10/5 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days.
According to the reports:

Thursday
• At 2:23 p.m., a male called to report shoplifting at a local supermarket. Police arrived to arrest two subjects for stealing laundry soap.
• At 2:41 p.m., a female reported a burglary of a vehicle on South Jackson. Police on the scene found the stereo stolen.
• At 4:15 p.m., a male came to the police department to report forgery. Police determined the female whom the male was accusing was still married to him and turned the matter over to the district attorney.
• At 8:01 p.m., a male came to the police station to report a stop sign stolen at First and Washington. He said only the sign had been taken, not the pole.
• At 10:49 p.m., a convenience store clerk called to report narcotics. Police on the scene were handed a small bag the clerk found that appeared to contain methamphetamine. It was logged into evidence.
• At 11:50 p.m., an unknown female reported a fight at a local bar. Police arrived to find an altercation between two males; medics were summoned for one of them.

Friday
• At 2:16 a.m., a female called to report an unwanted, violent subject on West Campbell. Police on the scene found a verbal dispute over property and deemed it a civil matter.
• At 5:04 a.m., police noticed a broken window at a bank; no entry appeared to have been gained.
• At 12:03 p.m., an unknown male called to report an accident at the city dump. Police arrived to find a trailer hauled by a vehicle had hit the gate.
• At 12:04 p.m., an unknown female reported a domestic violence situation on South Third. Police on the scene found a verbal dispute.
• At 3:16 p.m., a male reported a breaking and entering on South Jackson. Police arrived to find a male who said someone stole his wife’s prescription medication; she confronted a suspect and a confrontation took place. No charges were filed.
• At 4:12 p.m., a male called to report a domestic violence situation on Evans. Police arrived to find a man who told police he was trying to stop the female from hitting herself.
• At 5:34 p.m., a male called for medical assistance on South Seventh. Police on the scene found the subject was intoxicated and taken to a hospital.
• At 6:54 p.m., an unknown male reported a domestic violence situation on West Hancock. Police arrived to arrest a male for two counts of abuse of a child and assault and battery on a household member.
• At 8:43 p.m., a female called to report a man down on East Center. Police on the scene found the subject was passed out and did not want to be transported but they took him home.
• At 9:15 p.m., an unknown female reported a possible fight at the football stadium. Police arrived and contacted the subject reported, removed his knife, told him to move on.

Saturday
• At 9:16 a.m., a female called for a civil standby on South Fifth. The brother of her acquaintance had come to remove belongings.
• At 9:49 a.m., a male came to the station to report a stolen bicycle. The same man called several hours later to say the bicycle was returned.
• At 10:57 a.m., a female reported a theft at a local retailer. Police arrived to arrest a male for shoplifting.
• At 3:08 p.m., a drunk was reported at the bus depot. Police on the scene found a subject who was so intoxicated he was kicked off the bus and took him to a local motel to sleep it off.
• At 3:14 p.m., a female called to report a theft on South Adams; a report was filed.
• At 4:55 p.m., harassment was reported on East Smith. Police contacted the subject; all was OK.
• At 5:26 p.m., a male reported suspicious subjects on South Monroe. Police on the scene were advised neighborhood kids had been throwing bottles. The offenders could not be located.
• At 6:03 p.m., a female reported unattended juveniles on Choctaw. Police arrived and returned the youths to their mother.
• At 10:18 p.m., an unknown female reported loud kids on South Jackson. Police arrived to find several kids working on a tree house and told them to stop for the night.
• At 11:08 p.m., a female reported harassing phone calls on East Rankin. Police on the scene were informed the phone calls came from two subjects and told the subjects to stop it.
• At 11:22 p.m., a male came to the police department to report a missing child. He said a relative had taken the child with the promise to return before dark. It was now dark. They had not returned.

Sunday
• At 4:02 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Adams that resulted in the driver’s arrest for his fourth DWI.
• At 6:33 p.m., a male reported a problem with a juvenile. Police referred the juvenile to a counselor.
• At 7:31 p.m., a fight was reported on East McGee. Police arrived to find an argument between two males with no sign of physical altercation.
• At 8:40 p.m., an unknown male called to report a domestic violence situation between a male and female at a neighborhood bar. Police arrived and were unable to locate the male while the female refused to cooperate.
• At 10:14 p.m., a female reported damage to a vehicle on Date Street. Police arrived to find a rear window was busted.
• At 11:24 p.m., police noticed a door was open at an old motel. No one was found inside the open room; the door was secured.

Monday
• At 1:51 a.m., police found an open door at a school. A search of the location came up empty, the door was shut, all was reported OK.
• At 1:57 a.m., an unwanted subject was reported on South Fifth. Police arrived; the man was removed.
• At 4:32 a.m., an officer noted an open window at an old restaurant. The building’s owner was contacted and the premises better secured.
• At 4:49 a.m., a male called to report a possible prowler on North First. Police were unable to locate a suspect.
• At 8:02 a.m., a male reported a breaking and entering and larceny at a repair shop. Police arrived to find someone had stolen a stereo out of an automobile.
• At 8:07 a.m., an unknown male called to report a breaking and entering at the city dump. Police on the scene were told someone broke into an office and stole a tape out of a VCR.

— Compiled by QCS Managing Editor Ryn Garguilnski