05-26-09: 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 7:06 a.m., a female requested an officer to come to her residence on south Adams Street in reference to someone breaking into her vehicle and stealing several items.

At 10:07 a.m., a male reported a brindle pit bull with a red collar was trying to break into his yard on south Fourth Street and attack his dog. The caller said that if the dog got in the yard that he would shoot it.

At 1:18 p.m., a female employee at a service station on east Tucumcari Boulevard reported a $20 gas skip.

At 1:28 p.m., a female reported that her vehicle had been broken into on west Railroad Avenue.

At 1:49 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report the theft of CDs from her car.

At 9:20 p.m., a female requested that her husband be removed from her residence on east Tucumcari Boulevard. The caller said they both had been drinking; however, he did not have the right to hit her in the head. An officer reported transporting one person to the Quay County Detention Center.


At 8:12 a.m., the Animal Control Officer reported that a male subject had brought a dog from the country to the pound. The subject said the dog had killed his chickens.

At 10:42 a.m., a female on south First Street reported a male screaming at either his children or his spouse, and he could be heard from a block away. An officer advised it was a verbal argument.

At 10:59 a.m., a Logan Police Officer reported two subjects driving dune buggies around on the 540 Loop. Contact was made with the subjects and they were advised that dune buggies could not be driven on the roadway. The officer advised the subjects were taking the dune buggies back to a residence.

At 12:56 p.m., a male came to the Tucumcari Police Department to report a suspicious vehicle parked at a parking lot on south First Street for three days. The reporting person said there was someone in the vehicle and he kept moving the vehicle around the parking lot. An officer advised that the subject was waiting on a wire from Western Union.

At 3:10 p.m., a female reported a suspicious subject walking around the parking lot of a business on south First Street. An officer advised that the subject was waiting to get his bus ticket fixed. The subject was told not to return to that business’s parking lot.

At 7:35 p.m., an officer of the Logan Police Department reported a vehicle had run into a ditch and almost turned over at Ute Lake. The officer advised that a wrecker was called.


At 7:33 a.m., a female reported graffiti on a car parked at an office on west Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that the graffiti appeared to be done with a permanent marker. Pictures were taken and contact with officials would be made after the holiday.

At 10:22 a.m., a male reported that someone had stolen the tail lights off of his truck on east High Street during the night.

At 10:36 a.m., an anonymous caller reported an incident of domestic violence at a residence on south First Street. An officer advised that a male subject had been told not to return to the residence that day.

At 2:01p.m., an anonymous caller reported that two juveniles were opening mailboxes and the lids to the water meters on south Rock Island Street. An officer advised that contact was made with the juveniles and their parents were contacted.

At 3:45 p.m., a male on east Route 66 Boulevard reported that three male juveniles and a female juvenile were trying to get by the security gate at a business across the street form his business. The caller said that two of the juveniles approximately 9 to 13 years of age, had attempted to get in the bathroom window from the back of the building. The caller said he had told them to leave. An officer advised making contact with the juveniles and speaking to the parents. The officer advised that the juveniles were being disciplined by the parents.


At 10:15 a.m., A Quay County Sheriff’s Deputy made a traffic stop at eastbound mile marker 340. A male subject was arrested for an active magistrate warrant out of Raton and transported to the Quay County Detention Center.

At 11:51 a.m., a male reported that someone broke into the cab of a semi on west Campbell Avenue, stole some lights, messed with the radios and scattered items on the property. A special watch on the vehicle was requested.

At 8:45 p.m., an anonymous female reported that the door to a church building on south Fourth Street was open. An officer advised that everything appeared OK.

At 3:27 p.m., a female called the Quay County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a problem with a neighbor on east Maple Avenue. A deputy conducted a standby while a survey line was made so there would not be any trouble.