12-19-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturday l At 8:41 a.m., an officer reported vandalism at a business on East Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that there was graffiti on the […]

04-11-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday • At 4:38 p.m., an officer reported an open door at a restaurant on West Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that the door was […]

They say new cameras won’t track speed

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By QCS Staff When you gaze up at cameras on the new light poles at the intersection of Tucumcari Boulevard and First Street, you may think that Albuquerque’s red light/speed cameras have come to Tucumcari. Not so, says the camera installer for Bixby Electric Inc. of Albuquerque. The cameras are for “sensors to tell how […]

Tucumcari overtaken by motorists, truckers

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By Quay County Sun Staff Tucumcari has been overwhelmed on Saturday and New Year’s Eve with truckers and motorists who have not been able to get consistent access to Interstate 40 because of weather conditions and accidents. Tucumcari police officers, Patty Lopez and Detective Jack Henrickson, rushed to the U.S. Highway 54 (Mountain Road) and […]

11-08-2006: Police bloter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Tuesday • At 6:08 a.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at a house on East Laughlin Street. Officers made contact with a female subject. […]

10-18-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 6:45 a.m., a male reported a theft at his room at a hotel on West Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers were told that a […]

10-04-2006: Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 1:43 p.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at an apartment complex on West Hancock. Officers advised that it was a verbal dispute between neighbors and the parties […]

Wang Dang Doodle ready

William Thompson The Route 66 Festival’s “Wang Dang Doodle Parade” is set for Saturday, July 10. According to Virginia Wright, Director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, the unique feature of the parade is that anyone can participate. “There is no pre-registration and no entry fee for those wishing to be a part of the […]

Children go to drive-in from pool

William Thompson According to workers at Tucumcari Municipal Pool, young children unaccompanied by adults, are walking to the Sonic restaurant or other nearby establishments during the daily 3 p.m. break time at the pool. Sonic is a full two blocks away from the city’s pool. Amber Martin, head lifeguard at the pool, noted that this […]