Cops and Courts: Police holding crime seminars

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

The Clovis Police Department is hosting two town hall seminars this month, according to a press release from police.
The meetings are:
Tuesday — 6:30 p.m. Cameo Elementary, 1600 North Cameo St.
Sept. 25 — 6:30 p.m. Lockwood Elementary, 400 Lockwood Dr.
Information: 763-9427.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss crime and crime prevention.
Representatives from the police department will include: Administration, Animal Control, school resource officers, training and recruiting, community relations, the gang task force and more, the release said.


Police arrested two teens Monday for vehicle theft after a pursuit, according to police reports.
The 15- and 16-year-old males are being held on charges of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, aggravated fleeing in a motor vehicle and evading or eluding an officer.
An officer saw the stolen vehicle around 11:30 a.m. on Seventh Street and recognized it from a report he had taken earlier that morning from a woman in the 900 block of Locust Street.
The driver of the 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier drove through Clovis at varying rates of speed, running stop signs before stopping at the intersection of Eleventh and Axtell streets.
Police apprehended the youth after they fled the vehicle.

Cops and Courts is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or: