Police ‘close’ to arrest on counterfeit money incidents

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Police are investigating three reports of counterfeit money being passed at local retailers. “We are very close to making an arrest,” said Deputy Chief Peter Rivera. Rivera said detectives are close to obtaining a warrant for one suspect believed to be responsible for two of the reports. “We feel the third incident […]

Press Release: On Line Predator Unit Makes Another Arrest

Tucumcari – Stephen Hensley, 41 of Tucumcari was arrested after agents linked Hensley to an on line profile of trading child pornography.

Arrest warrants — Aug. 26

QCS staff The following are outstanding bench warrants for failure to pay fines issued by the Quay County Magistrate Court: • James Apodaca, 31, driving under influence of liquor or drugs (first offense). Amount due: $515. • Gregory Dull, 49, driver must be licensed, failure to use safety belt. Amount due: $230. • Richard Gutierrez, […]

Hearing to be set for Nikko Nathan

At the arraignment of Nikko Nathan on Tuesday on two separate cases, no plea was made and a preliminary hearing is expected to be scheduled in two weeks. Nathan was captured on Friday, without incident, at a Clovis hospital while visiting his girlfriend who had given birth to his child, according to a report from […]

Arrest made in connection with slaying in Portales

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES – A 46-year-old Portales man has been arrested in connection with the Monday stabbing death of a 69-year-old man.Police are citing robbery as a motive for the slaying of Don Chapman. A warrant for an open count of murder and robbery was signed by a Roosevelt County judge […]

Thomas pleads guilty to open container

By Freedom Newspapers Clovis’ City Manager Joe Thomas has pleaded guilty to an open container violation and prosecutors have dropped a more serious charge of driving under the influence, court records show. District Attorney Ronald Reeves was not available Thursday to comment on why the state dropped the DUI allegation, a staff member from Reeves’ […]

April 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 10:29 a.m., an officer executed a search warrant on Fourth Street. The warrant resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old man on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of […]

Police Blotter, June 15

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday • About 7:30 a.m., a computer was reported taken from Versatile Construction. • About 4 a.m., an employee of Hampton Inn called in reference to a suspicious subject. The subject was later issued a […]