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Police Blotter

Feb. 28, 9:28 a.m.

Police received a report of some items being taken from a person’s truck the previous evening.

Feb. 28, 9:53 a.m.

Someone called to report a white SUV was driving up and down an alley looking to see if any of the vehicles had unlocked doors.

Feb. 28, 12:16 p.m.

Someone came to the police station and reported a bicycle had been stolen from the garage.

Feb. 28, 1:09 p.m.

Police received a report that a 9 mm gun had been taken from the center console of the caller’s vehicle.

Feb. 28, 4:14 p.m.

Police received a report of a woman riding a bicycle on the wrong side of the road.

Feb. 28, 4:15 p.m.

Someone called to report the theft of two campaign signs. The person wanted the signs returned, if found, as well as extra patrol in the area.

March 1, 12:59 a.m.

Police received a report from 7-Eleven that a vehicle had been parked nearby for the past few nights with its lights on, for as long as two hours. The driver of the vehicle said he was dropping off a female friend.

March 1, 2:25 p.m.

Police received a report of a large group of kids gathering in the field behind the school with two of them possibly fighting.

March 1, 9:59 p.m.

Someone reported a lost wiener dog named Sausage.

March 2, 12:20 p.m.

Someone came to the police station to report the theft of a shotgun and revolver from a camper.

March 2, 7:27 p.m.

Someone called to report very loud fireworks or gunshots close to her back door area. She saw a man running to the neighbor’s property.

March 3, 2:02 a.m.

Police received reports of a man falling off his bike.

March 3, 2:35 p.m.

Someone reported two people were drinking in a car. They got out of the vehicle, peed on the sidewalk and drove away.

March 3, 7:03 p.m.

Two men were reported to be fighting or chasing each other in the median of the road.

March 4, 4:29 p.m.

Police received reports of an oversized vehicle parking problem.

March 5, 4:25 p.m.

Someone reported that a street light or lamppost had blown over in the middle of the roadway.

March 5, 4:51 p.m.

Police received reports of several juveniles who were trying to take down the nets at the tennis courts.

March 5, 10:22 p.m.

Police received reports of a woman passed out in a vehicle. Her parents were on the scene and took her and the vehicle.

March 6, 3:15 a.m.

Someone reported juveniles were running on the wall and harassing her dog. She said she could hear them whispering in the dark.

March 6, 11:14 a.m.

Someone reported identical license plates on two different vehicles. One was a black car and the other was a white van. Both were parked in the same driveway.

March 6, 12:12 p.m.

Police received reports of a homeless person camping out for the past three days with a shopping cart near the Hoover Dam wall mural.

March 6, 1:44 p.m.

Someone came to the police station to get info on carrying a handgun.

March 6, 3:43 p.m.

Someone reported that a van stopped by some children, opened his van door and drove away.

March 6, 4:45 p.m.

Someone came to the police station and turned in $60 that she found in front of the Flamingo Inn.

March 7, 7:26 a.m.

Police received reports of two men who had come into a store, and gotten into a dispute with the employees. They took two juices and then left.

March 7, 11:58 a.m.

Someone reported a cat in a trap.

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.

City moves to annex small plot already surrounded by BC

“Clowns to the left of me. Jokers to the right.” But in this case it’s “Boulder City to the left of me. BC to the right.” And, like so many other local issues, this one is really all about water.

It’s a mighty meaty May

Thirty-three pit masters. It makes for a lot of ribs and chicken and brisket. That’s how many barbecue mavens were on hand to compete at the 2024 edition of the Rotary Club of Boulder City’s Best Dam BBQ event. Before the crowds arrived, indeed, before most of the vendors or car show folks showed up, the early birds were already grilling in anticipation of when they would arrive.

Report: Parking spaces vs. pedestrian access?

A plan has been developing for about four years to reconfigure parking along Nevada Way in the historic downtown district of Boulder City.

BOR project nearing completion

The long-awaited transformation of the Bureau of Reclamation grounds from grass to xeriscaping is in the home stretch. But no date on its completion is known at this point.

Council adopts ‘25 budget

As the public hearing and presentation for the adoption of a city budget for fiscal year 2025 began, Mayor Joe Hardy said, “I believe that requires an initial statement from someone.”