05-02-09: 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.
Tuesday
l At 2:25 a.m., a female reported a TV in front of the office at a motel on east Tucumcari Boulevard and she doesn’t know what happened.
l At 1:25 p.m., a female requested an animal control officer to the emergency room in reference to a woman who was attacked by a large dog at Dunn Park.
l At 4:19 p.m., an anonymous caller on east Hancock Avenue reported that several juveniles had just gotten off of the bus, gathered in the park, and two of the juveniles were fighting.
l At 10:39 p.m., a male at a truck stop on Mountain Road reported that his pocket had been picked.
l At 12:50 p.m., a female reported that someone was burning a pile of lumber at Charles and Rock Island streets and the flames were getting bigger. An officer advised that the subjects were told to put out the fire.

Wednesday
l At 1:25 a.m., an anonymous caller reported someone was trying to break into his room at a motel on east Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that the subject did not gain entry and was unable to be located in the area.
l At 2:59 a.m., several callers reported heavy smoke at an apartment on Sunset Avenue. An officer advised that the resident had fallen asleep while cooking. The fire unit reported there was no fire, only heavy smoke.
l At 10:33 a.m., a male reported someone had stolen the steering column out of one of the city vehicles parked at the softball fields on south Thirteenth Street.
l At 12:55 p.m., a male reported someone had tried to break into a gas station on east Tucumcari Boulevard during the night. The caller said they attempted to pop off the lock but did not succeed.
l At 2:20 p.m., a male on south Seventh Street reported that there were two broken windows on a car parked on the street.
l At 6:46 p.m., a male on south First Street reported that a black Dodge pickup had hit his vehicle from behind, pushed his car and driven off. An officer advised the truck was located and a citation was issued.
l At 8:25 p.m., a male on south College Street reported that he had been attacked by a male subject and he had defended himself from the subject. The caller said the subject had already left after vandalizing his house.
l At 8:52 p.m., a male had another person call to request police to a residence on east Main Street because his parents were fighting. An officer advised that a female was transported to the emergency room for evaluation.

Thursday
l At 12:56 p.m., an employee of a business on west Tucumcari Boulevard reported that a customer’s wallet was stolen out of her purse while she was in the photo department.
l At 1:41 p.m., a male came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report a forged check.
l At 5:44 p.m., a male reported a juvenile subject on a blue and white 4-wheeler racing up and down the streets with no helmet on. An officer advised that the 4-wheeler would be towed back to the juvenile’s home along with the juvenile.
l At 7:31 p.m., an anonymous caller reported that the music coming from a residence on east Rankin Avenue was so loud that it was rattling the windows of his house on east McGee Avenue.
l At 2:22 p.m., an anonymous caller reporter to the Ute Lake State Park Police that a blue and white bass boat was stranded with motor problems north of Watson Island. At 3:03 p.m., a park officer advised that the boat was in tow.