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Police Blotter

March 7, 4:39 p.m.

Officers received a report that a fire truck could not turn around because several vehicles were parked on the street. The owners were warned and agreed to work something out to make sure there is room for the fire truck to turn around.

March 7, 10:48 p.m.

Officers received a call that a vehicle hit a tree, and there were unknown injuries with the people involved. Both airbags had deployed, and there was fluid leaking from the vehicle. The driver was complaining of neck injuries.

March 8, 11:25 a.m.

A baby had the phone and accidentally called 911.

March 8, 3:58 p.m.

Officers received a report that a small child in a red T-shirt and black pants, wearing no shoes, was running around in the street. The child, who is autistic, had escaped his residence through a window after his mom had fallen and hit her head.

March 10, 5:55 p.m.

A woman called to request extra patrol because of a strange call she had received the night before. Someone from 800-255-1412 called her and said they knew she was alone. She said she felt uneasy and went to her neighbor’s house.

March 10, 9:22 p.m.

Someone called to ask for assistance in locating a robbery suspect who is possibly at his residence in Boulder City.

March 11, 7:19 a.m.

Someone reported the dog show participants were letting their dogs run in the closed area near the baseball field where dogs are not allowed.

March 11, 1 p.m.

Officers received a report that a resident was continually going to the house across the street and buying drugs out of a side bedroom window.

March 12, 7:51 a.m.

A pit bull mix dog was reported to be on the golf course, chasing golfers. This has happened several times in the past. The owner of the dog would be contacted and asked to get a leash for the dog.

March 12, 10:17 a.m.

Officers received a report that someone’s husband slid off the bed and couldn’t get up. He needed assistance. There were no injuries.

March 12, 1:22 p.m.

Officers received a report that a 5 foot 8 inch black man in his mid 20s was watching the kids golf tournament while inappropriately touching himself and hiding in the bushes near the kids. The man was arrested on a felony no bail warrant with full extradition.

March 13, 3:16 a.m. .

Someone called to report he thought someone was on the roof of his motorhome and drilling holes into it. He said they were travelling to Henderson. Officers passed the information on to Nevada Highway Patrol with the caller on the line. The caller then told the driver to slam on the brakes. He said he believed one person fell off the roof of the motorhome, but another one was still drilling in.

It’s (un)official

“Every vote counts and every vote has not been counted.”

City council to mull recruitment firms

When departing and now former city manager Taylour Tedder was on his way out, he took some steps to try to smooth out the transition to a new city executive in the form of five recruitment firms vying for the call to be hired to conduct a nationwide search for his replacement.

Brown proud to represent BC in Nationals

For those who are into the rodeo scene, you may want to remember the name Aiden Brown in years to come.

Church seeks senior housing

Leaders of the Boulder City United Methodist Church have a project in the works that they feel will benefit many in the community but understand those who may have concerns.

Fancier/foster permit back on city council agenda

If you call in to a city council meeting for public comment twice in one meeting, you officially qualify as a gadfly. (noun: 1) a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly. 2) an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism.) Fred Voltz, already quoted in these pages for comments on other issues, also addressed the issue of pet breeding, likening the practice to prostitution or the dealing of narcotics.

Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

In the 1930s, the original Boulder City Company Store included a “club room.” The city was officially dry until the late 1960s, so booze would not have been officially served. Except it was.

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.