March 15, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports:


• At 3:17 a.m., a female reported dogs barking at a business. The owners said they would keep the dogs quiet.

• At 11:50 a.m., a female requested a welfare check at a hotel. A man was outside looking for a ride to Arizona. Officers spoke with him and determined that he was fine.

• At 12:20 p.m., a female requested an officer on Fifth Street. She said somebody had driven her car without her knowledge. The officer believed it was a miscalculation of mileage.


• At 12:15 a.m., a female reported an engine running at a restaurant. The driver agreed to move.

• At 1:10 a.m., a male reported a noise at an apartment complex. The noise was coming from an electric shaver in an adjacent apartment.

• At 2:43 a.m., a female reported trespassing at Ninth. Three teenagers were found in a shed and were told to leave.

• At 8:32 a.m., a female reported possible theft at Fourth. The caller reported her mother had kicked her out of the residence and kept her bank card. The card was returned, and the two agreed to stay away from each other for the remainder of the day.

• At 11:43 a.m., a male reported vandalism on Third. The fog lights on his vehicle had been broken.

• At 12:11 p.m., an alarm sounded at a bank. The building was determined to be secure, and an officer advised that wind likely caused the alarm to go off.

• At 3:59 p.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at a hotel. The subject was gone when officers arrived, and the caller did not wish to pursue the matter any further.

• At 4:11 p.m., a female reported an erratic driver on Fourth. The report resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old female for possession of drug paraphernalia.

• At 5:38 p.m. a female reported a disturbance on Fourth Street. The caller said a person in a truck was honking their horn repeatedly and that “a fat cow came out and pushed her down,” according to the incident report. The caller said she was only concerned with the honking. The vehicle was found empty when officers arrived.

• At 9:01 p.m., a female reported a disturbance at Seventh. Somebody was found repairing a fence.

• At 2:06 p.m., an alarm sounded at a business. The building was found to be secure.


• At 11:40 a.m., a female reported harassment at Second. Harassing phone calls were reported. Officers were unable to make contact with the accused person.

• At 3:48 p.m., a female reported harassment at a hotel. A subject was harassing customers and was asked to leave.