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Nov. 26, 2006 Police Blotter


November 26, 2006

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

Around 10 a.m. Monday an officer was dispatched to a home in the 600 block of Sandia Street for a report of harassment. A man told police his vehicle had been egged the night before. An officer noted the right rear door where at least one egg had struck the vehicle. The incident is being investigated as harassment. Police noted the man filed a report the day before when someone broke the right rear window on the vehicle.

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About 8:30 p.m. Monday an officer was called to a home in the 1000 block of Edwards Street in reference to battery on a household member. A woman reported her son had become angry over having to do chores and had chased her, swinging his fists at her. She told police she ran into the bathroom and he pushed her, causing her to hit her head. The officer noted a bump on the back of her head and asked the youth if his mother’s account of the events was correct. The youth nodded but indicated he didn’t want to talk about it. The boy was arrested and taken to the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center for battery on a household member.

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About 5 p.m. Tuesday an officer was called to a home in the 900 block of Plaza Drive for a report of larceny. The woman told police her handgun was missing from her safe and she believed her grandson had taken it. The woman called police later and said her grandson was in an apartment complex on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, where police found him with the gun in his possession. He was arrested for larceny and several other charges.

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Around midnight Wednesday an officer responded to a home in the 500 block of Christopher Drive for a report of criminal damage. A woman told the officer eggs had been thrown at her car. The officer noted the vehicle’s paint was chipped and estimated the damage at less than $1,000. Suspects were unknown, and the case is under investigation.

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


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