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Police Blotter

Oct. 18, 11:31 a.m.

A man called officers to report he had witnessed a drug transaction take place across the street at his neighbor’s house and he suspected his neighbor’s daughter to be involved.

Oct. 18, 7:41 p.m.

A woman called to report that two tenants had moved out of their unit during the night before and had left two containers of gasoline on the front porch. She was concerned kids could get into them. After speaking with officers she advised them she would contact code enforcement the following morning should the canisters remain unmoved.

Oct. 18, 10:29 p.m.

A man called officers because he wanted it noted that he had repossessed a vehicle that was still registered in his name because the driver had not been making payments.

Oct. 18, 11:12 p.m.

A woman called officers after an employee became upset when he was denied a break that he requested, which the woman said he had already taken. The man became verbally aggressive and was told to clock out and go home. The store was concerned because the man open carries a firearm when he shops at the store.

Oct. 19, 8:06 a.m.

Officers were called after an employee noticed minor damage to the interior trim of the door where it appeared someone had tried to break into their place of business.

Oct. 19, 10:17 a.m.

A woman called police to report that juveniles had jumped her wall and retrieved a football out of her backyard. She wanted the fact that people were trespassing in her yard noted and extra patrols before and after school.

Oct. 19, 11:45 a.m.

Police received reports that an airplane with one person on board had crashed near the Boulder City Airport. Air traffic was shut down as authorities responded, found the plane and established that the pilot was unharmed.

Oct. 19, 4:40 p.m.

A man called officers to complain that a FedEx package, for which he had signed 30 minutes prior, was now missing from his property and that he thought his next door neighbor had taken it. Upon their arrival, officers determined that the man was upset because the neighbors, on whose behalf he had signed and accepted the package, had not come to speak with him when they came to retrieve it.

Oct. 20, 1:49 a.m.

A man called to report that four suspicious males were walking down the street looking into cars and that when he yelled at them they took off running and turned a corner.

Oct. 20, 8:46 a.m.

Police received a call reporting a suspicious man sleeping on concrete stands at a ball field. Upon their arrival, the man told officers he was homeless, physically disabled and had mental health issues, and that he was sleeping there after wandering in from the desert at 3 a.m. Officers advised him that camping within the city limits was prohibited and sent him on his way.

Oct. 20, 10:05 p.m.

Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from a supermarket in Pahrump with an elderly man still inside. The car was located, the hitchhiker taken into custody and the victim found safe but confused.

Oct. 21, 4:31 p.m.

Officer received reports of two men selling cologne in the downtown area. The caller said the two men didn’t steal anything, but he was concerned they lacked a business licence.

Oct. 22, 8:05 a.m.

A caller reported that a pair of car batteries were stolen out of two vehicles from the caller’s garage the night before and that people have been seen jumping the property walls.

Oct. 22, 8:49 a.m.

A man called to report that someone put a “No Parking” sign on the street and he suspected it was his neighbors and that signs were unofficial, but he wanted to be sure. Officers advised him that the signs were official.

Oct. 22, 4:38 p.m.

A man arrived at the police department to report he was upset that someone in the trailer park had used “nasty” language and he wanted to speak to an officer in person.

Oct. 23, 12 p.m.

Officers were called after two golf carts collided between the sixth and seventh tees. Though both drivers complained of minor injuries, neither accepted treatment from fire and rescue.

Oct. 24, 2 p.m.

A man called to report that an unknown person poured something that killed grass on his lawn, spelling the word “No” in giant letters across 30 feet of grass around where he and his family had a “vote for Hillary” sign posted.

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