9/14 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday • At 12:51 a.m., a caller reported an attempted breaking and entering at a public transportation depot. Police found the door and window pushed inward but no sign of entry. • At 9:04 a.m., [...]

8/20 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 10:31 a.m., two unknown males reported an unattended child walking around on South Adams. The 18-month-old girl had followed the dog out the front door, according to the babysitter. Police on the [...]

Some Tucumcari folks have fun with the often mundane

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun For most, going to get the mail is no big deal. But not so for some folks in Tucumcari who have jazzed up their curb with a splash of daisies, a hint of mint or a flash of John Deere green. City residents will also find a Harley-inspired whip [...]

8/13 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 2:17 a.m., a female reported a breaking and entering in progress. Police arrived at the Laurel Hills location to find a man peeking in the windows and getting water out of an outside faucet. The subject [...]

8/6 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 1:23 a.m. a prowler was reported on South Monroe. The caller told police she saw the swatch of a white shirt and heard a chain link fence moving. Police found no [...]

8/3 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday • At approximately midnight, racing vehicles were reported speeding eastbound on Herman. Officers at the scene arrested four individuals – three minors for DWI and being minors in possession of alcohol; one adult [...]

7/27 Police Blotter

Here is a sampling of recent calls received by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Saturday • At 11:02 a.m., a female reported someone trying to start a fire near her home on South Third Street. Police arrived to find fireworks started a small fire in her yard. • At 12:47 p.m., a female called [...]

7/27 Community Notes

Tucumcari’s radio station KTNM 1400 AM is broadcasting a new Hispanic radio show called “La Voz” from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays now through December. The program, hosted by retired bilingual educator Benjie Torres, features local artists performing Ranchera, New Mexico and Tex-Mex music, as well as personal interviews, college news, and [...]

Construction begins

Drivers driving down South 1st Street be warned — a Construction Alert has been issued by DOT on South 1st between Hines and Charles streets. From now until further notice, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with no left turns allowed in the work zone. DOT estimates the traffic flow change [...]

7/23 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Tuesday • At midnight, a female called to report she was speaking to her daughter on the phone and got cut off. Her daughter was now not answering. Police went to the South First Street location where the woman [...]