Police blotter — Sept. 5

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

Around 7 p.m. Aug. 24, an officer responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Davis Street for a report of battery.

A man said he was lying on his bed and his wife came in the room and started arguing with him, and then threw a cup of stew on him, burning him. He said he did not need to be examined by medical responders and could treat the injury himself.

The woman said she tripped and spilled the soup on her husband accidentally.

The woman was arrested for battery on a household member.

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About 11 a.m. Aug. 27, an officer responded to a business in the 3000 block of North Prince Street for a report of theft.

An employee told the officer a female customer had been seen changing price tags on television sets on surveillance footage.

The employee said the woman switched the tags and then purchased a TV for around $100 less than it was priced.

The officer watched the footage and was shown a price tag that was recovered from the area where the woman had selected her TV.

After the officer left the store, he was again contacted and told the woman had returned to the store. He spoke with the woman. She said the TV she chose had two price tags on it and after she got home, her son told her the price she paid was far too low for the size television she got. Therefore, she said, she returned to the store to pay the difference.

The woman paid the difference in price. The employee agreed not to press charges and instead served her with a notice of criminal trespass so she could not legally return to the store.

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Around 3 p.m. Aug. 27, an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of Circle Drive for a battery report.

A man said he had gone to the residence to repossess furniture from a female resident.

He said a man let him into the home, and then a woman inside told him the person he was looking for was out of town and began cursing at him and told him to get out of the house.

The man said he went outside and while he was putting up the loading ramp on his truck, the woman got in her vehicle and drove toward him.

He said she struck his legs with her bumper and he yelled at her to stop but she didn’t.

He said he was pinned between her vehicle and his but was able to jump up and avoid serious injury. Then the woman drove off at a high rate of speed, he said.

The officer was unable to locate the woman.

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Around 6 a.m. Aug. 28, an officer responded to the area of 21st and Wilshire streets for a report of an unconscious subject.

The officer spoke with a woman who was being treated by medical responders, and she told him she had been raped by two men who came into her yard in the 3000 block of Sheldon Street.

The woman was transported to the emergency room where the officer spoke with her again.

She said after she was attacked, she called a friend to come and get her, and then she jumped out of his vehicle at the location where officers found her.

She later said the friend she called took her to another friend’s home and she left there on foot, ending up where officers found her.

After the officer told her a sexual assault nurse was on the way to conduct an exam, the woman pulled out her IV’s and insisted on leaving. The officer drove her home.

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