Monday, Mar. 13

Welfare check
Miller Street
Caller advised her 28-year-old daughter is possibly on narcotics stating she is on psych meds and hasn't been out of her residence since Friday.

Welfare check
Filaree Road
Caller advised her 1999 silver Honda Accord was involved in a rollover in Sierra County and no one was with the vehicle. Deputy advised negative contact at this address/it does not look like anyone has been home in a few days.

Domestic disturbance
Cobre Street – Vanadium
Caller advised son is schizophrenic and is having an episode/he is very agitated/he is walking around the house/he is aggressive but hasn't gotten physical/he is under the influence of alcohol.

Unwanted subject
Beck Lane – Arenas Valley
A named male is at the residence arguing with caller and caller wants him to leave/she is in her vehicle to stay away from the male. Caller called back advising she changed her mind and stated she was okay.

Criminal trespass warning
Cobre Street – Vanadium
Deputies advised one prisoner in custody en route to station.

Domestic disturbance
11824 Highway 180
Deputy advised parties separated/taking one party to SOS/dropped subject off at a Cactus Street address instead/other deputy still on scene.

North Hurley Road
Caller advised a named male threw caller out of the male's house and verbally threatened him/both parties have been drinking/caller wants to press charges against the male.

Tuesday, Mar. 14
Welfare check
Rio de Arenas Road
Caller advised he is receiving texts from a named male stating someone is trying to kill him. Deputy advised negative contact with caller/house is secure.

Welfare check
Mobile Drive
At the burnt house she can hear a female screaming. Deputy advised everything is okay.

Criminal trespass
Mountain View Drive
Caller advised an adult went through his yard to get a football/caller thought the issue was resolved on Sunday.

Welfare check
Cortez Avenue – Hurley
Deputy advised will be clear/residence seems to be abandoned.

Wednesday, Mar. 15

Welfare check
Cuprite and Chalcopyrite courts – Tyrone
Caller stated he is lost/male is on the corner/caller stated he has been drinking/just wants directions to Silver to get a motel. Deputy was advised.

Domestic disturbance
Bobwhite Drive
Caller advised a named male won't leave her alone/everything has been verbal/both parties are intoxicated. Deputy advised all units clear/verbal only/parties agreed to separate for the night.

Suspicious vehicle
Frank/Crum water tank
Green flatbed truck with PNM sticker on it/no one is there/has never seen a "ranch truck" with a PNM sticker on it. Deputy in the area ATL/everything is okay/it is a PNM vehicle.

Bobwhite Drive
No narrative.

Thursday, Mar. 16

11865 Highway 180
Caller from Arenas Valley Animal Clinic advised a female is in the waiting room stating someone is harassing her and she feels safe at this location. Deputy advised one female in unit en route to GRMC.

320 Ridge Road -- GCDC
Caller advised an altercation occurred last Tuesday between several inmates/victim was in El Paso getting facial surgery/two aggressors are named.

Highway 180 – MM 120 (1 mile west of Highway 152 junction)
A grey SUV hit the guardrail/driver gave a thumbs up that he is okay/he has a dog with him/SUV is pulling a trailer which is blocking the westbound lane. Deputies request ambulance for subject bleeding from the nose/possible concussion.

Domestic disturbance
Cobre Street – Vanadium
Caller advised his 31-year-old son is threatening to stab him with a fork/son has been drinking/advised son doesn't have a fork or other weapon any longer.

Criminal damage to property
Highway 61 – Lower Mimbres
Caller advised deputy to come before dark so he may see the damage to her wellhouse/she has no water/is unsure who did the damage. Deputy made arrangements with caller to come the next day to photograph the damage to her well/they discussed a possible suspect.

Welfare check
Highway 180 and Hurley Cemetery
Female wearing a black hoodie jumped in front of caller's vehicle/female is walking toward Deming. Deputy requested ambulance for 35-year-old female/request female be transported for mental health.

Criminal trespass warning
Hermosa Street – Fierro
Caller advised a named subject trespassed on his property today and took the "No Trespassing" sign.

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