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Clovis police investigated a shots-fired incident at their own offices about 4:15 p.m. April 29.
Sometime between the evening of April 28 and morning of April 29, someone shot bullets through windows at the 300 block of Connelly, leaving bullet holes or bullet marks in three rooms of the station. Officers reported they have no suspects but if caught those responsible face felony charges of shooting at an occupied building.
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Shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, police responded to a veteran’s club where the bartender said his ex-girlfriend was waiting for him in the parking lot with a hammer and began smashing his 1989 Ford Probe.
The bartender said he grabbed the hammer away but the woman then began hitting him with her fist. She then left the area in her car. Police attempted to track her down but could not locate her and reported they would be seeking an arrest warrant for assault on a household member and criminal damage.
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Police responded to the 2900 block of Lilac about 9 a.m. Saturday regarding a public fight.
Upon arrival, officers found a woman rubbing her throat and shouting that a woman living nearby had assaulted her by grabbing her by the throat. A man with the woman insisted that city officials had given her approval to dump trash on the yard of a neighbor. The neighbor said she had been in a heated discussion over the trash problem, felt she was about to be hit, and had pushed the woman and retreated to her house, but had not attacked her.
When police returned to the first woman who had called officers, she became enraged, swore at officers, and was warned that she would be arrested unless she stopped.
Police turned the case over to the district attorney’s office to determine what charges if any should be filed.
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While investigating a shoplifting incident at a gas station about 2 a.m. Saturday on the corner of 14th and Prince, police found a vehicle matching the description of that used by the shoplifters driving near Ninth and Ash streets and smelled alcohol coming from their car.
The a 16-year-old male driver failed field sobriety tests and nearly fell down while being tested. Police arrested him for driving while intoxicated, no driver’s license, and failure to signal for a left turn.
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Golf course managers called police about 8 a.m. Saturday to report that unknown persons had caused about $2,500 worth of damage by driving a vehicle through the first hole tee box, the putting green and two chipping greens of the course.
Officers determined the vehicle was spinning its tires as it ran across the golf course before exiting out a gap in the fence.
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Police responded about 1 p.m. Saturday to the Curry County Adult Detention Center for a report of narcotics found in the facility.
While taking a group of inmates back to the living area after working in the kitchen, officers conducted a strip search and found a 23-year-old male inmate with a plastic baggy of marijuana and a cigarette roller with rolling papers. Officers confiscated the items for further investigation.

Police Blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Darrell Todd Maurina. He can be contacted at 763-6991 or: