Police blotter – January 16-21

Compiled by Jesse Moya
Posted 1/25/19

Jan. 16, Taos Post Office – Several men were in the post office smoking cigarettes and “smell bad.” 

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Police blotter – January 16-21


The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Jan. 16-21.

Jan. 16

6:50 a.m. Loitering, Taos Post Office – Several men were in the post office smoking cigarettes and “smell bad.” 

8:07 a.m. Harassment, Enos Garcia Elementary – A man was threatening the caller asking where the caller’s daughter was.

12:05 p.m. Suspicious mail package, Taos Public Library – Someone had left a case inside the “employees only” area.

7:24 p.m. Criminal damage, Walmart – A vehicle had backed into the carts.

11:23 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Cohn Lane – Caller said someone was inside their home.

Jan. 17

6:53 a.m. Animal stray, Herdner Road – Three dogs cornered the caller and he were unable to get home.

9:41 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, Guadalupe Credit Union – A man was asking unusual questions to tellers and acting nervous. When the manager came out, he ran out the door.

11:20 a.m. Public affray, Taos High School – Two individuals got into a fight and the person trying to break it up was hit in the face.

1:36 p.m. Threatening phone call, Gusdorf Road – Caller said someone was sending threatening messages and picture messages of a gun.

3:14 p.m. Animal stray, Santistevan Road – Caller said their neighbor’s dogs are always on the loose.

7:59 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, La Loma Street – A jeep was parked in the caller’s yard for 30 minutes. 

Jan. 18

4:39 a.m. Medical, Centinel Bank - Caller said their friend was beat-up and bleeding pretty bad.

10:49 a.m. Welfare check, Cid’s Food Market – A man in a green jacket was looking into people’s cars.

4:23 p.m. Welfare check, Herdner Road – An elderly man was yelling at people.

8:27 p.m. Harassment, El Pueblo Lodge – Caller said people from Louisiana were going to use them for human trafficking.

9:05 p.m. Animal noise, Montoya Street – Caller said dogs outside were in distress. 

Jan. 19

12:03 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, Taos Post Office – Three individuals were in the post office.

1:43 a.m. Breaking and entering, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A man kicked in a door but did not take anything.

8:53 a.m. Trespassing, Super 8 – A woman had not come out of her room and owed $1,200 which she hadn’t paid.

9:38 a.m. Domestic disturbance, McDonald’s – Caller said a man was trying to get a woman into his SUV.

10:03 a.m. Criminal damage, Morada Lane – Caller said someone had smashed their windshield with a wine bottle.

11:55 a.m. Suspicious circumstances, McDonald’s – A man wearing all black was carrying a sword and hiding it behind his back.

9:26 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – A woman said someone had stolen her phone from her vehicle.  

Jan. 20

12:23 a.m. Disturbing the peace, Don Fernando – Caller said some of the guests were being loud.

12:29 a.m. Unknown problem, Days Inn – Caller said some of the guests were smoking in the room.

11:23 a.m. Custody issue, Quality Inn – Caller said a woman said she was hit by her boyfriend and left with their child.

12:40 p.m. Larceny, Bent Street – Caller said they caught a woman with a lip piercing stealing a purse. The woman left the store.

1:46 p.m. Animal noise, Montoya Street – Caller said dogs were barking nonstop since 6 a.m.

6:58 p.m. Domestic disturbance, McDonald’s – A woman in the drive-through was punching a man.

9:55 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Montaner Street – A man was walking around the neighborhood. 

Jan. 21

8:43 a.m. Civil complaint, Sipapu – Caller said their neighbor took out the trash and it was all over the roadway.

11:30 a.m. Burglary, Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Caller said someone had broken into their shop. Caller was out of town but they had someone watching the property.

12:45 p.m. Disturbing the peace, Camino de la Merced – A woman was acting disorderly and was asked to be removed from the property.

1 p.m. Unknown problem, Gusdorf Road – Caller said their vehicle was towed and some of the items inside were moved around.

3:40 p.m. Public affray, 702 Paseo del Pueblo Sur – Caller said their sister punched them in the face.

11:21 p.m. Suspicious circumstances, Wendy’s – A few men were “doing weird things” and the caller wanted them removed.

– Compiled by Jesse Moya


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