Rollover claims life of 72 year old resident of House

A single-vehicle rollover on State Road 252 Tuesday evening killed a 72-year-old House man, police said.

Logan July 4 parade contest results

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Antique vehicle 1 – Danny and Linda Ellis 2 – Gerald Brown 3 – Tom Smith Children’s bicycle and motorized 1 – Gage Bruhn 2 – Andy and Tina Cordova Organizations 1 – Tucumcari Farmer’s Market 2 – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 3 – American Legion Post 77 Commercial 1 – First National Bank [...]

Looking back — May 4

May 1967 Eight-year-old Tony Collins of Tucumcari won his weight in pennies in a contest held by Tucumcari Federal Savings and Loan Association Bank. Collins won 57 pounds of pennies, which equals $83.50. New Mexico State Police stationed in Tucumcari arrested a 25-year-old Iowa man on I-40 for transportation of dangerous drugs and a federal [...]

No fatalities after Jeep drives through beauty shop

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QCSun staff By Russell Anglin Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man remains hospitalized after an SUV drove through a beauty shop Friday. Syliva and Woody Wampler were injured in the accident and airlifted to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo. Police and EMS personnel responded to an emergency call at the Hair Shop, a beauty salon [...]

Press release: Crash kills Oklahoma resident

Amanda Degand, 26 of Arcadia, Okla., was killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari.

Police arrest man in shooting

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him with eight felony counts of shooting at a motor vehicle, and two misdemeanor charges of negligent use of a deadly weapon and resisting evading or obstructing an officer. Mikey Romero Jr., was arrested Monday night after he shot at a vehicle traveling on [...]

Four injured in vehicle rollover

Freedom New Mexico Three Socorro High School students and their teacher received minor injuries in an early morning single-vehicle roll over near Tucumcari Tuesday. The crash occurred at 6:45 a.m. on I-40 near Mile Marker 330, outside of Tucumcari, according to State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock. Bryan Mitchell, 48, was eastbound when the 2005 Ford [...]

Fatal rollover near Tucucmari

Press release: State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety. George Bellinghiere, 69, of Nampa, Idaho, died early Thursday morning from a single vehicle crash in Quay County. At 8:30 a.m., State police officers from the Tucumcari office were alerted to a single vehicle crash on the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near milepost 367 [...]

Police seeking car chase suspect

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Police Department is still searching for a 31-year-old Tucumcari man suspected of leading police on a car chase Friday night. Police responded to a domestic violence call at 9:30 p.m. at a residence on South Fifth Street in Tucumcari. A suspect led police on a car chase across the city before [...]

07-01-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Saturdayl At 12:52 a.m., a male reported a fight at a fuel station on east Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that all was OK and there was no fight.l [...]