Cops and Courts: Burglar takes family’s Chihuahua puppy

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

Police are seeking information on a May burglary where a family pet was taken, according to a press release.
Around 1 p.m. May 22 several items were taken from a residence near Sandia Elementary School. Also taken was 6-month-old Daisy, a 5-pound, tricolor Chihuahua puppy.
The family is offering a reward for Daisy’s return.
Anyone with information can call Curry County Crime Stoppers at 763-7000 or Clovis Police Detective Rick Smith at 763-9496.

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A group of burglars riding bicycles has been seen in the area in recent days, trying doors to see if they are locked. Several vehicles and homes have been targeted and items stolen, a Clovis Police Department press release said.
Police are encouraging residents to be sure doors and windows are secure and not to keep high-value items in vehicles, the release said.
Anyone with information can call the police department at 763-1921.

Cops and Courts is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or:
sharna_johnson@link.freedom.com