Police Beat 05-22-12

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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. The Los Alamos Police Department uses the term “arrest” to define anyone who has been physically arrested, served a court summons, or issued a citation.


May 10

7:54 a.m. — A Diamond Drive caller reported a non-injury motorcycle and truck vehicle accident.
12:33 p.m. - Smith’s Food and Drug Center in Los Alamos reported that it had been the victim of shoplifting at an estimated value of less than $100.
12:41 p.m. — An officer went to do a security check at Rendija Canyon and reported there were several logs placed in front of the entrance and a road sign had been shot.
1:40 p.m. — An unidentified 30-year-old male reported that he had been the victim of aggravated battery.
2:17 p.m. — A Rim Road caller reported that mountain lion was walking around Main Street. Police were unable to locate the animal.
4:40 p.m. — An unidentified 28-year-old female reported that she had been the victim of battery against a household member
6:20 p.m. — An unidentified 45-year-old Aragon Avenue female reported that she had been the victim of larceny of less than $250.
6:20 p.m.  — A North Road caller reported that she saw a young adult male in army fatigues carrying a pistol heading toward a canyon. Police stated that the individuals were carrying air pistols.
10:46 p.m. — A San Ildenfonso Road caller reported that when she went to check on her mail she left her door open and someone had gone into her home during that time and took three pills of her prescription medication.

May 11

7:30 a.m. — A Maple Street caller reported that a medium sized brown dog was roaming the street.
10:00 a.m. — A Barranca Road caller reported a suspicious male parked his vehicle May 10 near Rendija Canyon and walked into the canyon with a back pack and had not returned yet. Police determined that car was parked legally and that there was nothing suspicious looking.
5:00 p.m. — A Sycamore Street complainant reported that her 15-year-old daughter was being disorderly and stating that she wanted to kill herself. The caller wanted someone to talk to the daughter.
6:54 p.m. — A 35th Street caller reported that his pilot light on his water heater was out and requested assistance turning it back on.
9:12 p.m. — Ian Snyder, 18, of Los Alamos, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia along State Road 4.

May 12

3:58 a.m. — An Airport Road caller reported that someone has pushed a shopping cart into his vehicle near the fire station. Police determined that there was a cart in the roadway, but that the driver likely didn’t see the cart when he hit it. The caller asked police to review surveillance video from Smith’s to try to hold someone accountable.  Police advised that Smith’s does not have parking lot surveillance video.
10:08 p.m. — An unidentified 30-year-old female on 45th Street reported that she had been the victim of harassment.
12:58 p.m. — A walk-in requested to speak to an officer about getting her son from her in-laws for Mother’s Day.
3:17 p.m. — An East Road caller reported that an alarm was going off at the shelter. Police checked out the area reporting that the shelter was fine and there was no alarm.
8:15 p.m. — A Villa Lane complainant reported that his neighbors are playing loud music every night and wanted police to stop by the house to warn them. Neighbors told police that they were recording music and will turn it down.
10:15 p.m. — A Los Alamos High School teacher reported that she had received a graphic picture text message from an anonymous sender.

May 13

1:37 a.m. — A Hawk Drive caller reported that a worker was moving equipment at Los Alamos Middle School keeping him awake. Police responded and talked to the worker who stated he was done for the night.

May 14

3:11 p.m. — Ramiro Dominguez Marquez, 27, of Espanola, was arrested along West Road on a magistrate court bench warrant.

May 15

9:59 a.m. — Miguel Carrasco, 37, of Santa Cruz, was arrested at the 35th Street and Diamond Drive intersection for failure to display registration tags.

May 16

5:04 p.m. — An unidentified 15-year-old Los Alamos male was arrested along Trinity Drive for aggravated battery.
6:53 p.m. — Tyrell Abney, 19, of Los Alamos, was arrested for child abuse.