Fri. Dec 3rd, 2021

SECOND VANDALIZATION OF CLOVIS AQUATIC CENTER CAUSES DAMAGE ESTIMATED OVER $10,000

From a press release from the Clovis Police Department on July 12th, 2021, it states the following:

On July 11th, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., Officers responded to the Clovis Aquatic Center located at 1700 E. 7th St. due to a report of vandalism. A citizen had called in stating several windows had been broken out around the pool area. Officers arrived on scene and a representative for the Aquatic Center was contacted and arrived shortly after.

During the course of this investigation, the Clovis Police Department’s Special Operations Unit was contacted, and a Detective was sent out to process the scene. Damage to the Aquatic Center consisted of several windows being broken out, along with the vandals gaining access to the pool area and throwing pool equipment, along with other items into the pool. It was determined that this incident occurred sometime after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 10th, 2021.

No official quote has been determined at this time, however, a representative from the Aquatic Center believed the damage exceeded $10,000.

Furthermore, On June, 18th, 2021 a similar incident was reported, where a single window was broken out to the Aquatic Center and vandals gained entry and threw multiple items into the pool.

These incidents are currently being investigated by the Clovis Police Department’s Special Operations Unit.

The Clovis Police Department requests that any person having information related to this incident, please contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921, and request to speak with the Investigations/Special Operations Unit.  You can also remain anonymous and contact Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.