05-23-09: 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.

Saturday, May 16
l At 10:10 a.m., a female on west Sunset Avenue reported that someone was taking pictures of her boyfriend’s vehicle, and requested to speak to an officer.
l At 11:01 a.m., a female reported hearing screaming and a possible fight at an apartment on east Sunset Avenue. An officer advised it was kids playing around and that a non-traffic citation was issued.
l At 5:26 p.m., a male called the Ute Lake State Park Office requesting that park rangers look for one adult and two children in a small cream/white fishing boat. The subjects were to return at 4:30 p.m., and had not yet returned. At 5:56 p.m., a Ute Lake State Park Ranger advised that everyone had been located and all was OK.
l At 5:40 p.m., a female reported a fox running around in the area of East Walnut Avenue and Rock Island Street.
l At 6:23 p.m., an anonymous caller reported an alleged control burn on east Turner Avenue. An officer advised no report of any control burns in the city and that the burn was extinguished.
l At 6:26 p.m., a male reported that his vehicle on south Tenth Street had been broken into within the last two days and a stereo, speakers, and tools were stolen.
l At 7:07 p.m., a male reported a possible female drunk driver on north Third Street. The caller said the female subject was driving a small red vehicle with tinted windows, and that the vehicle had hit the curb so hard it knocked off one of the hubcaps, and then had headed south.
l At 9:39 p.m., a male on south Sixth Street reported the power line was sparking in his backyard. An officer advised that Xcel Energy was sending someone to check it out.
l At 10:24 p.m., an anonymous person came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report two juveniles with baseball bats were knocking over mailboxes on south Eighth Street. An officer advised that a subject was identified and an officer had spoken with one of the parents.

Sunday, May 17
l At 7:20 a.m., several callers reported to the Logan Police Department that two suspicious male juvenile subjects were trying to break into vehicles around the Rodger’s Boat Ramp area. An officer advised the report was turned over to the Ute Lake State Parks Officials.
l At 10:01 a.m., a female reported that the owner of the house across the street from her residence on east Center Street was out of town, but the door was open. She said her husband had gone inside the house to make sure everything was OK, and he said that the house was a mess and looked like it had been broken into.
l At 2:47 p.m., a female requested that officers come to a residence on south Third Street in reference to her husband not letting her retrieve her belongings and leave the house. An officer advised that a standby had been conducted and the female and son left the residence.
l At 7:50 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a fight in front of the office of an apartment building on west Sunset Avenue. The caller said there were several female subjects involved. An officer advised that one female subject was arrested for public affray and battery, and another female subject was arrested for public affray.

l At 6:12 a.m., a 911 call came in from a cell phone. The caller was a very small child approximately two years old. Upon trying to call the cell phone number, the operator confirmed that the number was not an active number. When the child was asked to wake a parent, the child would only whisper that they were sleeping.
l At 1:00 p.m., a Quay County Sheriff’s Deputy reported some farm equipment had fallen off a truck on Quay Road AL and was embedded in the road. The owner of the equipment was located; he