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Charles D. Brunt The New Mexico Racing Commission is no longer accepting applications for the state’s sixth racino because of a court injunction, the five-member panel announced Monday. Following a nearly 90-minute closed executive session, board chairman Rob Doughty III announced the moratorium, saying 8th Judicial District Judge John Paternoster in Raton is expected to […]

Rising, shining not always so simple

Russell Anglin As I awoke to cars zooming by my intersection, dogs yelping and the sun infiltrating my bedroom window, I realized once again that I am not a huge fan of mornings. Tucumcari certainly is, though. The 8 o’ clock hour seems to be one of the busiest along the major streets, and everybody […]

04-04-09: 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. Tuesdayl At 12:22 p.m., a female reported an attempted break-in at her business on south Seventh Street. The outside pane in one window was broken and there was […]

11-26-2008: 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. Fridayl At 1:01 p.m., a male reported damage to property on south Fourth Street. The officer advised that a single pane of a window on the residence and […]

10-03-2007: 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: Sunday l At 1:08 a.m., an officer served a warrant at a lounge on West Route 66. During a walk-through of the lounge an officer requested […]

09-01-07: 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 l At 3 p.m., a male reported vandalism at a residence on South Eighth Street. An officer advised that a window on the east […]

12-02-2006: 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: Monday l At 4:33 p.m., a female reported a burglary at her residence on North First Street. Officers advised that several items were taken from […]

10-11-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 6:59 a.m., a male reported a suspicious male subject in front of a gas station on West Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers made contact […]

Vandals rock city

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By William Thompson More than a dozen windows have been shot out, kicked out or bashed with a rock or a bat since late May, according to Tucumcari police reports, and some area business owners are growing frustrated. Tee Pee Curios owner Mike Callens, whose business lost a large front window to vandals recently, vented […]

3/30 police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: March 28 • About 9 p.m. an employee of a local motel requested an officer in reference to an unwanted subject. An officer arrived and stood by while the subject removed his belongings from the […]