Police blotter —

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:


• At 11:09 a.m. a man came into the police station. He said his wife was damaging property and would be heading west on Center Street in a black truck. He said he didn’t want to press charges, but that he wanted her to stay off his property.

• At 2:52 p.m., a female subject called to tell the police a person who appeared to be intoxicated, wearing a red shirt and black pants, stumbled in front of her car. The caller said she was able to miss the female, who was carrying a beer.

• At 7:27 p.m., a convenience store employee reported that a person paid $3 for fuel, but owed $6.81. the person left a temporary identification as collateral, but had not returned. the officer advised the clerk that it was a civil matter.


• At 2:32 p.m., a restaurant employee called, requesting a gentleman be escorted from the premises. The person had been in the restaurant the entire day.

• At 4:32 p.m., a man reported unauthorized use of his card. He said charges were made in Texas and California. The man was advised to make his bank aware of the situation.

• At 7:41 p.m., a man called to report that he was attacked by a pit bull. He said he was able to fend off the attack without being injured.


• At 11:57 a.m., a convenience store employee requested officers remove a male subject from the premises. The caller reported that the man had been panhandling in front of the store.

• At 6:28 p.m., a caller reported that a man was burning tires. Police contacted a relative, who said the man was only burning insulation off of copper wiring.

• At 9:41 p.m., an agency contacted the sheriff’s department on behalf of a stranded motorist near Conchas Dam. The driver was out of gas.


• At 10:54 a.m., a caller requested to speak with police about items missing from a home she had rented. The officer advised that he would talk to the previous tenants, but noted that the issue would be a civil matter.


• At 5:02 p.m., a 10-year-old girl called and said her parents were arguing in their bedroom. The father got on the phone and advised officers the argument would only be a verbal one.