Thanksgiving holiday driving tips

By QCS Staff State police have launched a DWI blitz in an effort to keep New Mexico’s roads safe, and alcohol free, during the Thanksgiving weekend. The New Mexico State Police will be conducting DWI checkpoints in Quay County from Thursday through Monday, said Lt. Cleo Baker. The checkpoints are part of the annual New […]

11-14-07: 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: Thursday • At 3:39 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on Highway 39. One male subject was arrested for an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. […]

Tucumcari woman in I-40 accident

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari woman was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 between Tucumcari and Santa Rosa, police said. Catherine Martinez, 48, was killed about 4 p.m. when the car she was driving rolled one and a half times in the center median and landed upside down, New Mexico State Police […]

Weekend vehicle accident results in fatality

QCS Staff A weekend car wreck resulted in the death of a Florida woman and sent a man to an Amarillo hospital. The accident happened at 7:23 a.m on Saturday, 15 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker reported a Toyota pickup pulling a U-Haul trailer traveling west […]

11-3-07 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: Tuesday • At 1:07 a.m., a female reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of her residence. An officer checked the vehicle’s registration. It […]

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 […]

10-17-2007: 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 11:44 p.m., a female reported a possible fight on South Third Street. An officer patrolled the area and advised that there was […]

Accident claims life of Hobbs man

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One person was killed and two were injured Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover on State Highway 409 north of Nara Visa, the New Mexico State Police said. The vehicle was traveling southbound when it ran off the east side of the road and the driver, David Goodgame of […]

09-12-07: 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: Thursday l At 6:51 p.m., a male reported a found firearm at a motel on East Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer took the weapon for safekeeping. […]

08-18-2007: 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: Monday • At 7:20 p.m., a male reported a disturbance on South Jackson Street. An officer was told that a male subject was acting irate […]