May 20, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of recent calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department:


• At 3 p.m., a female reported a shoplifter at a grocery store. The call resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old man.

• At 3:02 p.m., a female visited the police department to report damage to a vehicle. The driver’s side mirror was damaged. She wasn’t sure where the damage had taken place.

• At 4:16 p.m., a male reported problems with juveniles at Third Street. Teens were reported to be throwing water balloons and running in and out of traffic. An officer said high school seniors were goofing off and everything was OK.

• At 5:11 p.m., a female reported problems with a juvenile on McGee Street. The caller reported an out-of-control teenage daughter. The reporting officer said the incident was a verbal argument.

• At 5:26 p.m., a female reported a theft at Aber. The caller said she was expecting a package, and the delivery service said it was left on the porch when nobody answered. The company advsied her to file a report.

• At 5:35 p.m., a female reported a restraining order violatoin at Adams. The caller reported a girl had a friend call an acquaintance, then took the phone once he was on the line. The man who was called said the incident would be reported in the county where the order was filed, but he wanted it filed in Quay County as well.

• At 8:11 p.m., a female reported vandalism at Second Street. The back door of a house was open, and a window was broken. The neighbor, who reported the vandalism, said the home’s owner was out of town and she would try to contact him.

• At 9:22 p.m., a female reported an accident at Charles Street. The report resulted in the arrest of a 17-year-old, who was released to her parents.

• At 10:53 p.m., a male reported trucks running at a restaurant. The drivers were told to move their vehicles or turn the engines off.


• At 12:22 a.m., a male reported suspicious activity at a school. Two males in white shirts were reported to be kicking a door. The only person found in the area was the janitor.

• At 2:15 a.m., an alarm sounded at College Road. An officer said everything was OK at the site.

• At 11:11 a.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at Heman. The person lived at the residence, but eviction proceedings were ongoing.

• At 11:48 a.m., a male visited the police station to report a hit and run. There was damage to the right rear bumper of the vehicle. The man didn’t know when and where the damage happened.

• At 7:30 p.m., a male reported breaking and entering on Tiffany Road. No sign of forced entry was found, and it was believed a key was used for entry.

• At 11:11p.m., a female reported a reckless driver at Monroe. The caller advised of a truck with teenagers in the truck bed.