Jan. 11, 2009 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 8 p.m. Dec. 31 an officer responded to an alley in the 500 block of Heaslet for a public affray call. As officers arrived, they saw a man sitting on top of a woman with her hands pinned to the ground. […]

Oct. 1, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around midnight time Sept. 20 officers were dispatched to the area of Grand and Mitchell for a vehicle with a weapon. A group of teens said they were dragging Main Street when a male in another vehicle threw something at their vehicle, […]

Police seek shooting suspect

CNJ staff A warrant was issued Thursday for a Clovis man charged with shooting at his neighbor during a dispute, court records show. Tranell Pleasant, 19, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit a crime. Police responded to the 800 block of Sheldon Street around noon Wednesday for report of […]

Arrest warrant issued for Texico man

An arrest warrant has been obtained for a Texico man suspected of shooting at his wife Friday during a dispute at 838 Luther St. in Texico, according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Javier Zapata, 19, is being sought on charges of assault against a family member with intent to commit a violent felony, shooting […]

April 17, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 p.m. April 10 an officer responded to a business in the 2500 block of Mabry Drive for a vehicle theft. A manager said a man rented a car in December and had not returned it. He said several unsuccessful attempts […]

Warrant issued for Grady fuel thefts

CNJ staff An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a 54-year-old Curry County man in connection with the theft of approximately 465 gallons of fuel from a Grady fuel station, according to a press release from the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Robert “Bobby” L. Daniel is accused of stealing gas on three separate occasions between […]

Two more searches in county fair fund investigation

By Sharna Johnson, CNJ staff writer The offices of the Curry County attorney and treasurer were searched Thursday by state police in connection with unaccounted for Curry County Fair funds, according to two search warrants filed in Curry County Magistrate Court. The warrant for County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout’s office specified officers were looking for “all […]

Report: County funds may be missing

By Sarah Meyer: CNJ staff writer Court documents show Curry County may be missing $7,200 in funds from the 2007 Curry County Fair. State police executed a search warrant at the county courthouse on Monday, County Manager Lance Pyle confirmed. The search warrant allowed police to examine documents, electronic data, information and correspondence related to […]

Meth lab discovered in empty Melrose house

CNJ staff Area law enforcement discovered a methamphetamine lab in the late stages of construction Thursday while serving a search warrant at a Melrose house, according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Waller said the house, located at 623 Third Street, was not occupied at the time the warrant was served. Arrest warrants are anticipated […]

Local Roundup: Student numbers exceed last year

CNJ staff Clovis Municipal Schools enrollment is up slightly from last year, according to school officials. Clovis Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said 7,884 students attended school Thursday, which is up 99 students compared to last year. First day enrollment was unavailable, Seidenwurm said. “We had several classes that didn’t get counted and things were kind […]