Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 12 to July 17, 2012

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

July 12 at 5:10 a.m. / Police received a report of larceny at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 2455 Trinity Dr. The estimated loss is less than $500.


July 12 at 1:44 p.m. / Police conducted a traffic stop on Joseph Garcia, 44, of Fairfield for failure to maintain his lane on East Road near the Los Alamos County Airport. Police subsequently arrested Garcia and charged him with Aggravated DUI: blood alcohol concentration of .16 or more and failure to maintain his lane. 





July 12 at 4:18 p.m. / Police arrested Tessa Lopez, 18, of Los Alamos on Sycamore Street and charged her with battery against a household member. 






July 12 at 11:22 p.m. / Police located Ernest Olguin, 31, of Espanola at Smith’s Food and Drug Centers on Central Avenue and identified that he had an outstanding $206 Magistrate Court warrant for failure to appear in court on a traffic citation. Police arrested Olguin and booked him into the Los Alamos County Detention Center.

July 13 at 5:11 a.m. / A 20-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone damaged the windshield and fog light on his vehicle parked on Agate Street. The estimated loss is more than $1,000.




July 13 at 9:16 a.m. / Police stopped Demetrio Cardiel, 46, of Los Alamos on East Road for failure to stop at a stop sign and he was subsequently arrested for driving on a revoked license and the vehicle he was driving was not equipped with an ignition interlock device. 

July 13 at 10:02 a.m. / An 81-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone took her UPS delivery before she could retrieve it. The estimated loss is $97.




July 13 at 10:02 p.m. / Police responded to N.M. 4 near American Springs after receiving a report of a rollover vehicle crash. Police subsequently arrested the driver, Wesley McCutcheon, 32, of Jemez Springs and charged him with reckless driving and DWI.

July 13 at 11:30 p.m. / Police observed Michael Hemphill, 18, of Los Alamos smoking marijuana from a pipe while driving near Pinon Elementary School in White Rock. Police subsequently stopped Hemphill, charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia and issued him a criminal citation to appear in court. 



July 15 at 9:22 p.m. / Police stopped Alan Thorton, 40, of Portland on N.M. 4 for speeding and subsequently arrested him and charged him with speeding and driving on a revoked driver’s license.






July 15 at 10:59 p.m. / Police arrested Gabriela Aguilera, 31, of Maricopa in the 2100 block of Trinity Drive on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

July 16 at 7:14 a.m. / Parker Construction reported that someone broke the windows on numerous construction vehicles parked on North Mesa Road. The estimated loss is $800.

July 16 at 10:05 a.m. / Police responded to a call of a domestic violence event underway in the 3500 block of Gold Street, however upon arrival, police learned that it was actually a medical call. Los Alamos Fire Department EMTs took over at the scene.



July 16 at 9:30 a.m. / Police arrested Joshua Krepps, 20, of Los Alamos on Rio Bravo Drive on a warrant from another jurisdiction in which he was ordered to jail by the drug court and was booked on an order of remand. 






July 16 at 7:23 p.m. / Police arrested Mark Henins, 45, near 46th Street and Sandia Drive on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. 







July 16 at 8:21 p.m. / Police arrested Chliu Shockey, 38, of Los Alamos on Trinity Drive on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. 

July 17 at 7:30 a.m. / Police received a report July 12 that two men entered the Comfort Inn & Suites, 2455 Trinity Dr., and while there, stole a computer. Police subsequently charged Gary Brown, 44, of Los Alamos with larceny via a criminal summons through Magistrate Court. No booking photo is available because he was summons to appear in court.


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