06-02-2007: 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 the reports:

l At 6:30 p.m., a female reported there was a skunk behind the ice machine in front of a grocery store on Route 66. The officer advised the dispatcher to call Animal Control.
l At 8:21 p.m., a female reported that there was snake on the stairs of an apartment on West Sunset Avenue and she wanted it removed. An officer advised that the snake had gone down the stairs prior to arrival.

l At 5:27 p.m., a male reported that three juveniles would not do what they were told at the recreational center and asked that they be removed. Officers advised the three juvenile subjects had been told that they could not go to the recreational center without their parents.

l At 12:18 a.m, a male reported a possible squatter at a residence on South Second Street. Officers learned that there was a possible transient staying at the house and that the caller had not lived in the house for four years. Officers advised that it was a civil matter; the caller’s ex-wife was staying at the house and they have joint ownership.

l At 8:04 a.m., a female came to the police station to report that someone had followed her from the municipal track to her home. The officer advised that she wanted the incident documented.

l At 8:18 a.m., a female reported a gas skip. Officers advised that the amount not paid for was $50.61 and they were looking for a maroon PT Cruiser going down Washington Street.

l At 9:15 a.m., a female reported an accident at the Little League park. The officer advised that a one of the kids had been hit in the head with a baseball and had been taken to the hospital.

l At 4:12 p.m., a female reported that someone was sleeping in a black vehicle in the parking lot of a motel on First Street. The officer advised the subject was contacted and requested the subject to leave the parking lot.

l At 4:15 p.m., a female requested an officer to the emergency room regarding a dog bite. The officer advised that the subject’s left leg had grazed skin. The subject, who was five-feet, one inches and weighed 120 pounds, was bitten by a brown and white Chihuahua, the report stated.

l At 6:54 p.m., a female reported that there was an open door at residence on Seventh and Gamble. She said the owners were out of town and she was afraid to close the door. Officers advised that the door was closed.

l At 10:43 p.m., a female reported that there was a prowler at her residence on East Turner. The caller said someone was looking into her window and was trying to open the front door. The officers advised that they made contact with the responsible party and would have a special watch for the night.

l At 11:16 p.m, a female reported that a truck-full of juveniles were trying to get people to buy alcohol at a convenience store in Logan. The Logan Police advised that would keep an eye on the area and eye out for a gold extended cab truck.

l At 11:25 p.m., a female reported that juveniles were engaged in unsafe practices at the high school. An unknown subject was riding a mini-scooter around the area with no lights. Police advised that they checked the area, made no contact and will stay in the area.