Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:
Around 7 p.m. Nov. 12 an officer responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Main Street for a situation check.
Neighbors reported they had not seen a 51-year-old resident in several days and they could hear his television but he wouldn’t answer the door.
The property owner opened the residence for officers and they found the man deceased inside on the floor.
There were no signs of foul play and no visible injuries to the deceased.
A medical investigator took over and the body was transported for medical investigation.
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About 8 p.m. Nov. 12 an officer responded to the emergency room at the hospital for a report of a stabbing victim.
A woman said her boyfriend had been drinking and left their residence in the 100 block of El Camino Street. When he returned she said he had been stabbed and could only tell her “I got jumped.”
The officer was unable to talk to the male because he had been sedated.
Hospital staff said he received two stab wounds, one to the stomach and another to his upper arm.
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Around 9 p.m. Nov. 12 an officer responded to the 500 block of Dawn Loop for a stabbing.
Witnesses said a fellow passenger stabbed the female victim while they were in a vehicle.
Other passengers in the vehicle said they were giving a woman they knew a ride home. They said the woman had been talking to herself during the ride and when they stopped the suspect got out, grabbed the victim’s hair and hit her.
They said they didn’t realize the 18-year-old had been stabbed until they had driven a little ways away.
The victim was transported to the hospital with a stab wound to the neck. Police took the 44-year-old suspect into custody for questioning.
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About 8 a.m. Nov. 14 an officer on duty at a school in the 1500 block of Sycamore Street was told a student pulled the fire alarm the day prior.
School administrators said a student had seen a 13-year-old girl pull the alarm between classes.
The girl was given a citation for interference with fire controls.
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Around 3 p.m. Nov. 14 an officer responded to a business in the 2000 block of Prince Street for an embezzlement report.
A manager said two employees were supposed to make a deposit the month before but the money was never deposited in the bank.
The man said he started looking over other records and discovered that more than $3,000 was missing.
He said his company was conducting an internal investigation and wanted a police report filed.
He also said two employees suspected of being involved had been put on administrative leave.
Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer Sharna Johnson. She can be contacted at 763-6991 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org