1400 block of Tyler Street where the back window of a vehicle was smashed. The victim believes it will cost him $250 to replace the window.

Nov. 13

An officer received a call from a male who stated someone had broken into his vehicle on Bernard Street on November 5 and said that he had already made an insurance claim but needed a police report on the incident. He said he had been in the process of moving into a new apartment and was looking for a hunting bag but never found it. The last place he remembers having it was in the rear seat of his vehicle. The victim said he is also missing a Razor rangefinder, Razor binoculars, two Razor spotting scopes, Helen thermal scanner, Pulsar thermal scanner, carbon tripod Eberlestock pack, Havalon knives, Benchmade knife, Elberlestock bino harness, Foxpro Shockwave, and a wallet containing $200. He said he was unsure how anyone got into his vehicle.

Nov. 15

Officers executed a search warrant at 7:30 a.m. on two different residences in the 100 block of Peralta Drive for a male suspect who had multiple warrants for his arrest. While there, officers also located a female who was in possession of fentanyl. Both were arrested and incarcerated at the SCDC.

An officer was called to a residence in the 600 block of Memory Lane where a child exchange turned into a domestic. The officer arrived and separated the male and female. The officer spoke with the female, who said there is a custody agreement, but her son did not want to go back with her since she spanked him last week. She said the male told her son that he did not have to go with her. The male was standing in the doorway, and she pushed her way past him to grab her son by his backpack. She said the male then pulled her away from their son and his daughter began hitting her. She stated they were separated, and she believes her finger was broken during the incident. The officer met with the male, who said he was getting his daughter ready when his son told him he did not want to go with his mother. When the mother arrived, she attempted to push her way into the residence to grab their son. He said she began hitting him, so his daughter came to help get the mother out of the residence. He was able to get between her and his daughter. He said as he was escorting the mother out of his residence, she punched him in the face.

An officer was dispatched to Sixth Street for an incident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The officer met with a female, who said she struck something with her side view mirror. She stopped and saw it was a male. The officer met with the male who said he was OK and did not need medical treatment. Neither the vehicle nor the pedestrian was damaged.

Nov. 16

An officer was called to a domestic at a residence on Peralta Drive. The officer met with the victim, who stated her son entered her room and began yelling at her. He then exited the room, and when she walked out, he acted like he was going to hit her. The victim said she was scared her son was going to hit her. The officer attempted to locate the son but was unable to. Charges of domestic violence were filed.

An officer was called at 2:07 p.m. to Walmart in reference to a male possibly using narcotics in the restroom. The officer entered the men’s room and met with a male who provided a name and date of birth. A check with NCIC came back clear, and the male was released. The officer was contacted by a supervisor, who believed the male might have given his brother’s name. The officer spoke with the subject again and asked him again for his name. He admitted to giving his brother’s name. He was placed under arrest and transported to SCDC where he was booked on the charge of concealing identity.

An officer was called at 1:01 p.m. to the 100 block of California in reference to a phone call scam. The victim stated he was contacted by somebody who said he was part of the cartel and threatened to harm his daughter if he did not pay $25,000. He said he hung up and contacted his daughter, who stated she was fine.

Nov. 17

An officer was called at 11:06 p.m. to Mustang Drive for a stolen dirt bike. The victim stated she noticed her son’s dirt bike missing that night, but it may have been stolen sometime in the last few days. The victim was unable to provide the officer with the VIN for the dirt bike.

An officer was called to Sarracino Middle School for a student attempting to leave the campus. The officer arrived and met with the victim who stated the student struck her with a yardstick. The victim said she was summoned by another teacher due to the student being irate. She had the student go with her to another classroom in an attempt to calm him down, but the student picked up a yardstick and began hitting supplies in the room. The victim said she attempted to take the yardstick from the student and that is when he struck her with it. She was able to get the yardstick away from him. The student then ran out of the building and attempted to leave the campus but was talked into staying by other staff members. The officer contacted the student’s mother and informed her of the incident.

An officer was called at 5:59 p.m. to a residence on Granada Street to remove an individual. The officer met with a female who stated her son was being aggressive toward her and her husband, and they did not want him at the residence any longer. The officer detained the son, who made statements of wanting to cause self-harm. He was transported to Socorro General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

An officer was called to Sonic Drive-In for a dispute over money. The officer met with a witness, who said the reporting person was upset about a refund she was requesting. The witness said the reporting person followed the worker into an “employees only” area and attempted to force her way in. The worker locked the door. The officer met with the reporting person who stated the worker was rude and refused to give her a refund. She said she followed the worker to speak with a manager, and when she attempted to enter the building, the worker closed the door on her hand causing an injury. The officer reviewed the video and observed the reporting person attempting to enter a door that clearly had a sign that stated, “employees only.” The officer saw the worker close the door behind him, but at no point did he observe the reporting person’s hand in the doorway.

An officer was called at 11:14 a.m. to McDonald’s in reference to a fight. The officer met with the victim, who said when he was walking out of the restroom another male began hitting him. He provided officers with the first name of the suspect and a description. Officers noticed signs of battery to the victim. The officer spoke with the suspect, who stated he entered the restroom and confronted the victim about using narcotics in the bathroom. The suspect admitted to hitting the victim multiple times. The officer is waiting to review the video.

An officer was called at 8:17 p.m. to the scene in reference to a battery. The victim stated he was hit by his girlfriend in the past. The victim also made statements of self-harm. The officer transported the male to Socorro General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

Nov. 18

An officer was called to the 200 block of S. California for a possible breaking and entering. The officer met with the victim, who said when she arrived this morning, she noticed a window broken. When she left the night prior, the window was not broken.

An officer was called at 11:55 a.m. to Super 8 in reference to a theft. The reporting person stated somebody broke a window to a room and took a TV.

An officer was called at 1:21 p.m. to Quick & Easy Tire & Lube in reference to a stolen vehicle. The reporting person said the vehicle was taken some time within the last three days. The officer was provided vehicle information, and it was entered into NCIC as stolen.

Chieftain Staff Report