State officers credited with rescue

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QCS Staff New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Department officers are being credited with the July rescue of two men trapped in a burning semi on Interstate 40 near San Jon. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Officer Christopher Stimpson and MTD Officer Rodney Bone, pulled Mortarice Collier, the driver of the semi and […]

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. Friday • At 4:34 a.m., a man reported a burglary of vehicle at a hotel on the 2600 block of South Adams Street. • At 7:57 a.m., a woman reported a shoplifter […]

Police blotter — Aug. 17

A sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Police blotter — Aug. 10

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 2:02 a.m., an officer advised of two suspicious men on the corner of South College Street and East Laughlin Avenue. The officer advised all was OK. • At 5:37 […]

Police seeking sixth suspect in slaying of Shirley Pacheco

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QCS staff State police are still seeking the community’s help in locating a sixth suspect in connection with the slaying of 33-year-old Shirley Pacheco, said Sgt. Tim Johnson. Johnson said state police identified Dennis Joseph Hendren, 36, of Tucumcari as a suspect involved in Pacheco’s homicide. “Hendren has active warrants out for his arrest for […]

Police blotter — August 3

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 8:24 a.m., a man reported a burglary at a residence on the 2000 block of South Fourth Street. • At 1:48 p.m., a woman reported harassment at a residence […]

State Police search for sixth suspect in homicide

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QCS Staff State police have arrested a fifth suspect and are asking the community for help in locating a sixth suspect in connection with the slaying of 33-year-old Shirley Pacheco, said Sgt. Tim Johnson. Henry Martinez, 19, of Tucumcari, was arrested at his place of employment in Tucumcari on Tuesday. Johnson said Martinez was booked […]

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.

20-year-old charged in Pacheco homicide (Updated)

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QCS Staff A witness told police 20-year-old Randall Jones admitted to beating a 33-year-old Tucumcari woman with a claw hammer, according to court documents released Tuesday. The documents — sworn affidavits filed by New Mexico State Police investigators — say Shirley Pacheco was found dead July 9, lying in a pool of blood next to […]

Police blotter — July 20

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.