socorro police department

Socorro Police Department

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

Apr. 4

An officer at the police station met with a male at 5:30 p.m. who reported that his cell phone was taken. He said his friend told him the phone was taken by another male. The victim was unable to give a description of the cell phone. The officer did not locate the male who took the cell phone at the time of the report.

Apr. 5

An officer was dispatched at 11:01 p.m. to a residence on Ivy Street for a runaway juvenile. The juvenile’s mother said her son let his ankle bracelet “die” then took off with her ATV. The officer was advised the juvenile was on probation. The ATV was entered into NCIC as stolen and the juvenile was entered as a runaway. The officer attempted to locate the male but was unsuccessful. On Apr. 26 the suspect was located by another agency and removed from NCIC.

An officer was dispatched at 7:30 a.m. to a residence in the 1000 block of Leroy for a juvenile inside of a house who locked out the owner. The officer met with the man who said he saw a juvenile outside of his residence. He opened the door to see if anyone was with the juvenile and the juvenile went inside the residence. The juvenile headed upstairs and was not coming down. When the male walked outside to see if anyone was around, the juvenile locked him out. The officer noticed the juvenile through a glass door. The juvenile’s mother was called to the residence to try and get the juvenile to open the door. The officer was able to gain entry and the juvenile was released back to her mother.

An officer on patrol in the vicinity of California and Faulkner spotted a male at 12:33 p.m. who was known to have a valid warrant for his arrest. After confirming the warrant the officer arrested the suspect. He was taken to Socorro General Hospital then incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.

An officer was dispatched at 12:58 p.m. to a residence on Texas Avenue for a deceased male. The male was in the back room of the residence. The officer did not see any signs of foul play, however, several items consistent with drug use and drugs were located in the room. OMI took possession of the male, and the officer took possession of the drugs and drug paraphernalia and logged them as evidence. The mother took possession of money that was in the home.

An officer was called at 8:35 p.m. to the scene of a vehicle crash at Second and Otero streets. The male driver had wrecked into a fence of RAK’s building supply and then left. The officer met with a witness and a family member of the suspect and found the suspect walking to a residence on Sierra Bonita. The suspect matched the description given and had a visible injury. He admitted to being involved in the crash and was intoxicated. The suspect was given field sobriety tests and was arrested. He was advised of his rights and admitted to driving and consuming an alcoholic beverage. The suspect was advised of the implied consent warning and agreed to a breath test. After a 20 minute deprivation period, he then provided two breath samples into the IR-8000. The results were .15 and .14. The suspect was processed and booked SCDC after being medically cleared.

Apr. 6

A driver was pulled over at 7:30 p.m. for a traffic infraction at Sixth and McCutcheon. The suspect was not able to provide a driver’s license, registration, or insurance for the vehicle. The officer called for a tow truck and had the vehicle towed. The suspect was cited and released to a family member.

An officer received a C intake report at 6 p.m. alleging the child was not attending school, and the guardian was not making sure the child goes to school. The officer went to the home on Buena Vista and did not locate the guardian or child.

An officer was dispatched at 10:58 a.m. to the Socorro Police Department to speak with a female who wanted her son evicted from her residence. The female was told that the make could not be removed because it was his established residence. When instructed on how to go about evicting her son, the female became angry and walked off while the officer was speaking with her. The officer was able to contact El Puente who said the male had made threats towards his mother. The officer advised El Puente that she had to make a report about the threats with the police. El Puente advised the officer that the female would return. The officer waited but she had not returned to make a complaint report.

Officers were called at 11:35 a.m. to an apartment in the 400 block of Eaton for a male not breathing. The officer arrived and met with the ambulance staff, who advised the officer the male was not breathing and to contact OMI. The ambulance staff checked the victim again and found a heartbeat. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The officers canceled OMI. The officer logged in property to the police department evidence room.

An officer received a report of a juvenile at 8 p.m. who had not been to school. The officer checked on the child and everything was OK.

Apr. 7

A driver was pulled over at 8:30 p.m. for a traffic infraction on NW Frontage Road. The suspect was known to have valid warrants for his arrest and was placed under arrest and handcuffed. The suspect also had a suspended driver’s license. He was cited for traffic violations and booked into the SCDC.

An officer was called at 8:26 p.m. to Padilla Place for a noise complaint. The officer located the home the music was coming from and checked the music with a decibel meter. The level was below the City ordinance level. No action was taken.

A caller reported at 10:36 a.m. that a parent arrived at Sarracino Middle and wanted to disenroll her son from school. The caller said she was explaining to the suspect that some computer accessories were damaged and needed to be replaced and that there was a process for disenrolling the student. The suspect then became upset and walked out of the office. As the suspect was leaving the office she made a comment about returning and blowing up the school. Other staff members also heard the suspect make the comment about blowing up the school. The caller said she did not want charges filed, but did want the suspect trespassed from the school. The officer made contact with the suspect and told her she was no longer allowed on school property.

An officer conducted a traffic stop at 6:32 p.m. on Sixth Street for a vehicle having an expired vehicle registration. During the contact, the suspect was informed he was going to jail because he had a warrant. The suspect’s information was obtained and an NCIC check was completed. He was shown to have a valid warrant for his arrest and a suspended driver’s license. He was arrested on the warrant and cited for violations. The vehicle was towed.

Apr. 8

An officer was flagged down at 7:27 p.m. by a female who wanted to report loud music. The officer went to her residence on Padilla Place and the decibel level was 55. The female was advised that the music was not excessively loud. The female said she was going to report the officer to the Justice Department.

An officer was dispatched at 8:04 p.m. to a residence on Padilla Place for a report of harassment. The reporting person said her neighbor was harassing her by driving at a high rate of speed behind her house and yelling at her. The officer was advised by reporting person she wanted to file charges. The officer attempted to make contact with the suspect and no one came to the door.

Following up on a CPS report of a child not attending school, an officer met with the mother at the residence on School of Mines Road. The mother said she was in contact with the CPS worker earlier in the day and said the child was now staying with a family member. The officer contacted the CPS worker and was advised he did check on the child and the child was fine.

An officer was called at 7:45 a.m. to a home on Hannah Place for a welfare check where a male was acting erratically. The homeowners said their son was acting up and had been brought home by the New Mexico Tech Police Department. The parents said the son was having a mental breakdown and had taken their keys and wouldn’t give them back. After a search, the male was located later in the morning and turned over his parents’ keys. No charges were filed.

An officer, following up on a CPS report on a child not attending school, met with the parent at 10:40 a.m. who explained he was enrolling the child in an online school due to the child having separation anxiety from the mother. The parent was advised to follow up with the school.

Police received a call at 7:06 a.m. about a red truck driving through a construction zone on Bullock and passing the caller on the wrong side of the roadway. The caller was able to provide a license plate and description of the truck. The officer obtained the registered owner’s information and attempted to locate the male driver at the location. The male was not located and the officer passed the information along to New Mexico Tech police, due to the male working on Tech campus property.

A caller on Juniper Street reported at 12:09 p.m. that her boyfriend arrived at her workplace with his truck loaded with furniture. She said the boyfriend broke up with her and he took his belongings. The caller said she did not give him permission to be in the home or take the items. She did admit she gave the boyfriend a key to the home and that he was living with her. The officer advised the caller that the matter was a civil issue. She then asked what her options were if he had caused damage to the home. The caller was advised to call the police if there was damage.

An officer following up on a CPS report on Caine Street met with the parents at 10:50 a.m. The parent was advised that the children were not attending school and had missed several days. The parent stated she was going to follow up with the school.

An officer, following up on a CPS report for a child not attending school, met with the father of the child at 11:10 a.m. at the residence on Sixth Street. The father said the child was being enrolled online, and that he was in contact with the school making arrangements.

An officer was dispatched at 4 p.m. to a residence on Hannah Place for a male yelling and causing a disturbance in the street. On arrival, the officer detained the suspect. Witnesses stated that the suspect had picked up a rock and was threatening his brother with it. He also damaged a garbage can by kicking it and then began hitting a mailbox with a stick. A neighbor told the officer the male was also yelling at him. The suspect was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.

Apr. 9

An officer picked up a male at 6:43 p.m. at Spring and Ortega streets who was known to have a warrant for his arrest. He was placed into handcuffs and searched. The officer located a pipe with a crystal-like substance on his person. The suspect was taken to Socorro Police Department where the crystal substance was field tested and showed positive for methamphetamines. While the male was getting changed out at Socorro County Detention Center, a bag of crystal substance fell from his person. Another bag was also located in his sock. Both substances were tested and one showed positive tests for heroin and the other for methamphetamine.