Bayard Police Department

Monday, May 18

Tom Foy Blvd. and Hurley Avenue
Vehicle pulling a trailer lost a lot of trash. Hurley PD officer had negative contact with vehicle/belongings were picked up out of the highway.

Criminal trespass warning
Blackhawk Street
Caller wants a named male issued a CTW.

Tuesday, May 19

Tom Foy Blvd.
Caller advised she is being harassed by a named male re: the rent they did not pay in January.

Momsen Street
Male in the ER with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his hand/it occurred at his Bayard residence. Officer advised everything is okay/male will contact officer when he is discharged.

Welfare check
Watson Street
A named male is yelling and hitting things at his home/he’s screaming he is going to kill all of the dogs. Officer advised clear/male was already in his house and did not want to disturb him again.

Domestic disturbance
Orchard Street
Caller advised that a named female and her boyfriend who live next door are fighting/they are both intoxicated/her son tried to break them up and got hit. Deputy had contact with a named male in front of M&A/officer and NMSP en route to deputy’s location. Hurley PD officer taking male to Hurley.

Wednesday, May 20

Breaking and entering
314 Tom Foy Blvd.
Commercial burg sounding from cashier motion and store motion. Officer advised open door/making entry. Attempted to call named male/unable to leave message.

Welfare check
Momsen Street
Caller from HMS advised that a named male is irate and threatened to shoot his girlfriend/advised if she showed up he would have shotgun ready/he told caller this at a 3:30 p.m. appointment. Caller wants him checked on for the homicidal ideation.

Orchard Street
Caller advised that a generator and motor home were taken within the month. Caller yelled at responding officer and was going to contact GCSO to handle the call.

Suspicious vehicle
Hurley Avenue
Elderly female and son are working for the census.

Domestic disturbance
Stewart Street
Can hear two females screaming. Caller advised that a named individual tried to strike her with a cooking pot but missed. Officer advised all units on scene/everything is okay.

Welfare check
Runnels Drive – 10:35 p.m.
Officer advised an ambulance was requested for the male and he refused transport and any medical treatment/both parties are okay.

Thursday, May 21

Welfare check
Taylor Street
Caller from APS advised she talked to a female 20 minutes ago and she advised she couldn’t talk because she had an ‘audience.’ She is afraid her son and his girlfriend are going to suffocate her. Caller advised they cannot do home visits right now/female is there with son, girlfriend, and three children/was also referred to CYFD. Officer notified of call.

Runnels Drive – 11:50 p.m.
Second caller advised a lot of screaming is going on at the apartment complex/male subject/possible seizure.

Hurley Police Department

Monday, May 18

Domestic disturbance
Main Street
Caller advised that a named male is there causing problems/caller and male are yelling at each other/caller is in the restroom and male is in the living room. Deputy advised everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Cortez Avenue
A named male just shot at her lights and turned off her power/he is leaving on a bike/caller disconnected. Caller said she saw an officer and hung up. Officer advised clear from male/negative on a weapon.

Wednesday, May 20

Elguea Street
Caller advised that a named female is threatening caller through text that she is going to tell caller’s girlfriend a bunch of lies. Officer had negative contact with caller.

Santa Clara Police Department

Monday, May 18

Domestic disturbance
W. Cactus Street
Caller advised a named male at this location is hitting a female. Deputy advised en route with prisoner to station.

Tuesday, May 19

Unwanted subject
S. James Street
Caller advised that a named male is there banging on the doors trying to get into the house. Officer advised he is busy and to ask Bayard PD officer or county to take the call/subject left.

Welfare check
N. Mineral Street
Caller advised that a named male was laid off today and they have not heard from him. NMSP called given traffic.

Wednesday, May 20

Reckless driver
East and Mineral streets
Juvies are riding around in a go-cart without helmets, recklessly, and over 25 mph. When asked for contact info, caller stated, “None of your business.”

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