Police Beat 06-05-12

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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 24

7:36 a.m. — An unidentified 16-year-old female was arrested along Central Avenue for reckless driving.
8:42 a.m. — Luis
Ponechitica, 26, of Medenales, was arrested along Canyon Road for driving on a suspended or revoked licensed.
11:41 a.m. — A Trinity Drive complainant reported that a suspect known to the caller was harassing him by driving back and forth in front of his home making obscene gestures.
3:59 p.m. — Megan Montoya, 23, of Los Alamos, was arrested at East Jemez Road for possession of more than an ounce of marijuana.
4:05 p.m. — A Central Park Square caller reported that someone was trying to cut down a tree in front of the old Pizza Hut.
7:03 p.m. — A Canada Circle complainant reported that a blind bird was walking in her back yard.
7:37 p.m. — A North Road caller reported that a Hispanic woman was beating on her son in a car.

May 25

12:55 a.m. — Michelle Seaux, 37, of Santa Fe, was arrested at the intersection of Seminole and Sioux for DWI.
2:10 p.m. — A 47-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was the victim of indecent exposure.
2:29 p.m. — A 36- year-old Jemez Springs male reported that he had been the victim of fraudulent credit card charges of more than $300.
3:08 p.m. — A Bathtub Row caller reported that a co-worker was harassing her.
3:54 p.m. — A North Road complainant reported that her daughter had been punched in the face by some older boys playing basketball.
9:00 p.m. — An unidentified 15-year-old Los Alamos male was arrested for shoplifting from Smith’s in Los Alamos.
May 26

10:56 a.m. — A Police Department walk-in wanted to speak to an officer about getting information on where her children may be camping.
12:31 a.m. — Ken Duncan, 53, of Los Alamos, was arrested along Meadow Lane for DWI.
11:00 p.m. - Alarick Albert, 29, of Albuquerque, was arrested along Hawk Drive for being party to a crime.
11:04 p.m. — Cisco Begay, 32, of Grants, was arrested for having an open container along Hawk Drive.

May 27

12:52 a.m. — Mark Carson, 61, of Los Alamos, was arrested on a District Court warrant.
4:36 p.m. — A Capulin Road caller reported a small fire on a deck and that neighbors were using hoses to help put it out.
7:18 p.m. — A 64-year-old Los Alamos male reported that he had been bitten by an unidentified animal. The animal was impounded.
7:35 p.m. — A North Road caller reported there was noisy party going on at the park. Police determined the people at the park had a permit for their gathering and asked them to turn down the music.

May 28

6:02 p.m. — A 36th Street complainant reported that a juvenile had an injury and a knife may have been involved. One juvenile was brought into custody and transported to Los Alamos Medical Center.
8:00 p.m. — Zachary Keller, 23, of Los Alamos, was arrested on a Magistrate Court bench warrant.

May 29

2:39 a.m. — Los Alamos County reported that it had been the victim of criminal damage to property valued at less than $1,000.
5:05 p.m. — A 54-year-old Los Alamos female reported that her credit card had been fraudulently used.
7:17 p.m. — Donald Peña, 33, of Santa Fe, was arrested for battery upon a police officer.
9:47 p.m. — Rusty Mock, 43, of Los Alamos, was arrested at 41st Street for battery against a household member.
May 30    

1:44 p.m. — A North Mesa Road caller reported a suspicious white tub with some sort of unknown substance in it left by his lot. The substance was determined to be chocolate.
4:02 p.m. — Los Alamos County reported a bomb threat at the 100 block of Laredo.
8:47 p.m. — A Central Avenue caller reported that nearby construction was keeping him awake. Police talked to construction crews who stated they were repairing a gas leak.
8:52 p.m. — A Canyon Glen  complainant reported that teenagers had lit tiki torches at one of the houses in the neighborhood and was concerned that no adults were around. Police determined there were plenty of parents and that the teenagers were having a snack on the back deck.

May 31

12:10 a.m. — James Martinez, 21, of Chimayo, was arrested along Canyon Road for possession of a controlled substance.