Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:
About 9 a.m. Jan. 14 an officer responded to a vehicle crash on First Street.
A city employee said he hit the vehicle in front of him when it slowed to make a turn onto Mitchell Street.
The 21-year-old was issued a citation for following too close and the woman in the vehicle he struck was cited for no proof of insurance, no registration and a child not properly restrained.
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About 6 p.m. Jan. 14 an officer responded to a business in the 1000 block of Seventh Street for a report of embezzlement.
An employee said he allowed a man to take a vehicle for a test drive at around 2 p.m. and the vehicle had not been returned.
He said he called the person and was told they had taken the car to Roosevelt County to show to family and were going to bring the car back, but they hadn’t shown up almost four hours later.
After the officer left, the man called police dispatch and told them the car had been returned.
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About 6 p.m. Jan 14 an officer responded to a city office in the 400 block of Seventh Street for a criminal damage report.
An employee said a group of juveniles threw rocks over a fence and broke a windshield and taillight on two city vehicles.
The woman said the juveniles were seen in the area by a witness.
The officer noted the damage was around $450.
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About 10 p.m. Jan. 14 an officer responded to the 100 block of Fireball Court for a criminal damage report.
A man said he had discovered someone had broken out the window on his car with a brick.
The officer fund four other vehicles along the street with broken windows and broken bricks nearby.
The damage was estimated around $500.
Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or by e-mail at: