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Police Blotter

Oct. 11, 8:14 a.m.

A caller reported to police that a $3,000 mechanized hammer attachment had been stolen from the construction equipment stored at the staging area.

Oct. 11, 10:48 a.m.

A woman called officers to report that a man had come into the church stating that the government was torturing him and paying people $1,000 to harass him, and that the government’s goal was to push him to hurt others. The subject planned to return in the hopes of speaking to a pastor.

Oct. 11, 12:52 p.m.

A social worker called police to report that a client of hers had been the victim of domestic abuse that had been improperly reported when her former boyfriend had battered her, then lied to police, stating that another person was responsible for the assault.

Oct. 12. 12:19 a.m.

A man flagged down police and informed them that he had found a pair of large dogs on the dry lake bed; officers collected the dogs for transport to the animal shelter.

Oct. 12, 2:28 a.m.

A woman called police to complain that while she was out riding her horse in the arena at Boulder City Horseman’s Association, she heard and saw a group drinking and being loud in one of the barns; officers determined that no one in the barn was driving.

Oct. 12, 12:25 p.m.

A man called to complain to police that a driver was “road raging” and had passed him aggressively at a stop sign, fish tailing as he went by. Although he called intent on signing a complain, he was satisfied by an apology from the other driver.

Oct. 13 10:46 a.m.

A man called police stating that, though he lived in California, his daughter lived in Boulder City and reported getting into a fight with her boyfriend the day before, though he had since left. According to the man, his daughter claimed there was a bullet hole in the bedroom door, and so he felt obligated to report it, but when police arrived the man’s daughter denied knowing about any such damage.

Oct. 13, 2:25 p.m.

A man called to complain that he was unable to pick up his shirt at the dry cleaners because it was permanently closed; officers advised the man to contact the constable.

Oct. 13, 11:16 p.m.

A caller reported that two men had pushed their way into the caller’s home, assaulted the caller’s friend and broke items in the house. The caller knew the suspects and officers were able to make an arrest and transport the suspect to Clark County Detention Center.

It’s (un)official

“Every vote counts and every vote has not been counted.”

City council to mull recruitment firms

When departing and now former city manager Taylour Tedder was on his way out, he took some steps to try to smooth out the transition to a new city executive in the form of five recruitment firms vying for the call to be hired to conduct a nationwide search for his replacement.

Brown proud to represent BC in Nationals

For those who are into the rodeo scene, you may want to remember the name Aiden Brown in years to come.

Church seeks senior housing

Leaders of the Boulder City United Methodist Church have a project in the works that they feel will benefit many in the community but understand those who may have concerns.

Fancier/foster permit back on city council agenda

If you call in to a city council meeting for public comment twice in one meeting, you officially qualify as a gadfly. (noun: 1) a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly. 2) an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism.) Fred Voltz, already quoted in these pages for comments on other issues, also addressed the issue of pet breeding, likening the practice to prostitution or the dealing of narcotics.

Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

In the 1930s, the original Boulder City Company Store included a “club room.” The city was officially dry until the late 1960s, so booze would not have been officially served. Except it was.

Dollar Tree takes over 99 Cents

Chances are that many will be giving their two-cents worth regarding the news that 99 Cent Only Stores, including the one in Boulder City, have been thrown a lifeline by a former competitor — Dollar Tree.

Master plan to accommodate energy storage

The moves to develop much of the Eldorado Valley for solar energy uses that has brought Boulder City millions of dollars in lease revenue — enough to make it feasible for a city of just 15,000 souls to consider spending upward of $40 million on a new municipal pool complex — took another step forward on May 28 as the city council voted unanimously to amend the master plan and zoning map that would allow for the creation of a battery-based energy storage facility.