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Police Blotter

June 11, 5:56 a.m.

A man called police to report someone whistling loudly outside, preventing him from sleeping. Police responded and determined there were only loud birds whistling, including a very loud mockingbird.

June 11, 3:44 p.m.

Police received a report of a trailer which appeared to be abandoned with animals inside.

June 12, 7:19 a.m.

Police received a report of a rattlesnake in a backyard.

June 12, 9:44 a.m.

A family was evacuated from their home following the rupture of a gas line.

June 12, 2:28 p.m.

Boulder City Police were contacted by the Mojave County Sherriff’s Office in Arizona, regarding a Kingman, Ariz. man who was planning on meeting his son, who lives in Reno, in front of the Boulder City Police station for a violent confrontation. The Sherriff’s Office said they heard that whoever survived the altercation was planning to commit suicide by cop.

June 12, 5:59 p.m.

Police received a report of a pickup truck losing control and damaging two signs and a cable television box on Veterans Memorial Drive, and leaving the scene. The driver was located and arrested because he lost his license plate in the accident.

June 13, 5:54 a.m.

Police received a report of a rattlesnake in a backyard. The snake was relocated.

June 13, 12:50 p.m.

Police received a report of a male and female fighting, and the male hitting the female in the face.

June 13, 4:09 p.m.

A driver was pulled over for apparently talking on a cell phone, but the driver was merely smoking an electronic cigarette that looked like a phone.

June 13, 4:51 p.m.

A woman was pulled over who appeared to be talking on the phone, but the officer determined she only had lime green hair over her hand.

June 13, 5:09 p.m.

Police received a report of a strange man in a parked red Corvette, who said to someone, “You don’t want to mess with a bounty hunter.”

June 14, 3:08 a.m.

A woman sprayed her boyfriend with pepper spray and got some in her own eyes at an Elm Street location.

June 15, 3:18 p.m.

Police received a report of a woman at a bus stop yelling threats to no one.

June 16, 2:10 p.m.

Police received a report of a male sleeping under a bus stop bench with a beer.

June 17, 11:10 a.m.

Police received a report of a vehicle with a dog inside for over a half hour.

June 17, 2:21 p.m.

Police received a report of sheets, a blanket and some pillows being stolen from the Western Inn.

June 18, 1:25 a.m.

A woman contacted police to report that her truck broke down, and she believed her hex boyfriend may have planted a bomb in it.

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