Aug. 8,, 2008 Police Blotter

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

About midnight July 30 an officer responded to a home in the 300 block of 10th Street for a burglary report.

A woman said she was in her bedroom and heard several males talking outside her window, then heard banging noises and saw people running away.

She said she went into her living room and saw her door had been kicked in.

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About 4 a.m. July 30 police responded to a home in the 500 block of Rencher for a burglary report.

A woman said she was in bed and woke to find her front door open. She said the door had been forced open and the door frame broken.

The woman said her purse was taken.

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Around 1 p.m. July 31 an officer responded to a undisclosed residence for an injured subject.

A woman said her 12-year-old son was cut in the head by a can thrown at him by another boy.

The boy, who was receiving medical attention from ambulance personnel, said he and some other kids were throwing peaches at each other and one of the boys got mad and threw a rock. The boy said he threw a watering can at the boy and the other youth threw it back, striking him in the head.

The officer noted intent to talk to the district attorney’s office about possible public affray charges for both boys.

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About midnight July 31 an officer on patrol on Seventh Street stopped to check on two males.

The officer observed a male sitting on the curb bent over and another male staggering away.

The seated male, a 17-year-old, said he had been drinking and was unable to focus his attention on the officer.

The other male also showed signs of intoxication so an ambulance was called.

The 17-year-old got sick and passed out while ambulance crews were attending to him.

The officer transported the youth to his residence and turned him over to his mother. He was issued a citation for drinking.

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