April 18, 2008 Police Blotter

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

About 6 a.m. Sunday officers were dispatched to a fuel station in the 4000 block of Mabry Drive for a possible DWI.

A man was found sleeping in the driver’s seat of his vehicle.

The man said he was just trying to sleep and admitted he had some drinks at the bar a “while ago.”

The officer conducted a field sobriety test and arrested the man.

It was discovered the man had outstanding warrants and police found marijuana in his pants pocket.

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Around 10 a.m. Monday an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton for a report of marijuana at school.

A staff member heard from a student that another student had been smoking marijuana in the bathroom.

School officials searched a 17-year-old who was the last to be seen in the bathroom and found a baggie of marijuana, a pipe and lighters.

The student was suspended.

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About 3 p.m. Monday an officer responded to a residence in the 800 block of Hondo for a report of a stolen firearm.

Prior to arriving the officer learned the victim possibly had an outstanding warrant.

The officer took a report on the 19-year-old’s stolen AK-47 rifle then arrested him on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

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