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Police Blotter

Aug. 30, 3:24 a.m.

A man called police claiming that his girlfriend used a tile to smash through the back window of his apartment. The man said he never saw his girlfriend break the window, but said he thought she did it because of a fight they had earlier at the Backstop sports bar. The man did not wish to press charges, but believed she would come back because she is a heavy drug user.

Aug. 30, 8:14 a.m.

A woman called police after noticing the air-conditioning unit in her trailer had been stolen. The woman believed her neighbors were responsible for the theft because she had not seen them in awhile. Police asked the owner of the trailer park about the caller’s neighbors. The owner said she did not think anyone lived in the trailer anymore. When police inspected the trailer they noticed it was in disarray and the air conditioning had been removed.

Aug. 30, 3:23 p.m.

A man called police after a check he received for selling his batting cage was found to be fraudulent. The man only knew the buyer by the name of LIBRON, who the man had talked to via an email under the name of Dale. The man was told to ship the batting cage to an address in Pasadena, Texas. LIBRON agreed to pay the man over $1,900 for the cage.

Aug. 31, 7:19 a.m.

Police found a little boy walking alone near Cottonwood Street wearing only his underwear and a blanket. The child did not know his address, but gave the police his first name. The boy was eventually returned home to his mother, who was unaware her son had left because she was sleeping.

Sept. 1, 9:26 p.m.

A boy’s grandmother called the police after another boy choked her grandson. When police arrived, the boy was walking around and no serious head trauma was noticed. The two kids were fighting in an alley and both parties agreed not to press charges if there was no serious injury.

Sept. 3, 10 a.m.

A woman called police because someone had stolen her Social Security number and was trying to use it to open a credit card account in her name.

Sept. 3, 10:12 a.m.

A small black car sideswiped an 18-wheeler on the Arizona side of U.S. Highway 93. The black car and its driver were found in Boulder City with the car’s fender and grill missing.

Sept. 4, 12:29 a.m.

Police were called after reports that a man was screaming a number of profanities throughout the early morning. When officers arrived, the man said he was cursing because his white pickup truck had broken down again. The man apologized to the officers and said he would watch his language.

Sept. 5, 8:27 a.m.

Animal control responded after a little girl was bitten in the hand by a dog that had escaped its owner’s home. The girl’s parents used a first aid kit to bandage the hand. This was not the first time the dog had escaped and the owner was told that if the dog got out again, she would be fined or have the animal taken away.

Sept. 5, 4:31 a.m.

Someone called police after finding a woman with bruises on her face and blood coming from her nose. The woman told police that someone had beaten her up but would not say who. Police began looking for the woman’s boyfriend but he could not be found. The woman was taken to the hospital, but still refused to give any information because heroin and meth were involved in the incident.

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