Police blotter


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police Department reports from Nov. 8-13.

Nov. 8

2:01 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Mariposa Apartments – A man said he was in the house cutting himself and wouldn’t leave.

9:36 a.m. Criminal damage, Guerrilla Graphics – There were four bullet holes in the front windows. No one was there when it happened. There was glass inside the display area. The caller didn’t know who could have done it.

10:40 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Bent Street – People were going into a shop and making the workers feel uncomfortable.

10:57 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Kachina Lodge – The caller wanted to know what the law is regarding wrongful termination.

6:48 p.m. Medical unknown, 5 Star Burger – A man was hit by a vehicle

10:07 p.m. Robbery, Montoya Street – A man was held up at gun point by someone wearing dark clothing. The suspect took off running toward Taos Tap Room.

Nov. 9

6:56 a.m. Trespassing, El Camino Lodge – The caller said there was a man in the lobby threatening to beat him up.

9:12 a.m. Welfare check, Taos Plaza – A man wearing a dark jacket and beanie was smoking crack in the middle of the plaza.

11:06 a.m. Burglary automobile, Walmart – The caller said her mother’s purse was stolen from her vehicle.

1:11 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Police Department – A man said he was told that his daughter was listed as a missing person and wanted her removed from the system.

2:40 p.m. Be on the lookout, State Road 150 – The caller said a man in a red Subaru was driving toward the Ski Valley. He appeared to be intoxicated and the front bumper was missing from his vehicle.

3:35 p.m. Battery, La Posta Place – The caller said her boyfriend’s daughter and another person broke the windows to her car and hit her in the face with a bat.

9:02 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Randall Lane – The caller said someone kept knocking on her door and it was starting to scare her.

Nov. 10

8:11 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Paseo del Canon East – The caller said there was a man in his vehicle outside of her office. It appeared as though he was huffing paint.

10:34 a.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Dillon Lane – The caller said a man had stolen their vehicle. The caller said they weren’t home when it happened.

11:41 a.m. Citizen assist, US bank, 1021 Paseo del Pueblo Sur – The caller said she had a large amount of money she would be transporting from US Bank to People’s Bank. She was requesting a police escort.

1:27 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Kachina Lodge – The caller said that he was there at the front desk to pick up his check, but his boss was refusing to give it to him.

2:11 p.m. Traffic accident, injury, Civic Plaza Drive – The caller said that a red Ford Bronco pulled out of the Taos Center for the Arts and hit a grey car in the intersection.

3:04 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Pizza Hut – The caller said they were approached by a man in a white car. The man asked if they wanted to buy drugs and showed the caller a small package wrapped in aluminum foil. The caller believed that he is an employee.

6:07 p.m. Harassment, Monte Vista Road – The caller said that people were making threats to burn a man's house down in the area. The caller was asking for an officer to check on the home and make a record of the threats.

Nov. 11

10:36 a.m. Property lost, Los Rios Road – The caller said that she loaded her purse and groceries into the wrong car yesterday, and the driver left with her belongings. She called Smith's and was asking for surveillance footage to be pulled of the incident.

3:04 p.m. Narcotics offense, adult, Walgreens – Two women were seen fighting with a Walgreens employee.

Nov 12

11:39 a.m. Criminal Damage, Fred Baca Park – The caller said that someone had started a fire in the men's restroom at the park.

11:58 a.m. Burglary automobile, Super Save – The caller said they went into the store for a bit and someone broke into his vehicle and stole some CDs, a Nintendo DS and some pain medications.

1:04 p.m. Missing juvenile, DreamTree Project – The caller said that their granddaughter went missing from the shelter about two or three days ago.

2:15 p.m. Welfare check, Quesnel Street – The caller said that someone was sending her death threats.

5:55 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Chevron, 823 Paseo del Pueblo Sur – The caller said that two intoxicated men were walking up to people and cursing at them.

6:06 p.m. Welfare check, Herdner Road – Someone jumped out of a moving vehicle.

Nov. 13

8:36 a.m. Welfare check, Hinde Street – The caller said they have an employee who didn't show up for work. They were concerned for her welfare.

10:24 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Public Library – There was a man in the children's patio area cussing at everyone passing by.

4:13 p.m. Larceny, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – The caller said that an employee stole a significant amount of money from him.

9:26 p.m. Trespassing, Allsup's, 507 Paseo del Pueblo Norte – The caller said they saw a man leave a dead cat near the front of the store while he went to use the restroom.

– Compiled by John Miller