Police Blotter

The following is a condensed list of events that occurred in the town of Taos. Visit taosnews.com for complete report.

April 14

8:02 a.m. Suspicious Circumstances, Bent Street - Caller said a camper was parked in the alley by Martyrs. The caller said he tried to introduce himself and the man appeared suspicious.

8:10 a.m. Traffic Accident, State Road 522 - Officers responded to a crash where it appeared a vehicle had hit an animal.

10:50 a.m. DUI, Camino de la Placita - A Ford truck was heading north on Salazar and was followed by police after suspecting a drunk driver. The driver was pulled over off Martyrs Lane and was arrested.

12:28 p.m. Welfare Check, Loma Parda Apartments - Caller said there was a man who can't walk laying in the drainage ditch by the apartments. EMS took the individual to Holy Cross.

9:48 p.m. Disturbing the Peace, Dominos - Caller said there were three individuals inside the store being rude and refusing to leave.

April 15

11:40 a.m. Public Health Order Violation, Fred Baca Park - Caller said there were two women with two kids who were not wearing masks. She said when she told them to put masks on, they told her to get lost and walked off.

12:24 p.m. Information Report, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - Officers responded to a man who fell off his motorcycle. A female appeared to have been injured as well. They were taken to Holy Cross.

12:30 p.m. Child Abuse, Ochenta Apartments - Caller said she heard three children screaming and telling their father to stop it.

5:39 p.m. Larceny, Taos Pizza Outback - Caller said that there were three individuals who took off without paying their bill.

10:37 p.m. Traffic Accident, Blueberry Hill Road - Officers responded to a single vehicle rollover. The woman driving the car appeared to be highly intoxicated and tried to hide some bottles in another car.

April 16

8:12 a.m. Trespassing, Friday Motors - Caller said a man wearing a black coat was trying to get into the cars and they wanted him removed from the property.

2:15 p.m. Psychiatric Behavior, Hampton Inn - Caller said a tall woman with a grey shirt appeared to be very confused and possibly under the influence of something and began coughing profusely. She was taken to Holy Cross after being uncooperative.

4:46 p.m. Criminal Damage, Taos Plaza - Caller said someone had been keying all of the employees vehicles throughout the plaza area and municipal parking lots.

April 17

12:56 p.m. Citizen Assist, Big 5 - Caller said he tried to purchase a gun at Big 5 but was denied. He was requesting help from law enforcement because he said everything on his record should be fine.

4:16 p.m. Obscene/Threatening Phone Call, Taos - Caller said someone had sold her mother a car, and months later the person who sold it was sending her aggressive messages and threatening to sue them and report the car as stolen.

4:20 p.m. Suspicious Circumstances, Tractor Supply - Caller said there was a man in the arroyo screaming for help and for someone to call 911, saying that he and his girlfriend were fighting and she broke his leg. However, he was seen running on Gusdorf.

April 18

9:23 a.m. Fire (Vehicle), Rio Chiquito Road - Caller said two vehicles were on fire and that her two kids were in a vehicle. She sounded possibly under the influence, and no cars on fire were located.

10:41 a.m. Animal Bite, Calle del Llano - Caller said they were walking the area when a pitbull got loose, attacked their dog then went after them.

7:53 p.m. Citizen Assist, Albertsons - Caller said a man outside Albertsons was complaining that he was cold. He was given a ride to the men's shelter.

- Compiled by Will Hooper

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