Police Blotter Jan. 7

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Jan. 6 • About 4 a.m. a 48-year-old male was arrested at the 400 block of East Turner for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing. Jan. 5 • About 8 p.m. a […]

Public Record Dec. 31

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Dec. 29 • About 9 a.m. a male reported a burglary of an automobile and officers advised that a CD player was stolen out a Cadillac Deville at a business on the 1100 block of West Tucumcari […]

Public Record Dec. 24

According to Tucumcari police reports: Dec. 22 • About 9 p.m. a hit and run was reported at a business on West Tucumcari Blvd. The vehicle struck a woman’s car while she as shopping and the driver left the scene. The woman reported damage to the right side of her vehicle. Dec. 21 • About […]

Calif. killer suspect arrested in Tucumcari

By Ryan Lengerich A California man was arrested last month in Tucumcari after police said he shot and killed a man in North Hollywood, Calif., and then disappeared from the scene. New Mexico State Police learned on Nov. 22 that Marchell Wilson, 27, of Lancaster, Calif., was wanted for firearms violations and homicide. Officials in […]

City police make two drug busts

By Ryan Lengerich Tucumcari police served two search warrants last week leading to three arrests and the seizing of drugs worth more than an estimated $8,000, police said Monday. According to police reports, around 3 p.m. Thursday, officers entered the residence of Loretta Muller, 41, at 125 N. 6th in Tucumcari. It was there police […]

Public Record, Oct. 29

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 27 • At 7:20 a.m. an unknown male called from the 600 block of E. Tucumcari Blvd. and reported a broken window. The officer advised that a 4×5 window was shot out with a ball bearing. […]

Police Blotter (Oct. 9-12)

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 12 • About 8:30 p.m. a female reported that a BB from a BB gun or a rock hit the window of her residence on the 1000 block of S. First Street. • A female requested […]

Prostitution trial put on hold

QCS Reports The four woman arrested in a prostitution ring at a local truck stop had their preliminary trial continued Tuesday. Young Carpinello, 44, of Tucumcari, Jane Y. Yoh of California, Wu S. Yoo, 51, of Los Angeles and Myung H. Choi, 49, of Diamond Bar, Calif. were arrested Sept. 17 and charged with promoting […]

Four arrested in prostitution sting

By Ryan Lengerich Rumors have persisted for months. And Wednesday, four women were arrested and charged with promoting prostitution following an undercover police sting at “The Trucker Spa” 10 miles west of Tucumcari. State police and other law enforcement officials obtained a warrant to search the green and white stucco building off Interstate 40 at […]