12-10-2008: 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 5:26 a.m., a female reported an irate customer at a business on east Route 66 Boulevard who had been told he was not allowed in the store but refused to leave. An officer advised that the subject was sent on his way and told not to return to the store.
l At 10:52 a.m., a female reported there had been a break-in at a residence on south Seventh Street.
l At 1:30 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report a stolen license plate.
l At 9:30 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a vehicle fire on the eastbound lane of Interstate-40 west of Tucumcari. A fire unit advised that the fire was contained.

Saturday
l At 3:32 a.m., a female reported a subject with a shotgun was banging on the door of a residence on south Rock Island Street and that she and a male were hiding in the house. An officer advised that the subject was taken to the Quay County Detention Center.
l At 7:19 a.m., a female reported a skunk at Maple Avenue and Monroe Street. The city animal control officer was contacted.
l At 8:05 p.m., a male reported money stolen from his vehicle when he gave a male subject a ride from a convenience store on south First Street. When they arrived at the destination on south Fifth Street, the subject grabbed $30 from the dash and jumped out of the car.
l At 11:08 p.m., a female reported that the motion light outside her house had come on and she could hear someone outside. The caller’s daughter called back and reported that someone had thrown paint and gasoline on the hood of the car.

At 8:44 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a fight in Roy to the Harding County Sheriff’s Office. An HCSO officer advised the parties were broken up and everything was OK.

Sunday

At 8:11 a.m., an anonymous caller reported an accident with no injuries on Mountain Road.

Monday

• At 10:08 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a subject dressed in all black walking north on south Seventh Street and going around looking in houses. An officer advised that the subject could not be located.
• At 10:39 a.m., a female on south Rock Island Street reported that someone had “keyed” her vehicle.