Police Blotter 6/27

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports:
Responding to a report of two people unconscious outside the 2100 block of Grand on June 18, police contacted a 39-year-old woman who said she had been knocked down when she came out of her apartment to break up a fight between two men who she refused to identify.
While checking out the area, police found a man staggering on the south side of the apartment complex. A records check led to his arrest for violating probation.

Poking holes in all four tires caused more than $350 worth of damage to a Ford Mustang parked at the 600 block of Sara Layne sometime before 8 a.m. on June 18.

Following a request by the Internal Revenue Service, a Clovis resident called local police on June 18 to report that someone used his social security number while working at jobs in Ohio, Kentucky and Massachusetts. The IRS had ordered him to revise his 2001 tax form since he had not claimed the additional jobs or file a report of identity theft.

Police took a man into custody on the morning of June 19 who claimed to be the sheriff. Police received a call from a resident at the 800 block of East Grand reporting that a man was kicking at his door and telling him he had to leave the property and turn over his car. Upon arrival, police determined that the home and car belonged to the resident and took the man into protective mental custody.

A resident at the 1400 block of Claremont called police June 19 reporting that her unlocked vehicle had been entered overnight. The glove compartment was locked, but someone broke into the compartment and stole a disconnected cell phone.

Smashing the right front window of a car parked at the 2000 block of Hammach netted about $450 worth of CDs and a CD player in a theft reported June 19.

A former Curry County jail inmate called police June 19 to report that someone had used her public food assistance card while she was incarcerated, spending $566 at three Clovis stores.