Police blotter — Feb. 29

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 1:42 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious man at a fuel station on the 2300 block of S. First Street. • At 2:01 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute […]

Police blotter – Feb. 29

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 1:42 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious man at a fuel station on the 2300 block of S. First Street. At 2:01 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a […]

Off-Duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering

Pete Vargas has worked for the department for 3 1/2 years. An off-duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering and criminal damage to property surrendered Monday to New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, said State Police Lt. Lance Bateman. Bateman said Pete Vargas, 32, was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. at the […]

Off-Duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering

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QCS Staff An off-duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering and criminal damage to property surrendered Monday to New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, said State Police Lt. Lance Bateman. Bateman said Pete Vargas, 32, was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. at the Quay County Magistrate Court. Bateman said Vargas was processed […]

Two arrested on I-40 near Tucumcari for possession of 24 pounds of Marijuana

QCS Staff Two Michigan residents were arrested Friday after New Mexico State Police seized 24 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on I-40 outside of Tucumcari, said Lt. Lance Bateman. According to Bateman: • At approximately 2:09 p.m. a state police officer, conducted the traffic stop one mile east of Tucumcari. During interaction with […]

Two arrested on I-40 near Tucumcari for possession of 24 pounds of Marijuana

Two Michigan residents were arrested Friday after New Mexico State Police seized 24 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on I-40 outside of Tucumcari, said Lt. Lance Bateman. According to Bateman: At approximately 2:09 p.m. a state police officer, conducted the traffic stop one mile east of Tucumcari. During interaction with the driver, the […]

Postal revisions will eliminate two positions and delay delivery

Thomas Garcia Two full-time positions will be lost in a transfer of U.S. Postal Service mail processing operations from Tucumcari to Albuquerque, according to a USPS spokesman. The Postal Service announced its plan Thursday to move the processing center. Dates for the transition have not been set, according to Peter Haas of the USPS. The […]

Postal revisions will eliminate two positions and delay delivery

Two full-time positions will be lost in a transfer of U.S. Postal Service mail processing operations from Tucumcari to Albuquerque, according to a USPS spokesman. The Postal Service announced its plan Thursday to move the processing center. Dates for the transition have not been set, according to Peter Haas of the USPS. The standard delivery […]

Longhorns advance to District 3 1A title game

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Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns capitalize on free throw opportunities to beat the Melrose Buffaloes 54-40 Wednesday night at Logan. The Longhorns made 17-of-21 free throws in the final period to advance to the boys District 3-1A tournament championship game. “We are going to get back in the gym and get ready for Fort Sumner […]

Longhorns advance to District 3 1A title game

Longhorns' Levi Molesworth fights for the rebound against Buffaloes' Dylan Pareo and Daniel Lyons during Wednesday's District 3 1A match-up in Logan. The Logan Longhorns capitalize on free throw opportunities to beat the Melrose Buffaloes 54-40 Wednesday night at Logan. The Longhorns made 17-of-21 free throws in the final period to advance to the boys […]