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Police Blotter

Sept. 20, 9:54 a.m.

A man called complaining he was kicked out of Albertsons. He claimed that the employee who kicked him out was on drugs. When police arrived the man was very irate.

Sept. 20, 3:17 p.m.

An older woman called because her $300 cane was stolen while she was at the Albertsons pharmacy. The woman and the pharmacy clerk both saw the man who stole the cane. The man was picked up on Nevada Way. The woman decided not to press charges, but the man was cited for having a suspended driver’s license.

Sept. 23, 12:24 a.m.

A woman called police saying that a man and his girlfriend were parked in front of her house blaring loud music. The man kept going in and out of his car making even more noise.

Sept. 23, 7:36 a.m.

A man was found sleeping in his car at Milton Court. The man, who was from Germany, said he was just resting his eyes on the way to the Grand Canyon. Police told the man he could not sleep on the side of the road.

Sept. 23, 3:24 p.m.

A woman called police accusing her former husband of abusing their son. She claimed the father was abusing his son by making him do drugs, poisoning the water and sexually abusing him. When police arrived at the scene they concluded the woman’s claims were false.

Sept. 23, 9:42 p.m.

A man called police dispatch multiple times screaming that the band playing at Boulder Dam Brewing Co. was too loud. The man was being very rude to the dispatch caller. When police arrived at the brewpub they saw no band playing. They called the man back and he yelled at police saying that they were liars and there was a band playing. The man said that if the police didn’t handle the situation, then he would have to. Police called the man multiple times and knocked on his door but the man was not there.

Sept. 26, 7:32 a.m.

A 14-year-old called police after seeing a toddler walking alone outside wearing a diaper and red shirt. Police arrived on the scene and returned the boy to his house close by. The dad said he had accidentally left the door open. The child was not hurt.

Sept. 26, 11:40 a.m.

A woman called police saying that she was being cyberbullied after she had set up a GoFundMe account for surgery. Someone posted on her Facebook account saying that the woman was lying and did not need the surgery. She claimed it was her former friend trying to libel her. The incident has caused GoFundMe to suspend her account because it may be a possible scam.

Lagan’s sights set on Paris

In less than three weeks, Lexi Lagan will be competing in her second Summer Olympic Games with a collective cheer of support from her hometown of Boulder City.

But is there really a shortage?

Getting Boulder City out of a more than decade-long stretch where no city manager has lasted as long as it takes a student to graduate from BCHS was the overriding theme of discussion at this week’s city council meeting.

Council debates hiring city manager recruiter

Following a lengthy discussion, Mayor Joe Hardy summed things up Tuesday by saying, “Our No. 1 priority is to get someone who will stay.”

Sex-trafficked victims to have new home, school

Ideally, a school is far more than just four walls, a ceiling and some windows. It’s a place of learning, a place to feel safe, and a place to meet and bond with others.

Learn more about BC’s unofficial mascot

The bighorn sheep at Hemenway Park, on the outskirts of Boulder City, have become a tourist attraction as carloads, and often tour vans full of visitors, can been seen at the park each day.

City’s new fire structure in place

The Boulder City Fire Department is in the final stages of adding a structure, which will not only prepare its firefighters to a greater extent, but at the same time save taxpayer dollars.

Report made on strategic plan

Strategic plans are not anything new for Boulder City. A document developed in conjunction with an outside consultant outlining goals for the next five years has been around for at least a decade.

City, court extend personnel agreement

One could be excused for assuming that an item on the city council’s agenda for the June 25 meeting was somehow related to the concept of free speech if one had only read the agenda and none of the attachments. It was, after all, referred to as First Amendment.

Honoring first responders

Recently, the Boulder City Police and Fire departments held their annual awards night. For the fire department, Acting Chief Greg Chesser presented his Fire Chief Award to firefighter Brian Shea. For the police department, it gave out letters of commendation to several of its officers who assisted last December following the shooting death of three professors at UNLV. Those officers included Lt. Thomas Healing, sergeants John Glenn, Tiffany Driscoll and Christ Slack, detectives Mark Dubois, Bret Hood and officer Guy Liedkie. Pictured with Chief Tim Shea are Sgt. Driscoll and Lt. Healing. Driscoll also earned a second letter of commendation for her part in helping save the life of a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer who suffered a seizure while the two were working an off-duty assignment at Allegiant Stadium.