Police blotter, Nov. 6 -11

Posted 11/14/19

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Nov. 6-11.

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Police blotter, Nov. 6 -11


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Nov. 6-11. Read the full version online at taosnews.com.

Nov. 6

10:49 a.m. Harassment, Blake's Lotaburger (southside) - A caller said two men were harassing one of the employees and trying to take her car.

11:55 a.m. Graffiti, El Gamal - A caller said someone had tagged the side of the building.

2:38 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Eske's Brew Pub - A caller said a man in a white van appeared to be "tweaking."

5:50 p.m. Citizen assist, Fred Baca Park - A caller said he was locked in at the park.

6 p.m. Assault, Allsup's, 507 Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A caller said a man wearing a black hat and black glasses holding a knife in his hand asked him where he was going and what he had bought at the convenience store.

6:06 p.m. Assault, Allsup's, 507 Paseo del Pueblo Norte - A caller said a man threatened a Loomis security guard with a knife. The guard pulled his sidearm and shouted at the man to back away, but the man then tried to disarm him, prompting the guard to fire a shot. The man with the knife then ran off, but was later arrested near Michael's Kitchen.

7:32 p.m. Welfare check, Kachina Lodge - A caller said a woman was in the road trying to hit vehicles with a stick.

Nov. 7

9:12 a.m. Criminal damage, Camino de la Serna - A caller said they found an apartment in the area with its window screens cut and toilets flooded.

10:51 a.m. Traffic accident, private property, Walgreens - A caller said an elderly woman driving an older model Toyota Highlander hit one of the posts holding up the portal.

11:29 a.m. Fraud-forgery, Nusenda - A caller said that his son had passed away but someone was still using his bank card, which he has since cancelled.

12:04 p.m. Animal stray, Sipapu Street - A caller said an aggressive-looking Rottweiler was running loose in the area.

1:59 p.m. Psychiatric behavioral, Taos High School - A caller said a student needed to be taken to Holy Cross Medical Center for a psychiatric evaluation.

4:13 p.m. Welfare check, Weimer Road - A caller said a group of small children was in the middle of the roundabout at the intersection with Paseo del Cañon East. An officer later reported that the children were being accompanied by adults.

4:46 p.m. Shoplifting, Natural Accents Gallery - A caller said a man who had come in about a week ago and stole some things was back in the store. The caller asked him to leave, but said it looked like he stole a ring on his way out.

5:54 p.m. Fire, structure, Brooks Street - A caller said there were flames visible in a kitchen at a residence in the area. First responders found that the resident had set a cutting board on the stove on fire and helped him put it out.

Nov. 8

10:31 a.m. Animal stray, Taos Charter School - A caller said there was an animal in a bag on the side of the walking trail just east of Gutters.

12:06 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Taos County Courthouse Complex - A caller said two women were yelling and fighting in front of the bus stop.

1:35 p.m. Trespassing, Hatchery Road - A caller said a woman in the area was attempting to sell drugs.

4:03 p.m. Welfare check, McDonald's - A caller said a man who appeared to be highly intoxicated was walking in and out of the roadway.

5:28 p.m. Battery, La Luz Drive - A caller said a juvenile hit her boyfriend over the head with a gun, causing him to start bleeding from the head.

Nov. 9

7:08 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Taos' Coffee Spot - A caller said that a man in the area was walking around with a rifle threatening to shoot people.

11:27 a.m. Domestic disturbance, Linda Vista Lane - A caller said that a man was drunk and threatening a woman in a wheelchair.

7:33 p.m. Animal bite, Holy Cross Medical Center - A caller said a 17-month-old boy was bitten by a dog at Taos Pueblo. The boy was treated and later released from the hospital.

- Compiled by John Miller


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