05-02-2007: 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:

Saturday
• At 7:26 p.m., there was a report of a possible drunk driver. Police arrested a female for aggravated DWI, driving with a suspended license and an open container in a vehicle.
• At 9:48 p.m., a female reported a stolen vehicle. In the meantime, police had a report of a vehicle on the side of the road at exit 33 on eastbound, I-40. The auto had some damage.

Sunday
• At 10:22 a.m., a female called to report that a man was down in a room at a motel on Tucumcari Boulevard. Medic-1 was sent to the scene and the man was transported to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
• At 11:24 a.m., a male called to report vandalism of a vehicle at Main and College streets. Police went to the residence and learned that the front and back windshields of the vehicle had been broken out sometime between Friday and Saturday morning.
• At 6:04 p.m., a male reported that kids were playing with skateboards and balls on Tucumcari Boulevard near a bank. Officers reported that the kids had moved down away from the street and were only playing with skateboards.
• At 7:20 p.m. a male reported that three or four men were going up and down an alley on South Fifth Street on motorcycles. Police reported that they went to the scene and were unable to make contact.
• At 10:20 p.m., a male came to the station to report a windshield on South Eighth Street had been broken out with a brick.
• At 10:20 p.m., a male called from a motel on First Street to report stolen gas. Police reported that a driver had parked his truck behind a convenience store and that during his 10-hour break someone had siphoned off 98 gallons of fuel.
• At 10:26 p.m., a male called to report from East McGee that his wife was throwing rocks at him. Police later found his wife in a vehicle on Choctaw Street and arrested her for battery against a household member.

Monday
• At 6:10 a.m., a female reported vandalism at a truck stop in San Jon. San Jon police advised at that the side panels of a diesel pump had been taken off and the mechanism had been tampered with.
• At 2:46 p.m., an alarm was received regarding a front door on South Ninth Street. Police advised that all was OK and the door was secure.
l At 3:04 p.m., a female reported that the someone was possibly smoking marijuana in an apartment on Sunset Avenue. Police advised that a male was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and one ounce or less of marijuana.
• At 3:06 p.m., a female reported that an item was stolen from a property at East High Street before she purchased the property. Police advised the woman that she could not file a report because at the time the item became missing, she did not yet own the property.
• At 3:10 p.m., a female called and asked if it was illegal to park on the sidewalk on South Eighth Street. The female stated that her neighbor had been parked there all day and wasn’t going to move her vehicle until 5 p.m. Officers advised that the neighbor moved her vehicle.
• At 7:05 p.m., a male reported what looked like a burglary on Heman Street. Officers advised that one male subject was arrested on charges of burglary of a dwelling, larceny and receiving stolen property.
• At 7:19 p.m., a female called to report a broken glass in vehicle. Officers advised that a rear window was shattered with a water balloon.
l At 9:55 p.m., a female reported her daughter on South Jackson Street had been receiving text messages from an unknown person and felt threatened. The police advised that the messages were harassing but not threatening. The daughter’s sister then advised police that she knew the party who was text messaging and that it was all in fun. Police said the incident was cleared up.