Police blotter: March 28, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 1:56 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute in progress, 100 block of Yale Street. 3:48 a.m.: Caller reported a theft, 1400 block of West 14th Street. 7:35 a.m.: Caller reported a juvenile problem, 1000 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 8:02 […]

Police blotter: March 27, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 3:25 a.m.: Call in reference to a suicide threat, 200 block of Fireball Drive. 3:48 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. 5:07 a.m.: Caller reported criminal damage, 900 block of Calhoun Street. 8:23 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic […]

Suspect’s competency at question

District Judge Drew Tatum will issue a decision that will have ramifications for the mentally retarded Marcos Maestas, who was arrested in connection with an April 2010 robbery of a bank in Melrose. Maestas' three accomplices who were arrested with him have pleaded guilty, and they are incarcerated. Discussed during the Friday morning hearing was […]

Former Cannon sergeant sentenced

A former Air Force sergeant was sentenced to 80 months in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Christopher Garcia, 34, admitted using his computer to download images of children engaged in sexually explicit conduct while stationed at Cannon Air Force Base in December 2011 and January 2012. He was arrested in […]

Police blotter: March 22, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 1:40 a.m.: Caller reported harassment, 2600 block of Mabry Drive. 2:12 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 1000 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 3:51 a.m.: Call in reference to disturbing the peace, 500 block of Weatherford Street. 5:36 a.m.: Caller […]

Police make arrest in hit-and-run

Clovis police said they were able to find and arrest a city man involved in a hit-and run-crash Wednesday after one of the motorists witnessing the accident followed the driver and alerted dispatch by cell phone. No one was injured in the crash. The man was cited for aggravated driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene […]

Police blotter: March 21, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls: Tuesday 12:08 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, 400 block of North Lea Street. 1:04 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 1000 block of Sheldon Street. 1:11 a.m.: Caller reported criminal damage, 500 block of East Eighth Street. 2:29 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, 500 block […]

County officials considering new bond for jail

Curry County commissioners took no action Tuesday, but discussed the possible extension of a property tax bond to provide financing for renovation of the Curry County Adult Detention Facility. The commission looked at a general obligation bond that expires in 2014, and can be extended years while keeping current property tax rates intact. According to […]

Police blotter: March 20, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 12:03 a.m.: Caller reported a dispute in progress, 500 block of Hull Street. 2:21 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 200 block of Manson Drive. 5:35 a.m.: Caller reported suspicious circumstances, 2200 block of Chapparal Avenue. 8:06 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, 400 […]

Report: Uzi-type weapon pulled at party

Gun shots rang out Saturday in Clovis from a moving car shortly after police were called to Gayland Drive after a man allegedly pulled an Uzi-style weapon during a fight at a party, according to reports. No one was arrested and police said the incident remains under investigation. Reports indicate police received "numerous" calls of […]

Police blotter – March 15, 2013

Here is a sampling of the police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 12:13 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 2100 block of West Grand Avenue. 12:38 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 500 block of Ross Street. 12:53 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, 2000 block of Gerry Drive. 1:03 a.m.: Caller requested a situation […]

Police blotter: March 14

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls fro: Tuesday 3:03 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. 3:56 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 900 block of North Hull Street. 5:00 a.m.: Caller reported a missing person, 700 block of Rencher Street. 5:40 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, […]

Pipe bomb found in Roswell

A pipe bomb in Roswell similar to a pair found recently in Clovis was detonated by state bomb experts. The Roswell bomb was discovered Friday night in a residential neighborhood. Pipe bombs discovered March 5 near the Clovis landfill and Sunday somewhere in the vicinity on Brady Street were defused without detonation. State police Capt. […]

Inmate accused of stabbing officer with pencil

CNJ STAFF An accused murderer being held at Curry County jail faces new charges, accused of stabbing a detention officer in the face with a pencil and trying to escape. Undersheriff Wesley Waller said Jimmy Reagan attacked the officer about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The detention officer, whose name wasn't disclosed, was treated for injuries at […]

Police blotter: March 13, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 12:41 a.m.: Call in reference to disturbing the peace, 1000 block of Calhoun Street. 1:00 a.m.: Caller reported harassment, 200 block of West 14th Street. 1:41 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 1500 block of Echols Avenue. 2:15 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic […]

New shooting charges filed

CMI staff A Clovis man whose double-murder indictment was recently quashed by the state Supreme Court was hit with the same charges Friday in Magistrate Court. Enrique Deleon is accused of murder in the September 2011 shooting deaths of Joe Valero, 44, and Lupita Casteneda, 25, both of Clovis. Deleon waived his right to a […]

Police blotter: March 7, 2013

Here is a sampling of the police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 2:01 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary, 1300 block of East Fifth Street. 2:25 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 4100 block of Homestead Road. 2:25 a.m.: Caller reported a battery, 300 block of Tucker Avenue. 4:26 a.m.: Caller requested a welfare check, […]

Police Blotter: March 6, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 1:03 a.m.: Caller reported narcotics in the area, 2100 block of North Thornton Street. 1:46 a.m.: Caller reported suspicious circumstances, 2200 block of East Mabry Drive. 6:50 a.m.: Caller reported narcotics in the area, 700 block of Rencher Street. 8:29 a.m.: Caller reported […]

Police blotter: March 1, 2013

Here is a sampling of the police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 7:35 a.m.: Caller reported criminal damage, 2400 block of West Seventh Street. 7:53 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 1400 block of Sheldon Street. 9:38 a.m.: Caller reported a theft, 500 block of North Pile Street. 9:42 a.m.: Caller reported a theft, […]

Police plan DWI patrols

Clovis police will conduct a DWI saturation patrol on Friday and March 8, 13, 15, 16 and 30 within the city limits. Police ask that citizens remember that it is also illegal to drive under the influence of prescription drugs that may impair their ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. Information: Sgt. Robert Denney, […]