A Clovis High School assistant principal called police about 8 a.m. Feb. 4 to report a battery incident during breakfast.
Police reported they would be obtaining a warrant for a 16-year-old girl who had battered a 17-year-old girl, causing bleeding from her face and a possible broken nose.
About 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4, police interviewed a 17-year-old male high school student who had been detained by school staff for a marijuana smell. Staff found no illegal drugs but did find a pocket knife with a 2 1/2 inch blade.
Police reported they would obtain a warrant for unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon in school.
A junior high principal called police about 11:30 a.m. Feb. 4 regarding a student who had been smelling a wallet with a strong odor of marijuana. Officers opened the wallet, found a marijuana joint, and reported they would be obtaining a warrant for possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence.
A junior high principal called police about 12:15 p.m. after finding a tin box with two marijuana joints, rolling papers, and a baggy of suspected marijuana.
Police questioned a 14-year-old student who said the marijuana was his and no one else had anything to do with it, and reported they would be obtaining a warrant for possession of marijuana.
Police received a report about 1 p.m. Thursday that a woman in a maroon Pontiac Sunfire had stuck a pistol out her car window and pointed it at a convenience store at the 2000 block of North Prince.
Officers located the vehicle in a parking lot and found a pellet gun on the seat. Officers seized the gun and cited the car owner, a 17-year-old Clovis woman, for discharging a pellet gun within the city limits.
A junior high assistant principal provided a statement to police about 2:30 p.m. Thursday reporting that two 12- and 13-year-old male students had been fighting earlier in the day, pushing each other to the ground and punching each other. Police reported both would be issued juvenile citations for public affray.
While on patrol about 3:20 p.m. Thursday, police received a report of shots fired at a business on the 900 block of West Grand and found several bullet holes but no empty shell casings.
An employee reported having recently received death threats from someone who said they would conduct a drive-by shooting and kill the employee’s family.
About 4:20 p.m. Thursday, a mother came to the police department to report a battery incident involving her 14-year-old daughter who had been repeatedly pushed and punched by another girl of the same age who was yelling profanity at her while getting off the bus and walking home.
Police reported they would contact the district attorney regarding obtaining a warrant.
A Clovis woman called police to the 1000 block of South Oak about 9 a.m. Friday regarding a bullet hole in her window. Officers found a hole consistent with a bullet but no shell casings.
Police were called to a city office about 9:40 a.m. Friday regarding a domestic dispute.
A 39-year-old woman said she went to the city office to talk with her 40-year-old former boyfriend about retrieving personal belongings from the house they once shared. The woman said the man got into his city-owned pickup truck and began avoiding her. The woman said she got into her vehicle trying to follow him to get him to stop. The man said the woman was driving recklessly on city property.
Police gave the woman a no-trespass order for the city facility and arranged to have officers stand by so the woman could retrieve her property at a later date without conflict.
A resident at the 100 block of Columbia Lane called police about 9:15 p.m. Friday who said he heard shots fired and when looking outside saw muzzle flashes from a light blue vehicle that turned left on Purdue Street and fled at a high rate of speed.
Officers checked the area and found several vehicles with numerous bullet holes consistent with rounds from an AK-47.
About 9:30 p.m. Friday, a group of Clovis residents came to the police department regarding an incident in which their vehicle was southbound on West Street from 10th Street when another vehicle, a white Ford Expedition, nearly hit her and had a man in the vehicle pointing a gun at them.
Police also received a report of a similar incident earlier that day.
While looking for a suspect in a drive-by shooting, police responded to the 900 block of Gamma about 10:50 p.m. Friday and found a vehicle matching the description given.
While searching the vehicle, officers found marijuana and a pipe used for ingesting methamphetamine and turned the case over to other officers for further processing
Police noticed a brown Lincoln traveling unusually slowly northbound on Prince Street near Grand Avenue about 1 a.m. Saturday, and after beginning to follow it, observed the vehicle making a number of turns showing either driver confusion or an attempt to avoid the officer.
The driver failed field sobriety tests, refused a breath or blood alcohol test, and was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxicated, no insurance, and driving while license revoked.
Shortly before midnight Saturday, police noticed a black Dodge pickup southbound on Main Street around 10th Street with only auxiliary lights on; its driver was talking with the occupants of another vehicle, also southbound on Main Street. Police stopped the vehicle and found five underage males, four from Texico and one from Clovis, who admitted consuming beers at a party earlier that night
Police also found unopened alcohol in the pickup. Police arrested the driver on an outstanding drug warrant and the remainder of the passengers were cited for being minors in possession of alcohol and released to their parents or guardians.
Police Blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Darrell Todd Maurina. He can be contacted at 763-6991 or: