The village of Corrales reported the following incidents for the week of Feb. 15-19:
- At about 10:30a.m. on Feb. 15, police were advised of a suspicious couple in a U-Haul truck possibly casing residences on Calle de Blas. The male driver was observed to have a goatee and multiple arm and neck tattoos and the female passenger was described as having long black hair. The couple fled from the area prior to the commission of any crime(s).
- Also on Feb. 15, a resident of Old Church RD reported discovering that his individual locking mailbox had been pried open and damaged, however, it is unknown whether or not any mail was stolen. Always retrieve mail promptly, take outgoing items directly to the Post Office, consider getting a P.O. Box for added security and visit the United States Postal Inspection Service web site for more information concerning mail theft: https://www.uspis.gov/tips-prevention/mail-theft [show]
- At about 2: a.m. on Feb.16, a resident of E. Ella reported that her front door had been pushed in and a television stolen from her kitchen, possibly by two acquaintances who were visiting her home earlier that night. The case is under investigation.
- At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 18, residents of La Pasada De Anacleto reported that an apparently intoxicated neighbor had tried to enter their apartments mistaking them for his own and caused damage to several doors and windows in the process. Additional doors and windows belonging to neighboring businesses were also discovered to have been damaged later that morning. The 22-year-old male is subsequently being charged with Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct.
- On Feb. 19, a citizen reported that someone had attempted to obtain a New Mexico MVD Identification Card, as well as applied for a car loan, via the fraudulent use of her personal information. The reporting party did not know how or when her data had been compromised. Remember to safeguard your personal / financial information both on paper and online, shred unneeded sensitive documents and visit the FTC web site for helpful information concerning identity theft: https://consumer.ftc.gov/identity-theft-and-online-security/identity-theft [show]