01-24-2009: 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.

Tuesday
l At 7:48 a.m., a female on south Adams Street reported that she had received an obscene phone call.
l At 10:36 a.m., a caller on south Fifth Street reported a dead dog in a dumpster between south Fourth and south Fifth streets. The caller requested that the Animal Control officer remove the dog.
l At 11:09 a.m., a caller reported a grass fire on the edge of a field on north Rock Island Street. Rural Fire Department 1 advised the fire had been put out at 1:15 p.m.
l At 3:42 p.m., a caller reported that a man was lying behind a business on east Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that the male subject was taking a nap.
l At 3:53 p.m., several callers reported a woman wearing a green shirt and brown pants trying to stop traffic on east Tucumcari Boulevard and possibly flashing people. An officer made contact and advised her to stay off the street.
l At 4:00 p.m., a male reported that he had been assaulted by a truck driver on south Mountain Road. An officer spoke with the subject and advised him to stay away from the business.

Wednesday
l At 10:50 a.m., a female reported damage to her fence on south Jackson Street. An officer advised that the fence was damaged when a car hit the gas meter.
l At 5:21 p.m., a female reported domestic violence at a residence on east Center Street. The caller said a female subject had been beaten up by a male subject and the male subject had forced the female subject into a gray vehicle. The caller’s daughter reported that the two subjects were at a residence on south Rock Island Street. A male called at 5:26 p.m., to report the female subject and the male subject were at his house on east Rankin Avenue, and the male subject was probably beating the female subject up right then. Officers on scene advised that two State Police Officers were assisting. Statements against the male subject for battery were filed.
l At 11:40 p.m., a male reported hearing a loud bump at a residence on south Fourth Street. The caller said he saw two juveniles running away when he went outside to check and the windows were open to the basement. An officer advised that the garage door had been opened and some things had been moved around, and it could not be determined if entry had been made into the house. The officer advised there would be a watch for two male subjects dressed in black.

Thursday
l At 9:14 a.m., a female reported that her vehicle had been hit by another vehicle while it was parked at a business on west Tucumcari Boulevard. The caller said she did not notice the damage until she returned to her residence on south Adams Street.
l At 10:18 a.m., a male reported a suspicious male subject and female subject were walking down south Fourth Street going door to door trying to sell I-phones.
l At 1:22 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report forged documents. She said a male victim was expected to come to the Police Department to file a report, and that the victim claimed a male subject had forged the victim’s name on a warranty deed and had sold the property the victim had bought from the male subject.
l At 1:35 p.m., an anonymous caller reported suspicious subjects going door-to-door on south Fifth Street trying to sell heaters and taking surveys. The caller thought this was strange. An officer checked for a permit and was advised that one of the subjects was licensed and had about five people working for him.
l At 5:38 p.m., a female reported that she had hit a pole at a fast food restaurant on south First Street.
l At 5:42 p.m., an anonymous caller reported that a dog had its head stuck in a fence in an alley on east Center Street.
l At 9:00 p.m., an anonymous caller reported multiple gun shots had been fired on east Aber Avenue. Officers searched the area and found nothing to indicate shots had been fired.
l At 10:07 p.m., a male reported that two male subjects were harassing him via cell phone.