Police Blotter

The following is a condensed list of reports made to Taos Central Dispatch within the town of Taos from March 15-19.

March 15

12:58 a.m. Suspicious Circumstance, Pueblo Lodge — Caller said a red car was on the lawn when the alarms began to go off.

7:18 a.m. Domestic Disturbance, Gusdorf Road — Caller said they heard their neighbors “yelling and cussing each other out.” Police arrived and found a mother was trying to wake up her daughter.

11:43 a.m. Welfare Check, Albright Street — Caller said there was a highly intoxicated man at a bus stop. Police determined he was only a little intoxicated.

1:14 p.m. Welfare Check, Holy Cross Hospital — Caller said a confused woman fled the hospital with an IV still in her arm. She was nowhere to be found.

2:29 p.m. Obscene/Threatening Phone Call, El Centro Health Clinic — Caller said a woman called, threatening to harm the clinic employees. The clinic was under lockdown due to the threat.

March 16

9:52 a.m. Trespassing, Deliberately Fit — Caller said an intoxicated man entered the building and got “mouthy” when asked to leave.

10:56 p.m. Suspicious Circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Norte — Caller said someone was pointing a laser at them. No contact was made.

March 17

12:35 a.m. Public Indecency, Mariposa Lane — Caller said a woman was running around naked, yelling that her boyfriend was going to beat her up. Police arrived, and she was not naked. She was transported to a relative’s residence.

9:42 a.m. Breaking and Entering, Weimer Road — Caller said someone broke into a laundry room and stole all the quarters from the machines.

5:26 p.m. Suspicious Circumstance, Randall Lane — Caller said a seemingly intoxicated man with bolt cutters was looming around her neighbor’s fence. He fled when police did a drive-by. No wire appeared to be cut.

5:48 p.m. Vehicle Fire, Salazar Road — Caller said there was a car with flames coming from underneath and two individuals running from it. The fire was extinguished, and the vehicle was towed.

8:31 p.m. Disorderly Conduct, Sagebrush Inn — Caller said a group of 20 people was refusing to leave the pool because they were having a snowball fight. Police determined the “kids were just being kids.”

March 18

3:39 p.m. Disturbing the Peace, Taos Plaza — Caller said there was a man with a large speaker playing very loud music. Police asked him to keep it down, and he moved elsewhere.

6:03 p.m. Suspicious Circumstance, Kit Carson Park — Caller said they found a “plastic bag full of stuff” and a puddle of blood in the TCA parking lot. Police determined it was from a battery handled earlier in the day. No report was filed.

8:45 p.m. Battery, Hotel Don Fernando de Taos — Caller said she was “pistol whipped” by a man wearing all black on Cruz Alta.

March 19

2:38 p.m. Information Report, Albertsons — Caller, who is pregnant, said a woman at the store wanted to fight her.

7:54 p.m. Welfare Check, La Luz Drive — Caller said there was a man “screaming and cussing extremely loud” at vehicles.

11:58 p.m. Disturbing the Peace, Gusdorf Road — Caller said two boys were “just screaming at each other” and banging on the walls.

— Compiled by Liam Easley

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