Nov. 22 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

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

About 7 p.m. Nov. 10 an officer responded to a home in the 1200 block of Manana Street for a domestic battery.
A woman said her former boyfriend came to her home and told her she had to move out of state with him.
When she refused, she said he chased her through the apartment complex kicking and hitting her, and hit a neighbor that tried to intervene. She said the man then kicked her car keys out of her hand and took her new car.
Officers found the man and arrested him for robbery, aggravated battery and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.

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About 4 p.m. Nov. 13 an officer responded to a school in the 1500 block of Sycamore Street for a report of marijuana.
School administrators said a student had been found in possession of a baggie of marijuana.
The officer confiscated the baggie and talked with another student who said he purchased marijuana from the 13-year-old in a bathroom that morning.
The officer noted plans to seek an arrest warrant for distribution of marijuana and possession of marijuana.

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Around 5 p.m. Nov. 14 an officer responded to the 2100 block of Belair in reference to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area.
The driver said he was in town from Albuquerque to see family.
The officer asked a female passenger if there were any narcotics in the vehicle. She told him she had a small amount of marijuana under her seat.
The officer issued the woman a citation for possession of marijuana.

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About 10 a.m. Nov. 15 an officer responded to a home in the 500 block of Rencher for a stolen license plate.
A woman told the officer her cousin had stolen the license plate from her vehicle and she wanted it back.
The man told the officer he threw the license plate away. When the officer asked the man to go with him to retrieve the license plate, he refused.
The man began to curse at the officer and demanded he be taken to jail. The officer asked the man to be quiet and said he wasn’t going to jail. The man continued to curse loudly. A second officer was called when the man resisted the officer. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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