02-10-2007: 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: Wednesday • At 9:27 a.m., a female reported vandalism at her residence on South Jackson Street. An officer advised that the back window of a […]

Tucumcari teens face conspiracy to kill charges

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari juveniles were arrested for conspiracy to commit murder on Sunday, Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham said. Charges were filed against two 17-year-old boys and one 15-year-old boy after they were questioned at police headquarters following their arrests on other charges, Detective Jack Hendrickson said. One 17-year-old suspect […]

12-13-2006: 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: Thursday l At 6:57 p.m., a female reported vandalism at her residence on North First Street. An officer advised that three windows had been broken […]

Sept. 27, 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: Monday • At 12:52 p.m., a female reported a suspicious male subject making threats at a fuel stop on South First Street. Officers advised they […]

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 […]

May 24, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department in the last few days: Thursday • At 12:32 p.m., a female reported a reckless driver at a school. The caller advised there was a driver in a black truck throwing water balloons at kids. Officers spoke with the subject. • At […]

Cutting cost of detention

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By Ryn Gargulinski With annual bills totaling about $300,000 to run the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center, county and detention center officials agreed the underage inmates are costing the county way too much money. And so county commissioners on Monday decided to send juvenile inmates to a facility in Curry County and, as a backup, […]

Former jailer’s trial ends in hung jury

William Thompson: Quay County Sun Jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict after almost five hours of deliberations following former-jailer Robert Gonzales’ trial on Wednesday. Judge Ricky D. Purcell declared a mistrial. Prosecutor Donald Schutte has six months to retry Gonzales and said he plans on doing so. Gonzales faced two counts of criminal sexual […]

Jailer indicted by grand jury

William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate Judge […]

Charges dropped against jailer

William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate Judge […]