Thursday, April 8, 2010

Socorro County Sheriff's Blotter

The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro County Sheriff's Department.

Jan. 28
Two vehicles were northbound on State Road 1 at 8:30 a.m. Vehicle 1 struck vehicle 2 from behind when vehicle 2 braked. Road conditions were snow packed and icy, and when vehicle 1 tried to stop, it slid on the icy pavement and ran into vehicle 2, causing damage to both vehicles.

Feb. 26
A vehicle was northbound on Encantada in Polvadera at 5:15 p.m., traveling too fast for road conditions. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it rolled over onto its right side and slid, exiting the roadway and striking a Qwest phone box. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and also slid across the roadway causing injuries to his arms and face. He was transported to the hospital by a private vehicle.

Feb. 28
A man visiting form El Paso reported at 2 p.m. that he was in the Escondida bridge area participating in the Civil Way re-enactment. He stated that he lost his black powder musket somewhere during the event. He and others looked for the weapon but could not find it. He learned that a female had picked up the gun but when confronted, she denied doing so.

Mar. 2
A Socorro man reported at 6:56 p.m. that another man ran into his vehicle and had damaged the left side rear door. The victim stated that the suspect left the area on NE Frontage Rd. after striking his car with his. The officer made contact with the suspect, but did not see any visible damage to his vehicle.

A Socorro woman reported at 7:50 p.m. that she and the suspect had been in a relationship but that it had ended. He had been advised to stay away from her and from her residence, but he went to her residence anyway and argued with her. He was advised again to stay away or charges would be filed. The victim will obtain an order of protection.

Mar. 4
An officer was dispatched at 11:50 p.m. to a possible burglary in progress at a residence on Camino Sabinal in Bosque. At the scene the officer encountered the suspect, who stated that he lost the key to his gate and was trying to get onto his property. A check was made and it was learned the suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was taken to the detention center.

Mar. 5
A man in Veguita reported at 2 p.m. that someone had shot dead one of the cows belonging to his nephew. The cow had been shot in the right chest area with a shotgun. No suspects at time of report.

Mar. 6
A woman was backing her car at Sixth and Abeyta and failed to see a parked vehicle. Her car struck the other one causing moderate damage to the parked vehicle’s front bumper. Her car was not damaged.

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