April 27, 2008 Police Blotter

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

Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, an officer responded to the area of Commerce and Axtell streets for an intoxicated man.

Witnesses reported a man was walking in and out of traffic.

The officer found the man staggering down the road.

The man had difficulty standing or talking and was unable to give officers his address.

He was placed into protective custody at the jail, and officials disposed of two bottles of alcohol he was carrying.

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About 7 p.m. Monday, an officer responded to an injured subject in a store parking lot in the 1300 block of North Prince St.

Witnesses said a man was working on his vehicle and when he applied jumper cables, the vehicle jumped forward and struck him in the legs.

The man received serious injury to his legs and was transported to a Lubbock hospital.

The man said he didn’t have insurance yet because he had just bought the vehicle.

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Around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, an officer went to a residence in the 800 block of Manana