The following items were taken from officer reports at the Socorro Police Department
• A man in the 1700 block of El Camino Real reported that the suspect’s dog charged him and family members as they were walking on the roadway. He said the dog was not restrained. The officer met with the suspect, who said the dog did not leave the sidewalk but did bark at the victim. The suspect said she was in the process of fixing the fence to keep the dog in the yard.
• A woman in the 100 block of Neel reported that someone shot a window to her business with a BB gun causing damage. The officer was shown the damage and located two BB pellets between the two window panes. At this time there are no suspects.
• A woman in the 200 block of Garfield said she left her home at 5:30 p.m. and when she returned at 6 p.m. she found the front door open. It appeared forced entry was used due to damage to the weatherstripping. She noticed that her iPod Touch was missing and provided a serial number for the device. The officer checked the area and did not locate any security cameras that would show a suspect. At this time the suspect is not known.
• A man reported being mugged on California Street. He said a male suspect with tattoos struck him and took $100 from his wallet. The victim did not show any signs of being hit. Nor were any injuries seen. At this time there are no suspects.
• Officers were asked to complete a house check in the 500 block of Sixth Street for CYFD. Officers met with the homeowner and were allowed to do the house check. The home was clean and livable. The incident was documented.
• An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Padilla Place for a complaint where the reporting person told the officer an RV was running in her neighbor’s property and she did not like the smell. The officer told her he would speak with the neighbor. The officer spoke with the neighbor about the RV running. The neighbor said the RV had not been on for long and said they were trying to get the motor running correctly.
• An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Spring St. for a domestic. The female victim said her boyfriend was drunk and grabbed her wrist and twisted it trying to get her car keys. Officer located the male who was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.
• A man in the 1200 block of El Camino Real said someone broke a window to the apartment while he was gone. He said no items were missing and the glass was already cleaned up. At this time there are no suspects.
• A caller located someone’s bag with clothes and paperwork. The bag was turned over to police.
September 8 •
An officer was dispatched to a residence on Mustang for fraudulent acts. The victim said her bank account had been hacked and money had been transferred into another bank account online. A subpoena was sent out to the bank the money was transferred and on Oct. 14 the records for the subpoena came back but the name, information, phone number and email accounts were not hers. She did not have an account with Stride Bank and believed her work computer was compromised and some of her personal information may have been taken. At this time there are no suspects.
• A caller reported that her female neighbor was starting arguments with her, threatening to throw rocks at her and her friends. She said that a few days later the neighbor stopped in front of the home and began yelling at her over a male the neighbor was dating. The caller said her supervisor was the daughter of the neighbor’s ex-boyfriend, but that was the only connection between the two. The officer was able to contact the neighbor, who said the caller was talking bad about her. The neighbor added that she had messages and Facebook posts written by the caller to her. The officer advised the neighbor to block the caller and have no further contact. No charges were filed at this time.
• A victim called a suicidal hotline and expressed thoughts of harming himself. The victim then called police and asked that officers pick up the firearms in the home. The officers met with the victim, who said he no longer felt suicidal but did want his BB Guns removed from the home. The officer took possession of the firearms and stored them at the police department.
• An officer was dispatched to Socorro Police Department for a stolen vehicle, where a man said he was supposed to pick up his vehicle from the impound yard abut the vehicle was not there. The officer met with the impound yard owner who said the vehicle was secured and not in the yard. The officer ran the vehicle which showed the vehicle was registered to another party. The victim said his signature was forged. Officer sent a subpoena for the vehicle’s title to review the signature.
• An officer was called to a home in the 500 block of Calle Bonita for male deceased. The officer met with the caller who said he came to check on his father and found him deceased. The officer observed the victim deceased laying on the couch. The caller said his father had several health problems. OMI was called and completed their preliminary investigation. The victim was taken to a local funeral home.
• An officer was called to a home on Bernard to remove a female. The caller said the suspect was arguing with her while she was trying to help their mother. The caller added that the suspect may have a valid warrant. A check with NCIC confirmed the warrant. The suspect was arrested and booked SCDC.
• Officers were called to the scene of an argument in the 600 block of Medley. The officers met with both parties, and a check showed that one had a valid arrest warrant. He was arrested and booked SCDC.
• Officers on patrol attempted to stop a suspect who had valid warrants. The suspect was able to flee, but officers found him hiding in the residence where he normally stays. The suspect was arrested and the warrants confirmed. The suspect was processed and booked SCDC.
• A caller reported that yard signs were missing from her property and suspected the neighbor. The officer later contacted the neighbor who claimed he did not take the signs. His information was run through NCIC which came back with warrants. The suspect was advised to stay off the victim’s property, and arrested on the warrants.
• A male was called in for throwing an item onto the caller’s property in the 300 block of Garfield Street. The suspect was checked through NCIC and was shown to have valid arrest warrants. He was arrested and booked SCDC.
• A caller reported that the male suspect was supposed to be paying for a vehicle but has not made a payment in three months. The caller advised the dealership was going to disable the vehicle due to nonpayment. The officer contacted the suspect, who claimed he was making payments through an aunt of the caller. The suspect was advised the vehicle was being towed. The vehicle was towed by Hick’s towing.
• An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of McCutcheon for a break-in. The victim said someone made entrance through a south-facing window but that no items were missing from the home. However, a syringe cap was left on the floor.
• An officer was dispatched to Walmart for a trespasser. The officer asked the male if he knew he was trespassed from the store, and the male answered yes. His information was run through NCIC and came back with a valid warrant for his arrest. He was incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.
• Officers were called to a residence at Vista Montano for a male found unresponsive. The officer checked on the victim who was found to be deceased. The caller, the maintenance person, stated he was called to check on the victim because the victim did not answer his phone. The caller unlocked the victim’s door and found him on the floor. The officers did not see any signs of forced entry. The officers called OMI. The scene was processed and the victim was taken from the scene.
• An officer arrested a male who was throwing rocks at passing vehicles. He was incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.
• Police received a firearm from an Oklahoma police agency after the gun was recovered and being listed stolen in NCIC. The owner was notified and later arrived to pick up the firearm. The firearm was released to the owner.
• A caller reported that he was terminated from work after showing a supervisor flies on the food. He argued with the shift supervisor and was terminated by the main supervisor. The caller said he has also been sexually harassed. The officer asked the caller if he was ever touched by the supervisor. The caller said he was not, but the supervisor did come close. He said he advised the supervisor to back off, and the supervisor did. The incident was documented.