Police blotter


The following is from Taos Police Department reports from Sept. 6-11.

Sept. 6

1:03 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, El Camino Lodge - A man was in a room and heard loud banging on his door. He wanted to speak with an officer.

3:17 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Taos Spa & Tennis Club - The caller advised that vehicle was driving loudly up and down the road.

11:01 a.m. Loitering, 223 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Ace Hardware - There was a vagrant sleeping behind the fence near the trees behind the store.

12:44 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Highway 64 - There was a man in a plaid shirt beating up a female in a tank top.

12:49 p.m. Larceny, Taos Diner (north) - A man stated that a woman took his money and wanted to speak with an officer about it.

12:50 p.m. Trespassing, McDonald's - An older man was panhandling in front of the restaurant. When he was confronted by an employee who asked him to leave, he became confrontational.

9:28 p.m. Breaking and entering, Plaza Trusco - A woman reported that someone was trying to break into her house, stating that she could hear someone walking around her windows.

Sept. 7

12:47 a.m. Alcohol offense adult, El Camino Lodge - There was an intoxicated man who was harassing people near the handicap parking zone.

7:46 a.m. Harassment, First Presbyterian Church - There were two male individuals, one wearing a bath robe, yelling at people at the church.

12:06 p.m. Public affray, Taos High School - There was a fight going on near the high school.

4:11 p.m. Traffic hazard, Walmart - There were some donkeys and wagon blocking traffic in front of Walmart.

9:27 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Loma Parda Apartments - A nearby resident wanted to report that a loud generator was still going at the construction site across the street.

10:42 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Taos Plaza - There was a man carrying a pipe, who was punching windows as he was walking around the plaza.

Sept. 8

5:58 a.m. Criminal damage, Quality Inn - The caller advised that someone tried to steal his car battery from his Jeep. They had cut the battery cables.

9:02 a.m. Larceny, Quality Inn - The caller advised that a battery was taken from his Toyota Camry.

1:55 p.m. Harassment, Cervantes Road - The caller advised that his female neighbor went to his resident and stated that she "has a gun and knows how to use it."

2:19 p.m. Burglary residential, Curz Alta Road - A resident stated that someone may have come into their home through a window, but nothing had been broken.

6:57 p.m. Assault, Taos Men's Shelter - A fight involving five men at the shelter had been broken up, but the caller was still requesting an officer.

Sept. 9

1:34 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Camino de la Serna - There were "a bunch" of people chasing someone, the caller stated.

9:15 a.m. Larceny, Subway - The caller advised that one of his manager's stole a large amount of money from the store.

12:17 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Plaza - There were some individuals at the plaza yelling at a male.

2:45 p.m. Information report, Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A man stated that his dog had been stolen from his vehicle, a gold Volvo station wagon.

8:34 p.m. Shoplifting, Family Dollar - A man was spotted putting things down his pants.

6:07 p.m. Larceny, Holly Circle - A man advised that his 2005 silver Ford F-150 had been taken from his residence. He had last seen the vehicle last night, and said that he may have left the keys in the vehicle. The driver's side of the vehicle has a dent in it.

Sept. 10

7:53 a.m. Harassment, Valverde Street - A man wearing a white shirt and cap was yelling at the caller, stating that he was "going to put down" her dog.

 9:50 a.m. Larceny, John Dunn Shops - The caller advised that someone stole the cover for his refrigerator.

5:01 p.m. Property found, Valverde Street and La Lomita Road - A woman advised that she found a firearm in a case on the side of the road. She was requesting to speak with an officer so that it can be turned in.

6:34 p.m. Welfare check, Walmart - A woman was laying on the ground. The caller tried to speak with her, but she was unresponsive.

7:01 p.m. Animal wild, Gusdorf Place - A dog jumped on the caller's niece and knocked her down.

7:12 p.m. Graffiti, Kit Carson Road - The caller advised there were two girls wearing all black clothing writing on adobe walls and street signs in the area.

10:02 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Community Auditorium - A man was heard screaming for someone to call 911 from somewhere behind the auditorium.

11:22 p.m. Disturbing the peace, World Cup Cafe - The caller advised that some guys were playing instruments and singing. They said it sounded like a live band and requested that it be shut down.

Sept. 11

12:03 a.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Vigil's Towing Unlimited - A tow truck was reported stolen and is headed westbound by Walmart. There was a black Toyota 4 Runner in the back of the truck.

9:38 a.m. Burglary automobile, Theodora Street - A Subaru Outback had been broken into and some items had been taken.

12:18 p.m. Welfare check, Enos Garcia Elementary - An Anglo woman with brown hair and wearing a skirt and black shoes was sitting under a tree acting strange across the street from the school.

2:17 p.m. Larceny, El Cerrito Apartments - The caller reported that someone had broken into their maintenance shed.

5:20 p.m. Animal stray, Vegas de Taos Road - The caller wanted to report that her dog had been killed by her neighbor's dog.

7 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Loma Parda Apartments - The caller reported that the workers at the construction lot across the street had left the generator on again.

8:05 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Loma Parda Apartments - The caller reported that the generator was still running and the elders couldn't sleep.