Crime of the Week

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May 27th to June 2nd, 2010

Robbery and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card On April 7, 2010 a 60 year old female was at 6001 Marble NE when a Hispanic male in his early thirties approached her and asked if she had the time. The female looked at her watch, at which time the male began punching her in the…

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May 20th to May 26th, 2010

Felony Vandalism Between the hours of 1800 on May 6, and 1100 on May 7, 2010, unknown offender(s) broke a bronze rifle and helmet off a recently dedicated statue at the New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial located at 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE. The above pictures show the statue before and after the destruction. If you can…

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May 13th to May 19th, 2010

Theft Since the beginning of April 2010, unknown offenders have been stealing water meter lids. During the night, entire neighborhoods have had the lids taken. This has happened in numerous Albuquerque neighborhoods. This is not only an expensive nuisance, but could be very dangerous if someone steps in one of the holes. If you can…

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May 6th to May 12th, 2010

Vandalism During the early morning hours of April 12, 2010 and again on April 15th, there was a rash of vehicles vandalized throughout the Northwest area of Albuquerque. The vandalism consisted of well over 50 vehicles that had windows broken out with a BB gun. The possible suspect’s vehicle was a turquoise colored SUV with…

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April 29th to May 5th, 2010

Robbery On April 22, 2010 at approximately 1700 hours, a robbery occurred at 3240 Coors Blvd. NW, Twisters.  The two victims, age 72 and 90, were walking through the parking lot when a newer model, white, Monte Carlo, with a covered license plate, occupied by three males, drove up and grabbed their purses.  The two…

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April 22nd to April 28th, 2010

Residential Burglary The ruby ring, pictured above, was taken in a residential burglary that occurred in Albuquerque on March 2, 2010.  The ring had been in the victim’s family for five generations and belonged to the victim’s Great, Great Grandmother. The ruby is set in a platinum band with an antique fingered setting.  In addition…

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April 15th to April 21st, 2010

Homicide On August 1, 2009 at 0226 hours, officers were dispatched to 400 Texas NE in reference to a stabbing.  The caller advised a male subject was stabbed in the throat and the line disconnected.  When officers arrived they observed a male subject, later identified as Javier Juarez (pictured above) lying on the ground. There…

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April 8th to April 14th, 2010

Aggravated Battery On Monday, February 15, 2010 at approximately 7:55pm, a female UNM student was violently attacked on the University of New Mexico campus (500 University Blvd. NE). The victim was speaking on her cell phone when a male, wearing a black hoodie and black baseball cap, grabbed her from behind, wrapped his arm around…

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April 1st to April 7th, 2010

Felony Shoplifting On March 24, 2010 at approximately 1:45pm, the male pictured above entered Kohl’s Department Store, located at 3715 Ellison NW.  He proceeded to the fragrance area, and selected several men’s fragrances.  He concealed them down the front of his pants, and exited the store without paying.  The male fled from Loss Prevention Officers…

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March 25th to March 31st, 2010

Identity Theft / Check Fraud The vehicle in the above photo has been involved in several cases of cashing stolen/forged checks. The offender in the vehicle will go through the drive-up and rather than lower the dark tinted windows, will open the door slightly and conduct transactions. The offender is described as a white female,…