Sept. 19, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

About midnight Sept. 10 an officer responded to the 800 block of Collins for a suspicious situation.

A caller said two subjects entered a residence through the back window.

The officer knocked on the door of the residence and the woman who answered said the home belongs to her sister and she had permission to be there.

The officer discovered there were two outstanding warrants for the woman and arrested her.

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About 11 a.m. Sept. 11 an officer took a battery report in the lobby of the police department.

A man said he was battered by his supervisor at work the day before.

He said his supervisor started yelling at him, but said he kept working and started walking away.

He said his supervisor grabbed his shirt. The supervisor let him go and told him to leave.

The complainant said he has no idea what happened to cause the confrontation and that he has never had problems with the supervisor before.

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About 2 p.m. Sept. 12 an officer responded to a park in the 1000 block of Sycamore Street for a criminal damage report.

Someone had reported a group of teens defacing a picnic table.

The officer made contact with six teens and noted the table they were sitting on was old and the paint was peeling and the wood chipped.

The teens admitted they had picked at the wood and apologized.

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About 3 p.m. Sept. 12 an officer responded to a business in the 100 block of Main Street for a vehicle theft report.

A man said he went into the bank and when he came out about five minutes later, his truck was gone.

He said he left it unlocked with the keys in it.

The officer could not locate any witnesses to the theft.

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About 5 p.m. Sept. 12 an officer responded to a restaurant in the 100 block of 21st Street for a criminal damage report.

The complainant said a young male scratched his vehicle with a piece of metal after the man declined to give the youth a dollar.

The youth told the officer he scratched the victim’s car because his friends dared him to do it.

His mother was called and advised of the situation.

Damages were estimated around $1,000.

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