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Police Blotter

Dec. 6, 8:20 a.m.

A man called police to report cashier’s checks stolen from his home. The man said he had placed the checks valued at more than $17,000 in the liner of his drawer. The officer reported no signs of forced entry or anything else stolen.

Dec. 6, 9:44 a.m.

A caller reported seeing two men emptying containers of gasoline at the truck driving school yard. The man was concerned that the dumping could cause a fire hazard.

Dec. 6, 2:03 p.m.

A man’s ex-girlfriend reported that he had stolen her trailer. When police arrived the man showed that he had received the trailer in a court order and that it was not stolen.

Dec. 6, 12:02 a.m.

Police were called about a suspicious vehicle in the high school parking lot after dark. Police investigated the incident and found out that the car belonged to one of the custodians who is usually in the building early in the morning.

Dec. 7, 1:02 p.m.

A man called reporting that someone had opened a number of accounts in his name at Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank. The caller stated that the person making the accounts has use of his personal information, but no losses occurred.

Dec. 7, 7:18 p.m.

A caller reported that people were riding loud dirt bikes near his house in the middle of the night. He wanted the city manager informed of the matter to set up a guard rail to keep the bikers out. The caller said that this was a frequent occurrence.

Dec. 8, 6:38 a.m.

Two men were caught fighting in a neighborhood. When police arrived they noticed that one of the men was intoxicated. The sober man said that his brother got into a fight with him after he got too drunk and was kicked out of a casino. No charges were filed.

Dec. 8, 2:35 p.m.

A young man was taken out of class by police after threatening to kill himself. The police called the student’s mother. The student was placed under suicide watch.

Dec. 9, 8:13 p.m.

A woman was walking her dog when a man in a red coat walked up to her and threatened to kill her and her dog. The man then ran after her to a bus stop, where police detained the man.

Dec. 11, 1:52 p.m.

A caller requested that police remove a man trespassing at the former Vons store. The man was panhandling outside the building and was told to leave.

Dec. 11, 6:27 p.m.

Police were called after an altercation between a driver and a young man. The young man was crossing the street when the driver did not see him and almost hit him. The young man yelled a profanity at the driver, causing him to get out of the car. When police arrived the driver said he had not touched the young man, and the young man apologized for cursing.

Dec. 12, 2:13 p.m.

A man called reporting that extra police patrols were needed near the schools on Adams Boulevard. The man said that drivers have been going 40 mph in a school zone.

Former fire chief Gray discusses termination

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for the city, and specifically the fire department, as questions of whether or not Will Gray was still employed as that department’s chief spread through town.

Breeding proposal breeds opposition

Judging by the number of people speaking out against it during public comment at the last city council meeting and the tone of numerous social media posts, the proposal to allow for licensed pet breeders to operate in Boulder City is itself breeding a growing opposition. And the opposition appears to be spilling over into other pet-centric issues, including the fact that, unlike anywhere else in Clark County, Boulder City does not require dogs to be on a leash in public.

Wanted: A good home for theater seats

For those who have either grown up in Boulder City or are longtime residents, the Boulder City Theatre holds a special place in the hearts of many.

Hangars and OHVs and pool people, oh my

In a meeting with only two council members present in the room (and the other three on the phone) and in which the major attention was divided between a contentious possible law concerning pets and the fact that the city manager had announced he was leaving for a new job on the East Coast, the council did take a series of other notable actions.

Look, up in the sky…

Ron Eland/Boulder City Review

Council hears plan for golf course turf reduction

Reducing water usage in Southern Nevada has been a subject that has affected the look of clean, green Boulder City multiple times in the past year.

City confirms fire chief no longer employed

After more than two weeks of inquiries by the Boulder City Review, late Tuesday afternoon the city confirmed that Boulder City Fire Chief Will Gray is no longer employed.

Residents weigh in on 99 Cents Store’s shuttering

In what came as a surprise to many who are frequent shoppers, officials from 99 Cents Only Stores announced last week that all of their 371 locations will be closing over the next several weeks.

Four suspects arrested in graffiti case

On Jan. 22, many residents were shocked by a rash of graffiti throughout town, which included the historic Boulder City Theatre.