Sticker guy arrested on unrelated charge

CNJ staff A Clovis man at the center of a she-devil sticker controversy spent Wednesday night in jail on an unrelated charge. Clovis police officials said Dean Young, 31, appeared in Magistrate Court on Wednesday for a traffic violation when it was discovered there was outstanding warrant for his arrest for failure to appear. The […]

Police: Woman swallows cocaine during drug bust

Members of the Clovis S.W.A.T. team monitor traffic at the corner of Seventh and Walnut streets in Clovis Wednesday after Clovis Police Department issued as search warrant for 701 and 705 Walnut. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer A woman who chewed up and swallowed crack cocaine during a […]

Marine misses court date while in Iraq

Schmuck: Will not make trial date while in Iraq. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer John Schmuck is accused of battery in connection with a Clovis bar fight in November of 2002. He didn’t show up for court in April 2003, he didn’t show up for another court date last week and a warrant […]

Police Blotter 5/9

Police responded about 9:30 a.m. Monday to a Clovis church after its pastor reported a broken window. The window had embedded wire to prevent it from shattering and allowing entry by unauthorized persons, and the pastor estimated replacement cost at $800. • • • A gun shop owner called police about 3:20 p.m. Monday to report […]

Police Blotter 4/18

A resident of the 300 block of Merriwether called police about 6 p.m. on April 5 to report that his vehicle had been vandalized. The resident said an induction hood and air breather had been taken from his 1969 Chevy El Camino. He told officers that a person had been seen “messing with” his vehicle […]

Police Blotter 2/27

Children Youth and Families Division staff called police about 2:45 p.m. Feb. 17 regarding two possible incidents of criminal sexual penetration. A social worker reported that a 13-year-old Clovis girl came to the public health office regarding a vaginal infection. During the course of treatment, the girl said she had an ongoing sexual relationship with […]

Police Blotter 2/13

A Clovis High School assistant principal called police about 8 a.m. Feb. 4 to report a battery incident during breakfast. Police reported they would be obtaining a warrant for a 16-year-old girl who had battered a 17-year-old girl, causing bleeding from her face and a possible broken nose. >>> About 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4, police […]

Police Blotter 10/15

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Junior high officials called police about 1:30 p.m. Thursday after a 14-year-old male student who had left his classroom to use the bathroom admitted to smoking marijuana in the bathroom and placed a baggie believed to contain marijuana on the desk of […]

Police Blotter 8/31

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: While responding to a one-vehicle crash about 7 a.m. Wednesday at the corner of Manana Boulvard and Harrison Avenue, police found that a car had crashed through a chain link fence and entered a yard. Police smelled alcohol on the driver, a […]