Police press release: Woman arrested in homicide

On Thursday, June 18, 2009, members of the Clovis Police Department with the assistance of the 9th Judicial District Major Crimes Unit obtained and served an arrest for Robbin Banister, DOB: 12/16/1964, for an open count of homicide, two open counts of evidence tampering and one open count of conspiracy for the death of Clifford […]

May 21, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 10 a.m. May 13 an officer took a missing persons report on a juvenile. A man said he hadn’t seen his son since the previous morning. The officer spoke with people that knew the boy and discovered he had been seen […]

DPS agent arrested

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer An agent assigned to the Special Investigations Division of the Clovis Department of Public Safety was arrested Thursday, accused of fabricating police citations. Dolores Ledezma-Pinon, 51, is charged with five counts each of forgery, tampering with public records and disposition of citations. Department of Public Safety Communications Director Peter […]

I waned it to rain, so I washed my car

Bob Huber Last month folks in this neck of the republic glared at bleak and shadowy clouds and muttered, “All right, enough is enough!” They were, of course, referring to the soggy conclusion of the drought hereabouts and the beginning of what frontier historians would someday cite as “The Year When Everyone Had to Learn […]

Blame it all on dog days now upon us

By Bob Huber Now in these dog days of summer, folks are looking in a mirror to decide if they ever want to go swimming again in public. Which brings up the subject of dog days, and why we even pay attention to them. Dog days occur from about July 3 to Aug. 11, and […]