Off-Duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering

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QCS Staff An off-duty Tucumcari police officer charged with breaking and entering and criminal damage to property surrendered Monday to New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, said State Police Lt. Lance Bateman. Bateman said Pete Vargas, 32, was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. at the Quay County Magistrate Court. Bateman said Vargas was processed […]

Bank robbery suspects posted note on Spider-Man comic book page

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The suspects accused of robbing American Heritage Bank in Melrose on Monday morning posted a handwritten, misspelled note on the back of a Spider-Man comic book page on the front door of the bank after entering the building, according to court records. The note said, “closed intill further notice, […]

June 3, 2006 Notable Notes

The Custom Classic softball tournament, in its 23rd year, is accepting team entries. The tournament, scheduled June 23-25 in Clovis, will have five divisions, all USSSA sanctioned — men’s competitive (C and above), men’s D, men’s E, women’s competitive and women’s recreation. The entry fee is $190. The entry deadline is June 19 or until […]