Penny provides grand exit in pinch

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The pledge: Explain the copper/sweat bonding, and how it’s improved by intelligence. Demonstrate by affixing the penny to your forehead, then hit the back of your head to knock the penny off. Raising your eyebrows will help loosen the penny. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer I write this column against better judgment, because it […]

8/19 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded Sunday to a report of shots fired near La Salle and Purdue streets. The complainant informed the officers he had gotten into a verbal altercation at a Prince Street business, and after returning home, he observed a vehicle drive slowly […]

8/16 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Aug. 8 to a department store in the 3700 block of North Prince Street response to a report that someone had broken into the coin box of a ride in the game room. An investigation of the equipment indicated […]

6/28 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded Friday to a local trucking company where a driver allegedly threatened another man with a long piece of pipe. The complainant said the subject came into his office and asked to see the load sheet. When the request was denied, […]

3/17 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police initiated a traffic stop Friday in the area of Rio and Jefferson streets. Upon approaching the car, the officer smelled marijuana. The subject stated that he had not been smoking, but another subject had been riding in his car earlier and […]

2/21 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were transporting a subject Thursday to the juvenile detention center. At the detention facility the officer let the subject out in front of him and he began running away in handcuffs. The officer pursued the subject on foot. While in pursuit, […]

1/23 Police blotter

CNJ staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Officers responded Monday to a store in the 1000 block of Mitchell Street in reference to a fraud in progress. A subject was trying to cash in stolen lottery tickets. When questioned, the subject said he had been given the […]

Police blotter 1-19

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Friday to the 1400 block of St. Andrews Drive in reference to a fraud report. The officer spoke with a woman who said she had been ripped off by a door-to-door magazine salesman. She said a man came to […]

1/14 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Thursday to a local school in response to a battery victim. The principal at the school told the officer that a student had been seriously injured in a fight. He said that he observed several students confronting each other […]

12/12 police blotter

CNJ Staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Sunday to the 1000 block of West Brady Avenue in reference to a missing trailer. The complainant said the trailer had been missing since about Nov. 23, but he believed one of his employees may have borrowed […]