09-08-07: 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:

Tuesday
l At 3:35 p.m., a female requested an officer at the middle school on South Fifth. An officer advised that a male juvenile was in possession of marijuana. The officer made a referral to the juvenile probation office on the incident.
l At 6:30 p.m., an alarm was reported at the high school on South Seventh Street. An officer checked the building and advised that all was OK.

Wednesday
l At 12:33 a.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at the ER on South First Street. An officer was told that male subject who was not being treated refused to leave the lobby when asked. The officer made contact with the male subject and advised him to leave. The male subject refused to leave and was arrested for disorderly conduct.
l At 9:47 a.m., a male reported an open door at a retail store on South Third. The manager was contacted, the officer checked the building and advised all was OK.
l At 11:01 a.m., a male reported a suspicious vehicle at the post office on South First Street. An officer was told that a vehicle had been parked in the parking lot for more than 45 minutes. The officer made contact with the driver and advised that all was OK. The driver was waiting for a friend who was still in the post office.
l At 12:21 p.m., a female reported a rattlesnake at her residence on Quay Road 63.2. An officer was told that a snake, about eight-feet long, was at the side of the residence. The officer advised that it was a bull snake. Thee snake was moved to a nearby field with a rake.
l At 9:28 p.m., a male reported a suspicious subject on West Mesquite Street. An officer was told that a male subject kept trying to open the front door of the caller’s residence. The officer made contact with the subject and was told by the dispatcher that the male subject had an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. The male subject was arrested and taken to the Quay County Detention Center.
l At 11:04 p.m., a male reported an unwanted subject at a lounge on West Route 66. An officer made contact with a male subject and advised him to leave.
l At 11:23 p.m., an alarm was reported at a fuel station on East Route 66. An officer advised that the building was secure and all was OK.

Thursday
l At 4:15 a.m., an alarm was reported at a fuel station on East Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that all was OK the manager had set off the alarm when they came in to do payroll.

l At 4:50 a.m., a male reported a suspicious vehicle on South Rock Island Street. An officer was told that the driver was sitting in a vehicle parked in front of the caller’s residence for more than an hour. The officer made contact with the driver and advised that all was OK. The driver owns the property they were parked in front of and was about to leave.