Lawsuit filed against Tucumcari Police

By Tom Sharpe: Courtesy of the Santa Fe New Mexican Two Kansas residents claim in a lawsuit filed in Santa Fe that police in Tucumcari stole $47,000 in cash from them because they were assumed to be Mexican nationals. “We have not received any documents concerning this suit from the State District Court,” said Tucumcari [...]

September 1951

Physician T.B Hoover was the new Tucumcari golfing champ. … Quinnie Flint of Bard was awarded Eagle Scout badge, the first of San Jon’s Troop 62. … Principal of Four Points and Central schools, Otis Houpt introduced all the schools’ teachers at a watermelon feast. … Police Chief Houston Bragg ordered the force to crack [...]