Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Police Blotter 3/31

Staff at the Children, Youth and Families Division called police about 8:30 a.m. Thursday to report that a client believed her husband has been storing child pornography on their home computer and sexually molesting her 12-year-old daughter.

The mother reported that her husband has left her and she has obtained a restraining order against her husband, but the sheriff has been unable to locate him to serve the order. The mother turned in the computer equipment to police for review.

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A Clovis business owner called police about 6:50 p.m. Thursday to his business at the 3000 block of Sheldon to report that someone had shot a BB gun at the windows of a trailer on his property, causing about $100 worth of damage.

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Shortly after midnight Friday, police stopped a 1982 Dodge van that failed to maintain its proper lane while driving down 21st Street and nearly bounced off the curb.

The driver failed field sobriety tests and swayed back and forth while trying to perform them. After receiving breath alcohol results of 0.22 and 0.23, officers booked him for aggravated driving while intoxicated, first offense.

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Police received a call about 3 p.m. Sunday reporting that a mother and her 13-year-old son were chasing a person who had been attempting to steal a bicycle from the 100 block of West Plains.

Officers located a 14-year-old Clovis male who had fled the area and dropped the bike, arrested him, and transported him to the juvenile detention center where he was booked for larceny less than $250.

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Police responded about 9 p.m. Monday to Plains Regional Medical Center regarding possible criminal sexual penetration of a child. The sexual assault nurse examiner told police that a 1-year-old girl showed indications of recent sexual penetration and a possible history of penetration over an extended period of time.

The girl’s parents said the girl has recently been acting strange and pulling away when they tried to change her diaper. They reported that they have been taking their child to baby-sitters while they are at work.

Police Blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Darrell Todd Maurina. He can be contacted at 763-6991 or:

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