10/19 Police blotter

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

Friday

At 2:28 p.m., a weapon was reported found at a local motel. Police on the scene logged the handgun into evidence.

At 2:35 p.m. a female called to report a male lying on the ground in an alley near South Adams. Police arrested the subject for detox.

At 3:26 p.m., a female called to report assault by a male subject; police arrested the subject for three district warrants.

At 6:39 p.m., a car stopped on East Whitmore led to one arrest for suspended license, open container and traffic and parking violations.

At 8:42 p.m., a car stopped on Center Street led to one arrest for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

At 10:05 p.m., a female reported battery at an apartment complex. Although the subject was taken to the emergency room, the woman called police to the scene to point out where it happened.

Saturday

At 12:12 a.m., a call came in reporting suspicious juveniles in cars at a local park. Police on the scene found they were not in cars at all, but sitting around the tables.

At 1:21 a.m., a female reported a suspicious vehicle on East Turner. Police arrived to find two females in a car trying to locate someone who lived in the area.

At 3:48 a.m., a car stopped on Interstate 40 led to the arrest of a male for receiving a stolen vehicle.

At 11:12 a.m., a security company alerted police of an alarm sounding at a city warehouse. Police on the scene found a door ajar; it was secured with a padlock and the alarm was reset. Police also noted a broken rear window on a vehicle parked in the area. The vehicle’s owner said he was aware of the damage and should really cover the window.

At 3:06 p.m., police on patrol for an outstanding warrant ended up arresting a male for cultivating marijuana.

At 6:33 p.m., a female called to request a walk through at a local movie house. Police on the scene found all was OK.

At 6:48 p.m., a female called to report an unwanted subject at a convenience store. Police on the scene had received several calls of this same male causing trouble and told the man if he didn’t go home and cut it out they would arrest him.

At 10:34 p.m., a semi was reported in the driveway of a gas station. Police were unable to locate the owner and called to have the vehicle towed.

At 11:12 p.m., a female reported suspicious juveniles in an alley behind a city building attempting to break into cars. Police on the scene found no sign of damage or loss to the vehicles and told the juveniles to go on home.

At 11:29 p.m., a female came to the police department with her baby to report her husband was drunk and might cause trouble. Police did a stand by at the South Eighth location.

Sunday

At 12:15 a.m., a possible fight was reported at an apartment complex. Police on the scene found none.

At 12:56 a.m., a car stopped by police on Adams resulted in the arrest of a male for DWI.

At 5:30 a.m., the state police alerted city officers of buses towing each other near a
truck stop. Police on the scene turned the matter over to the transportation unit.

At 12:40 p.m., a male came to the station to report he lost his cell phone at a restaurant.

At 1:51 p.m., a female called to report a breaking and entering in progress on East Turner. Police on the scene arrested a male for burglary and larceny.

At 2:17 p.m., a male reported suspicious juveniles on South Second carrying suspicious blue containers. Police arrived to find the youths were part of a project called “Independent Teens” and a group of them were soliciting in the area.

At 3:31 p.m., a male called to report a breaking and entering that had already occurred at an apartment complex. Police on the scene learned occupants were out of town.

At 3:53 p.m., a female reported a gas skip of $35.81 at a local station. Police were unable to locate the subjects.

At 6:24 p.m., an unknown female called to report an accident on Second Street and Route 66. Police arrived to issue a citation to a male driver for lacking insurance and a valid driver’s license; a report was filed.

At 6:39 p.m., a male reported an unwanted subject on South Eighth. Police on the scene found a domestic dispute that had broken out while the female subject had come to remove her belongings. Police manned the scene and the subject left with her belongings with no further incident.

At 9:53 p.m., the Tempe, Ariz., police department called to seek assistance in locating a juvenile who had supposedly fled on an interstate bus. Police arrived at the station and checked the incoming vehicle with no such luck.

At 10:22 p.m., a female called to report a suspicious subject walking along South First Street. Police questioned the man, who told them he was waiting for a bus.

At 10:32 p.m., a male reported possible shots fired behind a convenience store. Police on the scene found fireworks going off, told the subjects to stop it.

Monday

At 12:41 a.m., a female called to report broken glass on South Saratoga. Police on the scene found someone in a passing vehicle had apparently thrown a bottle out the window and into her driveway.

-Compiled by QCS Managing Editor Ryn Gargulinski