Traffic stop becomes $250K pot bust

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop on Sunday night turned out to be one of the Tucumcari Police Department’s biggest drug seizures and netted the department two arrests. Seized was 116.2 pounds of marijuana — neatly shrink-wrapped by its packagers — with an estimated street value of more than $250,000, said […]

09-16-2006: 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: Tuesday At 11:29 a.m., a female reported finding narcotics while she was cleaning an apartment on South Seventh Street. Officers advised they recovered the narcotics […]

Baby can you drive my cars

Special to the QCS In several weeks vintage auto enthusiasts may want to take a look in the parking lot at the Blue Swallow motel. Five Austins 7s from England are scheduled to make a stop on Sept. 10 as they make the journey on the Route 66. This tour is being undertaken by a […]

Caprock’s great for cool lofty thoughts

by Lyn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Trying to think positive thoughts during this extremely hot weather is no easy task, especially when sweat is flowing into my eyes so I can’t see where I’m headed. Just trying to remember why summer used to be my favorite season of the year has stretched my imagination […]

March 4, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:12 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a hotel. A mirror was missing from his car. • At 11:34 a.m., a female reported breaking and entering at South Ninth. Two trailers […]

It’s hard to say goodbye to stuff

By Ryn Gargulinski Packing all your things for a massive move is about as much fun as getting a splinter. Actually, I did get a splinter while packing. Actually, actually, it was prior to packing when I was showing off my broken puke-gold Salvation Army couch to a friend while I told her it’s not […]

Students getting fix by helping people

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College diesel instructor Jerry Welch said it’s not odd to fix a car or two even though his class is geared for big trucks. Nor is it odd, he said, for students to bring in their own cars once in a while when they need something tinkered […]

2/8 Police blotter

Here is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 7:59 a.m., an unknown female reported a theft at the bus stop. Police discovered her cell phone had been taken. • At 11:46 a.m., a female called to report four-wheelers on the city […]

Windy days spent better inside with toys

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist The slave said, “Aggie, you may write the first column in 2006.” Well, I’m not really sure what those numbers mean, but I am sitting here at the computer so I can visit with my fan club. Actually, I think the slave is still tired after our walk on New […]

12/31 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Tuesday At 2:14 a.m., a female reported suspicious noises on East Turner. Police on the scene found no source of the noise but put the location under special watch. At 8:23 a.m., a female […]