A sampling of reports taken from the last few days at the Tucumcari Police Department:
• At 6:34 a.m., a call was received for loose cattle N.M. 552 and the Canadian River bridge. A member of the family that owned the cattle was contacted.
• At 9 a.m., a welfare check was requested at Fifth and Charles streets. The caller advised two small children were in the roadway. An officer found the children and returned them to their parent, who said they slipped out while she was washing dishes.
• At 11:26 a.m., a caller reported a possible fire south of I-40. Dispatch contacted the county fire marshal, who said it was a controlled burn. A truck was sent out as a precaution.
• At 12:56 p.m., a caller reported a motorcycle driver near the middle school driving in excess of 80 miles per hour and doing wheelies. No suspect was found.
• At 9:47 p.m., an alarm went off at a body shop. An officer checked the business eight minutes later, and found everything secure.
• At 8:42 a.m., a call was placed regarding a stolen vehicle. The responding officer noted that the person appeared disoriented and the subject’s nephew had power of attorney. No contact information was available for him, and the man said he had contacted local family members before calling police. A family member showed up 40 minutes after the call to dispatch was placed.
• At 9:48 a.m., an officer pulled over a potential drunk driver. The driver, in a late model Ford pickup, had crossed the yellow lines into oncoming traffic.
The driver said she had not been drinking, but was operating a new cell phone. She told the officer she would not operate the phone while driving from that point on.
• At 11:07 a.m., a caller reported somebody was at the house next door removing items. An officer who arrived three minutes later noted it was a landlord-tenant dispute.
• At 2:54 p.m., a bank employee called to report juveniles skating on the bank’s north parking lot. An officer arrived five minutes later and told the juveniles to leave.
• At 7:21 p.m., a man requested a sheriff’s deputy to come out regarding an argument he had with his wife. He said his wife had hit him, but he did not wish to file charges. The responding deputy took statements from both parties.
• At 7:22 a.m., an alarm went off at Mesalands Community College. Officers found nothing unusual, and the subjects called again to report an employee accidentally set the alarm off.
• At 10 a.m., a call was made for a suspicious subject at a hotel. A man was found by the dumpsters at the hotel. The man, whose license was suspended, said he was just walking around town and would soon be on his way out of town.
• At 6:16 p.m., a convenience store employee called regarding a gas skip. The vehicle, last seen going west on Washington Street, was not found.
• At 12:09 a.m., a female caller said her brother had called her and sounded suicidal. An officer located her brother about five minutes later, and advised he was OK.
• At 7:33 a.m., an officer advised that a dog had been running loose and killed cats in the neighborhood. Four citations were issued to the dog owner.
• At 2:10, a call was placed regarding a grass fire west of Forrest. The fire was contained an hour later, but crews stayed on scene to make sure the fire didn’t advance from an abandoned trailer that was consumed by the fire. A person called three hours later and said the fire may be arson, and the caller was put into contact with an investigating agency.
• At 10:09 p.m., a woman called regarding several unwanted subjects at her home. Two officers arrived and cleared out the house. The caller also advised that her husband, who is under an order forbidding contact, sent her a text message asking if he could call her.