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Socorro Police Department

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

July 31

A caller from the KW Express convenience store reported at 5:15 p.m. that two females came into the store, and while one was checking out, the other took a pair of sunglasses and exited the store. The officer was shown the video of the two females. The officer was not able to identify the two suspects.

An officer was dispatched at 7:31 p.m. to Raychester Road for an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was damaged, and a rope was holding the driver’s side door closed. The VIN was run and came back clear. It was towed by Hicks towing.

An officer was dispatched at 9:06 p.m. to a residence on Calle Bonita for a fight. The officer met with the victim, who said a female suspect broke the window with a golf club and was calling for him to come out and fight. The officer met with a female outside. She was advised of her rights and agreed to talk with the officer. She said she just arrived home and the male threatened her with a rock. The female was trespassed from the victim’s property. The officer met with the male victim who said he saw the female suspect with a metal pipe strike the window on his home. He said the suspect came at him with the pipe, so he picked up a rock. He said he wanted charges filed. The suspect was not located.

An officer patrolling on California Street spotted a vehicle at 5:59 p.m. driven by someone known to have a valid arrest warrant. The officer initiated a traffic stop with lights and siren but the suspect did not stop and continued to keep on driving, running through a stop sign and not yielding to oncoming traffic. After the suspect drove east of Clarke Field the officer dropped off the chase. Shortly thereafter, the officer was advised by dispatch the suspect crashed his vehicle on Second Street at the railroad tracks. The officer met with deputies who located the truck. A tow truck was called, and the officer inventoried the truck, locating the suspect’s ID and other information, along with a loaded syringe. The syringe was kept as evidence. A male in the area was questioned, and he said he was contacted by a man who was in the truck who told him that he and the suspect just fled from police and needed a ride. Charges are pending.

A caller reported at 7:58 p.m. she went to the victim’s residence in the 900 block of Reservoir to pick up some of her children’s clothes. The caller said she found that the west door was forced open and her children’s TV and Xbox were missing from the home. The caller said she did not know if any other items were missing since the victim was in jail at this time.

A caller in the 500 block of Calle Bonita reported at 7:39 p.m. that she was walking near a ditch bank when two female suspects beat her up. She said she was hit with metal bats and was able to kick a bat away from one suspect, but then that suspect picked up a wooden stick and hit her with it. The officer was able to see dirt on the caller’s clothes and a cut on her face. One of the female suspects walked up and claimed the caller pushed the suspect into the ditch and fought with her and hit her with a stick. The officer noted the female suspect did not have any signs of battery. The officer met with the second suspect, who claimed she heard yelling but did not see any altercation take place. The caller said her glasses and cell phone were broken by the suspect. The officer is waiting for documents to show value for the damages before filing charges.

Aug. 1

A caller reported that the suspect who was previously trespassed from Wal-Mart was in the store. The caller said the suspect had also stolen a wrench on this date. The caller provided the officer with a trespass form for the suspect. The suspect was not located at time of report.

A woman on Calle Bonita reported that an unknown suspect took her belongings from her camp near the roadway. She said her cell phone and hygiene items were taken from the location. At this time there are no suspects

A driver was pulled over at 1:22 a.m. on Mesquite Street for lane violation. During the stop, the officers observed signs of the driver being intoxicated. The suspect was given field sobriety tests and showed several clues of intoxication. The driver was arrested and advised of the NM implied consent warning. The driver agreed to be tested and was taken to the police department where the deprivation period was observed. The suspect provided two breath samples with the results being .22. The suspect was processed and booked into the SCDC.

A victim on Fitch Stree reported at 12:52 p.m. that an unknown suspect was texting her about her children and the father of her children, who is in jail. She said no one knows she was living in Socorro and was in fear that her children may be taken from her. The officer called the phone number the texts were coming from. The number was attached to a text subscriber. No identifying information was found.

A victim on Calle Glorietta reported at 4:23 p.m. someone entered his vehicle and took several small items from the car. The victim said he was not sure if the car was locked or unlocked. The victim provided a list of stolen items. At this time there are no suspects.

Aug. 2

An officer was dispatched to Blue Canyon Road on a harassment call. The officer met the female who said a man was yelling at her dog. When she advised him not to yell at her dog, he started yelling at her. No description of the male was given.

An officer met with a homeowner in the 700 block of Memory Lane about his property being overgrown with weeds and excessive trash in the yard. He was given 30 days to clean up the property.

A caller from the BLM district office reported at 3:13 p.m. that an unknown suspect cut a hole in a fence and removed two tires from a government vehicle, valued at $700. The cameras for the building were not working at the time of the incident. At this time there are no suspects.

Officers were called at 1:29 a.m. to the 800 block of Chaparral for people arguing. The officers met with the caller who was hearing an argument outside and seeing several cars parked near the caller’s home. The caller heard one person mention a gun and then heard a gunshot. The officer was shown a video of the incident that showed a male walking on the side of the roadway, with a car following. A short time later several subjects are chasing a male and the male being chased fires a handgun at the pursuing males. The officer collected a shell casing from the area along with shoe prints and hats. The persons involved were not known.

An officer was dispatched at 8:23 a.m. to speak with a male in the 600 block of North Sixth Street about harassment. The officer was told by the victim that a male he had been having problems with was yelling at him. The officer ran the male victim through NCIC and found he had a valid warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and incarcerated at Socorro County Detention Center. A suspect was not located.

An officer was dispatched at 8:02 a.m. to a residence in the 300 block of Grant Street for a female trespasser. The male victim said he was awakened by a female. He went to see where she was and found her sleeping on a bed. The officer met with the female who said it was her family’s home. The officer advised her she was not wanted at the residence and she was removed from the home.

A man called the police department at 12:11 p.m. to report that he was being followed around town. The caller said he was being followed through town, so he drove to Tractor Supply and parked. The other person then stopped following him. He asked that the incident be documented. At this time the suspect was not known.

An officer met with a victim at 9:29 a.m. at his residence on Calle Glorieta on the report of a theft. The office was told someone had stolen an electric chainsaw, a Makita Sawzall, and a corded Black and Decker drill. The victim said he had cameras put up at his residence, but they were not recording. There are no suspects at this time.

Aug. 3

An officer was dispatched at 10:10 a.m. for a breaking and entering on Calle Bonita. The victim told the officer someone had entered the residence through a door on the north side of the residence. The officer did not see footprints or fingerprints around the door. The theft included a stereo system valued at $1,000. No suspects at this time.

An officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Newberry Road for property damage. The officer was shown two vehicle windows that were broken. The victim said there were cameras, but the cameras were not working at the time. Damage to the vehicle was valued at $500.

An officer was dispatched at 12:08 p.m. to a residence on Dolores Road on a report of fraud. The officer met with a female who said she received a call from someone saying they were from the Social Security office. The male on the phone told her he owed them money. When she asked the person’s name she was hung up on.

A victim on Spring Street reported at 8:37 p.m. the suspect sent 31 text messages to her throughout the day. She said she told the suspect to stop texting her because she has an order of protection against the suspect that lists the suspect can only contact her about the child. The victim was not able to provide a copy of the order at this time.

A victim at home on Spring Street reported at 7:18 p.m. of hearing a loud noise. The victim checked a window and found it broken and a piece of metal next to the window. The officer noted the metal appeared to be a bullet. At this time there are no suspects.

A woman on N. Frontage Road reported at 5:26 p.m. she was notified by her employer that an unknown suspect used her information to try and obtain unemployment benefits. The attempt was stopped by the employer. The suspect is not known at this time.

A woman in the 600 block of Fitch Street reported at 1:06 p.m. that an unknown suspect entered the garage to the home and took several items from the garage. She said she has not completed the inventory but would provide a list of stolen items. The officer did observe several items on the ground outside the garage. The victim later provided a list of stolen items, that totaled $1,099.99. At this time there are no suspects.

A caller in the 800 block of Granada Street reported at 5:02 p.m. that a semi-truck and trailer drove past and struck the overhead telephone line, pulling the telephone line from the home. The caller said the truck was Knight Truck. No other information was obtained. The officer documented the incident.

A caller in the 800 block of Spring Street reported at 7:33 p.m. that the suspect has made threats to have other people beat him up. The caller said the suspect claimed he owed the suspect $150. The officer located the suspect, who said it was the other way around, that the caller was the one threatening to harm the suspect, and that the caller owed him money instead. The suspect was advised he would have to file in civil court for the money.

A caller in the 800 block of Spring Street reported at 9:30 p.m. that a male was seen on the property of her son who recently passed away and that the suspect moved a fence panel to gain access to the property. No damage was done to the property. The suspect was not identified.

Aug. 4

Officers were called at 9:45 a.m. to a home on Walkway for an unresponsive female. The officer met with EMS at the scene who said the female was deceased. The officer entered the home and located the female victim on the living room floor. There was a broken wax warmer on the floor by the front entry door. The officer did not see any signs of trauma. The officer checked the home and found a baggie with a crystal residue. The item was collected, as OMI was called and processed the scene. The scene was documented, and the victim was removed from the home and taken to a local funeral home. The daughter of the victim was on scene and said she visited the victim the day before and noted the victim was pale. At this time the cause of death is not known.

A victim reported that an unknown suspect attempted to obtain unemployment benefits using their information. The victim said her employer was able to catch the attempted use. At this time the suspects are not known.

An officer was called to NE Frontage Road where a small child was walking alone on the roadway. The officer arrived and contacted the child who said he was on his way to a friend’s home. Just then a female drove up and said the child was her nephew. She was asked to call the mother and the child’s mother arrived shortly. The mother said the child was playing outside their home while she was cooking lunch. The officer was escorted to the home and saw that the yard was not completely fenced. The officer checked the home, which was clean and had food and water. The child was left in the care of his mother. The incident was documented and forwarded to CYFD.

A man in the 300 block of South Main Street reported parking his vehicle at work at about 1 p.m. and when he returned to check on it at 2 p.m. the truck was gone. He said a coworker saw two females in the area before the truck was stolen. The victim provided the vehicle information and completed a theft declaration. The vehicle was entered into NCIC as stolen.