4/15/09 Police blotter

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

About 9 a.m. April 2 an officer responded to a school in the 400 block of Davis Street for a forgery report.

A school administrator said a parent of a fifth grader had turned in three doctors notes to the nurse but the return to school dates had been altered.

The officer was unable to make contact with the parent and noted intent to verify the notes with the doctors who issued them.

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About 3 p.m. April 2 an officer responded to a school in the 100 block of Commerce for a report of a student with a weapon.

An administrator said a box cutter had fallen out of a student’s backpack during class.

The 13-year-old said he had taken the knife from his mother when she was working on some carpeting at home and said it was stupid for him to bring it to school.

The knife was taken into evidence and the officer noted intent to consult the district attorney’s office.

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About 9 p.m. April 2 an officer responded to a business in the 4000 block of Mabry Drive for a criminal damage report.

A woman said a male she knew broke the windshield on her vehicle.

She said the man had just been released from jail and was not supposed to have contact with her because of the charges against him. She said he called her and told her he wanted some of his belongings out of her vehicle and told her he would bust out the windows of her car if he didn’t get what he wanted.

She said he showed up at her work and started yelling at him but she ignored him so he went outside.

One of the woman’s coworkers saw him swing an object on a string at her car window, then drive away fast.

The estimated cost of the window was $200.

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About 5 p.m. April 3 an officer responded to a fire station in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for a battery report.

A man said he was riding his motorcycle south when an arm protruded from a pickup truck heading the other direction and threw something out of the window at him.

The man said the unknown object hit his cheek.

A firefighter said he was behind the suspect’s vehicle and witnessed the incident. He provided the officer with the vehicle’s license plate number.

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