7/20 Police Blotter
Published: Wednesday, July 20th, 2005
The following is a sampling of calls received recently by the Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Thursday At 2:10 p.m., a missing person was reported who was later located in Gallup. The subject was taken into custody in Gallup on unrelated charges. At 9:13 p.m., a female called to report an irate customer at a motel. Police arrived and the subject was refunded half the money. At 10:46 p.m., a car dealership employee reported a suspicious vehicle in the lot who ended up being an upset juvenile. Friday At 5:30 p.m., female reported a breaking and entering on North Sixth Street. Police arrived after burglary occurred; video games and electronic equipment were taken. At 8:22 p.m., a female called from a restaurant reporting awning damage due to rental truck. At 9:47 p.m., a male called to report a problem with a juvenile who was on probation and wanted to run to Amarillo without his father. Police advised a warrant would be served for the juvenile if he fled alone. At 11:48 p.m., a male called reporting fireworks going off on South Sixth Street. Police advised subjects to call it a night. Saturday At 7:19 a.m., a burglar alarm was reported going off in an office building. Police found employees working in the building. At 10:54 a.m., a hit and run was reported on South Monroe. No vehicle was found. At 12:47 p.m., a male called to report someone falling down in a restaurant parking lot. Police on the scene called medics and a man was taken to the hospital. Sunday At 1:36 a.m., a light post was reported down and a citation issued to the person who backed into it and knocked it over. At 5:52 a.m., a female reported a stolen vehicle, which was recovered on East Laughlin. At 7:55 a.m., a gas skip of $41.15 was reported from a local station. Subjects were not caught. At 1:14 p.m., a gas skip of $93.86 was reported from a local station. Subjects were not caught. At 8:05 p.m., a female called to report a battery from another female. Both subjects were advised to stay away from each other and told they can take out restraining orders. At 8:37 p.m., a vehicle stopped on an exit ramp of Interstate 40 was investigated by police. The vehicle contained 17 immigrants who were escorted into county custody. The vehicle was towed. Monday At 1 a.m., a female called to report rocks being thrown at a home. Subjects were in fact throwing knives at a dart board. Police arrived and told subjects to call it a night then arrested one subject who had a warrant on him out of Santa Fe. At 1:21 a.m., a breaking and entering was reported at a retail store. An officer arrived at the scene where no one was seen and nothing was taken. At 4:45 a.m., a female came to the police department and said she was being followed. A police pursuit ensued with speeds reaching 110 mph, but the vehicle eventually evaded police.
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