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Socorro Police Department

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

Mar. 1

A caller in the 1000 block of Park reported that she had found some messages on her son’s phone from the suspect. In the messages, the juvenile asks the suspect for E-Cigarette pods, and the suspect asks the juvenile for nude photos. The juvenile dismissed the photos and offered to pay money for the E-cigarette pods. The suspect replied that he would rather have the nude photos. The officer then spoke with the juvenile, who stated this was the first time he asked the suspect to purchase E-cigarettes for him. The juvenile said he met with the suspect at the suspect’s home and was provided with the box for the E-cigarettes, but the box was empty so he did not pay. The officer then met with the suspect. He was advised of his rights and agreed to speak with the officer. The suspect said he was contacted about purchasing E-cigarettes, but that he was only kidding about the nude photos. He admitted to purchasing the E-cigarettes for the juvenile. He was arrested and booked into the SCDC. The caller contacted police on the following day after locating two E-cigarette pods in the desert across from where the empty box was located.

An officer was dispatched to C Bar D on California Street on a report of a break-in. The officer noticed a broken window and point of entry on the north side of the building and dusted for fingerprints. Several items were missing from the business along with the DVR for the camera system. A list of items that were taken was given to the officer.

An officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Eastwood Loop for a neighbor dispute. A male told the officer his neighbor had been yelling at him and his family, and that the female neighbor even bent over and pulled down her pants. This was while his wife and son were both in the yard at the time. The officer spoke with the female who admitted to showing her buttocks to neighbors. The female said her neighbors were mad because she was not a Trump fan, and refused to give officers her identifiers. Calls have been filed on the neighbor previously.

An officer was dispatched to a store on California Street to remove a male from a vehicle. The officer met with the female who made the call but did not locate any male in the area. The officer noticed that she was probably under the influence of an intoxicating drug. When asked how she got to the store, she stated she drove. The female agreed to perform standard field sobriety tests but after she performed poorly she claimed she had taken her medication before driving. She was arrested for probable cause of DUI. Methamphetamine was found in her purse, along with a large amount of money which was counted and photographed. She was incarcerated at SCDC after being cleared at the hospital. Her dog was taken to the Socorro Animal Shelter.

Mar. 2

A victim reported that she met a male over the phone who asked her to cash checks and buy gift cards. The suspect provided the victim with a checkbook and directions on what to do. She would send the suspect pictures of the gift cards once they were purchased and her was supposed to pay her $333,000. The victim said the suspect did not pay her any money. She was advised by the officer that the checks the suspect provided were fraudulent and that she could be responsible for the money cashed on the fraudulent account. The officer was provided with the checks and the contact number for the suspect. The officer tried calling the suspect but the number was for a text subscriber and was not answered. At the time the suspect has not been identified.

A caller reported that they were moving from Florida to New Mexico and had hired a moving company. The original company contracted the move to another moving company, which lost a box of her belonging and is still in possession of 30 items and 40 boxes belonging to her. The officer documented the incident for the caller.

Mar. 3

Police received a call at 11:40 a.m. from a woman who said the male suspect came into the store on Highway 85 looking for another employee, wanting to fight him. The employee was not at work and the suspect left. The caller said she did not want the suspect back at the store. The officer attempted to locate the suspect to trespass him from the store. He was not located at the time of the report.

An officer was called to the public library at 7:45 a.m. for a male who had been trespassed. The staff said he came to the Library wanting to enter. The suspect was reminded that he was trespassed, but he argued the order was just for one month and the month was over. The staff member spoke with the library director who said the suspect was trespassed for a month and he could return depending on his attitude. While the staff members were talking a loud noise was heard coming from outside. It was determined that the suspect threw a juice bottle at the gate of the Library. The suspect was contacted and advised he was not allowed back at the library.

Officers were called to Wells Fargo at 12:52 p.m. for a male urinating on the building and exposing himself. The officer arrived and met with the caller and the male in question, inside the bank. The officer asked the male to exit the bank and speak outside. The male agreed to speak with the officer, but not until he completed his banking. The caller agreed to assist the male with his banking. The male requested the use of an office but was advised he could not enter an office due to COVID-19 restrictions. The male asked for a supervisor, who told him the use of an office was not an option, and he became agitated. He was asked to leave the bank. and was escorted outside. The officer asked him about exposing himself, which he denied, claiming that he was just adjusting his pants. The male was released. The officer met with the staff again. One staff member stated she was told the male was defecating outside. The officer checked the area and did not locate any urine or feces outside the bank. The incident was documented.