Police blotter —

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:

Police blotter — Nov. 30

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:

Hatcher to join Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office

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Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Former Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher is preparing to serve as a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputy on a temporary basis. Hatcher plans to start work with the sheriff’s office Today. He said Chief Deputy Malin Parker asked him to take the position. Roosevelt County Sheriff Darren Hooker said his office [...]

Toro’s top dog at Quay County Sheriff’s Office

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Chelle Delaney Toro’s not the kind of guy that comes dragging into work. In fact, he’s so happy to be on the job that his tail wags. Yep, Toro’s a dog. An 18-month-old Belgian Shepherd that’s trained to sniff out drugs. Toro had not even put in his first 40 hours on the job, when [...]

Sheriff seeks information about horse shooting

By QCS Staff The Quay County Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information about the shooting of a horse between Friday night and Saturday morning, said Sheriff Joe Schallert. The horse was shot above its right knee and had to be put down, Schallert said. “I think it was intentional,” Schallert said. “There was a blood [...]

02-14-09: Police Blotter

By QCS Staff 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. Tuesday l At 8:37 a.m., a male called the Quay County Sheriff’s office and requested to speak to a deputy concerning a recovered wood stove. [...]

Former San Jon officer joins Quay County Sheriff’s Office

Thomas Garcia San Jon’s laid off police officer has found new work at the Quay County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Joe Schallert announced the hiring of Ben Gates during Monday’s meeting with county commissioners. The Quay County Commission was told that a new deputy has been hired by the Quay County Sheriff’s Office. Schallert said Gates [...]

Quay County Sheriff’s Department’s pursuit of a wanted subject ends in Union County

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A high-speed chase ended Wednesday after a Hartley County Sheriff’s Deputy shot out the front tires on a pickup driven by a man who fled from Quay County Sheriff’s deputies.

Drug dog to be added to the Quay County Sheriff’s Office

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A drug dog will be the newest addition to the Quay County Sheriff’s Office next year, said Sheriff Joe Schallert at the Quay County Commissioners meeting Monday. The dog is a Malinois, or a Belgian Shepherd, and is being purchased for $5,000, Schallert said. His

Sheriff’s Office seeking drug dog

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Sheriff’s Office is making plans to have its own K-9 unit. “I hope we get one. We’d like to have a dog as soon as we can,” said Sheriff Joe Schallert. Deputy Mark Dahlsten has volunteered to be the K-9 officer, Schallert said. “Mark’s my No. [...]