May 1974

Fifty pounds of popcorn and a case of popcorn boxes were stolen from the local theatre’s basement. … Randy Worley and Brad Baskins recovered two, 15-pound hairballs from a local cow’s stomach. …A “large amount of drugs” was stolen from Sands Dorsey Drug after a break-in. … There were 126 seniors who graduated from Tucumcari […]

Stolen trailer recovered, tools still missing

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A black trailer stolen early this month from the Route 66 Ethanol plant has been recovered, but tools remain missing, police said. A welder and accessories and other power tools were stolen from the plant. Brian Wink, the trailer’s owner, said the tools and trailer have a combined value […]

02-06-2008: 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: Friday l At 11:33 a.m., a female subject reported two suspicious subjects at the library on South Second Street. An officer advised two male subjects to […]

12-08-2007: Police Bloter

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: Tuesday l At 1:47 a.m., an officer reported vandalism at the Magistrate Court building on South Third Street. The officer advised that a window on […]

11-3-07

New Mexico State Police cracked down on traffic violators on Route 66. They issued 122 warnings in a seven-hour period. State Police officer Jerry Brunk warned that future violators could be fined between $5 and $200. … Tucumcari City Police captured a car thief out of Santa Fe. The police spotted the stolen car on […]

02-17-2007: 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: Tuesday • At 6:29 p.m., a female reported a stolen check at a retail store on West Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer was told that a […]

April 1, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday l At 3:32 p.m., a female reported domestic violence at a business. There was an argument between a man and woman. The man reportedly kicked her out of the car and said he was […]

Police led to stolen property

By Ryan Lengerich A tip about stolen merchandise at a local convenience store led to the arrest of two Tucumcari residents, police said Friday. Jocelin Martinez, 19, and Dominic Martinez, 19, were arrested Dec. 12 when police searched the couple’s home at 609 S. Fifth St. after merchandise was reported stolen from Love’s Country Store […]