08-30-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports:

l At 10 a.m., a female called to report that a bull was out on the highway on Old Lake Road. A Logan police officer advised that the bull had jumped back over the fence and was off the highway.
l At 5 p.m., a male came into the police department to report that he had found a 10-speed bike dumped onto a yard where he did lawn maintenance. The officer advised that the bike appeared to have been out in the elements for a while. The officer said the seat was destroyed and there were no identifiable markers on it. The officer kept the bike.
l At 10:30 p.m., a male working at a restaurant on Tucumcari Boulevard reported that there were trucks behind the restaurant running their engines. Officers advised that they contacted the drivers of the semis and advised them to turn off their engines.

l At 10:46 a.m., a male called to report a burglary on Rock Island. The officer advised that the man’s black Dodge had been broken into and that a satellite radio was taken.
l At 12:05 p.m., a female visited the police department to report lost or stolen property. The officer advised that the woman said she had lost several rings at a hotel room on Tucumcari Boulevard. She said she called the motel to locate the rings but was unable to do so.
l At 3:18 p.m., a male reported vandalism at a city park. The officers advised that they found a street sign was loose in the ground but had not been removed. The police said they told juveniles at the scene to leave things alone in the park.

l At 8:54 a.m., a female called to report a subject who would not leave a school parking lot. The police advised that the subject had a warrant out for arrest and that the subject was arrested for failure to appear in Magistrate Court two times, failure to pay fines and for contempt of court.
l At 1:53 p.m., a fire alarm alerted fire units to check on a retail store on Tucumcari Boulevard. There was no fire and units returned to the fire station.
l At 4:29 p.m., a female reported a vehicle fire at Highway 54 and Highway 39. The Logan fire department and police responded to the scene, where police said the fire was out.
l At 7:26 p.m., a man reported threats. Police advised that a man had been threatening his son. Officers advised that the parties agreed to come down the next day for a meeting.

l At 12:20 a.m., a male reported a suspicious vehicle on Rankin Road. Officers advised that the male was looking for his dog.
l At 4:28 a.m., a female reported that there was livestock on Rankin Road. Officers advised that it was a horse and the horse was back where it belonged.