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Socorro Police Department

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

June 1

A victim reported overhearing a call on his stepson’s phone where his ex-wife was saying she was going to get an ex-boyfriend to come and beat him up. The victim said he would like the incident documented but was not afraid and he would defend himself.

A victim reported at 8:07 a.m. that he was riding his bicycle at College and California when the suspect pulled alongside him and began yelling at him. He said the suspect made threats to him, so he yelled back. The victim continued to travel on his bicycle. The suspect followed and continued to yell. The victim said he knew the suspect had warrants for his arrest then hung up.

June 2

A caller in the 800 block of Spring Street contacted police at 7:46 a.m. about returning home and finding items from the home moved and missing. He said his landlord was permitted to enter the apartment to fix items and move items to storage. However, the caller said he does not think items were moved to storage and thinks some items were taken. The caller could not list any items that were missing.

A caller in the 500 block of El Camino Real reported at 10:01 p.m. that the female suspect nearly struck her at the intersection with a vehicle. The caller said she recently obtained a protection order against the suspect and was aware she had been served. The officer met with the suspect, who claimed she did not have any contact with the caller and was not at the intersection specified. The caller said she had picked up her child and returned home from work. The officer documented the incident.

Police responded at 10:30 a.m. to a break-in at Blake’s Lota Burger, where the caller had arrived for work and found the south door damaged and forced open. The officers checked the business and did not locate any suspects in the business. The caller checked the business and found the safe was empty. Approximately $1,000 in the safe was taken along with two packages of Carne Adovada valued at $20 each. The officer was advised the security system was disarmed during the burglary. The officer was provided with a video of the incident. The video shows two suspects entering the business at 2:26 a.m. One male goes to the safe and the other lays on the floor and appeared to be providing information to the other male from a phone. The safe is opened and the money was removed. The two suspects leave the business. The two suspects were wearing gloves and their faces concealed. The suspects were not identified.

A caller on Proto reported that an unknown suspect used their bank card to make a $00 purchase at Victoria’s Secret. At this time there are no suspects.

An officer located the female suspect at 3:31 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot due to having valid warrants. The suspect fled from officers and fell in a ditch. She was placed under arrest and warrants were confirmed. The suspect was processed and booked into SCDC.

June 3

A caller told police at 6:31 p.m. he received a ride into Socorro from a family member and said he was dropped off without his luggage which was still in the family member’s car. The officer located the family member, who said the caller showed up at her home with the clothes he had on and a key, but with no luggage. The officer documented the incident.

A caller in the 500 block of El Camino Real reported at 10:43 p.m. that she arrived home to find the security door open and the interior door to the home to be partially open. She said she checked her home and did not notice anything missing, but did say she saw a person walking in the area with a flashlight. It appeared to her that another male was whistling to notify him that she had arrived home. The suspects were not located.

A caller reported at 8 a.m. that male and female subjects were on the property of Tripp’s Jewelry on NW Frontage Road. The male and female tried tampering with a door lock on a south building on the property, but no entry was made and no damage was noted. The caller provided pictures of the suspects. The suspects were not identified at this time.

An officer on patrol in the 400 block of California completed an NCIC check on a vehicle, which showed the vehicle to be reported stolen. The officer pulled the vehicle over and detained the driver. After the driver was advised of his rights, he said he purchased the vehicle from a female. He could not produce a bill of sale for the vehicle and was placed under arrest and escorted to the police car. As the suspect was being searched incident to arrest, he began reaching for a pocket. He was advised several times to stop but ended up having to be taken down. Assisting officers located a clear plastic baggie in the suspect’s pocket that contained a white substance. A tow inventory on the car turned up another baggie containing a brown substance. The suspect was taken to the police department for processing and to the hospital for medical. The officer field-tested the substances which showed for both. The suspect was booked at the SCDC.

June 4

Officers responded at 1:21 a.m. to an alarm in the 100 block of Sixth Street. The officer checked the building and located a broken window. The owner of the business arrived and estimated the damage at $400. the officers checked the area and were not able to locate any suspects or cameras that would identify a suspect.

A man in the 400 block of Manzanares reported at 3:19 a.m. that the female suspect struck him during an argument over possible drug use. The victim said he tried restraining the suspect and cut his foot during the incident, and he wanted charges filed in the case. He said she left after the incident occurred. The officers attempted to locate the suspect but were not able to at time of report. Charges will be filed.

An officer was called at 6:40 a.m. to Wells Fargo for male and female suspects who were both known to have valid arrest warrants. The two suspects were arrested and searched. The suspects were processed and booked into SCDC after getting medically cleared. After being booked into jail the male suspect was found to be in possession of possible narcotics. The items were turned over to the police. The items were tested and one item tested positive for methamphetamine. The others were not illegal. The evidence was logged at the police department.

Officers were called at 9:17 a.m. to the 900 block of Walkway for a welfare check on a female. She was found walking on a ditch bank and nude. The suspect approached the officer with a rock in her hand and was advised to drop the rock. She was detained and then allowed to get dressed. The suspect was in public view and was placed under arrest for indecent exposure and public nuisance. She was taken to the hospital for medical clearance and later booked into SCDC.

An officer was dispatched to the Plaza for a domestic. The female victim stated her boyfriend of 10 years had slapped her in the face. Signs of the battery were noticed and the officer spoke with the suspect. A female witness told the officer she saw the suspect slap the victim. The suspect was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.

June 5

An officer was dispatched at 12:18 a.m. to the parking lot of Yo Mama’s Grill where a male was sitting on top of his girlfriend’s vehicle. The male was asked to get off the vehicle and he said he wanted his belongings from the vehicle. He stated he wanted his vehicle ramps and some tools. The officer advised him to call for a civil standby during daytime hours.

June 6

An officer was dispatched to Kathryn Ct. for a dog bite. The dog’s owner told the officer his juvenile son was bitten by the dog. He explained that his son was on the couch with his two dogs with his leg under a blanket. The son moved his leg and one of the dogs tried biting the other dog but instead bit his son. Officer did notice a laceration on the juvenile’s leg. The father gave the dog to the officer for quarantine.

An officer was dispatched at 3:43 a.m. to a residence in the 100 block of Eaton for people yelling. The officer met with the suspect who said she was attacked by her sister. She said everyone was drinking and an argument started. An altercation occurred and her fingers were bitten. The officer did notice a small laceration on the suspect’s fingers. The officer met with a victim who said she was attacked by the suspect and she defended herself. The officer did notice a scratch on the side of the victim’s face. Both suspect and victim were highly intoxicated. The suspect left the area and the victim said she wanted to pursue charges.

An officer was dispatched at 6:51 a.m. to Gile Lane for an unresponsive male. Officer arrived with EMTs and located a male on the couch. EMTs said the male was deceased. Officer called OMI which took possession of the body.

An officer received a call at 6:30 p.m. from the reporting party who said a female has an order of protection against her. She said she was working and the female entered her place of employment. The reporting party said she wanted the incident documented.

An officer met with a female in the 700 block of Grant Street at 8:09 p.m.for a domestic report. The female said she had got into an argument with her husband and during the argument, her husband clenched his fists. She said she ended up sleeping on the couch and no physical altercation had happened. She told the officer she wanted the incident documented.

June 8

Officers were called to a residence in the 1200 block of Santa Fe Lane home for a domestic disturbance. The officer entered the home and saw that an elderly female was being restrained by the caller and a witness. The officer and the two released the elderly female who was rambling and could not be understood. The officer spoke with the caller who said her grandmother was elderly and was in the early stages of dementia. She said she was unable to care for her grandmother and asked that she be placed in a care facility. The officer explained he was not able to place the female but called for an ambulance, which transported her to the hospital.

A caller from 7-Eleven reported that an unknown suspect used a counterfeit $20 bill at the store. The victim said he did not know who used the fake money but needed the incident documented.

A caller in the 600 block of Park Street noticed a door open on a vacant home. The officer checked the home and no one was located. The caller said whoever it was broke a window on the door to gain entry. The officer did see the damage to the glass. The caller asked for frequent patrols until the door could be secured. At this time there are no suspects.

An officer was flagged down at 8:25 p.m. while patrolling Park Street. The reporting party said a bike was taken from her residence and that this was the second bike taken from her residence. The first bike taken was a green mountain bike and the second was a pink and green mountain bike. Both bikes were valued at $150 each.

A man reported at 2:29 p.m. that someone broke into his vehicle in the parking lot of Comfort Inn and stole several items. The officer had been called to the hotel earlier in the day for a male suspect breaking into a car. He claimed the car belonged to his girlfriend and he lost the keys so he was trying to enter the car. The suspect was not detained at that time. The officer now contacted the male suspect in the office of the hotel who admitted to entering the car because he saw an Instagram post that someone was leaving him a car to take. The suspect was detained and told the officers where the stolen items were located. The officer recovered the items and returned them to the victim. The suspect was taken to the police dept. for processing and later booked into the SCDC.

A victim in the 200 block of Pinon reported at 12:28 p.m. that someone had taken mail from a mailbox and was showing the contents of the letter to other people. The letter was supposed to be sent to a new address but was not. The victim provided the officer with an address for the female. The officer has made several attempts to contact the female at her current residence but has not been contacted at time of report.

An officer was called at 11:12 p.m. to the Valero station where a male and female were fighting. The officer arrived and the two denied fighting. The officer obtained their information and completed an NCIC check. The male was shown to have three valid arrest warrants. He was arrested and booked into the SCDC.

June 9

Officers were called at 2:11 a.m. to Walmart for a harassment complaint. The caller said she and her new girlfriend received messages from a Facebook account and the caller believed the account was made by an ex-girlfriend of hers. The caller thinks the person who created the account was in the parking lot in a red passenger car. The officers were directed to the car and met with the occupant. The occupant was an elderly female using wi-fi and was not the person the caller named.

A victim in the 800 block of Leroy Place reported at 3:39 p.m. that an unknown suspect took a traffic cone that was placed behind their disabled car. The victim was not sure who took the cone and valued the traffic cone at $30.

Officers received a CPS intake at 8 a.m. for a male and child. The officer went to the home but could not make contact with the male. The male arrived at the police department and he was advised of the report. The male returned with his girlfriend and the child, and both were fine. The officer had sheriff’s deputies conduct a welfare check on the children that were staying with an aunt in Lemitar. The children were fine.