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11-25 Police blotter


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

About 10 a.m. Nov. 17, an officer responded to a school in the 100 block of Commerce Way for a report of a student with a weapon.

A school administrator said he had received a report that a male student had a knife at school, so he searched the 13-year-old and found a knife with a four-inch blade.

The boy told the officer he just brought the knife to school to show some people.

The officer noted intent to seek an arrest warrant for carrying a weapon on school grounds.


Around 3 p.m. Nov. 17, an officer responded to a government building in the 300 block of Connelly Street for a fraud report.

A man said he had noticed his bank balance wasn’t correct and when he checked further, he discovered he had been charged nearly $50 by a magazine company he did not subscribe to.

The man said he called the company and they said they did not have record of the transaction.

The officer collected copies of the man’s bank records.


About 4 p.m. Nov. 18, an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of Gary Street for a burglary report.

A man told the officer a man kicked his door open and tried to enter the home but left when he saw his son in the residence.

The officer noted the door frame had a shoe print on it as if it had been kicked.


Around 8 p.m. Nov. 19, an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of Walnut Street for a burglary report.

A man said he had returned home earlier in the day and found about 400 DVD movies missing and a note that told him not to bother looking for his movies. He said he recognized the note as having been written by his former girlfriend .

The officer went to the woman’s house, and she allowed him in to search for the DVDs. However, when he went into a bathroom, he noted she started acting strangely.

He asked her what was behind the closed shower curtain, and the woman peaked behind it and told him nothing. When the officer began moving toward the tub, she told him he needed to leave because she had to use the bathroom.

The officer found her actions suspicious and walked toward the tub, and the woman pushed her pants down and began to sit on the toilet. The officer told her to stand up and pull her pants up and opened the shower curtain, discovering a man with an outstanding warrant for his arrest hiding in the tub.

The man was arrested on the warrant, and the woman was arrested for interfering with a police officer.

The officer also found some of the missing movies at the woman’s house.


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