Police Blotter


Jan. 17, 3:56 p.m.

A man called to report that his neighbor, who is a sex offender, was taking pictures of the caller’s children.

Jan. 17, 5:12 p.m.

A woman called to complain that the occupants of the adjoining unit were knocking things off her walls by pounding on the walls in their unit. The woman had asked them to stop but the neighbors continued pounding.

Jan. 18, 12:13 p.m.

A caller reported that eight individuals were involved in a fight in front of the caller’s house. The caller stated that the combatants were armed with sticks and one had a tire iron. Upon their arrival, officers took five subjects into custody.

Jan. 19, 6:52 a.m.

A man called to report that two children were out front of his home recording his voice and he stated that there would “be some trouble” if officers didn’t respond. Upon their arrival officers found no kids in the area.

Jan. 19, 7:34 a.m.

A man called from Indiana to report that he had received a call from someone in Boulder City, claiming to represent Bank of America. The caller told the man that there had been $3.5 million deposited into his account and that he needed to pay $65 to access the money. The man said that when he looked up the number and called it back, he told the caller that he had contacted the police and the caller, in turn, called the man “everything but a white man,” and threatened to go to Indiana and assault him. His local police advised him to call the Boulder City Police, but the Boulder City Police told the man they did not take reports over the phone and that he should contact his local police department, which should call Boulder City if it required assistance.

Jan. 19, 12:31 p.m.

A doctor’s office called to warn police that a man had advised them he wanted to commit suicide and that he wanted to “take his wife with him,” though he mentioned no method he intended to use. Dispatch contacted the man’s wife, who said he was bipolar and that the day before he had spoken about killing himself and said he didn’t think she could “handle it,” so he would take her and the family with him. Officers transported the man to the hospital.

Jan. 20, 2:59 p.m.

During a traffic stop an officer smelled a marijuana odor coming from the vehicle as he approached and asked the driver if there was any in the vehicle. The man said there was none but after the officer said he could smell it, the driver admitted to a small amount and retrieved it from the glove box. The officer destroyed the marijuana and gave the driver a warning.