Police blotter — June 6

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

About 2 a.m. May 16 an officer responded to an undisclosed residence for a report of a trespasser.

A woman said she was staying at the house with a juvenile female and the girl’s former boyfriend kept knocking on windows trying to talk to her.

The woman said she had caught the 18-year-old on the property twice and he had gone into the back yard and left the gate open, allowing the family’s dogs to get out.

She said one dog was still missing.

The officer drove through the neighborhood and noticed a silhouette running towards the residence.

When the officer returned to the house, he found the male lying on the ground outside the girl’s window.

The suspect told the officer he just wanted to talk to the girl about their breakup. He also said he had the family’s dog in his truck and returned it.

He was charged with criminal trespass.


Around 4 a.m. May 16 an officer responded to the area of Norris Street and Mabry Drive for a report of a driver sleeping in a vehicle near the train tracks.

The officer located the vehicle and noted a male was sleeping at the wheel with the vehicle running.

The officer tried to wake the man and ended up opening the door and shaking his shoulder, noting he smelled alcohol.

He also noted there was an open beer in the center console.

The 20-year-old agreed to take a series of field sobriety tests and when he did not perform them successfully, he was transported to the hospital for a blood test.

The man was arrested for DUI and minor in possession of alcohol.


Around 11 a.m. May 19 an officer responded to Lockwood Elementary School for a report of found marijuana.

A student told a custodian that he had put a highlighter marker with marijuana in it under a portable classroom for another student to pick up.

The custodian located the highlighter and turned it over to the officer, who found marijuana inside.

The officer noted intent to refer the student to juvenile authorities.


About 11 a.m. May 19 an officer was at Lockwood Elementary School when he heard a report of a fight on the playground.

The officer spoke to a boy who said three other students had been calling he and his friends names and they were tired of it so they fought them.

The officer noted there were six students involved and that he intended to notify juvenile authorities.