8/12 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

A Clovis police officer stopped a vehicle early Saturday morning for speeding in the east parking lot of Clovis High School.

The driver told police the had been stabbed. While waiting for paramedics, the officer observed three stab wounds to the subject’s torso. After the arrival of emergency medical personnel the officer attempted to gather more information from the victim. He told police he did not know who stabbed him or where it occurred.

The victim was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The case is still under investigation.

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Police were dispatched to the area of 14th and Hull Streets on Saturday in response to a call that a dog had been shot. Upon arrival to the scene, neighbors indicated the residence of a man living in the area, stating that he had shot a black dog. A search of the area did reveal a dog in a nearby alley which had a bleeding wound in its left hind leg.

The suspect told police he had been feeding the dog but when it would not leave, he shot it with a pellet gun.

Officers located the weapon in the closet of the suspect’s home.

A summons from municipal court is being sought by officers.

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Police responded to the 2000 block of Fairway Terrace Monday in reference to a report that a man had found a sawed off shotgun.

Upon arrival the resident gave the police a Remington 870 which had been modified to a total length of less than 26 inches. The resident told police he had found the weapon propped against his mailbox in March, had secured it in his home and subsequently forgotten to call police.

Police verified that the weapon had not been reported stolen and then logged it into evidence.

The case is considered active.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or: sharna_johnson@link.freedom.com