04-02-2008: 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:

Saturday
l At 1:55 a.m., female reported a prowler in her backyard on South Eighth Street. The officer advised that the female subject had heard someone in her back yard and the subject had lit a trash barrel on fire. The fire was out when the officer arrived. After a check of the area, no one was found.
l At 8:19 a.m., a male called to report that he had hit a deer traveling westbound on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari. The caller said his car would not start. New Mexico State Police were called to the scene.
l At 1:40