May 30, 2008 Police Blotter

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

Around 11:30 p.m. Friday an officer responded to a school in the 100 block of Commerce Way for a student with a weapon.

A staff member said she had confiscated a knife from a student, who said he had brought it to school to protect himself because he heard he was going to get jumped.

The officer took the knife and noted intent to refer the case to juvenile probation and parole.

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About 8 p.m. Friday an officer was called to an alley in the 1500 block of Gidding for juveniles drinking.

The officer found five males ages 15 and 16 in possession of two bottles of vodka.

The boys all admitted to drinking.

Each boy received a citation and their parents were called to pick them up.

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Around 2 a.m. Saturday an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Calhoun for a burglary in progress.

The resident said a man he had a relationship with came to his home and got mad when he would not let him in.

The resident said the suspect became violent when he started trying to end their relationship and he was afraid of him.

The officer discovered the suspect had a no trespass order against him and noted intent to seek an arrest warrant.

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Around 4 a.m. Saturday an officer was called to the 2000 block of Grand Avenue for a subject down.

The officer found a man laying on the ground in front of an apartment with a head injury.

A man and woman who lived in the apartment said the man knocked on their door and demanded money. They said he tried to force his way into the apartment and broke out windows on the front of the home.

The male resident said he pushed the man and he fell off the porch.

The injured man was transported to the hospital where his injuries were determined to be non-life threatening.

The case is being referred to the district attorney’s office.

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

sharna_johnson@link.freedom.com