Feb. 1, 2008 Police Blotter

By Sarah Meyer: CNJ staff writer

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

Police responded to a report of domestic violence at 1:37 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of East Fifth Street.
When officers tried to apprehend a male suspect, he ran.
Police caught him and arrested him on charges of battery on a household member and evading or resisting a police officer.

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Police responded to a report of burglary at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of North Prince Street.
Police found a broken window on the back door of the residence. Copper plumbing was taken from a water heater in the house and a water heater in the garage.
No estimated value of the stolen plumbing was listed.

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Police responded to a report of burglary and larceny at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of West Yucca.
The resident told police when she arrived home that afternoon, she discovered her house had been broken into and ransacked.
Police found the woman’s possessions had been gone through and scattered around the house.
Most of the items missing from the home were found in these bags and bundle. Jewelry and coins were not recovered.
The incident remains under investigation.

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Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run vehicle accident at 12:40 a.m. Wednesday near 10th and Connelly streets.
Police followed a suspect vehicle in the area, which the driver parked. When apprehended, he told police he had parked his car because he felt like running and because he had a bag of marijuana in his pocket.
He was cited for careless driving, failure to give immediate notice of an accident and leaving the scene of an accident.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sarah Meyer. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or:
sarah_meyer@link.freedom.com