Police Blotter 2/13

A Clovis High School assistant principal called police about 8 a.m. Feb. 4 to report a battery incident during breakfast. Police reported they would be obtaining a warrant for a 16-year-old girl who had battered a 17-year-old girl, causing bleeding from her face and a possible broken nose. >>> About 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4, police […]

Police Blotter 2/6

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A junior high assistant principal called police about 2 p.m. Jan. 27 to report a fight that had occurred between two female students, both 13 years old, just before school. School staff advised police that both students had already been suspended and […]

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 […]

Police investigate tainted popcorn

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police are investigating allegations that a Marshall Junior High student gave drug-laced popcorn to unwitting classmates. Police on Thursday had not determined if the incident was a prank. Two students complained of headaches and upset stomachs after eating the popcorn on Monday, officials said. No serious illnesses were reported. Officer […]

Police Blotter 12/22

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Two vehicles sustained heavy damage in a Dec. 12 crash about 4 p.m. at the corner of Seventh and Grand streets. Police reported a 1998 Dodge pickup was westbound in the right lane of Highway 60/84 and a 2000 Ford car was […]

Police Blotter 12/3

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A city sanitation truck driver called police about 10:45 a.m. Nov. 25 to report that he had struck and severed a gas line in the alley between Prince and Lea streets south of Piersal Street. The driver said he had moved over […]

Police Blotter 11/27

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Shortly before midnight Saturday, a police officer heard engines revving and tires squealing near the corner of 21st and Thornton streets. Upon investigation, police found two vehicles racing westbound on 21st Street from Thornton and stopped one of them. After detecting what […]

Police Blotter 11/20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 to a vehicle theft on the 1300 block of East Grand. Police determined that a furniture truck owned by a Clovis business had been left open while being unloaded and employees heard the truck […]

Police Blotter 10/2

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police observed a 17-year-old male on Fourth Street who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. The man surrendered without incident. A check of his pockets revealed a knife, a marijuana pipe, and about $1,000 in cash. Police issued […]

Supreme Court seemingly headed for banner year

Freedom Newspapers T he U.S. Supreme Court got off to a commend able start last week on its 2003-2004 term by refusing to hear the Conant vs. Walters case regarding doctors and medical marijuana. But apart from the Pledge of Allegiance case, most observers don’t expect this term to feature as many landmark rulings as […]

Police Blotter 10/15

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Junior high officials called police about 1:30 p.m. Thursday after a 14-year-old male student who had left his classroom to use the bathroom admitted to smoking marijuana in the bathroom and placed a baggie believed to contain marijuana on the desk of […]

States are right on drug reform

Freedom Newspapers While the federal government in recent years has approached illicit drug policy along the lines of the classic definition of a fanatic — if it isn’t working, redouble your efforts — there has been a quiet rethinking of drug policy at the state level, beginning with the decision by California voters in 1996 […]

Police blotter 9/17

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: During a Friday afternoon traffic stop at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Aspen Street, a Clovis police officer called dispatch reporting a 23-year-old male driver was giving a name he believed to be false. The officer reported he thought he remembered seeing […]

Police Blotter 7/18

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: Police tried Saturday morning to help a man seated in a car at the 400 block of West Ninth Avenue who was screaming that his ankle was broken. When police arrived, they found a 22-year-old Clovis man whose right ankle was […]