Police blotter


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police Department reports from Oct. 25-30.

Oct. 25

12:48 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Fernandez Lane – A man and a woman were fighting. The man had pushed the woman down.

12:37 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A man with a cane was yelling at servers.

1:01 p.m. Welfare check, Albright Street – A man was hitting his head against the bus stop. The caller didn’t know what was wrong with him.

1:55 p.m. Alcohol offense adult, Juan Largo Lane – A man in a grey sweater with a shopping cart full of alcohol was heading into the intersection screaming at people.

4:07 p.m. Welfare check, Albright Street – A man was passed out with his pants halfway down.

4:18 p.m. Animal stray, U.S. 64 – The caller said she was in front of World Art near the plaza and saw two stray dogs with collars. She said that one dog looked like it had just been in a fight.

6:49 p.m. Reckless driver, Enos Garcia Elementary – A newer blue Mustang was doing laps at Enos Garcia.

Oct. 26

9:41 a.m. Criminal damage, Town Hall Drive – The caller said that two young men tried to break into his casita. He managed to scare them off, but wanted to speak with an officer.

10:28 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Kachina Lodge – A man in a room was getting out of control and breaking things.

1:48 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Taos Public Library – A man was standing outside the library yelling at people and calling them names.

3:14 p.m. Assault, Weimer Road – The caller said that her 12-year-old daughter had been attacked by a male student, who had been bullying her during and after school. The caller said she had spoken to the school’s principal, but that the problem was getting worse. The name of the school was unknown.

5:50 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Valverde Street – The caller said their car was stolen Saturday night.

8:53 p.m. Burglary commercial, Mondo Italiano – A Hispanic man walked into the restaurant, took money out of the register and fled the scene. The caller’s husband followed the suspect to the trailer courts near Walmart.

Oct. 27

2:21 a.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Santistevan Road – A woman said that a man stole her black 2004 Suburban.

9:27 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos International School – The caller was requesting an officer for a student who was being defiant.

4:07 p.m. Burglary residential, Charlotte Lane – A man said his home was burglarized the day before.

5:31 p.m. Thef, O’Reilly Auto Parts – The caller said someone stole a cable she uses to unclog toilets. She said she is the owner of S&R Plumbing, and said her employees left it while working at O’Reilly’s.

6:26 p.m. Welfare check, Teresina Lane – A man who looked to be in his 20s was vomiting near the public restrooms.

7:45 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Cid’s – The caller said they saw a man dragging a motorcycle to the back of the building as if he intended to steal it.

8:23 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Spa & Tennis Club – The caller said they could hear a woman screaming very loud to “get out.”

9:51 p.m. Citizen assist, Quality Inn – The caller said they hit a moose in the morning on their way into Taos.

Oct. 28

12:27 p.m. Harassment, Randall Lumber – The caller said she had been receiving calls regarding two highly intoxicated male individuals who were harassing people in the area.

3:35 p.m. Animal stray, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – The caller said that she was at CB Trujillo Trailer park and could not get out of her car because of an aggressive dog.

4:43 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Guadalajara Grill (south) – A man rolled his vehicle in the area.

Oct. 29

10:52 a.m. Law, unknown problem, El Cerrito Apartments – The caller said they and some other individuals had tracked multiple stolen laptops to El Cerrito Apartments. They said the laptops were stolen from Trading Post Café.

12:09 p.m. Burglary automobile, Mondo Italiano – The caller said their vehicle was broken into at some point during the night.

12:25 p.m. Larceny, Linda Vista Lane – The caller said he thought he was going crazy. He said he thought his neighbors had stolen half his clothes.

3:35 p.m. Larceny, Albertson’s – The caller said when she came out of the store a male individual offered to help her with her groceries. When he left, she noticed that her wallet was missing.

4:11 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Salazar Road – A female driver appeared to have driven off the roadway.

Oct. 30

3:10 a.m. Animal noise, Las Cruces Road – The caller said that a neighbor’s dog had been barking for 30 minutes straight. They were requesting that an officer speak with the owner about the noise.

5:37 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, El Camino Lodge – The caller said that they could hear someone beating a dog in another room.

6 a.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Enchanted Mobile Home Park – The caller said her 12-year-old granddaughter took her car the night before and had not returned.

9:48 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Taos Retirement Village – The caller said an employee was slashing tires in the area.

9:58 a.m. Larceny, Walmart – A man stole work boots from the store.

11:50 a.m. Burglary commercial, La Posta Road – The caller said a window had been broken on a storage shed at DreamTree Project.

1:49 p.m. Traffic accident, injury, Gusdorf Road – The caller said they had been involved in a traffic accident and were trapped in their vehicle.

2:22 p.m. Narcotics offense adult, Smith’s – A man and a woman were seen selling heroin outside the store.

6:26 p.m. Welfare check, Salazar Road – The caller said a woman was yelling from behind the bushes near her house.

– Compiled by John Miller