The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro Police Department
An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Center Street regarding a male trespasser threatening the victim. The officer made contact with the victim, who explained the suspect was not allowed on the property and that he was trying to get him to leave. The suspect then grabbed a garden tool and came toward him, but when he started to call the police, the suspect fled to Puerto Seguro. Officers drove to Puerto Seguro, and when the suspect saw them coming, he took off running. Following a foot pursuit, the suspect resisted being handcuffed and was put in an arm bar by an officer. He was transported to the police station and charged with criminal trespass/posted, aggravated assault, and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer.
An officer was dispatched at 10:03 a.m. to JV Professional Automotive in reference to the theft of a firearm. The complainant stated that a customer brought in a vehicle, and while it was parked outside overnight, someone stole a rifle out of the pickup. The officer contacted the victim, who stated she had one of her ranch pickups towed to Socorro for repair and forgot there was a .22 caliber rifle in a scabbard under the vehicle seat. When she picked up the vehicle, she noticed the gun was gone. She wanted a report in case something terrible happened with the firearm, but she could not provide the rifle’s serial number or brand. The officer contacted the victim to follow up on the missing rifle, and she said they had found it under the seat of a different ranch truck.
An officer was dispatched at 10:52 a.m. to the 600 block of Bagley for a fight in progress. The officer contacted a female, who stated there was a male who had lived on her property for the past couple of months, but now she and her family want him removed. The officer explained she would need to go to court to file for an eviction notice. Once the notice has expired, she would need to contact the police department to remove the male. She said she would be going to District Court to file for the eviction notice.
An officer was called to a residence on Rocky Road for a male pointing a gun at people. The officer arrived and was informed the female who called had left the area. The officer met with the victims, who stated the suspect was not returning the victim’s vehicle. The victims said the male walked to the car and retrieved a gun, and began pointing it at the victims. The victim stated she did not want to press charges.
An officer was dispatched at 8:53 a.m. to Sarracino Middle School regarding a fight on the school campus. The officer met with the principal, who said two girls were involved in a physical altercation in the gym locker room. Neither juvenile was hurt in the incident.
An officer was called to Sarracino Middle School about a student that took a knife to school. The officer met with the reporting person, who stated a juvenile brought a knife onto campus and left it on a desk. The reporting person said they believed another student took the knife. The officer was not provided with the knife.
An officer was called to an apartment in the 1200 block of El Camino Real to conduct a CPS intake. The officer met with the female and her children. The mother stated she no longer uses narcotics and provided a clean UA earlier today.
An officer was called at 7:03 a.m. to the 600 block of Grant Street for a theft. The officer met with the victim, who stated sometime last night, somebody entered his residence and stole multiple items. The officer did not notice any signs of forced entry.
An officer was flagged down on Fatima Road by a male, who said a renter who stayed at his property two years ago has been coming back into his yard. He wanted a report on the ex-renter coming onto his property.
An officer was called back to the police station to meet with a male to talk about a protection order violation. The victim stated he has a protection order against his ex-boyfriend, who has been attempting to contact him. He provided the officer with text messages from the ex-boyfriend.
An officer was dispatched at 9:17 a.m. to a local business about a shoplifter. The officer was given a description and was able to locate the male who had done the shoplifting. He also had drugs on his person and several warrants for his arrest. He was incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center for shoplifting, possession of a controlled substance and outstanding warrants.
An officer was dispatched at 9:57 a.m. to the tow yard on Central for damage to property. The owner showed the officer damage to a vehicle. The officer was advised the suspect was the owner of the vehicle. The officer was unable to contact the owner.
An officer was dispatched at 2:25 p.m. to Holiday Inn Express for a trespassing. The officer met with an employee, who said he wanted the ex-employee trespassed from the property. The officer was able to contact the ex-employee, who said they were aware they were not supposed to go back. The officer was called back to the business, where the manager also wanted to pursue charges against the ex-employee for assault. The officer filed assault charges.
An officer met with a female at 10:51 a.m. on Terry Street who said her ex-boyfriend took items from her residence. She advised the officer of a court order stating everything needed to stay in the home. A charge of larceny was filed.
An officer was advised at 1:27 p.m. of threats being made at Holiday Inn Express. The officer met with the victim, who stated she was getting text messages from the suspect over him being fired. The officer was not able to meet with the suspect because the address given was not valid.
An officer was dispatched at 9:11 a.m. to Tractor Supply for a shoplifter. The officer was given a description of the male who left. The officer contacted the male, and the items he stole were taken back to the business. He was issued a non-traffic citation.
An officer was dispatched at 4:32 p.m. to Tractor Supply for a shoplifter. An employee told the officer an unknown female possibly shoplifted items. The officer advised the employee a report would be made on the incident.
An officer received a call at 11:27 a.m. from a male, who said a vehicle he had in his yard was reported stolen, but it had actually been in his possession for a few months. The officer took the vehicle off of NCIC as a missing vehicle.
An officer was dispatched at 4:17 p.m. to Sarracino Middle School for a missing student. The officer met with the principal who said the student was not missing. The student forgot to swipe his bus pass when he got on the bus.
An officer was dispatched at 7:59 p.m. to a residence in the 400 block of Grant Street for a trespasser. The officer met with the homeowner, who said another officer had recently trespassed the male. The officer met with the male and placed him in handcuffs, securing his person. During a search, he was found to be in possession of an illegal substance. He was transported to the Socorro Police Department and released pending charges.
An officer was dispatched at 12:35 p.m. to John Brooks for a shoplifter. The manager handed the officer a receipt for batteries which totaled $48.92 and identified the shoplifter. The officer was advised he was wearing a black shirt and had run across the street. The officer went to the suspect’s house but he was not located. A report on the incident was made and charges were filed against the suspect.
An officer was dispatched at 10:17 p.m. to an apartment in the 400 block of Bullock Blvd for a civil standby. The officer met with a male who needed help getting his belongings from a locked vehicle. The officer spoke with the vehicle’s owner, who said he had misplaced the keys. The male was advised to come back at a later time.
An officer was dispatched at 4:58 p.m. to Socorro Mental Health on Highway 60. The officer contacted the female caller, who said she had last used the business vehicle on Feb. 24. Today, she started the car to be fueled up, and it sounded loud as if it was a hot rod. The complainant contacted someone to see if they could locate the problem, and after inspecting the vehicle, it was found the catalytic converter was cut out of the vehicle. The complainant said she would get an estimate to repair and replace the catalytic converter. There are no suspects at the time. On Feb. 28, she contacted the police department and stated she got a more accurate quote to fix the damage done to the vehicle. The quote was $4,532.
An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of El Camino Real for an assault. The officer met with a female who said a male spat on her. She said she did not want to pursue charges but did want a report on the spitting incident.
An officer met with a female who said she was walking along California Street and was hit by a McDonald’s cup in the back of the head. She did not see who threw the cup but gave the officer the name of a female who she suspected might have thrown the cup.