Police continue to investigate Nara Visa shooting death

Freedom New Mexico State police are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a Nara Visa man and no arrests were made as of Tuesday. On Sunday, police identified 32-year-old Ty Fields as the victim. The shooting took place Saturday night in Nara Visa. According to Sgt. Tim Johnson, state police responded to a report […]

May 19, 2010 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday At 12:01 a.m., a woman reported a prowler at a residence on the 1300 block of South Adams Street. At 9:07 a.m., a man reported a domestic dispute at a residence […]

Locals do their part in fight against breast cancer

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two area health agencies and the American Legion Post 77 are sponsoring free breast exams on Saturday afternoon at Post 77’s Bingo Hall in Logan. “This is open and free to the public,” said Post Commander Bobby Casados. “We will be taking donations and that money will be used […]

Officials: Accountability top issue

Thomas Garcia Immediate consequences and strict accountability are needed in the fight against underage drinking in eastern New Mexico, say law enforcement officials across eastern New Mexico. “Teenage drinking is a issue that is very close to home,” said Jimmy Glascock, District 9 commander for the New Mexico State Police. District 9 is based out […]

10-29-2008: 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. Saturdayl At 12:37 p.m., a female on south Second Street reported a domestic dispute.l At 2:01 p.m., a female on south Third Street reported a possible prowler.l At […]

09-20-08: 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.Tuesdayl At 3:01 a.m., a Tucumcari Police Officer reported a suspicious vehicle on Main Street.l At 9:34 a.m., a female on south Monroe Street reported a fight that occurred […]

Firefighters fight brush fire at I-40 and Route 66

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By QCS Staff A grass fire that was started on Interstate 40 was brought under control Monday in about 30 minutes and about 50 yards from a Tucumcari gas dealership, a fire official said. The fire was in a commercial district on East Route 66 at I-40. The fire was reported about 10 a. m. […]

Man found with gunshot wounds on Laughlin Street

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari man with gunshot wounds was found lying in the middle of Laughlin Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets early Wednesday morning, police said. The man, who police said was in his early 20s, was shot with a small caliber gun in the hand and in the lower back or buttocks, […]

Cullum to fight for bantamweight title

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari mixed-martial artist will have his shot at a King of the Cage title in April. Abel Cullum, 20, will fight for the KOC bantamweight championship at Albuquerque. Cullum won his 16th fight Feb. 9 at the Mixed Martial Arts King of the Cage ‘Warlords’ event at the […]

Cullum in line to fight for bantamweight championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It only took Quay County’s Abel Cullum 1:19 mintues to become a King of The Cage contender. Cullum, a mixed martial arts fighter, is now in line to fight for KOTC bantamweight championship. To win the championship Cullum would have to fight the titleholder Ryan Diaz of California. “I […]