05-23-2007: Police Blotter

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

Saturday
• At 7:05 a.m., a female called in a report that a hardware store on Martinez in Logan had its windows broken. A Logan Police Department officer advised that it was a burglary.
• At 7:59 a.m., a male called to report a possible breaking and entering at his son’s home on East High Street. An officer advised that the window of the front door had been broken out. When the son returns home, he will report if anything is missing, the officer stated.
• At 11:15 a.m., a female called to report that a vehicle had been stolen from Quay Road AJ. The Quay County Sheriff’s office responded.
• At 6:16 p.m., a female called in a report of a male juvenile making threats at South First Street. Police advised that prior to their arrival the juvenile had left. The female came to the police department to file a report and while she was there, a male subject broke a window and door of her residence, the report stated.
• At 10:11 p.m., a male reported possible shots fired on the north side of Del Norte. Officers advised the area was checked and they did not make contact with anyone.
• At 1:48 p.m., a female called to report a burglary on King Street in Nara Visa. A Quay County Sheriff’s officer reported that someone had stolen a cordless phone and a bottle of liquor.

Monday
• At 7:59 a.m., a female reported a stolen dirt bike on South Sixth Street. The officer advised the bike had a missing back fender and the front fender was half gone. The bike was taken sometime during the night.
• At 12:13 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report an accident that occurred the day before on Mountain Road when a Chevy Silverado struck her vehicle. The officer advised that she had waited to report it because there was only slight damage. She had come to make a report for insurance purposes.
• At 1 p.m., several people reported an accident at Highway 54 and Main Street. The officer advised that the driver didn’t realize there as a stop sign. The driver kept going straight and knocked over the 54-East sign. They were stuck in a ditch and there was no damage to the vehicle or the travel trailer, the report stated.
• At 4:02 p.m., a female reported a possible rattlesnake at Tucumcari Boulevard and Third Street. The officer advised it was a dead bull snake.
• At 4:27 p.m., a female called because her three-year-old daughter had locked herself in the bathroom on South Fourth Street. The officers advised that the child was OK and they got her out.
• At 4:30 p.m., a female called to report that that a male subject was standing outside of a retail establishment on Tucumcari Boulevard asking for money. She said the male subject had earlier been refused the sale of alcohol because he was already intoxicated. The officer said the male subject was ordered to leave the premises.
• At 5:32 p.m., male reported there was a smoldering bucket of tar behind a business on Main Street. An officer advised that it was put out.
• At 8:38 p.m., a female reported a possible fight in the parking lot of a business on Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised it was people playing football and all was OK.
• At 8:44 p.m., a female called requesting officers to come to her apartment on Tucumcari Boulevard, where there was a snake laying at her back door. The area was checked and there was no snake, the officer advised..
• At 8:56 p.m., a male reported a possible intoxicated male subject at the First and Adams streets. Police advised they did not find anyone in area and all was OK.
• At 9:24 p.m., a New Mexico State Police officer reported that 10 illegal subjects were found during a routine traffic stop at First Street and I-40. The 10 subjects were taken to the Quay County Detention Center for pick up by the U.S. Border Patrol.
• At 11:12 p.m., a female called about a dispute with her ex-boyfriend at South Second Street. Police advised that a male subject was arrested on charges of breaking and entering, resisting arrest and criminal damage to property. The male subject was taken to the Quay County Detention Center. Police also advised the female had also been arrested for violation of a Magistrate Court warrant