Published: Wednesday, June 28th, 2006
The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 11:47 a.m., officers accompanied a probation officer regarding an arrest on Third St. for a violation of probation. Officers found a 33-year-old woman with a child. A representative of the Children, Youth and Family Department were called to take the child. Police arrested the woman for possession of methamphetamine, child abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia. • At 11:47 a.m., a male came to police department to report a larceny. Police advised that the man had been gone for several months and that his title, registration and license plate had been stolen from his pick-up on Route 66. Police advised the license plate number would be entered into the National Crime Information Center system and that a 30-foot trailer was stolen, too. No additional information was available on his trailer, police reported. • At 1:20 p.m., a male reported that two males were fighting at an apartment complex. The two males told police that they were just wrestling around. Police advised them that this was their last warning and that they will be arrested for disorderly conduct if officers are called out again. Saturday • At 7:48 a.m., a male reported a suspicious activity in a backyard at 10th and Washington. Police advised that subjects were dressing out an animal, a pig, that had been killed in the country. At 10:59 a.m., a male reported someone was harassing his dog on South Jackson. Police advised that a subject had kicked the fence teasing the dog. The man told police he wanted it documented in case the subject had been bitten. • At 2 p.m., an officer issued a warning to a driver for operating a vehicle with a dog on the driver’s lap. Sunday • At 11:36 a.m., an restaurant employee reported an irate customer and wanted them removed from the restaurant. Officer advised that a family from Oklahoma was in the restaurant and had gotten two flat tires from screws in the parking lot and they were upset. They were taking it out on employee, the officer reported. Owner of the construction company was contacted and he arrived to pay for the flats. • At 4:21 p.m., a male reported that an animal was at large on Barnes. Officer advised that animal control was called and that they had picked up the dog. • At 9:14 p.m. a male reported that someone had driven by and splashed him with water and that he had ran after them and that they had pulled over at Fourth and Aber. A woman called and reported that she had splashed someone with water and that they went after her and she had pulled over her car at Fourth and Aber. Officer advised everything was settled. Monday • At 8:07 a.m., a male reported that there had been a hit and run at a gas station. Police advised that the incident involved an awning that had been hit by a semi with an over-sized load and that the I-beam supports had been bent and twisted. • At 8:30 a.m., a male reported vandalism to his vehicle on Fourth. Officer advised that the rear driver’s side window was shattered on a van. • At 1 p.m., police received a 911 call that been terminated. Police advised that the call had been checked and that it was kids playing with the phone. • At 9:31 p.m., several callers reported an accident at 4th and Route 66. Police advised it was an accident with no injuries.
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