Oct. 28 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

Samplings of recent reports filed by Clovis-area law enforcement officers:

Around midnight Oct. 20 officers responded to a home in the 1000 block of Jones Street to serve an arrest warrant.
The suspect answered the door with a marijuana cigarette tucked behind his ear and was arrested.
Officers searched the home and found several more marijuana cigarettes and paraphernalia associated with crack cocaine use that contained cocaine residue.
A female at the residence was also arrested. Both individuals were charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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About 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 an officer responded to a home in the 200 block of Ross Street for a theft report.
A woman said her pitbull puppy had been stolen from her yard.
She showed the officer where the puppy had been chained and the officer noted the chain was intact.
The dog was valued at $50.

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About noon Oct. 20 an officer responded to a home in the 100 block of Dartmouth Street for a domestic dispute report.
A woman said her son’s father had come to pick him up and started yelling at her and shoved her against the wall.
The man told the officer he didn’t shove her but she kicked him.
The officer noted the woman had red marks on her chest and back consistent with her story.
The man was arrested.

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About 8 p.m. Oct. 21 an officer responded to a home in the 1900 block of Glenarm Drive for a report of burglary.
A woman said someone had stolen several items from her shed in the last hour.
There was no suspect information. The woman said she would make a list of the stolen items and their serial numbers.

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Around 5 a.m. Oct. 21 an officer responded to a home in the 1000 block of Sunrise Boulevard for a vehicle theft report.
A man said he awoke to find his truck missing.
He said the truck was locked and he had the keys inside the house.

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About 11 p.m. officers responded to a parking lot in the area of Seventh and Merriweather streets for a report of a subject breaking into cars.
The officers found a man sitting in the drivers seat of a pickup truck, rummaging through the vehicle’s contents.
He told the officers he had broken into the vehicles because he was looking for someplace to sleep.
The man was arrested and charged with auto burglary, criminal damage and possession of drug paraphernalia for a pipe found in his pocket.
Officers found four vehicles that appeared to have been broken into but were unable to determine if anything was missing.

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