03-26-2008: 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:

Friday
l At 12:23 a.m., a male called to report harassing phone calls to a residence on South Second Street. The officer reported that someone claiming to be from a local bank had been calling his mother and threatening her. The bank called later in the morning to report that someone had been calling customers pretending to be an employee seeking bank information.
l At 9:17 a.m., a female called to report her child was choking at a residence on South Fourth Street. Medical units were called, the child was breathing and has possibly swallowed a Lifesaver candy.
l At 2:22 p.m., a female called to report that two dogs had been bringing chickens into her yard and killing them there. She was concerned because her grand kids were coming over. The female called again and advised that the dog’s owner and the owner had collected the dogs and has cleaned up after animals in the yard.

Saturday
l At 1:50 p.m., an anonymous caller reported someone was siphoning diesel from a vehicle on South First Street near Washington Avenue. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and said he would come to the scene.
l At 2:29 p.m., an unknown caller reported a loud party on South Fifth Street. The officer reported that the subjects will turn down the music and move their vehicle out of the neighbor’s driveway.

Sunday
l At 8:04 p.m., an unknown caller reported that a cow was on Date Street. An officer advised that a male subject was on his way to see if the black steer was his.
l At 8:40 p.m., a female requested an officer because her cat was stuck in a drain. The officer advised that the cat was rescued from the drain.
l At 9 p.m., an unknown caller reported that people were using fireworks at Second and Evans streets. The officer advised that contact was made with individuals and they would stop using fireworks.
l At 11:27 p.m., a male reported a prowler on East Barnes. The officer advised that the male subject was contacted and that he was walking home. Everything was OK in the area.

Monday
l At 11 a.m., a male subject called to report a child had been bitten by a dog on West Nobles. The officer advised that the female child had been riding her bike and that the pit bull ran out of the yard into the street and bit her on the buttocks. The child was treated at a doctor’s office. The officer issued citations to the dog’s owner for animal at large and no rabies and city tags.
l At 12:40 p.m., a female called to report dumping on the canal west of Quay Road AK.
l At 2:20 p.m., a female reported skateboarding at a business on South First Street. The officer reported that the skateboarders were contacted and they told the officer they would stay away from the area.