Police blotter


This is a condensed version of the Taos Police Department blotter from July 19-24. 

July 19

2:51 p.m. Harassment, King Drive – Someone advised that they received the following alleged threatening message on Facebook: “You better grow eyes on the back of your head. You are a [expletive] dead man.”

3:48 p.m. Parking violation, Reed Street – An RV was reportedly parked across from someone’s residence. The caller thought the RV was staking out his house.

4:06 p.m. Welfare check, Sun God Lodge – A woman who was being evicted from the Sun God Lodge was reportedly acting suicidal.

5:43 p.m. Welfare check, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Three kids were reportedly playing in puddles on the road without any adults present.

7:04 p.m. Animal abuse, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – People in the Lotaburger parking lot were allegedly throwing rocks at crows; they claimed that a crow had attacked them.

7:29 p.m. Reckless driver, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A small child was seen driving a black truck.

July 20

7:31 a.m. Welfare check, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – While Taos Ice personnel were loading the ice in the container at Walmart, a man allegedly struck a “special-needs” adult twice in the face.

11:09 a.m. Suicide subject, Mariposa Lane – A woman was allegedly threatening suicide.

2:03 p.m. Animal stray, Blumenschein Street – A dog had allegedly been hanging out in a woman’s yard for the past year. She had reportedly called Taos Animal Control and was advised that she shouldn’t try to catch it.

4:16 p.m. Animal bite, Camino de la Serna – Someone reported that they had been bitten by their neighbor’s dog.

4:44 p.m. Shots fired, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – Someone reported that three shots were fired in the vicinity of Centinel Bank.

9:15 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Camino de la Serna – A man reportedly returned to his home to find it in disarray and his girlfriend passed out in the closet.

11:18 p.m. Traffic accident, injury, State Road 68 – A head-on collision on State Road 68 was reported with multiple people injured.

July 21

12:31 p.m. Assault, Camino de la Placita – A man allegedly got out of his car, stole a woman’s glasses and drove off.

3:49 p.m. Battery, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Two people who looked “like gangsters” appeared like they were going to fight in the Allsup’s parking lot.

5:37 p.m. Theft of a motor vehicle, Holy Cross Hospital – A blue Chevrolet was reportedly stolen from Holy Cross Hospital and was headed for the bypass.

11:57 p.m. Seizure or convulsion, Albright Street – An inmate at Taos County Adult Detention Center reportedly suffered a seizure.

July 22

5:31 a.m. Trespassing, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A vagrant was reportedly trespassing on the Hampton Inn’s property; “the individual and his burrito” were escorted off the premises.

3:06 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A blue Ford Mustang was seen where a lamppost used to be, where it had apparently hit the lamppost. Twelve kids were seen trying to push the car off the spot.

3:53 p.m. Alcohol offense, adult, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A man was reportedly passed out on the road.

6:15 p.m. Theft of a motor vehicle, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – A green Ford was reportedly stolen.

6:53 p.m. Assault, Camino del Medio – A woman reported that another woman had tried to stab her.

July 23

10:25 a.m. Assault, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Someone advised that another woman had pushed her in response to a threat allegedly made against the woman’s kids.

12:54 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Camino de la Placita – Someone reported that his husband had gone missing.

7:52 p.m. Parking violation, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Someone reported that a “hippie bus” was blocking the road.

July 24

9:57 a.m. Narcotics offense, juvenile, 910 Veterans Highway – A juvenile was reportedly found in possession of alcohol and narcotics.

12:29 p.m. Information report, Camino de la Placita – A woman claiming to be a psychic came forward reporting that she had information on a missing person case.

7:56 p.m. Criminal damage, Paseo del Pueblo Norte – Someone gained access to a master key at Kachina Lodge and was entering rooms and reportedly damaged some pottery.

– Compiled by Harrison Blackman

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