Thursday, April 22, 2010

Socorro County Sheriff's Blotter

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

Mar. 7
A man in Veguita reported at 1 p.m. that someone had shot one of his cows with a shotgun. The cow had wounds to the left side of its body and the right hip area, and appeared to have been killed three days prior. The officer met with neighbors in the area but they had been away from the residence for the weekend. It was stated by a neighbor that the cow was not there on Friday when they left. No suspect at time of report.

An Albuquerque woman reported at 9:55 p.m. that she was westbound on Highway 380 at mile marker 37 when she entered an area of hail and a snow packed roadway. The vehicle skidded on the icy road, exiting the roadway and ending up on its side. A passenger was transported to Socorro General Hospital in a ambulance, and the car was towed from the scene.

Mar. 8
A San Antonio woman reported at 10:30 a.m. that her dog had been missing for four days. She found out that a woman in Bosquecito had shot and killed her dog. The officer met with the suspect, who admitted to killing the dog, due to the dog attacking her turkeys. She stated that she was protecting her turkeys after the dog had entered her property.

A complainant on Farm-Market Road in Luis Lopez reported at 4 p.m. that unknown suspects damaged her fence and a corner of her house. Apparently a vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and struck the fence, knocking over a fence post and striking a corner of the residence. Occupants of the vehicle failed to report the damage to the victim or to law enforcement. No suspects at time of report.

Mar. 9
A Socorro man reported at 12:30 p.m. that he parked a county road department vehicle at his residence on Reservoir Road, and had thought he had placed the vehicle in park. While he was in the residence the vehicle rolled back and struck a telephone pole. It sustained damaged to the left side bumper and fender area. No enforcement action was taken.

Mar. 10
A complainant at the County Annex building on Neal Avenue reported at 8 a.m. that three computers had been placed into storage and now those computers, and computer servers, are missing.

A volunteer fire fighter with Veguita Fire Department reported at 6:30 p.m. that she had responded to an open pit fire on Tamarack Road with another fire fighter. She stated they arrived on the scene and advised the people that they could not have an open pit fire at this time. She stated the suspect became aggressive and tried to enter their vehicle. Both fire fighters said they felt threatened by the suspect. The suspect denied all allegations.

Mar. 11
A Socorro rancher reported at 3 p.m. that he noticed that license plate on his stock trailer was missing. He stated he did not know if it had been stolen or had fallen off.

Mar. 12
An Albuquerque man drove into a scheduled DWI checkpoint on Highway 304 at 7:43 p.m. A check showed he was driving on a suspended or revoked license with an arrest clause. He was placed under arrest and taken to the county jail.

Mar. 14
A Los Lunas man reported at 10:30 a.m. that he was riding his ATV on a ditch bank in La Joya when he came across a single strand of barbed wire stretched across the ditch bank road. The wire struck him on his chest but he was unhurt. The victim gave the name of someone who might have placed the wire there. An attempt to contact the suspect had negative results.

An officer attempted to pull over a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 304 at 8:55 p.m. The driver did not stop, driving into Valencia County and then went off road. The Valencia County Sheriff’s Department was contacted, and that agency found the car. It was towed, and the unidentified driver had fled on foot.

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