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Police investigate fraudulent check

October 20, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police received a walk-in complaint of fraud, Wednesday. The victim reported receiving a check from Horizon Federal Credit Union for $4,830, but after checking with the bank discovered that it was a case of fraud. Threats/armed robbery Police were called to the 700 block of East Third Street twice, Wednesday. The first victim said that [&hellip...

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Thieves break into McCoy’s

October 19, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Larceny •Police were called to McCoy’s Building Supplies, 2100 S.E. Main St., Monday, where subjects cut the fence to gain entry into the yard and removed seven rolls of white rubberized torch tar paper, valued at $525. Other items were also taken, but...

Police respond to assault at Allsups

October 18, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Assault Police were sent to Allsups, 411 W. Second St. Saturday, to complete a report of assault. The victim said someone threw a plastic bottle at her from a vehicle, hitting her squarely in the chest. The vehicle was described as a yellow-colored Mitsubishi...

Thieves attempt to steal copper from electrical boxes

October 14, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were called to the 700 block of South Missouri Avenue, Wednesday, where several electrical boxes in the back of the apartments had been damaged in an attempt to steal the copper. Burglary •Police were dispatched to Stripes, 2010 S.E. Main St....

Police respond to gun fire

October 13, 2011 • Police BlotterComments Off

Police were sent to Neiss Place, Wednesday, for a report of shots fired. The person reporting the incident said he heard a loud noise that sounded like gun fire. When he went to look outside, a male subject kicked the door in. He shouted to the other...

Thieves break into vehicle

October 12, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

Police were called to the 1100 block of West Second Street, Monday. The victim told officers she found the right rear door window broken out and laying on the ground. The value of items stolen from the vehicle according to reports is $440. •The police were...

Fire hydrant found in truck

October 11, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

Police were sent to Walmart, 4500 N. Main St., Saturday, after a customer emerged from the store to find a fire hydrant in the bed of his pickup. Officers believe the hydrant may be from the corner of McGaffey Street and Kentucky Avenue. The hydrant was...

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October 8, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

Householder reports missing firearms •Police received a report of theft of firearms in the 1100 block of Amherst Drive, Thursday. A 300 Savage rifle with scope, a .22 caliber pistol, a black powder pistol and a Brown lever action .22 caliber rifle were...

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October 7, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

Accidental gunshot wound Police were called to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 W. Country Club Road, Wednesday, after a person was admitted for treatment of a gunshot wound. The 28-year-old victim from Alamogordo stated that the shooting took place...

Cable connection thwarts theft

October 6, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

•Police were called to Rent-a-Center, 3601 N. Main St., Tuesday. The burglars broke a front window to gain access to the store. They attempted to steal two televisions; however, the subjects were stopped by the cables, which were still attached to the sets....