Police Blotter: Bullet breaks window, lands in living room

January 2, 2014 • Police Blotter


• Police were dispatched to the 700 block of North Beech Avenue, Wednesday, after someone shot at a residence. The bullet penetrated the window and ended up in the living room. The projectile was sent to Santa Fe for analysis.

• The police responded to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 W. Country Club Road, New Year’s Day, after a man drove [auth] himself to the Emergency Room with a gunshot would. The 23-year-old told officials he was getting ready to leave his residence, put his firearm in his pocket, and shot himself in the thigh.

• Police went to the 1300 block of South Michigan Avenue, around 2 a.m., Thursday, where a man got into a scuffle over car keys when people were trying to prevent him from driving while intoxicated. The subject reached into the vehicle, grabbed a gun and shot it into the air. He was later located at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and Hobbs Street, where he was arrested for obstructing an officer.

• Police were called to the 500 block of South Sequoia Avenue, Tuesday, for shots fired. Officers spoke with a woman described as inebriated who showed up at the home of the 67-year-old victim. She could not explain how shots were fired; she was advised of criminal trespass.



Police responded to the 300 block of West Alameda Street, Tuesday, after a subject forced entry into a residence by breaking a window. Some $8,000 worth of items were stolen, including: an undisclosed number of televisions, a computer, jewelry, a purse and a gaming system. The subject also sliced up the couch.



Police were called to the 200 block of East Albuquerque Street, Wednesday, where subjects stole a refrigerator, valued at $450, and a skill saw, valued at $100.


The total number of arrests by the Roswell Police Department in the 2013 calendar year was 5,754, with 539 arrests in December, compared to the 4,402 total arrests in 2012.


Anyone who has information about these or any other crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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