The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro Police Department
An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Mariposa for criminal damage to property. The officer met with a female whose fence had been damaged by an unknown suspect. The damage was caused by a vehicle but no vehicle was located. The officer took photos of the fence.
An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of Chaparral Drive for embezzlement of a motor vehicle. The officer met with a female who said she gave her daughter permission to move her vehicle into another spot at her residence. She said her daughter took her vehicle and never returned it. The vehicle was later found at the ACE Hardware parking lot and towed.
An officer was informed by the Chief of Police of multiple females who had broken into storage units at a location on Park Street. The officer met with the Chief who already recovered multiple stolen items. The officer met with the owner of a residence the suspects were thought to be in. The officer entered and located the two suspects who were detained. Both suspects were read their Miranda warnings. One suspect was transported to the Socorro Police Department and the other was taken to the storage facility and questioned about which storage units she broke into. She showed the officer which unit she and the others broke into. The other suspect was questioned at the Socorro Police Department where she admitted to assisting with taking the items from the storage unit. The two were charged with Breaking and Entering, Burglary, Receiving stolen property, Possession of stolen property, Possession of a controlled substance, and Tampering with evidence.
An officer was called at 1:31 p.m. to the 500 block of Highway 60 for a stolen firearm. The officer met with the victim who stated he was at a party and had left a firearm in his vehicle. When he arrived at his residence he reached for his firearm and noticed it was gone. The victim provided the officer with the serial number for the gun and it was entered into NCIC as stolen.
An officer was dispatched at 5:53 p.m. to a residence on Old Highway 85 for a possible deceased person. The officer arrived and found a male that was cold to the touch. EMTs arrived and confirmed there were no signs of life in the male. The officer did not see any signs of foul play. OMI was called and did their investigation and took possession of the body.
An officer was called at 12:21 p.m. to the 400 block of Sixth Street in reference to a theft. The officer met with the victim who stated he helps the homeless out and allows them into his home. He said he allowed the suspect into his residence for a short period of time, and when the suspect left he noticed his wallet and other items missing from his residence. He believes the suspect took the items due to him being the only other person in the residence. The officer was unable to locate the suspect.
An officer was called to the scene in reference to a male breaking a window. The officer met with the victim who stated she and the suspect got into an argument and the suspect was demanding his items out of her vehicle. The victim said she was attempting to give the suspect his items back when the suspect struck her in the face with an open hand. She said the suspect also began breaking the windows on her vehicle and then fled the area. The officer attempted to locate the suspect but was unable to.
An officer was called at 4:09 p.m. to the Valero gas station for a possible stolen cell phone. The officer met with the reporting person who stated he was filling up with gas when he believes he dropped his cell phone. He said he checked the area but was unable to locate it. The officer watched the security camera video but was unable to observe the male drop the cell phone due to poor video quality.
An officer made contact with a male on Bullock Blvd. heading west past El Camino Real by the ditch. The officer ran the driver through NCIC which showed he had two active warrants for his arrest. The suspect was transported to Socorro General Hospital where he refused medical attention, and was then booked into the SCDC.
An officer was called at 9:30 a.m. to the 200 block of Willow for a stolen vehicle. The victim stated sometime in the last night his motorcycle was taken from his property. The victim was unable to provide the officer with the VIN for the bike.
An officer was informed of a fire and was asked to locate the suspect. The officer reviewed the video which showed the suspect setting fire to a bale of cardboard. The suspect then attempted to put the bale out but left the scene when he was unsuccessful. The officer located the suspect and questioned him about the fire. The suspect denied it at first, but then admitted to starting the fire to test the building’s fire alarm system. He was transported to SCDC where he was booked for Arson and Criminal trespass.
An officer was called to the scene in reference to a larceny. The officer met with the reporting person who stated money was missing from the cash register. The officer was shown video footage of the area from which the money was taken. The officer observed a male walk behind the counter, grab something and place it in his pocket. The amount taken was $268.
An officer was called to the Socorro Police Department in reference to a male wanting to make a report. The officer met with the victim who stated somebody had opened four accounts in his name. The victim explained the suspect had already been arrested but he now needs a report to give to his bank.
An officer was called at 11:27 a.m. to the 400 block of School of Mines Road in reference to an unresponsive male. On arrival, the officer was urged to hurry up by the reporting person. The officer checked the male but was unable to locate a pulse. EMS arrived and was unable to locate any signs of life. The officer located narcotics near the male. OMI arrived and pronounced the male deceased. Daniel’s Funeral Home arrived and took possession of the body.
An officer was called at 5:32 p.m. to the 700 block of Bursum in reference to a found license plate. The officer took possession and placed the place into evidence for safekeeping.
An officer was called at 6:28 p.m. to a residence on Butterfly where a female wanted to have a male removed from the home. She stated she has an active protection order against her boyfriend and that he was served while he was at a facility in Mesilla. The officer met with the male, who claimed he was not served with the protection order. The officer served the male with the protection order and removed him from the property.
An officer was called at 9:59 p.m. to Socorro General Hospital in reference to threats being made to hospital staff. The officer met with the reporting person who stated a male called the hospital and was upset that his daughter was in the hospital earlier in the day, claiming they did not help her. The reporting person stated the male made threats to the hospital staff.
While on patrol at 2:31 a.m. an officer tried to stop a male riding a bicycle on State Highway 1 for not having lights. When advised to stop, the male fled on the bike. He continued to flee until he crashed the bike into a bush. The male was placed into handcuffs and run through NCIC which showed he had two active warrants for his arrest. He was incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center for Resisting an officer, in addition to the warrants.
An officer was dispatched at 8:28 a.m. to the Best Western for a breaking and entering. The officer met with the female victim who said her vehicle was broken into. She admitted that she left her vehicle unlocked and gave the officer a list of the missing items.
An officer was dispatched to speak with a female at the police station. She told the officer that she shares her children with their father, and was told by one of the children he was hit by his father with a belt. The officer looked and did not see any marks on the child. An SCI report was filed.
An officer was called to California Street in reference to a male needing to be placed under arrest for a probation violation. The officer met with the probation officer at the location of the male and was provided with the arrest order. He was arrested and transported to SCDC.
An officer was dispatched at 5:16 p.m. to the 400 block of Highway 85 to remove an intoxicated male who was unable to care for himself. He was arrested and taken to Socorro General hospital for medical clearance and then incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.
An officer conducted a traffic stop at 12:47 a.m. on a vehicle at Manzanares and California and met with the male driver who had a suspended driver’s license. The officer then spoke with the female passenger to see if she had a valid license to drive the vehicle. The officer then noticed drugs on the floorboard and asked the female to step out. She tried to push past the officers and was detained. She was placed in the rear of a unit and did not want to speak with officers. The officer also noticed a backpack where the female was sitting and the male driver confirmed the backpack belonged to her. The driver was issued citations and was allowed to leave and the female was taken to Socorro PD. Her backpack was searched and the officer located a large number of drugs consistent with the sale of narcotics. She was incarcerated at SCDC on the charges of Possession and Trafficking of controlled substances.
An officer was called at 6:29 p.m. to the scene in reference to a parent yelling at a student. The officer arrived and met with the reporting person who stated two students got into an argument. The male student was already in his mother’s vehicle when the female student continued the argument, and at that, the male’s mother began yelling at the female student. The mother was asked to leave the property.
An officer was dispatched to Holiday Inn Express for the removal of a guest. The officer stood by until the male left the business.
An officer was called at 3:37 p.m. to a residence in the 400 block of Manzanares in reference to a break-in. The victim stated somebody broke into his residence and took multiple items valued at approximately $650. He also provided the officer with the name of the suspect.