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Police Beat through Sept. 1

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By Carol A. Clark

Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

Aug. 26

10:05 a.m. – Gabriel Segundocelote, 35, of Santa Fe was arrested and issued a summons as a result of a telephone harassment claim and charged with assault against a household member. 

   

1:58 p.m. – A 50-year-old Abiquiu man reported a burglary at Herman’s Automotive, 51 Rover Blvd., in White Rock in which welding equipment was taken from inside the owner’s vehicle. The estimated loss is $151.

   

Aug. 27

11:49 a.m. – A 49-year-old Stanley woman reported being the victim of a mail fraud scam in which she was sent a check and instructed to deposit it in her account, then to send the major portion of that money on to a designated person via Western Union. The estimated loss is $3,074.93

   

Aug. 28

   

8:23 a.m. – A 32-year-old Los Alamos woman reported someone broke the window at her residence on Paige Loop. The estimated damage is less than $1,000.

8:25 a.m. – A 17-year-old Los Alamos boy was arrested following an investigation into statements and comments he allegedly made. The boy went to Los Alamos High School, where he is not enrolled. He allegedly spoke with several friends there. Authorities were alerted and LAHS was locked down for about an hour while a search for the boy was conducted. He was located in Mesa Public Library where he was taken into custody after giving police a false name and date of birth. The boy was interviewed and later admitted for a psychological evaluation at an Albuquerque facility and the case has been referred to the juvenile probation officer.

10:25 a.m. – Lori Gorman, 37, of Los Alamos was arrested at Smith’s on Central Avenue after employees allegedly observed her placing items into bags and leaving without paying for those items. The estimated loss is $40.82.

10:36 a.m. – A 13-year-old Los Alamos boy was referred to the juvenile probation officer after he was seen going into a restroom at Los Alamos Middle School shortly before the start of the school day and coming out shortly thereafter wearing a black mask and brandishing two knives at a victim. When confronted by a teacher, the boy allegedly  pointed the knives at her. Another teacher convinced him to surrender the knives. No one was injured and the boy was released to his parents.

Aug. 29

   

6:45 p.m. – A 64-year-old Los Alamos man reported the right rear window of his vehicle parked in Pajarito Acres was hit by what appeared to be a BB. The estimated damage is $300.

   

Aug. 30

11:45 a.m. – A 17-year-old Los Alamos girl was arrested and referred to the juvenile probation officer after being charged with battery against a household member at 945 San Ildefonso Rd.

1:31 p.m. – A 40-year-old Los Alamos man reported    

the burglary of tools from his vehicle parked at Herman’s Automotive in White Rock. The total estimated loss is $1,040.

5:06 p.m. – Carlos Baeza, 28, of Española was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in Magistrate Court in Rio Arriba County.

   

8:21 p.m. – A 47-year-old Los Alamos man reported the loss of a child’s bicycle borrowed by a friend. The estimated loss is $300.

   

Aug. 31

7:13 a.m. – A 46-year-old man who is the supervisor of a construction company reported the theft of tools from a secured storage shed at Los Alamos Medical Center on West Road. The estimated loss is $3,467.

11:01 a.m. – A 47-year-old Los Alamos man reported that the locks on storage containers containing metal products were cut off at 127 East Gate. It is not yet known if anything was taken.

9:48 p.m. – Anthony Brophy, 51, was arrested at 1043 Cheyenne and charged with battery against a household member as a result of an investigation into a domestic disturbance at that address in Tsukimu Village.

Sept. 1

10:33 a.m. – A Los Alamos man reported the theft of hubcaps from his vehicle parked for sale in the Lemon Lot. The estimated damage is less that $250.

5 p.m. – Aaron Balderas, 24, of  Hernandez was arrested on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.