5/19 Police blotter

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

About 8:30 a.m. May 11, an officer was called to Clovis Community College about a missing laptop valued at more than $1,400. The laptop was signed out by a person who was not a student and provided a false cell-phone number.

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Around 2 a.m. May 12, an officer responding to a call about a truck fire in the 1100 block of Calhoun Street was told by the truck’s owner it was the second time in two weeks his truck caught fire. He told police he believes he and his wife are being harassed by her former boyfriend.

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At about 11:30 a.m. May 12, a citizen called police to report witnessing a man throwing a cup out of his vehicle’s window in the 3500 block of North Prince Street. The citizen recorded the license plate number, and the officer met with the vehicle owner, who admitted throwing the cup. He was issued a citation for littering.

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About 4 p.m. Sunday, an officer responding to a domestic disturbance in the 1900 block of Weeden Drive transported a man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease to Plains Regional Medical Center for evaluation after he attacked his son with a brick and a rake. While there, the father kicked a police officer and had to be restrained, and was arrested for assault on a household member, assault on a peace officer and two counts of battery on a peace officer.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or: