Police blotter


The following is condensed version of Taos Police Department reports from Dec. 6-11.

Dec. 6

2:08 a.m. Gunshot, Holy Cross Hospital - The caller said that an individual walked in with a gunshot wound.

3:31 a.m. Burglary commercial, Walgreens - There was a broken window and one suspect, someone wearing a dark green jacket, brown boots and a black beanie.

7:52 a.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Santistevan Road - The caller said that her black 2004 Chevy Suburban was taken last night around 10:30 p.m. She said the keys were not in the vehicle.

8:11 a.m. Welfare check, Lota Burger, 809 Paseo del Pueblo Norte - The caller said there was a man sitting at the bus stop who appeared intoxicated and fell into the roadway.

10:29 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Holy Cross Hospital - A patient in their underwear walked out through the ambulance bay.

11:59 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Taos Police Department - A walk-in reported that someone was inside their house while they were asleep and broke some items.

2:04 p.m. Criminal damage, Valverde Commons - Someone threw a rock through the garage window.

2:29 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Walmart - A black Chevy pickup had just been taken from the parking lot.

2:47 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Gusdorf Road - The caller wanted to report a case of online fraud from last week.

6:41 p.m. Animal stray, Santistevan Road - The caller said that he had just chased his neighbor's dogs off his porch.

Dec. 7

12:57 a.m. Assault, Jedi Road - The caller said he went to his boss's house and encountered someone holding a shotgun to his boss' head. This person then took his boss' car, a grey 2017 Charger, and fled toward the golf course.

9:13 a.m. Burglary commercial, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - The caller said that his business was broken during the night. Someone had broken out a window. Knives, a medical bag and a "rebel" flag were missing.

10 a.m. Criminal damage, Zuni Street - The caller said that her vehicle was broken into at some point during the night, but nothing was taken.

1:35 p.m. Traffic accident, private property, McDonald's - The caller said they accidentally hit another vehicle in the drive-through.

3:14 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Albertsons - Someone had brought in forged prescriptions.

5:03 p.m. Shoplifting, Albertsons - A woman wearing a black hoodie was shoplifting some items and appeared to be on something.

Dec. 8

10:33 a.m. Narcotics offense juvenile, Taos Middle School - The caller said they caught some students in possession of marijuana.

1:51 p.m. Theft of motor vehicle, Walmart - The caller wanted to speak with an officer regarding a vehicle that was stolen from the Walmart parking lot.

3:55 p.m. Be on the lookout, Walmart - An intoxicated man was crossing in and out of the roadway.

7:14 p.m. Criminal damage, Gusdorf Road - The caller said that someone shot out a window on his van sometime between 6:15 and 6:45 a.m.

8:44 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Taos Inn - The caller said a man who was smoking marijuana at the bar had drugged a woman's drink and raped her.

11:59 p.m. Welfare check, Inside Out Recovery - The caller said that a man was sleeping there, but wanted an officer to check on him. The caller said that he could stay there if he was OK.

Dec. 9

12:45 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Walmart - Someone was driving a gray Dodge around the parking lot and waving a gun out the window.

1:12 a.m. Public affray, Eagle's Club - The caller said there was a riot going on at the Eagle's Club.

6:08 a.m. Welfare check, Super Save - The caller said there was a man passed out toward the back by the light. They said he looked to be intoxicated and very cold.

9:55 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Valverde Commons Drive - The caller said they found what appeared to be a handmade machete in their yard.

10:19 a.m. Welfare check, Loma Parda Apartments - The caller said that the door to the new bowling alley was open. They wanted an officer to check it out.

12:06 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Gusdorf Road - There were some men at the new apartment constructions site that were playing music loudly. The caller went to ask them to turn it down and they flipped him off.

3:11 p.m. Harassment, Family Dollar - A Native American man accused the caller of shorting him on a $20 dollar bill and was threatening to hurt him.

6:20 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Inn - There was a naked man in the bathroom asking for cocaine.

6:47 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Plaza - There was a man at the plaza who was talking to himself, stating that he had a gun at the tree lighting.

Dec. 10

9:43 a.m. Burglary automobile, Sagebrush Inn - The caller said that someone broke into their white Jeep at some point during the night. Some items were missing from the vehicle, including five pairs of glasses, a camera and a jacket.

10:35 a.m. Harassment, Paseo del Pueblo Sur - The caller said that her boyfriend tried to run her off the road while she was on her way to work.

4:03 p.m. Harassment, Walmart - The caller said that two men were texting her and harassing her.

7:27 p.m. Medical unknown, Albertsons - A man was bleeding from the mouth and appeared to be drinking mouth wash.

Dec. 11

8:54 a.m. Law, unknown problem, Kit Carson Park - A man was screaming at people and throwing his clothes into the roadway.

1:37 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Maria Lane - The caller said that she came home to find her front door open. She said she was going to wait outside until an officer arrived and check it out.

4:42 p.m. People's Bank, 219 Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A man wearing a grey jacket and sunglasses was harassing customers as they went into the bank.

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