Mounted Patrol to celebrate birthday

Thomas Garcia Members of Tucumcari’s Troop 21 of the New Mexico Mounted Patrol will attend the state convention Friday and Saturday in Clovis. The NMMP is a state agency created by New Mexico law and made up of certified volunteer police officers. Troop 21 operates as an independent state agency which assists any law enforcement [...]

New recruit sworn in for Tucumcari police force

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Most sixty-somethings would be looking forward to their retirement, golfing or moving to a sunny location. But not Denny Hill of Tucumcari. Hill, 63, was sworn in Monday as an officer of the Tucumcari Police Department at City Hall. Four recruits were sworn in on Nov. 20 as officers. [...]

Mounted Patrolman honored

TV Hagenah Eugene Ross joined the New Mexico Mounted Patrol 25 years ago and Saturday to honor that he was presented with a plaque to honor that service at the NMMP annual Convention in Artesia. “It was a lot different then,” said Ross about when he started with the mounted patrol in 1978. “It’s changed [...]