Police Blotter: Oct. 11-15


Clarification appended

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police Department reports from Oct. 11-15.

Oct. 11

7:14 a.m. Battery, Vista Grande High School – Five kids were reported to be fighting "between the fence on the side of the road between the middle school and Vista Grande." 

9:37 a.m. Burglary, commercial, Hunan Chinese Restaurant – The front window was broken and quarters had been taken from the candy machines.

12:08 p.m. Harassment, Juan Largo Lane – Some people in the alley were yelling.

12:57 p.m. Welfare check, Kachina Lodge – A woman and her boyfriend were reportedly selling drugs out of one of the rooms.

8:53 p.m. Information report, Doña Luz Street – The caller said he believed his business had been “cased” by two men in their 20s with tattoos and wearing hats. The caller was requesting frequent patrols throughout the night.

Oct. 12

2:31 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Fred Baca Park – The caller said that some individuals with guns went inside a residence directly across from the entrance to the park.

2:36 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Vista Grande High School – The caller said a female was out of control and attacking another student.

7 p.m. Shoplifting, Allsup’s, 507 Paseo del Pueblo Norte – An individual had just shoplifted at the convenience store and was headed northbound on Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

Oct. 13

9:44 a.m. Animal, stray, Fred Baca Park – The caller said that there was a black dog off its leash in the park that was disturbing the other dogs.

10:47 a.m. Animal, stray, Amor Lane – The caller said that her home was full of stray cats with fleas.

11:12 a.m. Narcotics offense, juvenile, DreamTree Project – The caller said they were searching rooms and found a bag of marijuana.

11:44 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Holy Cross Hospital – A man in the emergency room was threatening staff.

1:58 p.m. Animal bite, La Lomita Trailer Park – The caller said that her girlfriend had been bitten by a neighbor’s dog.

5:33 p.m. Disturbing the peace, U.S. Bank, Taos Plaza – A 60-year-old man was harassing customers.

Oct. 14

12:04 a.m. Burglary, commercial, High Altitude Health & Fitness – Some kids were yelling and screaming. The caller said it sounded like they had broken a window.

11:50 a.m. Larceny, Super 8 – The caller said that someone had entered their hotel room and stolen $800.

1:50 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Holly Circle – The caller said that her son-in-law was beating up her daughter.

8:45 p.m. Information report, DreamTree Project – The caller said there were two drunk juveniles at the shelter.

Oct. 15

3:27 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Carson Trail – The caller said that there was loud music coming from a neighbor’s house. When they asked them to turn it down, the caller said the neighbors laughed at them.

12:05 p.m. Criminal damage, Harwood Museum – The caller said that someone threw a rock through the window of their Ford Focus at some point the night before.

12:57 p.m. Criminal damage, University of New Mexico-Taos – The caller said that a window had been broken at the Health and Sciences building.

1 p.m. Animal abuse, Walmart – The caller said they saw a man hit his dog a few times.

1:41 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Salazar Road – There were some people racing dirt bikes and causing a disturbance.

1:52 p.m. Criminal damage, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – The caller said that some homeless people threw a rock through their window.

A report regarding a battery on Oct. 11 with an incident address of Vista Grande High School did not actually occur on school grounds, according to the report.