Police blotter


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police Department reports from Oct. 4-9.

Oct. 4

5:33 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Canon West - The caller advised that it looked like the gate was broken and some equipment may have been missing at the storage facility across the street.

9:05 a.m. Assault, El Cerrito - The caller wanted to speak with an officer regarding a male who was making threatening statements about killing his parents.

10:38 a.m. Welfare check, Walgreens - There was a man in his late 50s passed out on the north side of the building.

12:01 a.m. Animal stray, Walgreens - A very friendly brown dog with white paws and no collar was running around inside the store.

2:40 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Walgreens - A man fell over on his brand new bike and was bleeding from his face.

3:52 p.m. Shoplifting, Smith's - A juvenile was caught taking two bottles of alcohol.

4:01 p.m. Warrant, Walmart - The caller advised that a wanted man was outside in the parking lot in a white Grand Prix.

4:49 p.m. Assault, Albertsons - A man assaulted the security guard, got into a silver Jeep and took off.

5:37 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Kit Carson Park - A man in a white checkered shirt was gesturing and playing with his crotch while watching the kids at the playground.

Oct. 5

2:04 a.m. Disturbing the peace, El Camino Lodge - There were some people running up and down the halls making loud noises.

2:32 a.m. Welfare check, Bella Vista Apartments - A man called regarding a female in an apartment who was threatening her newborn son.

4:56 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Taos Community Auditorium - The caller advised that someone was playing loud music behind the auditorium.

8:10 a.m. Animal wild, State Farm Insurance - The caller advised that there was a skunk that was foaming at the mouth and walking around in circles.

9:36 a.m. Animal stray, Dollar General - There was a small puppy running loose.

11:49 a.m. Trespassing, JB LLC - The caller advised that some subjects were setting up residency behind his property. They were also setting up residence in the abandoned house next door.

1:33 p.m. Loitering, Walgreens - There was a white man asking for money. He was getting angry when people would not give him any.

2:01 p.m. Disturbing the peace, El Camino Lodge - Two men and a woman were offering drugs to the housekeepers.

4:42 p.m. Welfare check, Dollar Tree - A 50-year-old man was crawling on the ground in the parking lot.

6:59 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Calle Cornelio - A 9-year-old boy was hitting his 3-year-old sister and throwing things around the house. The caller said he has anger management issues.

Oct. 6

9:19 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Tree of Life Woodworks - The caller received a scam call from a woman who claimed to be an investigator from the Internal Revenue Service.

11:47 a.m. Animal stray, Fred Baca Park - There was a dog running loose in the park.

4:12 p.m. Shoplifting, AutoZone - A man walked out with some products, but left a backpack behind.

6:49 p.m. Welfare check, Walgreens - The caller said that he fell down and couldn't get up. He said he had been drinking.

8:21 p.m. Information report, Siler Road - The caller said their phone had been stolen or fell out. They had tracked it to the area behind Jalapeños.

8:39 p.m. Prowler, Las Cruces Drive - A woman said she was watching surveillance cameras outside her residence and saw a man go up to her neighbor's house and attempt to open some windows.

9:01 a.m. Larceny, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory - The caller said her wallet had been taken at the chocolate store. She said she had left it on the counter and then went to her car. By the time she came back, the wallet was gone.

Oct. 7

8:27 a.m. Larceny, Tuesday Morning - A woman was following a man, whom she believed had stolen her cell phone. She was tracking him using the Find My Phone app.

10:20 a.m. Traffic accident, injury, George's Woodworks - The caller said he had been riding his motorcycle and got into an accident with a vehicle. He was wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.

11:21 a.m. Medical unknown, Walgreens - A man was passed out and breathing, but would not wake up.

5:56 p.m. Alcohol offense adult, Walgreens - A man sitting in front of the store claimed he had alcohol poisoning.

7:04 p.m. Loitering, Lota Burger, 1136 Paseo del Pueblo Sur - There was a man hanging out by the tables bothering customers.

8:15 p.m. Trespassing, Storyteller - A man who goes by the name of "Wolf Man" was exposing himself and urinating in the trash cans.

Oct. 8

12:10 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, El Pueblo Lodge - Some guests reported that a man was following them as they walked back to the hotel.

5:36 a.m. Shots fired, Storyteller - The caller said they heard a small caliber rifle discharge in the area. They weren't sure where it had come from.

12:16 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, McDonald's - The caller said their Dodge Ram 2500 had been hit by a white Jeep Wrangler that took off headed northbound on Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

2:38 p.m. Welfare check, Peralta Street - The caller said that an 80-year-old man was walking in circles and appeared to be lost.

7:28 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Teresina Lane - There were some people on a roof in the area.

7:39 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Tewa Street - There was an individual in the area suspected of selling drugs out of a trailer.

8:35 p.m. Welfare check, Burch Street - A man was crawling on his hands and knees in the roadway. He appeared to be drunk.

9:19 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, The Alley Cantina - The caller said that a man with a pony tail kept leaving the bar and following people to their vehicles.

Oct. 9

6:58 a.m. Welfare check, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - The caller said there was a man in a wheelchair who had been there for three days.

7:32 a.m. Burglary automobile, Calle Del Oso - The caller said her white Ford F550 had been burglarized near Weimer Road. Her boyfriend's wallet had been stolen along with some business checks.

11:17 a.m. Alcohol offense juvenile, Cervantes Street - There were some kids smoking and drinking in the alleyway again.

3:52 p.m. Trespassing, Don Fernando - The caller said that two males were breaking into room 400.