Officer arrested on assault charges

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Thomas Garcia State police say a Tucumcari police officer assaulted his wife over text messages to another man. Robert Vargas, a four year veteran of the Tucumcari Police Department was arraigned Monday morning in the Quay County Magistrate Court on the charge of aggravated assault and battery of a household member. Vargas pleaded not guilty […]

2-25-2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 4:28 p.m., a female called in a battery on South Adams. The parties were told to stay away from each other. • At 5:37 p.m., a female called in a stalker at […]

Radio: Theater of the imagination

Lynn Moncus Bill Stratton, a good friend, knows me rather well and frequently provides columns by Delbert Trew for me to read because he knows I will understand both the language and the subjects. In other words, Bill knows my country ways and knows I’ve been around for a year or two. This week, Mr. […]