9" x 12"   Oil on panel  

"Cinco de Mayo Taos Style"

9" x 12"   Oil on board 

"The Purloined Pickle"

9" x 12"   Oil on board  

Caller reported a man carrying a folded blue tarp and wearing a blue jacket and black cotton shorts took a pickle from the pickle jar at Taos Trading Co. and said he didn't have any money to pay for it.

These paintings are inspired by police reports printed in the weekly Taos News.  The caption has been incorporated into the painting and appears below each image.

"Rah Rah Sis Boom Bah"

9" x 12"       Oil on board

​​​Anonymous male advised there are a couple of teenagers having sex in the dugout at the concert field.  Everyone can see them, they don't even care.  Officer advised no one in the area, they left already.

"Take A Number"

9" x 12"   Oil on board 

MARK  ASMUS    oil  painter


Caller reported a male was sitting out in front of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory harassing mostly women.

Caller reported there were some bulls walking down Solomon Lane. The caller guided the cattle back in the fence and mended it.

Caller reported that he was "going to use his cannon" since it was a holiday.

Taos, New Mexico


Caller reported people in the Lotaburger parking lot were throwing rocks at crows; they claimed that a crow had attacked them.

Caller reported he was staying the night there, but that there were hookers in there and he couldn't sleep. When the caller went outside, someone had slashed his tires.


9" x 12"   Oil on board  

Caller reported they were "selling stuff" at the flea market and someone stole his Civil War soup ladle.

Caller reported he left the gate open and a couple of llamas were in his pasture with his cows.  They appeared to be "socializing."  Caller wanted advice on what to do.

"Yee Haw!"

9" x 12"   Oil on board 

"Splendor In The Grass"

9" x 12"   Oil on board    

"Naughty Boy"

9" X 12"   Oil on board