12/4 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 10:40 p.m. Thursday, police arrested and transported a juvenile male to the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center for minor in possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana. Police arrested the 17-year-old juvenile male for having an open bottle of beer under […]

Police blotter 9-11

CNJ staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded Wednesday to a call of a man lying on the grass in the 700 block of Wallace St. Upon checking the male, police noted that he was a minor and he smelled strongly of alcohol. Once the subject […]

9/9 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: On September 3, police responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon that happened on August 30 in the 400 block of Plaza St. The police officers learned that the female resident’s ex-boyfriend had been at her home picking […]

Magazine won’t help U.S-Arab relations

By Mona Charen “Real Men Moisturize.” So begins an article on “Sharp Dressed Men” that appeared in a State Department funded magazine aimed at youth in the Arab world. The magazine, called ‘Hi’ is published in Arabic and English. A State Department Web site explains that Hi is published “with the hope of building bridges […]

Too much diversity hobbles police force

By Walter Williams: Syndicated Columnist Police departments must use race and sex preferences in hiring as a result of federal court consent decrees and political pressures. To meet these demands, many police departments have lowered, and in some cases eliminated, established standards for personal character and intellectual and physical capacity. Jan Golab writes about this […]

Police Blotter: Dec. 5

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded Tuesday to the 1500 block of Claremont Terrace on a criminal damage report. The complainant told police someone had entered his yard and ripped off five of his solar powered yard lights. He stated the value of the lights at […]

State archers take aim

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Bill Royce, of Aztec, N.M., aims during the American Round of the New Mexico Bowhunter’s State Tournament on Saturday at the Marshall Junior High football field. The tournament finished Sunday. (staff photo:Eric Kluth) By David Irvin No, you don’t shoot apples off of your opponent’s head. The object of the game is to hit the […]

Police Blotter 4/23

A junior high assistant principal called police about 1 p.m. Friday regarding a fight in the locker room between two male students. A teacher had ordered them to stop fighting and saw blood on one of the boy’s mouths before taking them to the principal’s office and turning them over to their parents. Police reported […]

Police Blotter 3/12

A junior high assistant principal called police about 10:45 a.m. on March 5 regarding a 13-year-old male student with four marijuana joints. Police informed the student’s father that he would be suspended from school and issued a juvenile citation for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana when he returned. Shortly after noon, police […]

Police Blotter 2/25

Law officers responded about 2:30 a.m. Thursday to a crash involving a pickup and a train near Mabry Drive and Sugarbeet Road. Officers had some difficulty locating the wreck but eventually found a 1987 Ford F-150 whose front end had been hit by the train, deflating both front tires and causing other minor damage. The […]

Police Blotter 2/1

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: An investigation into numerous attempts to shoot the locks off doors at a storage facility led to the Jan. 2 arrest of several people on firearms and drug charges, according to a report released Tuesday. The people arrested said that on New […]

New Parmer County jail scheduled to open soon

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Joaquin Alarez, an employee with ISI Detention Contracting Inc. in San Antonio, Texas, installs a door stop Tuesday in the corridor near Vestibule M3 while working in the Parmer County Law Enforcement Center in Farwell. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Michelle Seeber FARWELL — The new Parmer County Law Enforcement Center, nearing completion at […]

Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A 16-year-old Clovis woman came with her grandmother to the police department on Jan. 2 to report that a 22-year-old man had been having sex with her for about half a year, beginning when she was 15. The woman said the sexual […]

Police Blotter 11/25

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A 27-year-old Clovis woman contacted police about 4:30 p.m. Thursday regarding a possible theft of her dog. The woman said the dog turned up missing Nov. 15 during a yard sale at the 3000 block of La Luz. The dog, a young […]

College removing problematic mulberry

By Mike Linn PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University officials are fed up with the light red, dime-sized berries that fall every summer from a mulberry tree near the Golden Library. University officials said students using a nearby sidewalk track the fruit’s pinkish juices onto carpets in the library, causing irremovable stains. Each August, the […]

Police Blotter 6/6

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: A 44-year-old male from Clovis reported he had been assaulted between midnight and 1 a.m. on May 28 at the 800 block of Mitchell. According to the report, the man was jumped by four unknown males and received scratches and cuts […]

Meritocracy no longer making the grade

Walter Williams Dr. Mike S. Adams, an associate professor of criminal justice at University of North Carolina’s Wilmington campus, has given me an excellent idea for grading students, which appeared in his commentary in the web-based Agape Press newswire. For 35 years, I’ve taught economics and graded students on the racist, culturally biased standards of […]