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Socorro Police Department

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

Jan. 29

An officer was summoned at 11:46 p.m. to the Capitol Bar for a stolen car. The officer was advised the complainant was now at Annette and College. The victim said as he and four of his friends were leaving the bar, they saw the victim’s car driving away. The car was observed going to California Street and then headed north. The victim provided information on the vehicle and a BOLO was given. At around 1 a.m. the officer was advised that the vehicle was found at the end of Otero stuck in the sand. It did not have significant damage, but the keys were not in the vehicle. The victim did not own a second set of keys and it was towed to Quick and Easy. Officers took pictures of possible shoe prints and attempted to gain fingerprints. No more info at time of report.

Jan. 30

An officer was dispatched to the river at the end of Otero for gunshots. A male who was walking his dogs said someone shot a gun near him. The male yelled out, and another male yelled back, saying, “Sorry!” The officer was given a description of the vehicle the other male was driving. Officers checked the area and did not find the vehicle.

An officer was dispatched at 10:43 p.m. to Economy Inn for an unresponsive female. On arrival the officer found a male trying to get the female to respond. She was given a dose of Narcan in her nostril and became alert. A small child was on the bed left unattended. EMTs arrived and she refused to go to the hospital. The officer noted items with drug paraphernalia and drugs in the room. CYFD was called to take the child. The female was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.

Jan. 31

A victim in the 900 block of Walkway reported that someone forced their entry into the apartment building’s laundry room and ripped out the change box on the laundry machines. The officer took photos of the damage to the door and laundry machine. The victim said none of the neighbors heard any noise. At this time there are no suspects.

An officer was dispatched to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts where a female was caught embezzling monies. The officer met with the loss and prevention officer who said she was found to be making returns to her debit card. She was charged.

Feb. 1

A victim in the 500 block of Blue Canyon Road reported at 3:39 p.m. leaving his vehicle at a friend’s home. He found someone took the keys to the car, so he disabled the car so no one could drive it. When the victim returned to pick up the car and it was gone. The victim learned that his friend had sold the car to an area recycling company and they had it. The officer asked the victim to provide the signed paperwork that was obtained from the recycling company so charges could be filed.

Officers were called at 3:18 a.m. to the scene of a crash on Santa Fe Lane where a car had struck other vehicles and fences before coming to a stop against another vehicle. The officer obtained statements from homeowners and possible witnesses. The officer was told several cars were seen speeding and one vehicle had struck the suspect’s car which may have caused the crash. The officer met with the resident where the suspect’s vehicle was seen, but the resident said they did not know what occurred. The officer was contacted by the mother of the suspect who said the suspect was picked up at a motel after calling home saying he was beaten up. The officer was able to obtain a statement from the suspect who stated was driving and picked up two males who then jumped him. He said he blacked out and was not sure of what occurred during the crash.

Feb. 2

A victim on Ivy Street reported at 12:37 p.m. that an unknown person was taking money from his bank account. The caller said his wife’s phone had been stolen and someone was accessing her email accounts and their bank accounts. The caller also said someone has been changing their Wi-Fi and phone passwords. The officer asked the caller for paperwork showing the fraudulent transactions. No documents have been provided at the time of the report.

Feb. 3

An officer was called at 11:49 a.m. to a home in the 800 block of Reservoir for a possible trespasser. The victim said someone was inside one of his vacant homes. The officer cleared one home and did not find anyone. The officers checked the second home and found a male suspect sleeping. The suspect was detained and found in possession of a stolen bicycle. He was taken to the police department and a search turned up foils with drug residue. The residue was collected as evidence, to be sent to the lab for testing. The suspect was released pending results.

Feb. 4

Officers called at 11:49 a.m. to a residence in the 800 block of Reservoir for a burglary. The victim stated someone had forced entry into the home and provided a list of items taken. The victim pointed out items that were moved and some that did not belong to the victim. The officers processed the scene and collected evidence. At this time the suspect is not known.

An officer was called at 2 p.m. to the 500 block of Central on the report of an unresponsive male. The officer met with EMTs who stated the male was deceased. The officer did not notice any signs of battery. The reporting person stated she was looking for her dog when she located the male unresponsive and called for the ambulance. OMI arrived a short time later and took possession of the deceased. The officer located a syringe under the male that was collected for evidence. No cause of death has been determined at time of the report.

An officer called at 10:11 p.m. to Memory Lane in reference to a suspicious male. The officer arrived and met with a male and found narcotics. The male was placed under arrest. He was transported to SCDC and booked on his charge.

Feb. 5

An officer stopped a vehicle at 11:14 a.m. for a traffic infraction on Neel Street. The female driver was unable to provide the necessary documents. A check with NCIC showed she Female had a suspended driver’s license with an arrest clause. A tow truck was called and during the tow inventory narcotics were located in the vehicle. The female was transported to Socorro County Detention Center where she was incarcerated.

A driver was pulled over at 7:04 p.m. for a traffic infraction at California and Sixth. The male driver smelled of alcohol and was asked to step out of the vehicle. The officer noticed the male putting some drug paraphernalia into his pocket. When the officer asked him about the paraphernalia, the driver ran and threw the paraphernalia into the street. The officer grabbed and handcuffed the driver, and narcotics were found along with the paraphernalia.

Feb. 6

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Neel for a stolen motor vehicle. The victim said her vehicle was taken some time during the night. The officer entered the vehicle into NCIC as a stolen motor vehicle. The officer received a call a little later from the victim who said the vehicle had a GPS that showed the vehicle was at a location in Albuquerque. All the information was relayed to Albuquerque Police dispatch.

An officer was dispatched at 12:48 a.m. to a traffic crash on El Camino Real. At the scene, the passenger had a large laceration on her head and was seen by EMTs. The female driver displayed signs of intoxication and admitted to drinking. She was getting transported to Socorro General Hospital for her injuries, also. The officer read the driver her Implied Consent Warning and she agreed to a blood test. The officer is waiting for blood results at time of report.

Feb. 7

An officer was dispatched to an apartment in the 1200 block of El Camino Real for an unconscious female. When the officer arrived, EMTs were working on the female. A short time later the officer was advised the female was deceased. The officer waited at the home until Daniel’s Funeral Home took the body.

A caller reported at 5:40 p.m. that the victim was driving on State Rte. 1 when a wheel came off the vehicle. The caller believed that someone had possibly loosened the lug nuts causing the wheel to come off.

An officer received a call at 12:28 a.m. from a reporting party about her daughter being out past curfew. The officer told her an attempt would be made to locate the female and tell her she was out past her curfew. The officer was called to the residence on Spring Street a short time later and was told by the reporting party that her daughter had pushed her and she wanted to pursue charges against her daughter. The daughter admitted to pushing her mother and she was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.

Feb. 8

An officer was called to the vicinity of Texas and Vermont for a vehicle blocking traffic. The officer met with the female driver who had slow movements and appeared to be under the influence. A check with NCIC showed the driver had a suspended revoked license with arrest pursuant. She was arrested and searched and found with a baggie with crystal substance. The substance tested positive for methamphetamine at the police department. The suspect was processed and booked into SCDC, and the meth was logged as evidence.

Feb. 9

A victim on Stallion Circle reported at 12:34 a.m. that a suspect was on the property attempting to open the rear door to the home. The door had been screwed shut after a recent break-in at the home. The officers were not able to locate the suspect in the area but were provided a security camera video of the suspect. The suspect was identified, and charges are pending in the case.

A victim in the 600 block of Fitch reported at 9:48 a.m. that someone entered their unlocked vehicle and took a purse valued at $200, an ID card, and an insurance card. The insurance card and ID were located a few houses down the road and returned to the victim. At this time the suspect is not known.

An officer was called at 1:45 p.m. to the 500 block of Fitch in reference to a break-in. The victim stated he had some items taken out of his vehicle. The officer asked if any neighbors in the area had cameras. The officer checked the area and did not notice any cameras in the area.

An officer was called at 2:10 p.m. to the 800 block of Marshall Lane in reference to a break-in. The victim stated somebody entered her vehicle on or around Jan. 29-30 and stole items. The victim stated she has noticed multiple items taken from the vehicle but needed more time to get a complete list.

Feb. 10

A caller at Sarracino Middle School reported at 10:25 a.m. that the lights in the workshop were not working and upon checking the caller was notified a bullet had damaged the light fixture and wiring. The caller checked the area and found several bullet holes near an exterior light and into the building. The officers were shown the damage to the building and lights and were advised of a bus that was shot prior to the building being shot. The officers checked with dispatch for a call of gunshots on the days the lights could have been damaged and no gunshots had been reported. At this time the suspect is not known.

A caller in the 300 block of School of Mines reported at 5:17 p.m. that there was a trespasser on the property. The officer met with the female trespasser who said the caller contacted her place of work, saying that she was using drugs. She said she came to confront the caller about calling her work. The caller told the officer she did not want the female on the property. The caller was advised by the officer not to be calling the female’s workplace and making allegations.

Feb. 11

A victim on California Street reported at 6:42 p.m. parking her vehicle at home and going inside. She said a male suspect was standing near her entry gate, and when she came back out seconds later, the car was being driven out of the yard. The victim tried to stop the suspect but could not. The victim provided vehicle information and had the vehicle entered NCIC as stolen. Officers were not able to find the vehicle in the area but were later advised the vehicle was located and recovered. A sign on top of the car was recovered and logged as evidence.

A victim reported at 9:16 a.m. that an unknown suspect entered their vehicle parked at Holiday Inn Express and stole an iPad. The iPad belonged to EMRTC where the victim was attending training. The victim later notified police that a wallet was also missing. The wallet contained personal documents, a Social Security card, birth certificate, passport, and vaccination card. At this time the suspects are not known.

A victim in the 700 block of Liles reported at 7:31 a.m. that someone entered their vehicle overnight and took a set of keys. The keys were for work vehicles and the victim’s home. No other items were taken. The officers checked with neighbors for security video. At this time no video has been made available to identify a suspect.

A victim reported at 12:18 p.m. that someone entered their vehicle while it was parked at Best Western and stole several hats and tools. The victim said whoever it was attempted to steal an amplifier from under the seat but was not able to remove it. The officers collected a mason jar that was moved from the back seat of the truck to the front seat of the truck. The officer collected several fingerprints from the jar.

An officer was called at 2:38 p.m. to meet with a victim on Ake Avenue in reference to a burglary. The victim stated her vehicle was parked in her driveway and it had been gone through, but no items were taken.

Feb. 12

Officers were called at 8:27 p.m. to Burger King in reference to an employee out of control. The complainant told the officer the suspect was asked to help another employee when it got busy, but the suspect became upset and started to yell and scream at other employees making them feel uncomfortable. The suspect then left the building and told customers in the drive-thru the food is contaminated. The suspect was seen getting into a Burgundy-colored vehicle and leaving. The complainant stated he was worried the suspect would come back and do damage to the property. The complainant added that the suspect will be terminated and would like to have him trespassed from the property.

Feb. 13

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Bullock for a welfare check and met with a female who was under the influence. The officer spoke with people in the residence that said the female was using drugs. The father of the children was allowed to leave the residence with the children until the mother could get help for her substance abuse problem.

Feb. 14

An officer was dispatched at 6:01 p.m. to a residence in the 500 block of Grant Street for an unresponsive female. The officer was advised by a family friend the female had recently been sick.   EMTs check on her and advised the officer she had passed. OMI responded and did their investigation. Daniels’s Funeral Home took possession of the body.

An officer was dispatched at 9:39 p.m. to a residence in the 500 block of Manzanares for breaking and entering. A female said her residence was entered as she was at the door. She said she had money on the table and a male entered and took her money. A description of the male was given to officers, who searched the area but did not locate anyone. An officer was able to look at neighbors’ surveillance cameras and did not see anyone entering the residence.

An officer was dispatched at 2 a.m. to a residence on Chaparral for a male trying to commit suicide. The male had a blade in his hand and was cutting at his neck. The officer took the blade away from him and called for EMTs. The wounds were superficial and non-life-threatening, and he was taken to Socorro General Hospital for a mental evaluation.

An officer pulled over a male known to have an arrest on Texas Avenue at 10:35 p.m. He was run through NCIC and had a valid warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center.