Burned styrofoam

Dec. 5

    7:33 a.m. A North Riverside Drive Century Bank caller reported a man sleeping on a mattress at the front door.

    8:25 a.m. A Vista Del Rio Apartments caller reported she was at a drug dealer’s house and wanted to turn herself in on outstanding warrants. Officers could not make contact with the woman on the scene.

    10:32 a.m. A Las Lomas Apartment caller requested a welfare check on an infant who had been screaming for the past few days.

    11:36 a.m. The Ohkay Owingeh Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm at San Juan Elementary School. They found someone accidentally burned a cup in the microwave.

    12:48 p.m. A North Orchard Lane caller reported the electricity at her duplex went out and a man came out with a knife because he was angry about the outage. The caller asked officers at the scene to tell the man to pay rent.

    1:59 p.m. Two Chamita callers reported the a belt on the engine of a man’s Chevrolet caught fire. The truck became fully engulfed and the fire was extinguished by the Chamita and Agua Sana volunteer fire departments.

    4:08 p.m. A Chimayo caller reported her husband went outside to throw out the trash and her brother pulled a revolver and a flare gun on him.

    7:54 p.m. An Española Hospital caller reported a 14-year-old boy’s family was refusing to take him home. The boy was taken into Children, Youth and Families Department custody.

All night

study session

Dec. 6

    3:02 a.m. A Fry Street caller reported there were “all kinds of people studying big books” and asked for an officer.

    7:42 a.m. A Rock Christian Fellowship caller reported someone broke into the thrift shop.

    8:07 a.m. A Santa Clara Bridge caller reported smoke coming from under the bridge. The Española Fire Department found a man set a fire to warm himself.

    9:04 a.m. An Ohkay Owingeh Tribal Lakes caller reported someone burned down the security shack.

    2:51 p.m. A Coyote caller reported a man regularly drinks and tries to start fights with him.

    3:20 p.m. An Income Support Division caller reported a man and woman with a baby with them were fighting. The pair told officers they were not arguing or fighting, and security employees confirmed it.

    3:33 p.m. A Keith Street caller reported she could hear a child screaming for help. Several minutes later another caller in the area reported hearing a little girl yelling “someone please help me.” An officer told dispatchers the girl was crying because she wanted her mother, but was with her grandmother and everything was fine.

    4:26 p.m. A Walmart caller reported a man was trying to climb into the green bins.

    7:13 p.m. Deputies responded to a car crash in front of La Vieta Cemetery. State Police took over the call and later reported a vehicle illegally fled the scene.

    8:47 p.m. A Camino de Roberto reported a man was trying to break into her house demanding to be given a pair of shoes.

Orange hater

Dec. 7

    6:49 a.m. A Rock Christian Fellowship caller reported they found a man inside the church. A second caller reported the man was chased away and tried to break into a house.

    8:08 a.m. A La Mesilla caller breathed heavily into the phone but did not speak. Deputies checked on the home and found one of the children got the phone and called 911.

    10:36 a.m. A caller reported her ex-boyfriend was harassing her over the phone and threatening to go to her new home and bury her. Officers were unable to contact the ex-boyfriend.

    2:53 p.m. A Cooks Mobile Home Park reported a man sold oranges out of his truck every weekend and it was suspicious. Officers said it is not illegal to sell oranges.

    4:35 p.m. A Burger King caller reported someone stole her purse in the dining area and left when she confronted them.

    5:09 p.m. An Española caller reported a family member hit her 9-year-old daughter with a belt on her upper back.

    6:01 p.m. A Hernandez caller reported someone in a red Jeep Wrangler shot at her car four times.

    6:36 p.m. A Calle Adelante caller reported a 13-year-old girl ran away from her mother while shopping at Walmart.

Midnight munchies

Dec. 8

    12:28 a.m. A Truchas caller reported she woke up to the sound of her car starting and went outside to see the Chevrolet Tracker speed away.

    2:18 a.m. A Calle Adelante caller reported her ex-boyfriend threatened to shoot up her friends’ houses.

    10:02 a.m. A Hernandez caller reported seeing a man drinking tequila as he drove down the highway.

    12:04 p.m. An El Rito caller reported her neighbor had been shooting guns since last night.

    12:11 p.m. Officers arrested a man at an abandoned house on Carr Lane for possession of narcotics and an outstanding warrant.

    12:15 p.m. An Española caller reported she and her mother fought and her mother hit her son. Officers detained the mother but later released her and told her not to go back to the home.

    2:11 p.m. A Hernandez caller reported a dog killed his chickens. He told dispatchers he already killed the dog and is going to bury it, but just wanted to document the incident.

    2:34 p.m. A Fairview Lane caller reported a man threatened her and her boyfriend with a knife at their home.

    3:06 p.m. A Vista del Valle caller reported her neighbor shot her dog but the dog was still alive.

    6:18 p.m. A La Puebla Road caller reported he was driving by and saw a man shoot a pistol about eight times.

    7:18 p.m. A South Riverside Drive caller reported a man threatened her with a machete.

    8:34 p.m. An Española caller reported his girlfriend chased him around the house with a knife. The woman left before officers arrived.

    11:59 p.m. A Lindrith caller reported a drunk man came into his home and started eating his food, then walked down the road.

Baby on board

Dec. 9

    12:28 a.m. A Calle del Sol caller reported she thought someone was breaking into her home.

    5:53 a.m. A Habitat for Humanity caller reported the burglar alarm was set off and she could see someone inside the store from security cameras. The intruder left before officers arrived.

    8:43 a.m. A Desert Sun Motors caller reported four tires were stolen off a customer’s car over the weekend.

    11:13 a.m. Officers pulled over a driver on North Paseo de Oñate. The man’s wife was going into labor and they were on their way to the hospital.

    6:16 p.m. An Española Hospital caller reported a woman was refusing to leave because she was afraid someone would shoot her.

    6:46 p.m. A La Mesilla caller reported her landlord kept going out and pulling down his pants in violation of a restraining order and that he previously threatened to shoot her and ripped out her electricity box.

    7:26 p.m. A Chama Subway caller reported a man pulled a gun on a customer outside.

    7:54 p.m. An Española caller reported his soon-to-be ex attacked him.

The Runaways

Dec. 10

    8:02 a.m. An El Parasol caller reported three men were drinking alcohol outside the order window.

    9:10 a.m. A La Mesilla caller reported State Police made people leave a home they had been evicted from and they left behind three dogs and four cats.

    11:02 a.m. An Alcalde caller reported his friend punched him in the face the day before and continued to harass him.

    1:33 p.m. Officers arrested a woman for stealing beer from the Ohkay Eagle Mart.

    2:04 p.m. An Española Middle School caller asked to speak to an officer about a staff member viewing inappropriate material on a cell phone.

    4:49 p.m. A La Mesilla caller reported her landlord almost killed her mother and her children by striking their car with his. She said the landlord also broke into her house and went through her things, including her mail.

    5:39 p.m. A woman walked into the Española Police Department to turn herself in on a warrant.

    6:53 p.m. An Española caller reported his ex-girlfriend was following him in her car after she kicked him out the night before.

Quick run time

Dec. 11

    6:05 a.m. A Camino Cielo Grande caller reported he was out jogging and heard someone yell they were going to shoot him.

    8:03 a.m. An Ohkay Owingeh caller reported her neighbor’s dog killed her sheep last night.

    9:18 a.m. An Adult Protective Services caller requested a deputy to go with her to check on a woman reportedly being abused by her grandchild in Velarde.

    9:50 a.m. A Hernandez caller reported her neighbor shot her dog.

    1:53 p.m. A North Riverside Drive caller reported a nine-year-old girl running on the sidewalk told him she ran away from Fairview Elementary School with a young boy, who went back. The caller took the girl to Rock Christian Fellowship where an officer transported the girl back to school where she was released to her mother.

    3:32 p.m. A Lower San Pedro caller reported someone broke into their home, damaging windows and doors and stealing numerous items.

    3:46 p.m. An Animal Control officer reported an Española city government employee was under the influence at the Española Animal Shelter. The man left in a city truck and was arrested by police officers for driving under the influence.

    6:23 p.m. An El Guique caller reported a man called him saying he was going to teach the caller a lesson.

    8:04 p.m. A La Mesilla caller reported someone broke into her home and stole items.

    8:10 p.m. A Hernandez caller reported her husband was throwing chairs and other objects in the house.

    9:24 p.m. A Fairview Lane caller reported her ex-boyfriend’s current girlfriend was fraudulently using her social security number.

    11:52 p.m. An Española caller reported her boyfriend would not let her leave and was threatening to hurt her. The call was transferred to State Police.

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