11-26-2008: 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.

Friday
l At 1:01 p.m., a male reported damage to property on south Fourth Street. The officer advised that a single pane of a window on the residence and the back window of a car had been broken.
l At 1:09 p.m., a female reported damage to a property on west Maple Street. She reported that someone had kicked in the door to a rental house, and asked that an officer meet her at the residence.
l At 5:05 p.m., a female reported that an RV’s window was broken and its door was open at Eighth and Evans.
l At 6:08 p.m., a male reported that his neighbor on north First Street had asked that he call police because someone was in his home. The officer advised that it was a burglary in progress, the back door had been kicked in and no suspect was found in the home. While investigating the area, a subject who had a warrant for a theft of a vehicle out of North Carolina was found. The vehicle was towed.
l At 9:43 p.m., a female reported that a male subject was harassing her at a business on Mountain Road. The officer advised that the subject was located and told not to return to the business.

Saturday
l At 8:42 a.m., a male reported that a burglary had occurred on east Main Street. An officer advised that entry to the business was made through the roof and the officer requested a ladder from the fire department.
l At 2:41 p.m., a male reported that several drivers have reported to him that someone is on a CB channel and trying to sell drugs to drivers. The call was referred to the Quay County Sheriff’s Office.
l At 8:33 p.m., a female reported that a man came to her home on South Monroe and said he needed to check the heater and water heater for leaks. She said she let him into her basement and he also checked items in the kitchen. She later noticed that she is missing $14 from her purse. Police have been requested to provide a special watch.
l At 12:13 p.m., a vehicle was reported on fire at mile marker 342 on U.S. Highway 54. The New Mexico State Police and the Logan Fire Department responded. The fire was put out.

Sunday
l At 11:27 a.m., a female reported a company vehicle belonging to a business on east Tucumcari Boulevard had a broken window.
l At 11:55 a.m., a female from a business on west Route 66 reported a shoplifting incident. She said a male subject had taken four packages of rib eye steaks and that she had chased down the subject and recovered the steaks. She said the subject was last seen headed north on First Street.
l At 12:40 p.m., a female on south Fourth Street reported that her grandson’s bicycle had been stolen.
l At 3:44 p.m., a male reported that his sister’s house on south Third Street had been broken into.
l At 3:45 p.m., a male reported that a female subject drove into the parking lot of a business on east Tucumcari Boulevard and hit his motorcycle and then left.