Clovis Police Van Recovered, Man Under Arrest

A man is now under arrest after Clovis Police say he stole one of the department's vans Saturday night, and abandoned it a short time


Police say the man took off around 9:00 p.m., and dumped it a short time later in the area of Ashlan and Thompson.

So far, no details have been released on how the vehicle was taken.

For the following hour, police canvassed a large area, from Ashlan to Dakota, and Thompson to McCall.

Officers caught up with{}the man{}around 10:30 p.m.; a{}K9 officer detained the man.

The man was taken away by ambulance, but was alert.

So far, his name has not been released.