Police Blotter: Teens try to buy drinks with stolen ID

May 8, 2012 • Police Blotter

Police received a walk-in report, Sunday, about a robbery that took place on Saturday at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Poe Street. The victim said a young man in his 20s, wearing a yellow shirt, stuck a gun in the driver’s window. He said that three other male subjects surrounded the vehicle. He described the gun as a chrome and nickel 9 mm pistol. The victim stated that he was scared and drove away, hitting a parked vehicle.

Criminal damage
•A Roswell city waste vehicle was picking up branches, Friday, in the 100 block of Linda Circle, and damaged a New Mexico Gas line. Officials from the company came to attend to the gas line.
•Police were dispatched to Fulkerson’s Plumbing, 1600 W. Second St., Sunday, after two male subjects broke a plate glass window, valued at $1,000. A representative of the company said when he [auth] went to confront them, one of the two male subjects pulled up his shirt and threatened to shoot him. The victim described the individual as wearing all black with a red hat. The two subjects split up, with one running to the apartments on First Street. The other entered an older model white pickup and drove away. Later, the youths were located. No gun was found.
•Police responded to an alarm at Pathology Consultants of New Mexico, 600 N. Richardson Ave., Sunday, where a shed door was kicked in. Nothing was reported stolen.

Underage drinking
Police were called to Farleys, 1315 N. Main St., Sunday, after several teenagers attempted to purchase alcohol using a potentially stolen ID. The driver’s license was confiscated.

Police were dispatched to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. Fourth St., Friday, after subjects stole a BDP 7.5- ton Condsor unit, valued at $6,000.

•Police were sent to the 1100 block of East Walnut Street, Friday, where a person was packing up a vehicle. The individual went back to pick up more items, leaving the vehicle unlocked. Upon returning to the vehicle, the victim discovered Marine dress blues, two pair of jeans, two shirts and school textbooks had been removed. The missing items were valued at $875.
•Police were called to 400 block of South Hendricks Avenue, Saturday, after a victim discovered the backdoor kicked in, went to the bedroom and took two firearms. One was described as a 12 gauge Home Defense shot-gun and the second was a Colt 45 ACP with white skull grips.
•Police were dispatched to the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue, Friday, where subjects gained entry into a residence and removed a brown kitchen table and chairs, a 50-inch RCA television and a brown-and-rust sectional. The value of the items were estimated at $2,450.

Shots fired
Officer Scott Oldani was near the intersection of Berkley Drive and Baylor Avenue, Thursday, when he heard four or five shots fired. He located 9 mm shell casings at the intersection of Berkley and Union Avenue. A witness reported seeing a gold-colored late model Lexus, with four male passengers, driving east on Baylor.

Police received a walk-in report, Saturday, after an individual read the Daily Record’s Friday Police Blotter about the series of cases of criminal damage. He stated he was riding on his motorcycle when a youth in a late-model green colored car threw a rock in front of his bike.

Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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