Police were dispatched to the 2500 block of South Lea Avenue, Sunday, where an argument turned physical. According to the report, one man attempted to intercede and was punched. He [auth] responded to defend himself, punching the other man, and then pulled a pocket knife from his pocket. The case is under investigation.
• Police responded to the 900 block of South Elm Avenue, Saturday, where the lock on an electric meter was cut and the meter was removed. A representative of Xcel Energy was unable to say how long the meter had been missing and how much it would cost to replace it.
• Police were called to the 1200 block of West Third Street, Friday, to take a report of an employee of Job Corps who said someone took a $25 gift card while she was at work.
• Police were dispatched to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. Fourth St., Saturday, after subjects entered a shed and removed two “weed wackers” valued at $170.
• Police recovered a vehicle in the 300 block of West Linda Vista Boulevard, Sunday, that had been stolen from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone having information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.