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Release Date:  07/18/2013

Incident Type: National Night Out 2013 – Green Acres Park, Clovis, NM

Contact Person: MPO Daron Roach, 575-763-9427

On Tuesday, August 6th from 6:00 pm to Dark, at Greene Acres Park, neighborhoods throughout Clovis are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “30th Annual National Night Out”, crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by Clovis Police Department, will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 states. In all, over 37 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out Against Crime”.

National Night Out is designed to: 1. Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, 2. Generate support for, and participation in, local crime efforts, 3. Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and 4. Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Fun and games for kids and adults will be available. Local agencies- patrol and specialty vehicles will be on display. Child ID Kits, information handouts, coloring books, local officers to answer questions, plus many more interactive stations. Some of the participating agencies are Clovis Police, New Mexico State Police, Curry County Sheriff, Motor Transportation, Livestock Board, Cannon Security Forces, and several more.

Also joining this event this year is the Curry County Wellness Council’s “Back To School Health Fair”. Please bring your child’s shot records to this event for required school shots. Dental information, medical information, and a treasure hunt. Several Back to School Health Fair vendors will be on site offering their services. Local Emergency Planning Committee, Curry County Crimestoppers, and Department of Health are just some of the participants. We are expecting Aerocare and the New Mexico State Police to land their helicopters during this event. Food vendors will be on site. Some activities include- Dunk-A-Cop dunking booth, Curry County DWI Task Force DWI Karts, bouncy houses, and SWAT display.

Please plan on attending this event and let’s show criminals that we as a community are not going to sit back and let them take our town, let’s fight back. Every law enforcement agency needs a community’s help to make it a safe place to live, work, and play in. For information on this event please contact Community Relations Officer Daron Roach at 575-763-9427 or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:07 )
 

Release Date: 07/12/2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Incident Type: Most Wanted Alerts – Wanted Subjects: Fermin Rodriguez and Patrick Lopez

Contact Person: Clovis Police Department Dispatch Center – Tele- 575-769-1921 or Ruthann Kelly at 575‑763‑9470 or anyone having any information about the whereabouts of these men is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000; Citizens may use TipSoft to provide this information and remain anonymous. Text users can send their tip to: "CRIMES" (274637) with the keyword TIPCPD.  In other words, citizens can text “TIPCPD plus their crime tip" to 274637 (CRIMES).  Citizens can submit anonymous tips using their PC or mobile phone by going to www.tipsubmit.com, or Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000. Photos of the suspects are attached.

Fermin Robert Rodriguez is wanted by the Clovis Police Department in connection with multiple cases of Felony Forgery (Counterfeit Money, 11 Counts) and Arrest Warrants for Failure To Appear on charges of Possession of Controlled Substances, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and  Concealing Identity; and Failure To Appear for Probation Revocation Hearing on a Burglary of a Dwelling. Fermin Rodriguez  is a Hispanic male in his 20’s with brown eyes and black hair. He is approximately 5’05” and 112 lbs. Photo is attached. Multiple warrants are issued for his arrest.

 

 

Patrick George Lopez is wanted by the Clovis Police Department in connection with Two Outstanding Warrants; One for Aggravated Driving While Impaired/Intoxicated by Liquor or Drugs; One for Concealing Identity. Mr. Lopez regularly gives false identity to Officers when stopped and is believed to have evaded arrest this way in the area on a couple of occasions. Patrick Lopez does have several identifying tattoos all over his body that can easily identify him. Prominent tattoos are located on his right and left wrists, fingers of his left hand, his chest, his face and his arms. The court will extradite to Clovis, New Mexico. Patrick Lopez is a Hispanic male in his 30’s with brown eyes and brown hair. He is approximately 5’03” and 165 lbs. Photo is attached.

Patrick George Lopez

Citizens may use TipSoft to provide any information and remain anonymous. Text users can send their tip to: "CRIMES" (274637) with the keyword TIPCPD.  In other words, citizens can text “TIPCPD plus their crime tip" to 274637 (CRIMES).  Citizens can submit anonymous tips using their PC or mobile phone by going to www.tipsubmit.com, or Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000. Photos of the suspects are attached.

Last Updated ( Friday, 12 July 2013 15:33 )
 

Release Date:  06/27/2013

Incident Type: Several subjects arrested for burglaries in Clovis over the past few days

Contact Person:  Lt. James Schoeffel, (575) 763-9408

The Clovis Police Department Patrol and Special Operations Unit have been busy arresting burglars over the past couple of weeks.

On Sunday, 06/16/2013, at about 1:00 am in the morning a Clovis Police Officer on patrol observed a male subject, Quinn Ransom, 47 years of age, breaking into a vehicle at No Hassle Auto, 1800 block of W. 7th St. The investigation lead to Ransom being charges with four counts of Auto Burglary, two counts of Larceny, seven counts of Criminal Damage, three counts of Attempted Auto Burglary, and Possession of Burglary Tools. Ransom was booked in to the Curry County Adult Detention Center.

On Sunday, 06/23/2013, at about 4:30 am in the morning Officers with the Clovis Police Department responded to a suspicious subject call in the area of the 1700 block of Imperial Court. When the Officers arrived in the area two 15 year old juvenile males were located on bicycles. The two subjects admitted to three Auto Burglaries and the theft of the two bicycles. Two of the Burglaries were in the 1700 block of Imperial Ct. and the third was on Winsor Way. They admitted taking the bicycles from the 3200 block of Gidding St. The two juveniles were booked in to the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center.

On Wednesday, 06/26/2013, at about 4:00 am in the morning Officers with the Clovis Police Department responded to the Clovis Christian School in the 900 block of Calhoun for a possible Burglary in progress. The investigation lead to the arrest of two male subjects. Lonnie Clark, 23 years of age, was charged with Commercial Burglary, Conspiracy to commit Burglary, Larceny, and Criminal Damage. Lorenzo Medina, 36 years of age, was charged with Commercial Burglary, Conspiracy to commit Burglary, Larceny, Criminal Damage, and Retaining Stolen Property. Both men were booked in to the Curry County Adult Detention Center.

On Wednesday, 06/26/2013, at about 9:00 pm in the evening Officers with the Clovis Police Department were dispatched to Clovis Cycle and RV in the 400 block of East First St. for an alarm activation.  Upon arrival Officers witnessed a male scaling a chain link fence and take off running.  The Officers apprehended the suspect identified as Fabian Martinez, 19 years of age.  Martinez was charged with Commercial Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of Methamphetamine, Criminal Damage, and Resisting/Evading/or Obstructing an Officer.

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:24 )
 

Release Date:   June 12, 2013

Incident Type: Capture of Ruben Hernandez

Contact Person: Steve Sanders, Chief of Police, (575) 763-9416

Clovis – June 12, 2013 – On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at approximately 10:47 AM, the Clovis Police Department was notified of an escape of a County Detention Inmate from the Clovis Municipal Court.

The escapee identified as Ruben Hernandez, DOB: 5/21/1973.  At approximately 12:30 AM, officers received information Mr. Hernandez was in a residence in the 300 blk of Delores.  Officers made contact with the residents and received permission to search the residence.

Mr. Hernandez was located inside the living room where he was taken into custody without incident or struggle.  Mr. Hernandez was later transported back to the Curry County Detention Center for booking on the outstanding escape warrant.

This investigation is on-going at this point.  No other information is available at this time.

 

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 June 2013 07:28 )
 

Release Date:  June 11, 2013

Incident Type: Escapee Ruben Hernandez Follow-up Information

Contact Person: Steve Sanders, Chief of Police, (575) 763-9416

Clovis – June 11, 2013 – On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at approximately 10:47 AM,

the Clovis Police Department was notified of an escape of a County Detention Inmate

from the Clovis Municipal Court.

The escapee has been identified as Ruben Hernandez, DOB: 5/21/1973. Mr.

Hernandez is described as a male, Hispanic, height of 5’9”, weight 165 lbs, short

brown hair and brown eyes. We believe Mr. Hernandez is now wearing a white shirt,

blue jeans and blue high-top shoes.

As of this release, the primary goal of the Clovis Police Department continues to be the

following of leads and information to recapture Mr. Hernandez.

As a part of the investigation, the Clovis Police Department Special Operations Unit is

working with the Clovis Municipal Court to determine the sequence of events leading

to the escape. At this point, the investigation is in its preliminary stages and it is

premature to provide any further information at this point.

Should you come into contact with Mr. Hernandez, he should be considered armed

and very dangerous. Please do not attempt to apprehend Mr. Hernandez.

Anyone having any information about this case is asked to contact the police

department at 575-769-1921, Citizens may use TipSoft to provide this information and

remain anonymous. Text users can send their tip to: "CRIMES" (274637) with the

keyword TIPCPD.  In other words, citizens can text “TIPCPD plus their crime tip" to

274637 (CRIMES).  Citizens can submit anonymous tips using their PC or mobile

phone by going to www.tipsubmit.com, or Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.

No other information is available at this time.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 June 2013 07:10 )
 
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