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Dec. 23, 12:50 p.m.

A call came in about the driver of a red Camaro driving aggressively and running people off U.S. 93 headed toward Ville Drive.

Dec. 23, 1:18 p.m.

Police said a busload of tourists were getting too close to the bighorn sheep.

Dec. 23, 2:10 p.m.

Police stopped a man wearing long, black underwear and a jacket. Police said the man’s underwear had a hole near the front, which unintentionally exposed his lower half.

Dec. 23, 2:44 p.m.

Police received a call about a group of children yelling and charging at the bighorn sheep.

Dec. 23, 8:29 p.m.

A call came in about a Christmas tree blocking traffic by McDonald’s.

Dec. 24, 10:42 a.m.

A caller wanted to speak with police about stolen silverware.

Dec. 24, 4:26 p.m.

Police received a call about a possibly intoxicated man scaring customers, dancing in the aisles and pulling his hair.

Dec. 25, 7:05 a.m.

A man told police he was cut off at the end of Eldorado Valley Road as he drove to work. The man told police he crashed his car into sand.

Dec. 26, 8:22 p.m.

Police received a call about a blue Ford Mustang weaving and flashing its high beams heading toward Hoover Dam. The driver of the Mustang was traveling about 90 mph.

Dec. 27, 9:27 a.m.

Police responded to a possible suicide near the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Dec. 27, 4 p.m.

Police found a small poodle wearing a purple sweater.

Dec. 28, 4:38 p.m.

Police received a call about a lost cellphone recovered in a pile of leaves.

Dec. 29, 10:13 a.m.

Police and the Boulder City Fire Department investigated an electrical fire inside of a home.

Dec. 29, 12:22 p.m.

A caller told police a small, fluffy dog wearing a red and green sweater kept going in and out of a fence.

Dec. 29, 3:11 p.m.

A man told police his daughter was pushing her bike home when a white van stopped and someone inside told her to get in the van. The man said he drove around and tried to find the van, but was unsuccessful.

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Church seeks senior housing

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Fancier/foster permit back on city council agenda

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Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

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