socorro police department

Socorro Police Department

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

Sep. 1

An officer was called to the Senior Center on Ake Avenue in reference to a trespasser and noticed damaged property near the suspect. The officer was informed the suspect threw his property on the roof. The victims said they would like to press charges against the suspect. The suspect was removed from the property and charged with criminal damage to property and criminal trespass/not posted.

Officers were called to West Place Park for an unresponsive male, but the caller stated that before officers arrived, the male was placed in a red truck which fled the scene. The officers spotted a red truck going the wrong way on Pena Place and conducted a traffic stop. The male driver had a suspended driver’s ID, no insurance or registration, and was found to have an active warrant for his arrest. A tow inventory was performed which turned up narcotics. The male was medically cleared and in addition to the driving infractions and active warrant, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a felon and booked into SCDC.

Sep. 2

An officer met with a woman at the Socorro Police Department for a report. She stated she was at an appointment, and when she returned to her vehicle, she noticed her bag, which held approximately $500, was gone.

Sep. 3

An officer was met at 9 p.m. by a female victim at the Socorro Rodeo Complex who said she was having problems with another female. The officer was told the suspect was bothering the victim and she wanted the incident to stop. As the officer was watching the two females, a juvenile female tried to batter the victim. The victim said she wanted charges filed on the juvenile. The officer removed the juvenile from the property and charged her with assault.

An officer was dispatched at 9:03 a.m. to Holiday Inn Express for a theft from a vehicle. The officer noticed scratches on the window and was given a list of several items taken from the vehicle.

Sep. 5

An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of Santa Fe Lane for an irate male who had battered the victim. The male suspect also broke the windshield of a vehicle. The suspect was arrested for domestic violence-battery and criminal damage to property of household member and taken to Socorro General Hospital for medical. He was not cleared for incarceration by the doctor.

Sep. 6

An officer was called at 4:59 p.m. to the 800 block of California in reference to possible animal cruelty. The reporting person stated she was speaking with a male who showed her pictures of injuries to a dog that appeared to be burns. The officer went to the residence where the dog’s owner lives and met with the owner. Similar marks were seen on the dog. The owner stated he is planning on taking the dog to the vet.

An officer made contact at 9:09 a.m. with a female victim at Comfort Inn who stated they checked into the hotel between 11:30 and midnight. This morning when they were leaving, they noticed their vehicle was gone. The victim stated there was a group of males in the area at the time they checked in and they could have possibly taken the vehicle. The officer was given the VIN, license plate number, and distinguishing features, as well as a photo of the vehicle. The officer located a gray Dodge while patrolling the area of Chaparral and Otero, matching the description of the stolen truck. The vehicle was abandoned and high-centered on the cement going to the ditch. The officer attempted to get fingerprints off of the vehicle. A witness who lives nearby told the officer at about 2:30 a.m. he heard some males attempting to get the vehicle unstuck but were unsuccessful. The lights of the vehicle were shining, and he was not able to recognize any of them. The victim was called and notified her vehicle was recovered and its location.

Sep. 7

An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Bursum Place for a neighbor dispute. The female complainant said she called police because her neighbor was “talking s**t.” The officer asked the complainant exactly what she was saying, and she again said, “she is talking s**t.” The officer spoke to the neighbor who said he was not saying anything to the complainant; that it was his mother. The officer advised both parties to stop and leave each other alone.

An officer met with a male victim at his residence off Hope Farms Road. He told the officer someone had entered his property and stole his lawnmower valued at $500 and a wrought iron set of patio furniture worth $1,800. He also accused his wife of removing an outdoor couch from inside his residence. The victim said the last time he had been at the residence was about a week ago. The officer asked the victim how long he has been separated from his wife, and he said about five months.

An officer met with a man at 8:51 p.m. who told the officer his 2006 white and tan F-250 King Ranch pickup was stolen earlier that day. He stated he had just returned from a trip to Florida and noticed his pick-up was stolen from his residence in the 1100 block of Sean Street. Two of his neighbors’ security cameras showed the vehicle leaving his property at approximately 2:58 a.m. heading east on Sean, but cameras were unable to show the individual getting into the truck. The next day at approximately 5:20 a.m. another officer located the stolen vehicle parked at the Holiday Inn Express. The victim was informed, and he arrived and claimed his truck.

An officer met with a victim at 7 a.m. who stated that as they went to leave the Holiday Inn Express this morning their black 2003 Ford F-250 was not in the parking lot. The male told the officer he last saw his vehicle the night before at about 8 p.m. The victim provided the VIN for the vehicle, along with a photograph, and it was entered into NCIC. The officer searched for the vehicle but was not able to locate the vehicle throughout his shift.