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Police Blotter

Nov. 23, 2:42 a.m.

A man called police to report that his girlfriend had come home drunk and threw a thermostat at him.

Nov. 23, 11:46 a.m.

A caller complained that there was a suspicious vehicle, occupied by two men, parked in front of a neighbor’s home. Upon their arrival, officers determined that the owner of the home had a water main link and the two men in the car were among four that were working on the problem.

Nov. 23, 2:21 p.m.

A woman came into the police department to complain that she had rented a room out to a person in need at the behest of a friend, but the tenant had paid with two bad checks and stole things from her house.

Nov. 23, 2:50 p.m.

A man complained that three days before a man had offered to buy a five-piece tool set from him, but when he took the items to the buyer’s apartment, the buyer refused to pay and forcibly expelled the man from his apartment. The man’s backpack was left inside with $60 inside and various other items.

Nov. 24, 12:16 a.m.

A woman called to complain that the same man who had reported having his backpack stolen the previous afternoon had come to her home, claimed to be a “CI” and made her crawl around on the ground like she had done something wrong. Upon the arrival of officers, the man was trespassed by officers.

Nov. 24, 12:57 p.m.

A woman called to complain that she and her husband had seen a group of youths and several cars parked at a Realtor’s building, riding skateboards and filming. The woman said that she and her husband asked the juveniles to stop but the juveniles became belligerent and even opened a car door, hitting her husband.

Nov. 24, 9:12 p.m.

A caller reported that a woman in a neighboring building had yelled “call the ‘F’ing’ police” out of her window. Upon their arrival, officers spoke to the woman in question and arrested a man for failure to change address.

Nov. 25, 5:14 a.m.

Multiple officers were involved in a foot chase, which continued for several minutes until the suspect ducked down a side street, running while dropping things out of his pockets and waistband, including what appeared to be methamphetamine. After being hit multiple times with a Taser, the suspect finally stopped running, put his hands up and was apprehended.

Nov. 25, 9:53 a.m.

Officers received reports of two juveniles breaking a couch apart and putting pieces into a fire pit, attempting to light it aflame. Upon their arrival, officers determined that one of the two young men lived in the unit above the business and that they were removing wood from the sofa to use as fuel for their barbecue. At that point the men had retrieved the wood and were cleaning up the remnants of the couch.

Not a pint-sized decision

Monday, the Boulder Dam Brewing Company posted something on Facebook that was unlike their normal posts about a new seasonal beer, upcoming band or their popular game nights. It was something they hoped they would never have to announce – their closure.

Turf reduction sees pushback

The second public meeting regarding the proposed reduction in turf at the Boulder City Municipal Golf Course was envisioned as the kind of input-lite that the first meeting back in April was. But the packed room at the Elaine K. Smith Building on Monday wasn’t having it.

Chamber event hosts members, special guest

When Boulder City Chamber of Commerce CEO Jill Rowland Lagan was introducing videos from those speaking on behalf of the chamber, few expected to see a former president doing so.

Dollar Tree closer to opening

If there was any doubt that the former 99 Cents Only Store in Boulder City would soon become a Dollar Tree, recently-placed signs should answer that question.

Public weighs in on proposed annexation of private land

For the last several months, Acting City Manager Michael Mays told the council that city staff has been working with the owners of a small plot of land in the Eldorado Valley who have requested annexation. In other words, they would like to be a part of Boulder City.

Salon owner has no plans to retire

Whether it’s been hairstyles to resemble Farrah Fawcett and Dorothy Hamill in the 1970s, Princess Diana or Madonna in the 1980s, Jennifer Aniston and Britney Spears of the 1990s to those hot styles of today, Jo Ann Beneda has seen them all.

Bobcat bake sale

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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.