Oct. 31, 2008 Police Blotter

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

About 7 a.m. Oct. 23 an officer responded to a business in the 3000 block of Mabry Drive for a larceny report.

A manager said when he arrived at work he discovered a customer’s vehicle sitting on the ground with its tires and wheels removed.

The manager estimated the value of the missing items at more than $1,500.

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About 11 a.m. Oct. 23 an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Prince after observing a vehicle running red light.

The officer discovered the 81-year-old man’s license had been revoked and there was an arrest clause in the system in the event he was caught driving.

The officer transported the man to the jail.

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About 2 p.m. Oct. 23 an officer responded to a school in the 100 block of Commerce Way for a report of marijuana.

School officials said several students reported seeing a female student with marijuana. When they searched her, they said they found a small baggy of marijuana in her shoe.

The 13-year-old told school officials she got the marijuana from another 13-year-old girl at school.

Both girls were issued citations for possession of marijuana.

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About 2 p.m. Oct. 23 an officer responded to a business in the 1000 block of Seventh Street for a report of criminal damage.

Employees said they discovered the tires had been flattened on all the vehicles on the lot.

The officer noted the damage had been done with a small cutting instrument. Repairing the damage was estimated around $1,600.

Another nearby business reported the same had been done to vehicles on their lot.

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