09-02-2006: 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:


  • At 1:22 p.m., a female reported a runaway juvenile from the high school. Officers advised they were told that the juvenile was possiblely at a residence on East Dawson. Officers visited the residence and said the juvenile was not there.
  • At 4:24 p.m., a female reported someone had stolen her purse from her car at a business on South First Street. Officers advised that a report was filed.
  • Wednesday

  • At 11:42 a.m., state police issued a BOLO (be on the look out) for a maroon vehicle coming from the Melrose area. Officers advised they were told there were five male subjects in the vehicle that possibly stole copper wiring from Melrose.
  • At 11:59 a.m., a female reported that her wallet had been stolen from her vehicle at a business on First Street. Officers advised they took a report and that this was the second incident at the same location.
  • At 12:28 p.m., a routine traffic stop lead to the arrest of one male subject on the charge of driving with a revoked or suspended license.
  • At 8:27 p.m., an alarm was reported at a business on South Second Street. Officers checked the building and advised that all was secure. And the owner was contacted to reset the alarm.
  • At 10:46 p.m., a female reported a house fire on South Rock Island. Fire Department and police were dispatched to the fire. The power company was called out to turn off the power to the residence. The report stated that the home was completely burnt. No injuries were reported.
  • Thursday

  • At 6:37 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on West Center Street. Officers advised there was a open door and that the building was checked. All was clear and the door was secured.
  • At 6:52 a.m., a female reported someone had stolen a four-wheeler from in front of her house on East Barnes. Deputies advised that a report was filed and an investigation is underway.
  • At 2:42 p.m., a female reported a suspicious female subject sitting on the curb at the corner of First and Rankin streets. Officers made contact with the female subject and were told she was out of gas. The female subject was helped and was on her way
  • At 10:15 a.m., a female reported a young girl walking down the street and that there was a gold van driving around the area stopping and talking to the girl on South Adams Street. Officers arrived and patrolled the area and the van and girl were no longer in the area.
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