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Police Blotter

Oct. 15, 9:38 a.m.

Police received a report of a truck parked on the sidewalk. Police responded and found one wheel barely on the sidewalk, and warned the owner, who moved the truck.

Oct. 15, 1:28 p.m.

Police received a report of a car that was keyed.

Oct. 15, 2:16 p.m.

Police received a report of a pit bull attacking an elderly male in a wheelchair near Highland Drive and Georgia Avenue. The caller stated he was protecting the man by blocking him with a delivery truck. Police contacted the dog’s owner and determined it was on a leash.

Oct. 15, 2:09 p.m.

Police received a report of a fight between two men, regarding one of the men’s estranged wives, who allegedly told both men that the other one beat her up.

Oct. 15, 6:17 p.m.

Police received a report of a theft, involving a man jumping over a wall and stealing items from a yard. The caller said the theft was caught on surveillance video.

Oct. 15, 7:05 p.m.

A woman called police to report her boyfriend hitting her on the side of her face and ear with his fist and a piece of chicken.

Oct. 15, 9:22 p.m.

Police were contacted by an elderly resident, who wanted to know if a large scorpion-type insect in his home was dangerous.

Oct. 16, 12:01 p.m.

Police received a report of a 7-year-old being bitten by a dog.

Oct. 16, 6:57 p.m.

Police received a report of an accident involving a bus and a vehicle on U.S. Highway 93. The bus became engulfed in flames, but there were no injuries.

Oct. 17, 10:02 a.m.

Police received a report of a pit bull, which looked starved, going through garbage cans in an alley near Eighth Street.

Oct. 17, 2:12 p.m.

Police received a report of a man going door to door selling cleaning products.

Oct. 18, 6:49 a.m.

Police received a report of copper taken from a city construction site.

Oct. 18, 8:41 a.m.

Police received a report of a man carrying a brown bag and yelling obscenities near Nevada Inn.

Oct. 18, 4:26 p.m.

Police received a report of three loose pit bulls that chased two people.

Oct. 19, 8:57 a.m.

A 28-year-old woman’s parents contacted police after finding a methamphetamine and a pipe in her bedroom.

Oct. 19, 6:47 p.m.

Police received of juveniles hiding in a drainage ditch and throwing objects at cars on Georgia Avenue.

Oct. 20, 4:26 p.m.

Police received a report of a person camping in the post office. The subject was given a ride to Hacienda Casino.

Oct. 20, 11:21 a.m.

Police received a report of a woman going door to door attempting to solicit money wearing a sweater with a Boulder City Police Department patch on it.

Oct. 21, 12:49 a.m.

A man was cited and trespassed from the Backstop Sports Pub after allegedly punching someone.

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.