Police blotter 6/20

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports:

Early Friday morning, police responded to the 800 block of Sheldon after a battery incident. According to the victim, a former roommate had opened a window, gotten into the home, and concealed himself under the bed. The former roommate then began hitting the victim, pulled a knife, and threatened his life before leaving on foot. Police reported that they would be obtaining a warrant for the former roommate’s arrest on charges of aggravated assault and battery on a household member.

Shortly before noon on Friday, a 42-year-old Clovis man came to the police department to report a case of identity theft. He told police that after obtaining a copy of his credit report, he found an unpaid $259 Sprint bill incurred by a woman he does not know from Cincinatti who used his social security number.
In a similar case, a 59-year-old Clovis man came to the police department and reported that his soon-to-be ex-wife ran up numerous charges on his elderly mother’s credit cards.

About noon on Friday, police responded to the 800 block of Merriweather and found that a 30-year-old Clovis man admitted to shooting a dog with a BB gun. The man said the dog comes into his yard on a regular basis to defecate; he said he had spoken with the dog’s owner without success. The owner said his children had let the dog out and it wandered off their property.

On Friday evening, police responded to a fight in progress on the corner of Ross and East 4th Street. Police checked a nearby house and arrested a man with a knife who was then transported to Plains Regional Medical Center for treatment of a dislocated shoulder.

Late Friday evening, police arrived at the 300 block of Woodson and found a woman who said her husband had struck her abd chased her outside after returning home drunk at a local bar; the woman said she escaped because her husband was too intoxicated to keep up when she ran away. Police arrested the man on charges of battery on a household member.

Early Saturday morning, police responded to the 1400 block of Ross and took a report from a 26-year-old Clovis man that a window in his vehicle had been smashed and a company camera worth about $4,000 was stolen.

A man living at the 200 block of North Delta woke up Saturday morning to find his vehicle gone. The man reported that he had parked his vehicle in front of his house and left the keys in the car with the doors unlocked. Police are looking for a red 1992 Isuzu Rodeo with black running boards.