weather icon Clear

Burglary suspect confesses to BC crimes

One of two people arrested in connection to a string of burglaries in Henderson has confessed to two other burglaries in Boulder City, according to the police department.

On Saturday, Kenneth McDougall, 50, was arrested by Henderson Police along with Jesenia Guerrero, 25.

Cmdr. Brent Speyer of Boulder City Police Department said the two were persons of interest in two crimes the department was investigating.

One incident happened at Goatfeathers, 1300 Wyoming St., on June 6. The glass of the front door had been shattered and approximately $15,000 worth of miscellaneous property had been stolen.

The second incident happened June 11 at All Mountain Cyclery. The front window was broken, but it appeared that no one had entered and that nothing had been stolen.

“… the male half of the people that were arrested in Henderson has confessed to detectives that he was the person responsible for both the Goatfeathers burglary and for the cycle shop burglary,” Speyer wrote in an email. “He is in custody on other charges so we will be submitting investigation packets to the District Attorney, requesting criminal charges on our two cases.”

McDougall and Guerrero are suspected of burglarizing about eight Henderson salons between February and June, police said. They are being held in the Henderson Detention Center.

Henderson police believe the pair are connected to burglaries in other jurisdictions.

Las Review-Journal Reporter Blake Apgar contributed to this report.

Contact reporter Celia Shortt Goodyear at cgoodyear@bouldercityreview.com or at 702-586-9401. Follow her on Twitter @csgoodyear.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Parade highlights Damboree celebration

The 74th annual Damboree Parade which runs right through the heart of Boulder City will, as always, be on Independence Day, July 4th. The parade starts at 9 a.m. with other activities such as a pancake breakfast and coin toss sprinkled in throughout the day. Fireworks will start at 9 p.m. over Veterans’ Memorial Park. Full Blown Fourth is theme of this year’s celebration.

Results official: Hardy, Walton elected

Dr. Joe Hardy and Steve Walton expressed their gratitude and thanked the community for their support after primary election results were canvassed Friday and they were officially declared elected as mayor and councilman, respectively.

Council advances plans for RV park, grocery store

The City Council met Tuesday, June 27, with water levels, city signage and the proposal of a new grocery store and recreational vehicle complex on the agenda.

Woman who went missing arrested for theft

Kathryn Mari Trygstad, 55, a Boulder City woman who went missing for several days in April 2021, was arrested Tuesday morning on five charges, including grand theft and embezzlement of more than $100,000.

Krepps joins BCR staff

Owen Krepps has joined the Boulder City Review as a reporter.

City’s first ‘first lady’ dies

Boulder City’s first first lady, Marjie “Sue” Broadbent, died Sunday, June 26. She was 87.

Summer sunshine, heat pose health risks

It’s a safe bet that the one thing we all have in common every summer is managing the extreme heat and our body’s reaction to the excessive temperature prevalent in our geographic location.

Plans for RV resort, shopping center move forward

Boulder City’s Planning Commission has recommended that plans for two city-owned parcels, one of which will be leased for an upscale recreational vehicle resort and the other, which could be sold to build a grocery store, move forward to City Council as part of the land management process.

Primary results same as additional ballots counted

With additional mail-in ballots from the June 14 primary election counted, Boulder City residents have unofficially selected a new mayor and filled one of the two open seats on City Council.