02-17-2007: Police Blotter

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

Tuesday
• At 6:29 p.m., a female reported a stolen check at a retail store on West Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer was told that a male subject was trying to pass a stolen check. The officer checked the vehicle the subject was in and found it had been reported as a stolen. The driver and the passenger were arrested for forgery, receiving a stolen vehicle and tampering with evidence.

Wednesday
• At 6:15 a.m., a fire alarm was reported at the elementary school. A fire official advised that it was a false alarm.
• At 8:07 p.m., a male reported vandalism on South First Street. An officer advised that the back window of a vehicle had been broken out.
• At 8:39 p.m., a female subject reported harassment at her residence on South Monroe Street. An officer was told that a juvenile male was causing problems but had left prior to the officers arrival.

Thursday
• At 11:14 a.m., a male subject reported a domestic dispute on South Lake Street. An officer advised that it was a verbal argument only.
• At 11:55 a.m., a male subject reported a theft at a restaurant on South First Street. An officer was told that a purse had been stolen and found and $700 dollars was missing from it. An investigation is under way.
• At 12:41 a male subject reported vandalism at a motel on West Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised a door and several windows on the south side of the building had been shot out.
• At 6:16 p.m., a female reported vandalism at her residence on South First Street. An officer advised a rear window and windshield had been shot out.

Friday
• At 1:23 a.m., a male reported vandalism at his residence on South Fourth Street. An officer advised that a window on a vehicle had been shot out.
• At 2:46 a.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at her residence on South Seventh Street. One female subject was arrested on the order from a probation officer.
• At 8:15 a.m., a male subject reported a stolen vehicle from his residence on East McGee. An officer was told that the car was started and left running to warm up and when the owner came out to leave the vehicle was gone. An investigation is under way.