Police Blotter

August 9, 2011 • Police Blotter

Thieves swipe high-priced items

[auth] • Police were dispatched to the 800 block of North Richardson Avenue, Sunday, after a victim discovered that subjects pried open a front door to a residence and took $20,000 worth of items, including tools, an unknown quantity of television sets and a dining room table.

• Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of West Deming Street, Sunday, where subjects removed a window air conditioner, $10,000 of Navajo jewelry and a garbage can. Total losses are estimated at $10,505.


• Police took a report of a larceny at Cahoon Pool, 1101 W. Fourth St., after someone removed a wallet containing $500 from an individual. • Police were dispatched to Rodeway Inn, 2803 W. Second St., where subjects removed miscellaneous clothing, a black duffle bag and a Vizio laptop from someone’s room.

Aggravated battery

• Police were called to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center Emergency Department, Saturday, where a woman came in with stab wounds. The incident allegedly took place in the 500 block of West McGaffey Road. The injuries were reported to be “not life threatening.”


• Police were sent to the 200 block of West Tilden Street, Saturday, following a report of shots fired. Officers located 24 9mm shell casings along the south side of the building.

• Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Michigan Avenue, Friday, for a reported drive-by shooting. No one was injured during the incident.


An employee of Xcel Engergy reported that an individual, living in the 300 block of East Summit Street, had illegally hooked into the electrical line. The hook-up was disconnected.


• Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Missouri Avenue, Saturday, after subjects set fire to a 2004 Chevy Colorado. The individual reported he had been the victim of several criminal incidents in the last few weeks.

Anyone with information about these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594 TIPS (8477). Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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