Sept. 24, 2008 Police Blotter

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

About midnight Sept. 17 an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of Hickory for a battery report.

A man and woman said three people kicked in the door to their residence and began beating them.

The officers noted the couple had wounds on their faces, however, their residence did not show signs of a struggle and was in a condition inconsistent with their statements.

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About 11 a.m. Sept. 17 an officer responded to an undisclosed residence for a burglary report.

A female said she was home because she had been suspended from school and heard a loud noise at the front door.

She said she got scared and ran to her bedroom and leaned against the door so no one could get in.

She said she heard people in her house and they tried to get into her room.

The victim said after the suspects left, she saw two males she knew walking in the alley near her house and went after them. She said she was able to get back some of the stolen items, but there were other things still unaccounted for.

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About 11 a.m. Sept. 17 an officer responded to business in the 2000 block of Mabry Drive for an embezzlement report.

A member of management said a customer had stopped making payments on a vehicle and still owed $8,500.

Attempts to repossess the vehicle also failed because the vehicle could not be located.

The officer had the man sign a theft affidavit and issued a “be on the look out” for the vehicle.

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About 11 a.m. Sept. 17 an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton Street for a criminal damage report.

A teacher said the rear window of her vehicle had been smashed.

The damage was estimated around $400.

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