The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro Police Department
An officer pulled over a vehicle at 9:07 p.m. on California Street for an expired plate. During the stop, the officer recognized a passenger as someone having an active warrant for his arrest. As the passenger exited the vehicle, the officer noticed a foil in his immediate area. In the foil the officer located narcotics. The suspect was questioned about the narcotics and admitted that they were his. He was transported to SCDC where he was booked on his charges.
An officer was called to the 700 block of Highway 60 in reference to a possible breaking and entering. At the residence, the victim said he noticed a screen taken off one of his windows. The officer attempted to lift fingerprints from the window. The victim said there was no entry into the residence.
An officer was called to the 200 block of Sixth Street where someone had taken the victim’s bicycle from his yard and left another bike in its place. He said the value of his bike was $300. The officer took the bike that was left and placed it into evidence.
An officer patrolling at 8:33 p.m. noticed a male leaning into a vehicle on Otero Avenue. When he realized the officer saw him, he quickly placed an item into his pocket. The officer met with him and noticed a glass pipe and narcotics sticking out of his pocket. He was placed into handcuffs and searched. The officer found a large number of other drugs on his person. He was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center on multiple charges of possession of a controlled substance, as well as trafficking of controlled substances.
Officers arrested a male at 4:29 p.m. in the 600 block of Blue Canyon on multiple charges of possession of controlled substances and Trafficking of controlled substances.
An officer was called at 8:36 p.m. to the 800 block of California St. in reference to a theft. The reporting person stated the suspect was in the building earlier today and she believes he took a laptop. She said the suspect entered the room where the laptop was located and when she checked the room a short time later, noticed the laptop to be gone. She checked the entire building just to make sure but was unable to locate the laptop.
An officer was called at 12:41 p.m. to a residence in the 600 block of Miller Place in reference to a theft. The officer met with the victim who said he had a party recently and a couple of days after the party he noticed multiple items missing from his yard. The victim stated he was able to get video from his neighbors, which he provided to the officer. The officer reviewed the video and observed a male enter the yard and walk off with the stolen items. The officer met with a male believed to be the suspect in the video, who claimed it wasn’t him because he was nowhere near that location and did not take the items.
An officer was called at 4:46 p.m. to the 400 block of Park Street in reference to a child exchange. The officer met with the father who stated he was there for a child exchange, but the business was closed. The officer contacted the owner of the business who stated he filed paperwork through the courts to not be involved with the child exchanges due to the father’s aggression during the exchanges. The officer called the supervisor who said due to the court order requiring the child exchange to be done at that business and the business not being involved any longer, that the custody agreement needed to be changed before a child exchange could be done. The officer informed the father of the legal situation and the father became angry and aggressive toward the officer. The father asked the officer to document the incident.
An officer was called at 11:38 p.m. to Cooney’s Package Store for shoplifters that ran off. The officer attempted to locate the shoplifters but was unable to. The victim explained that two males entered the business and picked up two 12-packs of beer and headed straight for the door. The victim said he walked toward the door to lock it, but the males ran out of the store before he got there. The officer reviewed the video but was unable to identify the males. The total value of merchandise taken was $36.
An officer was called at 1:56 p.m. to Mt. Carmel and School of Mines in reference to an attempted kidnapping. The officer met with the reporting person who provided contact information for her son, the victim. The officer then met with the victim who stated he was walking when he was approached by a vehicle that offered him a ride. He said he refused the ride and continued walking, but the vehicle continued driving next to him and offered him a ride two more times. He told the driver to leave him alone. He said the driver then exited the vehicle and grabbed his sleeve and attempted to pull him toward the vehicle. The victim stated he was able to run from the suspect and get away.
An officer was called to the 300 block of High School Road in reference to a dog at large. The victim stated he was walking his dogs on leashes when a dog got out of a fence and attacked one of his dogs. The officer met with the loose dog’s owner and cited her.
An officer was patrolling the Plaza area and noticed a vehicle with no license plate. The vehicle parked and the officer met with the driver and requested his name and date of birth. A check with NCIC showed him to have an active warrant for his arrest. The driver was transported to SCDC where he was booked on his warrant.
An officer was called at 8:16 p.m. to the 400 block of Terry Street where a female wanted to make a report on damage to her vehicle. She stated she was driving north when her ex-boyfriend threw a rock at her vehicle. The victim showed the officer a text message from the ex-boyfriend where he admitted to throwing the rock. He was charged with criminal damage to property.
An officer responded at 12:34 p.m. to a burglary in the 1100 block of El Camino Real. The officer arrived and met with the reporting person who stated somebody broke into the office. Signs of forced entry were noted. The victim checked the building and saw that multiple items were missing. The officer saw additional signs of forced entry into the laundry room and also damage to a change drawer on a dryer. The officer was able to lift multiple fingerprints.
An officer was called to the scene of a possible stabbing. On arrival, the officer met with the victim and his son. The victim stated he was having the suspect assist him around his residence when they began arguing. The suspect then threw a Coke on the ground. He told the suspect to clean up the soda. When he attempted to stop the suspect from leaving before he cleaned up the soda, the suspect pulled out a knife and slashed at him, cutting his shoulder. The suspect then fled the area. The victim stated he did not want medical attention or to pursue charges against the suspect.
An officer was dispatched at 9:34 p.m. to the 2300 block of Fairgrounds Road for a theft. The officer met with a male victim who said he was missing a handgun. He stated he was a vendor at the gun show yesterday and during the time of noon and 2 p.m. noticed his count of the number of his guns was off. He said he and his friends looked all over the area but were unable to find the handgun, a Sig Sauer model 320c. He wanted to report the gun as stolen and it was entered into NCIC as stolen.
An officer was called at 8:39 p.m. to Circle K for a fight. The officer arrived and met with two males and a female. The victim stated he gave the female money to purchase him alcohol. The victim said when the suspect returned, she refused to give him his change. The officer met with the suspect and had her empty her pockets. She emptied her pockets and the officer noticed money sticking out of her pocket. The officer attempted to identify the female, but she began walking away. She was told to stop but she continued to walk away, so the officer grabbed her to detain her, but she kept resisting. She was searched and the officer located the money she refused to give back to the victim. The money was returned to the victim and the female was released pending charges.
An officer was patrolling Highway 85 and pulled a driver over at 7:17 p.m. for a traffic infraction. The driver could not produce registration or proof of insurance and had a suspended/revoked driver’s license. The vehicle was towed, and the driver was charged.
An officer was called to a residence in the 500 block of Dolores Road for meter tampering. The officer met with the reporting person who stated his neighbor had been messing with his water meter. He said he has cameras and has video of the neighbor tampering with the meter. The officer reviewed the video and observed the neighbor walk up to the meter and place the meter cover on and walk away.