Police blotter: Oct. 3-8

Compiled by John Miller
Posted 10/10/18

October 5, 3:35 p.m. Eagles Club – A caller said two senior citizens were making love in a silver car in the parking lot.

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Police blotter: Oct. 3-8


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

Oct. 3

7:37 a.m. Larceny, Ranchitos Road – A caller said a homeless man stole her cellphone yesterday.

9:43 a.m. Breaking and entering, Tri-County Community Services – Someone had tried to pry the double doors open.

10:43 a.m. Animal stray, Hanuman Temple – A caller said they saw a black Husky that had killed a peacock earlier in the morning.

11:36 a.m. Utility problem, Enos Garcia Elementary – A transformer blew up in the area.

10:13 p.m. Harassment, Linda Vista Lane – A man said he was being harassed by multiple people.

Oct. 4

3:30 a.m. Welfare check, Don Fernando de Taos – An officer discovered an open door and requested dispatch temporarily stop transmitting over the radio.

4:21 a.m. Theft of a motor vehicle, Calle Vison – A caller said someone had stolen their black 2003 Chevy Colorado. They said the vehicle has a wooden rack on top of it.

8:25 a.m. Criminal damage, Bent Street – A caller said someone slashed the tires on her vehicle.

9:04 a.m. Trespassing, Taos Middle School – A caller said that a non-enrolled student, around 12 or 13 years old, was coming onto school property.

10:29 a.m. Criminal damage, El Monte Sagrado – A vehicle parked at the hotel was vandalized over the weekend.

1:56 p.m. Animal stray, Montoya Street – A caller said some dogs were jumping at the fence and barking at people as they passed.

2:48 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Michael McCormick Gallery – A caller said he had bought some jewelry that broke.

3:57 p.m. Unattended death, Felicidad Lane – A man was discovered dead at a home in the area.

10:09 p.m. Battery, Mora Lane – A woman in her 60s had been knocked out.

Oct. 5

1:10 a.m. Welfare check, Valverde Street – A woman was seen running and screaming down the street.

2:01 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Archuleta Lane – A caller wanted to report drug dealing at a house on Archuleta Lane.

10:38 a.m. Battery, McDonald’s – A caller had given a ride to a person from Angel Fire to Taos. When they arrived, the caller said the hitchhiker threw coffee on them and punched them.

11:48 a.m. Criminal damage, Gusdorf Place – A caller said her sister was hitting her and threatening to damage her vehicle.

3:35 p.m. Law, unknown problem, Eagles Club – A caller said two senior citizens were making love in a silver car in the parking lot.

7:53 p.m. Traffic accident, fatal, Sagebrush Inn – A caller advised that an older man had been hit by a vehicle that fled the area. They described the vehicle as a black SUV with damage to its front passenger side.

Oct. 6

2:51 a.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A caller reported a crash involving a Ford police interceptor.

8:05 a.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Taos Plaza – A caller said someone hit his mother’s car and then fled the scene.

6:37 p.m. Traffic accident, private property, Cohn Lane – A caller said that her son wrecked her car last night.

7:27 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Gusdorf Road – A resident was playing loud music in an apartment unit, disturbing another tenant.

8:33 p.m. Warrant, Kit Carson Park – A caller said people were fighting by the dugouts.

9:51 p.m. Harassment, Gusdorf Road – A caller said some people were harassing her and screaming at her.

11:13 p.m. Assault, 575 Sports – A caller said that a man approached her boyfriend, asked if he had a problem and then started attacking him. Pistols were reportedly involved in the altercation.

Oct. 7

9:36 a.m. Criminal damage, Mariposa Apartments – A caller said that a man had thrown rocks at her vehicle.

11:19 a.m. Suspicious circumstance, KOKO Coffee – A caller said the coffee shop was broken into this morning. He said he had video of the break-in.

6:12 p.m. Criminal damage, Calle de Oro – A caller wanted to report that someone had crashed into his fence.

8:04 p.m. Shoplifting, Walmart – A caller said they had a shoplifter leave the store about an hour ago. They said they had video of the incident.

9:42 p.m. Welfare check, Bella Vista Apartments – A caller said a woman was possibly intoxicated and trying to get into their house.

Oct. 8

3:10 a.m. Trespassing, El Camino Lodge – A woman in a gray hoodie and a black hat was rummaging through the dumpsters outside the hotel.

9:21 a.m. Animal stray, Got Mud Car Wash – A dog in the area appeared to have porcupine quills stuck to it and was in severe pain.

9:48 a.m. Welfare check, Vigil’s Trailer Park – A woman living in the area was possibly being abused by her boyfriend.

10:16 a.m. Battery, Chevron – A man out front was seen hitting a woman.

11:21 a.m. Traffic accident, no injury, 9 to 5 Ship & Print – A caller said her vehicle had been hit by another vehicle in the intersection of Camino de la Merced and Paseo del Pueblo Sur.

12:36 p.m. Welfare check, Albright Street – A woman in the driver’s seat of a vehicle appeared to be drinking and screaming at the top of her lungs.

2:54 p.m. Harassment, Dea Lane – A caller said her ex-boyfriend was trying to break into her house.

4:03 p.m. Traffic accident, no injury, Cruz Alta Road and Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Two vehicles had collided in a bad fender bender and were stuck together.

4:36 p.m. Loitering, Taos Spa & Tennis Club – A man kept trying to jump fences to get onto the property.

4:49 p.m. Welfare check, Tierra Montosa Apartments – A caller said their neighbor was stomping on the floor and slamming doors. They said it had been going on for a few weeks.

10:19 p.m. Alcohol offense adult, Albright Street – A man in the area was having a mental health issue and was throwing up blood.

10:38 p.m. Disturbing the peace, IHOP – A caller said one of the servers was refusing to leave and would not give up an apron with money inside of it.


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