01-09-2008: 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: Saturday l At 7:19 p.m., an alarm was reported at a retail business on East Route 66. An officer advised that all was OK that […]

11-28-07: 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: Saturday l At 7:11 p.m., a female reported vandalism at an apartment on West Hancock Street. An officer advised that the window on the back […]

11-24-2007: 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 l At 7:25 p.m., an anonymous caller reported loud music on West Hancock Street. An officer checked the area and advised that no loud […]

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 […]

10-24-2007: 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 10:35 a.m., an officer served a warrant at the Magistrate Court on South Third Street. One male subject was arrested and taken […]

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 […]

Snapped pole causes outage on city’s west side

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A crane on a railroad track clipped a power line about 4 p.m. on Tuesday causing a power outage on the west side of Tucumcari, said Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland. No one was injured in the mishap, said an Union Pacific supervisor at the site of the accident. […]

07-04-2004: 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 8:51 a.m., a male reported a theft at a residence on South First Street. An officer advised that an air conditioner was […]

06-20-2007: 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 11:01 a.m., an officer arrested a subject on West 540 Loop. A male subject was taken to the Quay County Detention Center […]

April 1969

The Tucumcari High School Safety Club set up a display on the west side of town on Gaynell Street. It featured a wrecked car and sign that read “Drive Carefully.” … The Big O Tire Store had its grand opening on West Gaynell Street. Store manager Dale Titus cut the ceremonial ribbon with Chamber of […]