01-31-09: 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.


At 11:05 a.m., an anonymous caller reported an accident at the intersection of First Street and Route 66 Boulevard. The caller said the cars were blocking one lane of traffic only and no one was injured.

At 2:40 p.m., a male came to the Tucumcari Police Department and requested to speak to an officer because he wanted to file charges against a female subject for hitting him with a tire iron.


At 11:45 a.m., a female called the Tucumcari Fire Department in reference to a very large diesel spill by the RV pumps at a business on Mountain Road. Fire units responded and the New Mexico State Police were notified.

At 3:15 p.m., an anonymous caller on east Hines Avenue said someone reported to him that there was an electrical line down behind a business on east Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that the phone company or cable company be contacted.

At 9:26 p.m., an anonymous caller reported that a tenant from a Motel on west Route 66 Boulevard had thrown rocks at a truck.

At 5:12 p.m., the Conchas Fire Chief reported two grass fires on State Highway 104, one at mile marker 86 and one at mile marker 82-83. A male reported a juvenile bragging about starting the fires. The New Mexico State Police were contacted.

At 5:26 p.m., the Rural Fire Department received several calls reporting a grass fire between mile markers 99 and 100 on State Highway 104.