10/12 Police blotter

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


At 11:12 a.m., a male called to report a problem with his neighbor on Robinson. The male reported the neighbor walked around his yard practically exposing himself and he was concerned about his neighbor’s mental state and children in the area.

At 5:17 p.m., a car stopped on Second Street led to the arrest of a female for stoplight violation and having no insurance.

At 8:22 p.m., disorderly conduct reported at the high school led to the arrest of one male.

At 8:39 p.m., a female reported unwanted subjects on South 10th. Police on the scene found a verbal dispute between mother and son; the parties were separated.

At 9:15 p.m., a search warrant on South Seventh led to two arrests. One male was apprehended for four counts of contraband substances and possession for drug paraphernalia, the other for possession of drug

At 9:29 p.m., a female reported a runaway at the stadium following the football game. Police on the scene found the subject and brought her home.


At 2:02 a.m., an unknown female reported a possible fight in a local bar’s parking lot. Police arrived to find the subjects had left prior to their arrival.

At 2:21 a.m., an unknown person reported a possible prowler in the Highlands area. Police on the scene found no such thing.

At 2:46 a.m., an unknown female reported missing juveniles on South First. Police arrived and located the subjects, who were returned to their homes.

At 4:59 p.m., a female called to report an irate customer at a local supermarket. Police on the scene found a male had been enraged because they refused to take his out of state check. The man had left before police arrived.

At 5:33 p.m., a female called to report unattended children on South Eighth. Police on the scene found the dad had taken a nap and the three kids had gone outside without his permission.

At 6:16 p.m., a report of a reckless 4-wheeler was made at a school. Police arrived to find two subjects in a 4-wheeler driving recklessly; told subjects to put vehicle away.

At 6:50 p.m., a female reported a runaway juvenile on East Main. Police ran a check to find the subject was not a juvenile and was actually 18 years old. They said they would speak with this juvenile parole officer the following morning.

At 8:23 p.m., a breaking and entering was reported on East Hines. Police on the scene found a subject had broken in through an east window but nothing was taken.

At 10:19 p.m., a car stopped by police on 11th Street led to the arrest of two males. One was charged with DWI and driving on a suspended license while the other was arrested for resisting, evading and obstructing an
officer as well as for an open container.

At 11:57 p.m., a disturbing subject was reported on South Fifth. Police arrived and were told a male subject had taken his dog to bother the other dog at said location. Man had left prior to police arrival.


At 1 a.m., a female reported a suspicious subject on East McGee. Police arrived to find none.

At 10:26 a.m., an unknown female reported vandalism at a motel. Police arrived to find an out of town subject was suspected of smearing feces on doors and vehicles. Officers intended to contact Mental Health Resources.

At 1 p.m., a female came to the police station to report vandalism to a vehicle. A report was filed.

At 5:43 p.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at a neighborhood convenience store. Police on the scene told the subject to leave and never return.

At 6 p.m., a female called to request a welfare check on East Turner. She said she had been speaking with a relative who got bad news and the phone was cut off. Police arrived to find the relative’s phone had gone out of service and she would call back as soon as she could.

At 11:03 p.m., a pursuit ensued on High Street when a man in a long black coat began running from police. Police arrested the subject on a municipal and a magistrate warrant, evading police and possession of methamphetamine.

-Compiled by QCS Managing Editor Ryn Gargulinski