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Police Blotter

March 21, 1:33 p.m.

A man came into the police station to speak to an officer about warrants that had been issued against his wife.

March 21, 3:06 p.m.

Someone called to request an officer and to report drug paraphernalia in a storage unit. Officers detained two people upon arrival.

March 22, 5:22 a.m.

Someone reported an RV horn going off for 10 minutes and no one was coming out to turn it off. Officers responded and found no one home at the residence and no evidence of tampering on the RV. The horn apparently went off by itself.

March 22, 7:22 a.m.

Officers received a report of two juveniles throwing bricks into a swimming pool. When they saw the caller they threatened him and ran away. Officers found no visible damage, and the juveniles had gone to school.

March 22, 8:42 a.m.

Someone reported approximately $5,000 worth of pool equipment stolen overnight.

March 23, 11:01 a.m.

A man reported he had given a young woman a ride, and he believed she was drugged or being held against her will. He told officers she may be a victim of trafficking and appeared under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. He was concerned for her well-being and asked to have an undercover officer go by to find out what happened. An officer followed up at the location and found the woman there to be intoxicated.

March 23, 3:46 p.m.

A mom called police and reported her son had been jumped across the street from her house. She said the attacker called him an idiot and punched him in the arm, which made him fall down. After scraping his elbow, the attacker then started kicking her son in the leg, which caused a cut and a welt. The kid then ran away when he saw a patrol car.

March 23, 7:57 p.m.

A caller reported people fighting in the street. There were approximately eight or nine people involved. One was detained and required medical attention. The parties involved did not wish to press charges against one another.

March 24, 6:07 a.m.

Officers received a report of three vagrant men who climbed over a fence and would sleep overnight in the patio area of a business. The caller said they would pee all over the place. Sometimes they would stay around for a while. Officers found one of the subjects and advised him not to return.

March 24, 7:57 a.m.

Someone reported a man sleeping in the back of a gray Volvo that was in an area where kids went to school. It made her “mom radar” go off. The vehicle then left and headed toward Adams Boulevard.

March 24, 10:09 a.m.

Someone reported a white man wearing jeans, a black shirt and a yellow hat who had been sitting in the corner and sleeping for an hour and a half. When he was asked to leave, he would open one eye, close it and stay there. The caller wanted him to leave.

March 25, 5:18 p.m.

Officers received a report of 10 kids in black who were lurking in a park. They were smoking and seemed unfamiliar to the area. They were also littering, and little kids seemed to be avoiding them because of their loud and vulgar language. The caller requested an officer drive by.

March 26, 6:38 a.m.

Someone reported that a lot of water was coming out of the middle of the street. It appeared as if the leak that had started two days before had worsened. Officers contacted the water department, which responded.

March 26, 11:56 a.m.

Officers received a report of a car broken into and trashed. They discovered that $50 in change had been taken. Only small change was taken, and the electronics and valuables in the car were still there. It appeared as if the person was just after the change.

March 26, 12:27 p.m..

A large tortoise was out on the road and wandering into traffic.

March 26, 6:08 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a white man in jeans and a white T-shirt standing on a roof and making threats to kill people. The caller said the man had been evicted and should not be there.

March 27, 5:14 p.m.

Someone reported a man yelling and screaming and flipping people off. He had on a white T-shirt and hat along with a bag wrapped around his body.

Lagan’s sights set on Paris

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City’s new fire structure in place

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Report made on strategic plan

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City, court extend personnel agreement

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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.