Taos Police blotter

Posted 4/11/19

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from April 3-8.

April 3

7:32 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Valverde Street – A caller said there was a man in his mid-30s …

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Taos Police blotter

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The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from April 3-8.

April 3

7:32 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, Valverde Street – A caller said there was a man in his mid-30s wearing a camo hat, a black jacket and blue jogger pants. They said he was paranoid that someone was out to get him. They said he bought a knife and was hiding it up his sleeve.

10:11 a.m. Welfare check, Albright Street – A caller said a man was lying in the corner of the parking lot, breathing but making loud noises.

11:23 a.m. Trespassing, Los Pandos Road – A caller said he had been away from his home for about three weeks and found three squatters living there by the time he returned.

12:51 p.m. Panic alarm, Vista Grande High School – A caller said they pressed the panic button at the school because of an irate parent who had since mellowed out.

1:16 p.m. Welfare check, Kyote Club – A caller said a homeless man and a dog were sleeping in the parking lot behind a water machine.

2:22 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Walgreens – A caller said he had been involved in a hit-and-run crash and wanted to file a report.

2:24 p.m. Fraud-forgery, Community Against Violence – A caller said she needed to report fraudulent checks.

2:54 p.m. Trespassing, Subway – A caller said a woman had been hanging out in the bathroom, where they had also found some drug paraphernalia.

April 4

10:48 a.m. Welfare check, Kentucky Fried Chicken – A man was lying in the roadway with his things strewn about him.

11:46 a.m. Sex offense juvenile, Paseo del Cañon – A caller said a student had been sexually assaulted a few months ago, but didn’t specify the school the victim attended.

12:55 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Ledoux Street – A caller said her granddaughter was being beat up by her boyfriend.

2:14 p.m. Trespassing, Walgreens – A caller said a man with a machete and a crossbow strapped to his backpack was trespassing at the property.

5:23 p.m. Reckless driver, Albertsons – A caller said an elderly woman in a vehicle almost hit her.

6:18 p.m. Shoplifting, Super Save – A caller wearing all black stole some juice from the store.

9:40 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Camino de la Serna – A caller said someone with a flashlight was in her backyard.

April 5

12:28 a.m. Reckless driver, Sagebrush Inn and Suites – A caller said a possible drunk driver drove by going around 100 miles per hour.

8:34 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Smith's – A caller said a woman in a car was chasing a man through the parking lot while screaming at him and trying to run him over.

10:39 p.m. Loitering, Smith's – A caller said some hippies were hanging out outside the store and were trying to steal some liquor.

April 6

1:45 a.m. Information report, Montoya Street – A caller said a pit bull keeps barking and keeping her awake.

10:44 a.m. Narcotics offense adult, Taos County Adult Detention Center – A caller was requesting that an officer check on a vehicle in the parking lot where they thought some people might be doing drugs.

1:45 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Smith's – A caller said a man and a woman were rummaging through the donation box.

2:29 p.m. Traffic accident, private property, Walgreens – A caller said someone hit her car while she was inside the store.

3:35 p.m. Domestic disturbance, Ledoux Street – A caller said a man was hitting a woman who was on the ground.

7:20 p.m. Citizen assist, Weimer Road – A caller said some kids riding an ATV almost hit her. She was worried they were going to get hurt.

8:40 p.m. Suspicious circumstance, Calle del Sol – A caller said there were some people with flashlights around his house. He said there was also a knock on his door, but when he went to answer, no one was there. He was requesting frequent patrols throughout the night.

April 7

1:28 p.m. Be on the lookout, Salazar Road – A caller said a man in a gray SUV threw a beer can out the window.

1:55 p.m. Welfare check, Taos Urgent Care – A caller said a man was yelling and throwing things at vehicle passing by.

7:48 p.m. Overdose, Smith's – A caller said a man was passed out in the bathroom. A medic later gave the man a dose of Narcan, but the man later died.

April 8

9:19 a.m. Disorderly conduct, Taos Post Office – A caller said a homeless man was fighting with construction workers across the street.

3:58 p.m. Civil complaint, Hindley Fine Art – A caller said she bought a ring from the jeweler next door and they got into an argument. She said the jeweler was refusing to give her a refund even though she had returned the ring.

6:18 p.m. Welfare check, U.S. Bank, 1021 Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A caller said her sister called her to say that her boyfriend was hitting her in car in the Cotton Hill area.

– Compiled by John Miller

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