Police blotter 2/22/08

CNJ Staff report

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

• Police responded to a report of an auto burglary at 12:28 a.m. Feb. 13 in the 900 block of West Street.

The victim told police he had been visiting someone, and when he came outside an hour later, his car door was open and his stereo was gone.

A radar detector also was missing.

Value of the missing items was estimated at $1,100.

• Police responded to a report of shoplifting at 5:21 p.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of North Prince Street.

A 15-year-old girl had been detained by store employees because she had been seen putting a shirt in a bag. Police found the girl had several clothing items from different stores in a plastic shopping bag.

Value of the clothing was listed at $294.

She was issued a juvenile citation for shoplifting.

• Police responded to a report of an animal bite at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 10th and Hull streets.

A man told police he was riding a bicycle when a border collie jumped the fence and bit him on the left calf.

The dog was taken to the animal shelter.

• At 11:15 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Eighth and Calhoun streets, police were talking to a man who said another vehicle was following him.

The vehicle pulled up and stopped. A man got out of the car and appeared intoxicated.
After giving police one name, he provided identification with another name.

The 33-year-old man was arrested on charges of DWI, concealing identity, improper display of vehicle registration and driving with a revoked license.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sarah Meyer. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or: