02-04-09: 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:

Thursday
l At 3:45 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a U-haul with no tail lights that was west bound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 335 and that it had almost been hit by other motorists. The caller requested the Tucumcari Police Department officer try to intercept the U-haul.
l At 4:21 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a tractor trailer had broken down and was blocking an intersection on Highway 54.
l At 11:48 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a motorist with a blowout on east Route 66 Boulevard. The vehicle was partially in the roadway, and the vehicle’s owner requested a tow.
l At 2:30 p.m., a male reported to Rural Fire Station I that a fire from last night at mile maker 99 on State Highway 104 had started up again.
l At 4:23 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department to speak to an officer about a stolen wallet.
l At 5:53 p.m., a female reported domestic violence in progress at a residence on south First Street.
l At 6:30 p.m., a male reported that an anonymous subject in a white van was driving behind him on Highway 54 between Nara Visa and Tucumcari and was making threats to him over the radio.
l At 10:37 p.m., a male reported to Rural Fire Station 2 that a grass fire could be seen from Norton Road about 4 miles south of Route 66.

Friday
l At 7:59 a.m., a female reported that her vehicle had been vandalized on south Second Street.
l At 3:25 p.m., a female requested an officer in reference to a shoplifter in the parking lot of a business on west Route 66 Boulevard.
l At 6:39 p.m., a female requested an officer to east Hancock Avenue because her husband was breaking out the window in her vehicle with a baseball bat.
l At 9:59 p.m., a female requested assistance because her car had broken down at the intersection of west Tucumcari Boulevard and south Fifth Street.

Saturday
l At 1:18 a.m., a male came into the Tucumcari Police Department and requested to speak to an officer in reference to items stolen from his residence. An officer advised that since the residence where the theft occurred was out of the city limits, he would have to make a report to the Quay County Sherriff’s Office.
l At 1:25 a.m., a male reported some suspicious juvenile subjects at Dunn Park on south Fifth Street. One of the subjects appeared to be hiding behind a trash can. An officer advised that the two juveniles were told that the park closed at dark and they were to go home.
l At 8:01 a.m., a male reported a structure fire on west High Street.
l At 8:16 a.m., a male reported that his vehicle had been broken into on west Miel de Luna Avenue.
l At 3:46 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a suspicious subject wearing a gorilla suit walking in the area of west Tucumcari Boulevard and south Ninth Street.
l At 3:54 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a hit and run in the parking lot of a business on west Tucumcari Boulevard.
l At 4:41 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a shoplifter at a business on west Tucumcari Boulevard.
l At 11:46 p.m., a female reported that a man was lying in the street at the intersection of Adams Street and McGee Avenue. An officer advised it was a man and woman.

Sunday
l At 10:48 a.m., a female reported that her car had been vandalized on south Third Street.
l At 4:59 p.m., a male called the Quay County Sheriff’s Office and requested a deputy to his house on Quay Road 64 because his neighbor’s dig had killed his goats.
l At 9:55 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a big party with a bonfire and loud music on south Jackson Street. An officer advised that it was an after Super Bowl party. Everyone at the party was checked and all were legal age to drink. They were asked to lower the music. At 10:30 p.m. they were asked to lower the music even more and they complied.

Monday
l At 8:27 a.m., a male reported that a window had been broken out on one of the vehicles parked across the street from him on south First Street. An officer advised that the back glass had been shot out with what looked like a ball bearing.
l At 11:12 a.m., a male employee at a motel on east Tucumcari Boulevard requested an officer in reference to a guest who did not have money to pay for his room.
l At 4:22 p.m., a female reported a hit and run that had happened at a restaurant on south First Street. She said that she noticed that someone had hit her car when she got home from the restaurant. The female called back and reported that her daughter had backed into a pole and had not told her.