06-17-09: 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. Friday l At 12:42 a.m., a Tucumcari Police Officer advised that two female juvenile subjects and two male juvenile subjects jumped the fence at the public swimming pool […]

Curbing underage drinking takes more than changing city code, offiicals say

Thomas Garcia The parent of a drowned 12-year-old boy, a local attorney and a police chief all agree more needs to be done than just change Tucumcari’s Municipal Code to have an effect on underage drinking in Tucumcari. Attorney Donald Schutte presented “Augie’s Law” to the Tucumcari City Commission last Thursday. The proposed law suggests […]

Officer makes his presence felt at school

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Thomas Garcia The new school resource officer for the Tucumcari Public Schools made six arrests in the first three days on the job. Since the program’s start on Tuesday, two juvenile students were arrested for outstanding district court warrants, and four juveniles were arrested for alcohol related crimes, said Jason Braziel, a Tucumcari Police Department […]

03-19-2008: 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. According to reports: Sundayl At 1:47 a.m., a male called to report an unwanted vehicle in his driveway on East Rankin Street. The officer advised the subjects will […]

Juvenile arrested in pellet gun shootings

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun A 16-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday in connection with two non-fatal shooting incidents with a pellet gun. One of the victims was shot in the eye and was treated on Tuesday night at Dan C Trigg Memorial Hospital, police said. The juvenile was charged with two counts of aggravated […]

11-28-07: 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 7:11 p.m., a female reported vandalism at an apartment on West Hancock Street. An officer advised that the window on the back […]

11-7-07 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: Friday • At 3:02 p.m., a female reported an intoxicated male subject on South Seventh Street. A male subject was arrested and taken to the […]

Teen suspected of calling in threats

By QCS Staff A 16-year-old boy is suspected of making a bomb threat and making harassing/threatening phone calls to the Tucumcari Middle School on Sept. 25, said the Tucumcari Police Department in a press release on Friday. “After securing a search warrant for phone records, police personnel were able to determine that the phone calls […]

04-04-2007: 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 2:08 a.m., an officer reported a possible drunk driver on South First Street. The officer attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the […]

03-07-2007: 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: Friday • At 3:18 p.m., a male reported a burglary at his residence on East Main Street. An officer was told that a bed, heater […]