Nov. 28, 2007 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

Samplings of recent reports filed by Clovis-area law enforcement officers:

About 10 a.m. Nov. 17 an officer responded to a home in the 1000 block of Thornton for a house fire.
Fire personnel extinguished the fire. Fire officials said the fire was started in three rooms.
Neighbors told the officer the house was vacant.


About 9 p.m. Nov. 17 an officer responded to a business in the 2000 block of Seventh Street for a graffiti report.
An employee said someone had written on the walls of a stall in the women’s bathroom.
The officer documented the damage.


Around 6 p.m. Nov. 17 an officer responded to a motor vehicle accident at 21st and Mitchell streets.
A man said a boy rode in front of him on his bicycle and he didn’t have time to stop without hitting him.
The 12-year-old cyclist was sent home with his parents.


About 3 p.m. Nov. 19 an officer took a report of contributing to the delinquency of a minor at the police department.
A woman said a 27-year-old man had taken her teen daughter to a bar the night before.
The 17-year-old told the officer the man had taken her to the bar and had her buy him drinks with her debit card.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or e-mail her at: