Police detective cleared in pedestrian fatality

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis police detective involved in a pedestrian fatality while on duty last month has been officially cleared of any wrongdoing, according to a state police report made public last week. Investigators determined the fatal injuries Delores Jacks, 71, received Dec. 12 when struck by a police car being […]

Family plans to sue city over pedestrian fatality

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer A lawyer representing the family of a Clovis woman who died after being struck by a police vehicle last week said he plans to sue the city. Delores Jacks, 71, was struck Dec. 13 by a car driven by Clovis Police Lt. Roger Grah while he was on duty. […]

12/16 Local Roundup

Police lieutenant returns to duty A Clovis police lieutenant involved in a pedestrian fatality Monday night returned to work Wednesday after passing a mandatory drug test. Lt. Roger Grah was taken off duty following Monday’s accident pending the results of the drug test, according to Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas. It is city policy for […]

Officer on duty at time of fatal accident

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Clovis Police Lt. Roger Grah was doing routine patrol Monday evening when his police vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Gary Ross, whose agency is investigating the fatality. Delores Jacks, 71, was crossing Mitchell Street around 6:45 p.m. when she was struck, officials […]

Robberies could be connected

CNJ staff Clovis police are investigating the possibility that a pair of armed robbery incidents in the last six days are connected. An armed robbery attempt Saturday night bore similarities to another incident two days earlier, Clovis Police officials said Tuesday. According to police reports, two subjects with bandanas covering their faces attempted to rob […]

Clovis woman shot in foot

CNJ staff A 23-year-old Clovis woman was shot in the foot Wednesday during a possible robbery on the city’s west side. The shooting suspect remains at large, police said. The woman was resting in her home at 1308 W. Ninth St. about 11:30 a.m. when a man entered her house and demanded money, said Sgt. […]

Shooting treated as homicide

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Clovis Police officer Dave Wetmore investigates the scene of a shooting Wednesday in the 1700 block of Gidding Street. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man was found shot to death on Wednesday morning at his residence at 1725 Gidding St., police said. Police said they are investigating the […]

Local Roundup

CNJ Staff Shooting victim still in critical condition A Clovis man shot Friday night in the 1000 block of Reid Street was still listed in critical condition at University Medical Center in Lubbock Monday night, hospital officials said. Clovis police were unable to provide much detail Monday night why Chris Lucero, 38, had been shot. […]

Gunshot victim in critical condition

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Clovis Police Officer Melissa Breyette picks up evidence markers at the scene of a shooting Friday night at the Coco Apartments on the corner of 10th and Reid streets in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man is in critical condition at a Lubbock hospital after being shot […]

Shooting suspect arrested

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Byron Logan By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Clovis police arrested two men late Friday evening in connection with last month’s slaying of a 31-year-old Clovis man. Byron Logan, 22, of Clovis, was arrested without incident at his residence and is charged with an open count of murder in the death of Tony Parker. Parker […]